A federal judge based in New Orleans is the subject of an impeachment trial set to begin in the U.S. Senate Monday.
Following a two-week break, the Lafayette Charter Commission resumes its work Monday evening in the council chamber.
In the ongoing race with time to document the effects of the BP oil spill on marine life in the Gulf, the loser will be you and me.
The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce’s recently formed political action committee, Empower PAC, is interviewing candidates for the Lafayette Parish School Board on Friday and Monday and will issue endorsements soon after.
Ceding to the concerns of the neighborhood and to economic reality, Joie de Vivre will be smaller and have a more traditional design.
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden will once again bring a bond initiative before parish voters to fund infrastructure improvements in the capital city.
The Community Foundation of Acadiana has announced plans to award $30,000 in discretionary grants to area nonprofits on a competitive basis.
The Louisiana Land Trust, on behalf of six Acadiana parishes, has commissioned a suburban New Orleans company to auction roughly five dozen Road Home properties on Sept. 18.
The woman who is a material witness in the ongoing investigation of Lafayette Police Maj. Glen Dartez, first identified by The Independent Weekly in last week’s cover story and known at the time only as Debbie, was interviewed Friday by KLFY TV10’s Chuck Huebner.
[Update: The CPC approved the two ordinances detailed in this story and added the McKinley Strip to the areas subject to the ordinances. The ordinances are scheduled to come up for final adoption on Tuesday, Sept. 20.]
This week may be your only chance to see candidates for the Lafayette Parish School Board discuss the issues before the Oct. 2 election.
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