Backtracking on the path toward separate governments for the city and the parish, the Lafayette Charter Commission Monday night voted to keep Lafayette Consolidated Government intact.
Pediatric group says cigarette tax would deter smoking and help fund health care services.
Federal regulators Monday issued the first deepwater drilling permit in the Gulf since the April moratorium, and more are promised this week.
Two days after arresting 33-year-old Brian Crimiel for vandalizing St. James Baptist Church on Plum Street Feb. 13, the Lafayette Police Department also charged him in the defacement of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and School over the weekend.
Pro-choice advocates gather in support of Planned Parenthood, women's access to health care services.
The charter commission will again consider a proposal Monday evening by demographer Mike Hefner that would require far fewer changes to the Home Rule Charter.
Henry Mouton, a Lafayette resident and former commissioner for the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New Orleans on bribery charges.
Originally set for Tuesday, March 1, the deadline for this year's INDesign Awards has been extended until Friday, March 4.
State Sen.-elect Jonathan Perry, R-Kaplan, got his marching orders from Senate President Joel Chaisson.
The third installment of the GulfWatch radio series details the moving story of one wildlife-rehab volunteer and the 200 pelicans that changed his life.
Wallace Roberts & Todd, a Philadelphia, Pa.-based planning firm, is chosen by an LCG advisory committee to produce a comprehensive master plan for Lafayette Consolidated Government.
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