perez carouselThirty-five-year-old Salvador Perez of Lafayette was facing a charge of criminal damage to historic buildings after being arrested on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Six Lafayette Parish School Board members violated their own policy Wednesday night by terminating their relationship with the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, begging the question: Must they now reprimand themselves?

Sterling Colomb, executive director and founder of the Lafayette-based Colomb Foundation, has hired high-powered Baton Rouge attorney Mary Olive Pierson to fend off state Treasurer John Kennedy’s claim that the foundation must repay the state some $300,000 in grant money obtained in 2008.

Whether a sales and property tax election is put before voters in May will depend on Wednesday night's vote by the Lafayette Parish School Board.

boustany teapsters carouselU.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, might be looking at another challenge from the right, assuming he seeks re-election to a sixth term in Congress next year.

With more complaints than big ideas being heard, supporters and opponents are wondering what happens next in regard to Common Core.

Edmund M Reggie carouselEdmund Reggie, one of the most well-connected people ever in state politics, has died.

Historian John Barry is among those launching a new organization formed to boost public support for a south Louisiana flood control board's lawsuit against oil and gas companies over coastal wetlands loss.

Despite the calls for alarm, Gov. Bobby Jindal has largely stayed quiet on an issue that is one of the biggest worries in his home state.

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The Lafourche Parish councilman has him some priorities all right: send the sons of bitches back to Mexico and build a new jail.

Prepare to overdose on the adjectives scrumptious, sumptuous, elegant and regal as The Acadiana Advocate and The Daily Advertiser go to battle in “the ladies’ section” of their respective publications.

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