Taxing authorities in Lafayette Parish are invited to attend a Monday meeting called by City-Parish Council Chairman Brandon Shelvin in an effort to review the various property and sales taxes levied.

appleMore schools are seeking to join Louisiana's voucher program next year, a sign that the number of students using public dollars for private schools will grow.

Jazz, zydeco, swamp pop and brass bands are featured in the series of 30-second TV commercials, print ads and online spots unveiled Wednesday.

Tulane said Thursday that Letten will join the law school as an assistant dean for "experiential learning," a newly created position.

whole-foods-carouselNatural and organic foods grocery chain opening at corner of Ambassador Caffery and Settlers Trace in 2014.

sales_taxPelican State consumers pay an average 8.87 percent, ranking behind Tennessee and Arizona and ahead of Washington and Oklahoma in the top five.

State Sen. Elbert Guillory takes offense to The IND's “AWOL senator knows a good recipe for lemonade” blog posted last week.

The long-awaited UL Lafayette Bike Path is gaining ground.

The grant is funded through the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief program and will be used to fund emergency repair work to help restore roads and highways to their original condition.

The ship is currently being towed to Mobile, Ala., with some 4,000 people aboard.

Lafayette attorney and Monroe native John Bernhardt died this morning at M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston after a lengthy and recurring battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.

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