There were stories to be told, and some of them were — on Good Friday when friends, family and former players gathered to celebrate Beryl Shipley’s life rather than mourn his passing.
PAR makes a strong case for taking the redistricting process away from lawmakers and handing it over to a commission — in effect taking the politics out of the process.
Members of the Lafayette City-Parish Council were informed this week by demographers hired to redraw council districts in accordance with 2010 census figures that the redistricting plan adopted by the council last week wouldn’t allow for a five-member Lafayette Public Utilities Authority.
Attorney Richard Becker penned a letter March 14 to the state attorney general for an opinion on whether records for the partnership formed to develop Cypress Trails Apartments are a matter of public record, but the request never made its way to the AG.
More government emails could be shielded from state public records laws.
More than 40 Nobel Prize-winning scientists have signed onto an open letter to the Louisiana Legislature urging lawmakers to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act.
“We got a lot more than basketball from him. Everyone who played for him knew what kind of man he was.”
The turnout for Legalize Louisiana Statewide 4/20 Rally held downtown didn’t reach as large a number of people that the previous rally did but this didn’t stop those present from conveying their message that it is time for Louisiana to take marijuana legalization seriously.
Lafayette real estate executive Walter Campbell announced Wednesday afternoon his intention to seek the District 9 City-Parish Council seat this fall.
Three Lafayette citizens stood up and spoke to the City-Parish Council again about the decriminalization of marijuana
The Lafayette civic group is urging the school board to hold off on putting a property-tax proposition before voters until a long-term choice for superintendent is in place and the school system addresses low graduation rates, especially among low-income and minority students, as well as the achievement gap.
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