Wednesday, November 9, 2011
For the second time this year a district court judge in Baton Rouge has put the kabosh on Tiger Truck Stop owner Michael Sandlin’s bid to keep a 550-pound Bengal-Siberian tiger in captivity as a roadside attraction at his Grosse Tete business skirting Interstate 10.
It’s not surprising that Louisiana is among fewer than two dozen U.S. states that still allow corporal punishment in public schools.
The months-long search for a new superintendent in Lafayette Parish reached its most critical point yet last week when the Lafayette Parish School Board was tasked with interviewing the top field of applicants for the job.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to reform the sad state of public education in Louisiana were hit with staunch opposition from school boards and teacher unions during his first term...
The courts will decide the issue of the controversial ordinance the City-Parish Council adopted to block construction of a waste facility already permitted and under way on Sunbeam Lane...
Within days of climbing his way up to pas bon status, Louisiana’s education governor had already dropped down to the bottom rung.
Does anyone really give a damn who endorses a candidate? Well, the candidates certainly do, and in the closing days before the Oct. 22 election they were touting them ad nauseum, especially in the ugliest statewide race of them all...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The first Bowl Championship Series ranking of college football teams released Sunday has the UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns ranked 32nd in the country...
The Democratic State Central Committee has entered the fray in the increasingly contentious House District 39 race...
We have to hand it to Jamie LaBranche.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
OK, we’re in uncharted territory here, and what a glorious view from the heights. For the fourth week in a row — the fourth week!
OK, you know who you are.
The Ville Platte City Council ate some (Jim) Crow when it elected to suspend a stupid, racially targeted ordinance...
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