State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, finds herself in crosshairs of the interwebs’ snark central after she posted a ridiculous campaign video. A ‘Sarah Palin wannabe’ indeed!


Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington is a religious man, he enjoys prayer, and he also wants everyone to know about it.

gachassin settling

The IND has learned that on May 15 Greg Gachassin notified the Ethics Adjudicatory Board that he intends to negotiate a settlement with the Louisiana Board of Ethics.

In an interview with Politico, state Superintendent John White uses some strong words against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s attempt to dismantle the Common Core academic standards.


Since becoming president of the Lafayette Parish School Board, Hunter Beasley has been no friend to Superintendent Pat Cooper.

When Bobby Jindal campaigned for governor in 2007, he railed against cronyism and corruption and promised to implement a new era of fair, honest, and transparent government.

State police say the two men charged with killing an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s deputy admitted they knew he was a law enforcement officer before one of them the trigger.


A decision on whether to prosecute former Lafayette Regional Airport Aviation Director Greg Roberts for a June 11 incident that ultimately led to his retirement a few days later is now in the hands of the District Attorney’s Office.

poli sign carouselIf approved, the change would likely lead to a proliferation of temporary candidate/issue signs.

The attorney representing the teen boy charged with killing a Jockey Lot employee earlier this year claims his client’s safety has been endangered by older inmates at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.


The city of Abbeville was placed on lock-down Monday after an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s deputy was shot in front of his home while mowing the grass.

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