Time and again you hear people say DA Mike Harson is unbeatable because he's doled out political favors over the past 20 years. But a new lawsuit could end that speculation.

It’s been decided: Superintendents of Louisiana’s public school system will retain the controversial powers granted by Act 1 of the 2012 session.

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy has a bone to pick with the Jindal administration, which recently — surprise! — announced that the state ended the most recent budget year with a $178.5 million dollar surplus.

Despite the hype and potential misinformation to have spread in the wake of Mark Cockerham’s recent departure from the LPSB, his candidacy for reelection is still on — now with the backing of the Chamber's Empower PAC.

romanian carouselNo, seriously, the state says today cops nabbed seven people suspected of being “members and affiliates of Romanian organized crime.” In Lafayette.

vermilion carouselA new initiative called the Vermilion River Alliance has formed to give the waterway new protections in the vein of the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper.


centanniJustin Centanni has pulled down another endorsement for his bid for District 6 of the school board, this time from BESE board member Holly Boffy.


The future of Superintendent Pat Cooper’s tenure with the LPSS now lies in the hands of Judge Durwood Conque of the 15th JDC.

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It took a judgment from the court to force the Lafayette city marshal candidate to pay his ex-wife $7k in past due child support.

The chamber’s Empower PAC has weighed in on the District 8 LPSB race, throwing its support behind challenger Erick Knezek.


A St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputy involved in an alleged hit-and-run will likely get off the hook because she doesn’t remember the incident.

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