The attorneys for Busted in Acadiana administrator Chris Hebert got an extra 2.5 months Monday to prepare for their client’s felony trial, marking the third time the case has been delayed this year.

In an effort to ease tensions, Lafayette Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Pat Cooper is calling for board approval of two day-long workshops: one to address lingering questions caused by Act 1 of the 2012 Legislature, and a session focused on mending the tattered relationship between the board and administration.

The Citizens Advisory Committee working on Lafayette’s comprehensive plan will meet with representatives of planning firm WRT on Tuesday to commence the next stage in developing the plan for Lafayette’s future growth.

Nearly two dozen non governmental organizations that have received $2.5 million in state funding have been referred to the newly created state Office of Debt Recovery and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. The local Colomb Foundation is not one of them.

The Carencro native and UL alumnus rose to prominence via his work on ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘The Sound of Music.’

UL Lafayette’s College Democrats will host a public forum on the Affordable Care Act featuring panelists who will highlight the benefits of the law for Louisiana college students.

The City-Parish Council on Tuesday, Dec. 3 will revisit an ordinance that would end the 2-percent cut merchants in the city and unincorporated parish get for remitting sales tax collections on time. However, the ordinance has been modified to phase out the compensation over a two-year period.

Paula Latiolais’ alleged victim steps forward to say he was molested by the former New Iberia Catholic High teacher.

clubs carouselAn undercover operation by state officials reveals numerous violations at several Lafayette bars.

Let us commence a community-wide gnashing of teeth. Our beloved downtown Friday concert series is no match for Mama Nature this week.

tehmi dunce carouselState law requires school board members to attend ethics/governance classes annually. LPSB member Tehmi Chassion has attended none this year and fell short in 2012.

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