Lanie Lee Cook
Durel To Move Forward With Negotiating Four Corners Purchase
The City-Parish Council last night gave its blessing for the administration to explore the property’s purchase, but not until Durel’s initial proposal was stripped down.
Another Round Of Lafayette School Board Candidate Forums Scheduled
The forums are organized by the League of Women Voters.
New Beautification Project To Focus On Litter, Appearance In Lafayette
The project is backed by heads within the government, business and education communities, along with local media outlets — including this one, Townsquare Media.
Lafayette Millage Consolidation, Animal Control Funding, Dead For Now
The City-Parish Council failed Tuesday to take a vote on whether to put the consolidation proposal to voters in December.
Lafayette Board Approves Another Budget Cooper Says He Won’t Accept
Law requires the budget to be submitted to the state by Sept. 30.
Surplus Funds Could Balance Lafayette Schools Budget
The funds come from excess tax collections and changes in salaries and benefits payouts.
City-Parish Council Makes Changes To UL Bus Agreement
The city will now be responsible for all major repairs.
Greg Davis Files Restraining Order Against Lafayette Board Members
The board will soon vote on formal charges against its superintendent.
School Board Races Shape Up In Neighboring Parishes
Here's a breakdown on school board races in the five parishes surrounding Lafayette.
Board Requests Formal Charges In Cooper Investigation
It will vote next on whether to accept all or some of those charges, after which Cooper would be subject to a hearing before the board and possible reprimanding, including termination.
High-Profile Pathologist To Review Victor White III’s Autopsy Report
The case of a New Iberia man who police and the Iberia Parish Coroner say killed himself while in police custody will get an independent opinion
Lafayette Helicopter Assembly Center To Hire 250 Next Year
The facility located at Lafayette Regional Airport will open in 2016.
Acadia Parish Police Chiefs Face Opposition In November Election
The contests for police chief across Acadia Parish have brought in multiple candidates across nearly each city, town and village.
Budget For Lafayette Schools Ready For Public Inspection This Week
A public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11.
UPDATE: A List of Qualifying Lafayette Parish School Board Candidates
The qualifying period ends Friday, Aug. 22, at 4:30 p.m.
Cooper: No ‘Merit To Any Of The Charges’
Cooper says the attorney’s preliminary report reveals seven main points of concern.
Cell Phones Remain Banned From Lafayette’s K-12 Campuses
A proposal to lighten restrictions on the cell phone ban failed in a 4-5 vote.
Should Elected Officials Be Required To Take A Constitution Test?
One council member compared the idea to post-Civil War literacy tests required for black voters.
No Free City Bus Service For UL Lafayette Students
UL Lafayette will lease the buses for $10,240 a year.
Seemingly Ageless Woman’s Diet Is Her Fountain Of Youth
Can you guess her age? And can you guess what she eliminates from her diet?