The Los Angeles Times traveled to Crowley to get locals’ take on former Gov. Edwin Edwards’ freedom after eight years — and his plans for the future.
The Lafayette Charter Commission, through City-Parish Attorney Pat Ottinger, requested an opinion from the AG’s office a few months ago on whether a sitting council’s job description can be modified based on the results of a city-wide or parish-wide referendum concerning the Lafayette Home Rule Charter.
Using 2000 census numbers, demographer Mike Hefner believes the parish districts can be redrawn to address city of Lafayette autonomy.
Former Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Chris Williams is expected to be a guest on KJCB radio, 770 AM, Monday morning to address the state’s Compliance Audit of the Lafayette Housing Authority.
Alas for the ancient trees of Acadiana.
Roughly 600 Acadiana residents including area political leaders, educators and UL officials attended two screenings of the acclaimed 2010 documentary.
An agreement between power company Cleco Corp.and the town of Mandeville, inked in August, has resulted in a wind turbine pilot project, which goes on line today.
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards was released from the federal detention center in Oakdale in the dark hours Thursday morning and driven two hours east to a Baton Rouge halfway house where he will spend the next few months
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.
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