LGMC Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Visitors to Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) are being greeted with a new color scheme outside the hospital… Pink, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Vitter Co-Sponsors Bill To Encourage Savings For Education Expenses
U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) signed on to legislation authored by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) that would make reforms to Coverdell savings accounts, which are designed to encourage savings for education expenses. The bill would increase the limit that the federal government has set on what a family ca…
State Officials Announce Installation Of “Move Over” Signs Along State Highways
In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs acr…
U.S. Attorney’s Office Contributes To Local Food Pantries Through Food Drive
More than 1,600 pounds of food and non-perishable items were delivered to two local food pantries in Lafayette and Shreveport.
Vitter Announces $1.4 Million In Grants To Reduce Violent Crime In Louisiana
U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is awarding $1,432,923 in grants to reduce violent crime and increase safety throughout Louisiana.
What Will The Next 10 Years Be Like For Nagin?
Nagin's 10-year sentence began today in Texarkana.
Jindal To Spend $275,000 In Public Funds On Common Core Lawsuit
A Jindal spokesperson says outside counsel is needed when the individual has special expertise in certain areas of the law.
Jury Convicts Ville Platte Man Of Robbing St. Landry Parish Truck Stop Casino
After a three-day trial, a federal jury found a Ville Platte man guilty of taking part in an armed robbery in which more than $11,000 was taken from a truck stop store and casino in St. Landry Parish.
Garbage + Recycling Will Run On Labor Day In Lafayette & New Iberia
There will be NO CHANGE in the normal garbage service schedule for Lafayette Parish and the City of New Iberia due to the Labor Day holiday.
Louisiana Ranks As The Third Most Tax-Friendly State In The U.S.
Personal finance magazine Kiplinger made the assessment.