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.
Elections Are Near, But Louisiana Is Short On Candidates
More than 100 candidates have withdrawn or disqualified, and 24 races have no candidates.
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.
State Police Investigating Three Fatal Officer-Involved Shootings This Week
The dead include a 25-year-old man, a sheriff's deputy and a 14-year-old boy.
Health Costs For Young Adults Rising Since 2010
A study by the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute found that health-care spending for those aged 19-25 grew at an annual average of 6.9 percent.
Old Federal Courthouse, Four Corners Could Get Upgrades — Lafayette Live
Durel will ask the City-Parish Council to support opening negotiations with the LPTFA at Tuesday's meeting.
Lafayette Board Requests Legislative Audit Of Cooper’s Questioned Practices
Blunt says Cooper violated state law through certain personnel and salary decisions that weren’t approved by the board.
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.
Lafayette Board Accepts Charges Against Cooper; Hearing Within 30 Days
Cooper maintains that he'll be vindicated through the process.
Surplus Funds Could Balance Lafayette Schools Budget
The funds come from excess tax collections and changes in salaries and benefits payouts.
Greg Davis Files Restraining Order Against Lafayette Board Members
The board will soon vote on formal charges against its superintendent.
Helicopter Assembly Center To Hire 250 Next Year
The facility will open in 2016.
High-Profile Pathologist To Review Victor White III’s Autopsy Report
Michael Baden recently performed an independent autopsy on Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri.
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.
Foundation Seeks Up-And-Coming Black Writers For Gaines Award
The deadline for entries is Oct. 1.
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.
No Free City Bus Service For UL Lafayette Students
UL Lafayette will lease the buses for $10,240 a year.