Theme of the program for Mothers/babies/families is ":Breastmilk: Mother Nature's Power Drink". They will have updates on our current events, book readings and slide show for children, "Baby wearing" style show, t-shirts refreshments and door prizes.
This event will take place at the Lafayette Parish South Regional Public Library... more »
At a public forum Monday night, the St. Landry United Coalition of Educators (SLUCE) outlined what representatives called wasteful spending and mismanagement of funds by the St. Landry Parish School Board.
As we've been reporting for several months, the board is facing a nearly $4-million budget shortfall this year... more »
In Saint Landry Parish, a newly formed group of educators is demanding financial records for the past three years from the St. Landry Parish School Board.
This after at least one board member requested the same information. The Saint Landry United Coalition of Educators says the school board is... more »
The VA Super Clinic is getting closer to becoming reality in Lafayette, partly because of the help of Acadiana's politicians.
Lafayette's Veterans Coalition had both good and bad news to share with its members at Thursday night's meeting at the Clifton Chenier Center. The good: Negotiations are underway on... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials and organizations from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi are forming a new economic development coalition. Dubbed "Ready 4 Takeoff," the new coalition is calling for, among other things, federal government purchases of seafood for the military, schools and other agencies to help the Gulf seafood... more »
There will be a public meeting for Veterans Action Coalition of Acadiana will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Clifton Chenier Center at 3:00 PM.
We will announce a new and special letter that will confirm our recommendation to relocate the existing VA Clinic to Southpark Hospital.... more »
Three organizations are gathering in Baton Rouge to discuss the Gulf Oil Spill's effects on Louisiana's wetlands. Over 650 people are attending the State of the Coast Conference.
The groups: The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, The US Army Corps of Engineers, and The Coalition to Restore Coastal... more »