At its Tuesday meeting the Lafayette City Parish Council voted to allow Mary Morrison to serve the final year of the District 1 seat vacated by her husband. The council also broke with custom in electing its new chairman.
Happy New Year? Not at The Daily Advertiser, where employees will again be forced to take a week off without pay in the first quarter of 2011.
Attorney Thomas Michael Dupont is now serving as assistant city prosecutor, replacing Marcus Allen, who was fired from the post in August.
District 3 Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin has not put his legal troubles behind him: IberiaBank, which holds the second mortgage on his home at 301 Monarch Drive, filed suit against him four days before Christmas, claiming he defaulted on a $41,000 loan in August.
A linguistics professor at UL who routinely lobbies the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on behalf of Louisiana Family Forum insists his views have been misinterpreted.
An apparent bolt of lighting during Wednesday night’s thunderstorms destroyed the massive River Ranch home of retired tennis pro Chanda Rubin.
Directed by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim, the documentary takes a probing look at the current state of American public education.
Suspicion of Mills’ motive in switching parties was already foreshadowed in the comment section at theind.com, and it’s a sentiment that could gain traction in what will be a short campaign.
Supported by both Louisiana senators, Ag Commissioner Mike Strain and the Southern Shrimp Alliance, the bill gives the FDA, among other things, broad new powers to police foreign seafood.
Negotiations between BP and the state have given way to a $2.56 million agreement that will cover losses associated with the sale of recreational fishing licenses and oyster tags.
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