Kent Mercier, a former Lafayette lawyer, pleaded guilty to misusing about $77,000 in trust funds from the accounts of several former clients, The Advocate reported Tuesday.
The newspaper closes its brief report with, “It is unclear whether [Athletic Director Dave] Brandon offered the job to Miles or they could not work out an agreement.”
Since a May 2010 fire at The Recycling Foundation, recycled trash has been piling up at the Lafayette facility.
Two candidates have already announced their intention to seek the seat.
The City-Parish Council was originally scheduled to consider a resolution naming Ottinger’s replacement — longtime assistant city-parish attorney Mike Hebert — on Jan. 25.
The Detroit Free Press and other media reported Monday that Michigan is expected to speak with LSU coach Les Miles on Tuesday about its vacant football coaching job.
The sun will not turn black as sackcloth nor the moon red as blood.
Two local officials featured in a controversial reality-style “Thug Law” video, which made it on to YouTube last week and had almost 1,700 hits before noon Friday, told The Advocate they were misled about the nature of the video.
More bird and fish die-offs from around the world.
Originally set for one showing, ticket demand has spurred a second screening, both scheduled for next Wednesday evening, January 12, at The Grand Theatre on Kaliste Saloom Road.
City-Parish President Joey Durel Wednesday appointed Michael Hebert to serve as the next city-parish attorney, pending approval by the City-Parish Council.
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