A trio of film production companies has purchased the rights to “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” The New York Times’ exhaustive account of the BP explosion and spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
After denial by Lafayette Parish School Board and the state, local nonprofit seeks the approval of St. Landry’s school board to open charter school in Opelousas.
The Government Accountability Project has identified Sen. David Vitter as one of five United States senators who is refusing to say whether he placed a secret hold on the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act.
“Gov. Jindal’s donors aren’t the first to use a family charitable foundation as a path to influencing a politician. But just because it represents business as usual doesn’t mean it’s acceptable.”
Developer Glenn Stewart, it turns out, does not yet own all of the acreage for his proposed Parc Lafayette development.
While Lafayette is unlikely to gain a state House seat all its own, the parish's robust growth over the last decade should increase our clout in the Legislature.
About 300 protesters rallied in Lafayette Wednesday to legalize marijuana.
When driving to New Orleans, hold your breath halfway there.
Nearly 20,000 Louisiana taxpayers who failed to file a 2007 tax return could be eligible for a tax refund averaging $663.
Louisiana pilsner purveyor Abita Brewing Company fired off a cease-and-desist letter to a charity organizer who had been using the term “pub crawl” to promote his events.
This web-exclusive comparison is tied to The Independent Weekly’s news story on City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin, who used his LCG-issued credit card to fund a three-night stay in New Orleans the weekend of last year’s Bayou Classic.
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