The feds are accusing Henry Mouton of using his position as a WL&F commissioner to lobby for the landfill, but recent articles point out that Mouton was paid by River Birch years before and stayed on the payroll for another two years after leaving the commission.
In a stunning turn of events mid-day Friday, Durel announced that he is resigning his position as chief executive of Lafayette Consolidated Government effective immediately and has appointed himself executive director of the beleaguered Lafayette Housing Authority.
Long the most influential voice of Lafayette’s black community, KJCB AM is off the air. And it’s unclear whether it will return.
Newly minted state Sen. Jonathan Perry has been elected the 2011-2012 chairman of the Acadiana Legislative Delegation.
In what will likely be one of his first public appearances since being sprung from a federal detention center early this year, former Gov. Edwin Edwards will be the subject of a roast on Sept. 10 in the Cajundome Convention Center.
Sources tell the INDsider former state Rep. Jerry Luke LeBlanc plans to run for term-limited state Sen. Mike Michot’s District 23 seat this fall, setting up what could be a tough race against state Rep. Page Cortez.
A motivated group of environmental science graduates, current students, activists and conscientious folks of various backgroungs are banding together in a letter writing campaign to save UL's Renewable Resources Department.
Lafayette attorney Susan Theall will announce her candidacy for the 15th Judicial District’s Division M family court judge seat on April 13.
In a letter dated March 28, HUD made official its plans to take over the troubled Lafayette Housing Authority.
Louisiana Connections Academy, an online charter school in which students statewide who enroll will take traditional school courses through home computers, web conferencing, e-mail and other tools, will open in the fall and have the capacity for about 500 kindergarten - 12th grade students.
BP shares fell 2 percent Tuesday after news of the possible charges made international headlines.
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