By a vote of 5 to 3, the Lafayette Parish School Board approved the so-called 'Turnaround Plan' for the school system. Through changes to academics, health/wellness, facilities & maintenance the goal is to bring the school system from its current 'C-rating' with The Department of Education to an 'A-rating' over... more »
In a special meeting Wednesday night, the Lafayette Parish School Board selected Dr. Pat Cooper as the top candidate for the superintendent job.
"I think it was his energy, his energy and his ability to get a lot of people to the table," said board president Mark Babineaux.
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A story of politics, friendship, and a birthday party; former Governor Edwin Edwards making his first trip back to Acadiana Sunday night. Music, dancing, and good food is key to any Cajun birthday party in Acadiana, but at Pat's Fisherman's Warf in Henderson, it was one heck of a party... more »
Press Release: City-Parish Attorney Pat Ottinger today advised City-Parish President Joey Durel and Jay Castille, Chair of the City-Parish Council, of his intention to step down from his position in January 2011. Under the Home Rule Charter, the City-Parish President appoints the City-Parish Attorney and such appointment is subject to... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration is changing the way it pats down passengers at airports - moving from the screener's traditional hand pat to more of a hand-sliding motion, a law enforcement official said Thursday. The TSA regularly reviews and updates its screening procedures, agency spokeswoman Kristin Lee... more »
A private funeral service for the immediate family only will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Williams Funeral Home, in Opelousas, Louisiana, for Mr. Griffin Pat Miller, Sr., 63, who entered eternal rest, October 9, 2010, at Evangeline Oaks Guest Home, in Carencro, Louisiana.
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After 6 years serving as a prosecutor for the City of Lafayette, Marcus Allen was fired Friday after being charged for simple battery. It all supposedly stems from an alleged altercation at the courthouse last October with a bail bondsman, but Allen has other suspicions. "I think it's definitely political,... more »