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The Advocate
Lafayette council considers going paperless with agenda packetsThe Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering saving trees and money. The c
Lafayette council considers going paperless with agenda packets
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering saving trees and money. The council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on going paperless, ending the practice of printing meeting information packets for council members, staff and representatives from the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in public records lawsuitLafayette City Marshal Brian Pope spent Monday morning detained in the Lafayett
Lafayette Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in public records lawsuit
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope spent Monday morning detained in the Lafayette Parish jail. “In order to be able to post the bond, as per the sheriff, he had to be booked,” said Kevin Stockstill, Pope’s attorney. State law allows post-sentence... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette city marshal gets a one-week reprieve on house arrest for contempt in public records caseA district judge on Monday postponed until next week Lafayette City Marshal Bri
Lafayette city marshal gets a one-week reprieve on house arrest for contempt in public records case
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
A district judge on Monday postponed until next week Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope’s seven-day, house-arrest sentence for contempt of court in a public records lawsuit. Pope, who had been ordered on Thursday to surrender to the Lafayette Parish... Read more
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The Advocate
House arrest for Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope postponed during appeal in public records caseLafayette City Marshal Brian Pope’s house-arrest sentence, set to begin Monday,
House arrest for Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope postponed during appeal in public records case
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope’s house-arrest sentence, set to begin Monday, has again been postponed while he requests an appellate court review of his contempt-of-court conviction in a public records lawsuit. Fifteenth Judicial District Judge... Read more
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The Advocate
Appeal court upholds house arrest sentence against Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope in public records caseLafayette City Marshal Brian Pope’s pending house arrest on a contempt of court
Appeal court upholds house arrest sentence against Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope in public records case
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope’s pending house arrest on a contempt of court conviction is headed to the state Supreme Court. Pope’s attorney, Kevin Stockstill, said Thursday he’ll file a request to have the state Supreme Court weigh in on the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette city-parish legal costs double: council agrees to add another $675,000 for legal servicesThe Lafayette City-Parish Council agreed Tuesday to nearly double this year’s b
Lafayette city-parish legal costs double: council agrees to add another $675,000 for legal services
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council agreed Tuesday to nearly double this year’s budget for legal fees, adding $675,000 to shore up the legal department through the end of the year. The council voted 8-1 to approve a midyear budget amendment to boost... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette city-parish legal costs double: council agrees to add another $675,000 for legal servicesThe Lafayette City-Parish Council agreed Tuesday to nearly double this year’s b
Lafayette city-parish legal costs double: council agrees to add another $675,000 for legal services
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council agreed Tuesday to nearly double this year’s budget for legal fees, adding $675,000 to shore up the legal department through the end of the year. The council voted 8-1 to approve a mid-year budget amendment to boost... Read more
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The Advocate
State ethics officials to take no action against Lafayette councilman over employment issue raised by auditThe state Board of Ethics will not take action against Lafayette City-Parish Co
State ethics officials to take no action against Lafayette councilman over employment issue raised by audit
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The state Board of Ethics will not take action against Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux on allegations he may have violated state law by serving on the council while employed by the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which... Read more
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The Advocate
State ethics officials to take no action against Lafayette councilman over employment issue raised by auditThe state Board of Ethics will not take action against Lafayette City-Parish Co
State ethics officials to take no action against Lafayette councilman over employment issue raised by audit
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The state Board of Ethics will not take action against Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux on allegations he may have violated state law by serving on the council while employed by the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lafayette DA drops suit against over budget disputeLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes has dro
Lafayette DA drops suit against over budget dispute
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes has dropped a lawsuit he filed to block Lafayette city-parish government from cutting more than $500,000 from his budget. Local news outlets report the dismissal came as a judge... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget disputeFifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget dispute
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit he filed to block Lafayette city-parish government from cutting more than $500,000 from his budget. Stutes and city-parish government have locked horns for several months... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget disputeFifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget dispute
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit he filed to block Lafayette city-parish government from cutting more than $500,000 from his budget. Stutes and city-parish government have locked horns for several months... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget disputeFifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit
Lafayette council chairman says DA drops suit against City-Parish over budget dispute
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit he filed to block Lafayette city-parish government from cutting more than $500,000 from his budget, according to City-Parish Council Chairman Jay Castille. A judge was... Read more
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The Advocate
Lawsuit challenging Lafayette Utilities System payments to city seeks refunds for customers; more than $400 million potentially at stakeLafayette city-parish government is facing a class-action lawsuit seeking refun
Lawsuit challenging Lafayette Utilities System payments to city seeks refunds for customers; more than $400 million potentially at stake
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Lafayette city-parish government is facing a class-action lawsuit seeking refunds that could total more than $400 million for thousands of current and past customers of the city-owned utility system. At issue is a hefty annual payment Lafayette... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Lafayette bans dogs from city festivalsDebbie Wilmot said. “People that are participating in events that are unhappy b
Lafayette bans dogs from city festivals
KWGN Denver / Posted 21 days ago
Debbie Wilmot said. “People that are participating in events that are unhappy because of interaction with the dogs.” Lafayette City Council passed the resolution earlier this week, which goes into effect immediately. “After one of our events... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Lafayette bans dogs from city festivalsDebbie Wilmot said. “People that are participating in events that are unhappy b
Lafayette bans dogs from city festivals
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
Debbie Wilmot said. “People that are participating in events that are unhappy because of interaction with the dogs.” Lafayette City Council passed the resolution earlier this week, which goes into effect immediately. “After one of our events... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette eyes ‘safe place’ next to Police Department for people using online services to buy, sell itemsLooking for a safe place to meet that stranger you just made a deal with on Cra
Lafayette eyes ‘safe place’ next to Police Department for people using online services to buy, sell items
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Looking for a safe place to meet that stranger you just made a deal with on Craigslist? Lafayette city-parish government is considering a safe-exchange location next to the Police Department on University Avenue, where people buying, selling or... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette bans dogs, other animals from public eventsLafayette city council last night passed a resolution prohibiting animals at de
Lafayette bans dogs, other animals from public events
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 22 days ago
Lafayette city council last night passed a resolution prohibiting animals at designated public events including the Oatmeal Festival — with the exception of the 5K race — the Easter Egg Hunt, Art Night Out, the Fourth of July celebration, the Waneka... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lafayette Council cuts $500K from district attorney's budgetLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has voted 7-1 to cut $5
Lafayette Council cuts $500K from district attorney's budget
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has voted 7-1 to cut $500,000 from the District Attorney's Office budget. The Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/1RX2lTH) Lafayette Consolidated Government and District Attorney Keith Stutes... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council plans to restrict tax election dates, and debate cutting district attorney’s budgetThe Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday is set to vote on a resolution to
Lafayette council plans to restrict tax election dates, and debate cutting district attorney’s budget
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday is set to vote on a resolution to restrict tax propositions to general election dates and to decide on a budget cut that could land city-parish government in court. Councilman William Theriot is proposing... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana cyclists get free helmets and information about road safety at Lafayette’s Park San Souciand comes in the wake of Mickey Schunick’s abduction and killing as she was rid
Acadiana cyclists get free helmets and information about road safety at Lafayette’s Park San Souci
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
and comes in the wake of Mickey Schunick’s abduction and killing as she was riding her bike in 2012. As a memorial, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted to create an 8-mile loop through St. Landry Street, St. Mary Boulevard and Johnston... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana cyclists get free helmets and information about road safety at Lafayette’s Park San Souciand comes in the wake of Mickey Schunick’s abduction and killing as she was rid
Acadiana cyclists get free helmets and information about road safety at Lafayette’s Park San Souci
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
and comes in the wake of Mickey Schunick’s abduction and killing as she was riding her bike in 2012. As a memorial, the Lafayette City-Parish council voted to create an 8-mile loop through St. Landry Street, St. Mary Boulevard and Johnston... Read more
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The Advocate
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City MarshalA court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City Marshal
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
A court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to testify was delayed after a judge ruled that the latest public records sought by a local news outlet were not specified in any of the case’s early requests. Gary... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for June 5, 2016projects.Managing Partner Robert Daigle said Kevin Blanchard, general counsel a
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for June 5, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
projects.Managing Partner Robert Daigle said Kevin Blanchard, general counsel and former public works director for the Lafayette city-parish government, has been named chief operations officer.Prescott Bailey continues as Baton Rouge-area... Read more
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The Advocate
Temporary truce called in DA lawsuit against Lafayette city-parish over budget, but matter to head back to courtThe Lafayette City-Parish Council is scheduled to vote as planned Tuesday on a
Temporary truce called in DA lawsuit against Lafayette city-parish over budget, but matter to head back to court
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is scheduled to vote as planned Tuesday on a $650,000 budget cut for the District Attorney’s Office, despite a lawsuit filed to keep the funding in place. But Stutes and attorneys for city-parish government agreed... Read more
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The Advocate
Temporary truce called in DA lawsuit against Lafayette city-parish over budget, but matter to head back to courtThe Lafayette City-Parish Council is scheduled to vote as planned Tuesday on a
Temporary truce called in DA lawsuit against Lafayette city-parish over budget, but matter to head back to court
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is scheduled to vote as planned Tuesday on a $650,000 budget cut for the District Attorney’s Office, despite a lawsuit filed to keep the funding in place. But Stutes and attorneys for city-parish government agreed... Read more
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The Advocate
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City MarshalA court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City Marshal
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
A court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to testify was delayed after a judge ruled that the latest public records sought by a local news outlet were not specified in any of the case’s early requests. Gary... Read more
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The Advocate
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City MarshalA court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to
Hearing delayed on public records case involving Lafayette City Marshal
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
A court hearing Friday where Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was scheduled to testify was delayed after a judge ruled that the latest public records sought by a local news outlet were not specified in any of the case’s early requests. Gary... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Amid legal battle, Erie officials court business for Nine Mile Cornerunder investigation by — and subject of litigation from — Lafayette. Neighbors
Amid legal battle, Erie officials court business for Nine Mile Corner
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 27 days ago
under investigation by — and subject of litigation from — Lafayette. Neighbors in both communities also are concerned. The Lafayette City Council earlier this year voted to authorize attorneys to take all necessary steps — including eminent domain... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lafayette DA seeks hearing to stop vote on budget cutsLa. (AP) - A court hearing is set for Friday on 15th Judicial District Attorney
Lafayette DA seeks hearing to stop vote on budget cuts
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
La. (AP) - A court hearing is set for Friday on 15th Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes' effort to block the Lafayette City-Parish Council from voting next week on a roughly $650,000 cut in funding for the DA's office. The hearing... Read more
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The Advocate
DA seeks hearing Friday to stop Lafayette city-parish council from voting Tuesday on budget cutsA court hearing is set for Friday on 15th Judicial District Attorney Keith Stut
DA seeks hearing Friday to stop Lafayette city-parish council from voting Tuesday on budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
A court hearing is set for Friday on 15th Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes’ effort to block the Lafayette City-Parish Council from voting next week on a roughly $650,000 cut in funding for the district attorney’s office. The central issues... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
West Lafayette High School student killed, three others injured in crashLafayette Journal & Courier, Burns played football and was on the track team. H
West Lafayette High School student killed, three others injured in crash
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 30 days ago
Lafayette Journal & Courier, Burns played football and was on the track team. He was set to compete in the state finals in Bloomington on Saturday as a member of the 4-x-100 relay team. Burns’ father, Eric Burns, is the West Lafayette City Attor... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tech complex eyed for Flower Exchange sitebefore meetings to solicit community feedback. Its other Hub projects include L
Tech complex eyed for Flower Exchange site
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
before meetings to solicit community feedback. Its other Hub projects include Landmark Center in the Fenway and Lafayette City Center in Downtown Crossing. The Flower Exchange was put up for sale last year, and its 13 wholesalers were... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette sheriff-elect Garber accuses wife of stealing 13K pages of material from legal filesthe opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt
Lafayette sheriff-elect Garber accuses wife of stealing 13K pages of material from legal files
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
the opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt that unfolded at a news conference held by Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope, who was politically allied with Leger. The news conference, held at the Lafayette City... Read more

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