NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans-based real estate company Latter & Blum Inc. has donated $100,000 to the University of New Orleans. The university says the money will be used to support its new graduate certificate programs in coastal sciences and coastal engineering and for scholarships. The university and regional... more »
The St. Mary Parish (West End & Central) Library Programs & Story Hours for March 2014.
Alex P. Allain Branch in Franklin (337) 828-5364
** Public Toddler Time, March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th at 10:00 a.m. Find Your Pot of Gold, March 12th at 3:30 p.m. (Children... more »
A Lafayette Parish School Board Member is questioning whether a program designed to keep kids in the classroom at N.P. Moss Prepatory Academy is really working.
He became alarmed after a recent visit to the school. School Board Member Mark Babineaux is questioning how effective alternative programs are at... more »
All of Lafayette Parish School's alternative programs will soon be on a single campus. It's the latest installment of the new superintendent's turnaround plan. The old NP Moss Annex will be the new NP Moss Opportunity School.
"It's an opportunity for a second chance to do well and to... more »
State budget cuts could slash children's health services provided by the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). This week the Senate Finance Committee will consider a $100 million budget cut to DHH that was approved by the House last week.
Those cuts actually amount to some $350 million because... more »