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The Advocate
Judge to decide next month whether political consultant will have to testify in lawsuit against Lafayette city marshalA judge will decide next month whether the Lafayette political consultant accus
Judge to decide next month whether political consultant will have to testify in lawsuit against Lafayette city marshal
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
A judge will decide next month whether the Lafayette political consultant accused of coordinating with Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope in an effort to sway the sheriff election will have to testify in the public records lawsuit against the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council members bugged by restrictions on mosquito sprayingLimits on special requests for mosquito spraying in the parish are bugging the
Lafayette council members bugged by restrictions on mosquito spraying
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Limits on special requests for mosquito spraying in the parish are bugging the Lafayette City-Parish Council. Council members sparred with City-Parish Emergency Operations and Security Coordinator Bobby Cormier for nearly an hour at Tuesday’s... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Louisianians are gun-toting, monument supportersa hot issue in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans and Lafayette.
Louisianians are gun-toting, monument supporters
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
a hot issue in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans and Lafayette. In February, several residents asked the Lafayette City-Parish Council to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Alfred Mouton from city property on Jefferson Street.... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Clash over Nine Mile Corner spotlights competing visions for Lafayette, Erielitigation from, the city of Lafayette. Neighbors in both communities also are
Clash over Nine Mile Corner spotlights competing visions for Lafayette, Erie
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
litigation from, the city of Lafayette. Neighbors in both communities also are concerned. Developments face off The Lafayette City Council voted Tuesday to authorize attorneys to take all necessary steps — including eminent domain — to... Read more
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The Advocate
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badl
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badly bruised oil and gas sector has sent sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish tumbling, and revenue is expected to be roughly $2 million below budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badl
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badly bruised oil and gas sector has sent sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish tumbling, and revenue is expected to be roughly $2 million below budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill filed in Legislature to prevent takedowns of Confederate monumentsthree of the four New Orleans monuments are due on April 22. A similar battle
Bill filed in Legislature to prevent takedowns of Confederate monuments
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
three of the four New Orleans monuments are due on April 22. A similar battle may be brewing in Lafayette, though the Lafayette City-Parish Council has not considered a specific proposal to do anything with a monument there of Confederate Gen.... 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 12 days 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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Boulder Daily Camera
Erie, Lafayette each bolster legal defense in struggle over shared borderLafayette City Council voted Tuesday to allow attorneys to take all necessary s
Erie, Lafayette each bolster legal defense in struggle over shared border
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 12 days ago
Lafayette City Council voted Tuesday to allow attorneys to take all necessary steps — including eminent domain — to acquire property slated for a retail center in Erie on the hotly contested border of the two communities. But as Lafayette authorized... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Erie and Lafayette each bolster legal defense in struggle over shared borderLafayette City Council voted Tuesday to allow attorneys to take all necessary s
Erie and Lafayette each bolster legal defense in struggle over shared border
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 13 days ago
Lafayette City Council voted Tuesday to allow attorneys to take all necessary steps — including eminent domain — to acquire property slated for a retail center in Erie on the hotly contested border of the two communities. But as Lafayette authorized... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette residents voice opposition to state plans for Moss Street ‘road diet,’ reducing it from four lanes to two.us in this fashion,” said Karl Breaux, whose family owns Breaux’s Mart on Moss
Lafayette residents voice opposition to state plans for Moss Street ‘road diet,’ reducing it from four lanes to two.
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
us in this fashion,” said Karl Breaux, whose family owns Breaux’s Mart on Moss Street and who presented the petition to the Lafayette City-Parish Council at Tuesday’s meeting. “We’re begging y’all to intercede on our behalf,” he said. More On This... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette sheriff-elect Mark Garber accuses estranged wife of stealing 13,000 files from his law practicethe opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt
Lafayette sheriff-elect Mark Garber accuses estranged wife of stealing 13,000 files from his law practice
The Advocate / Posted 13 days 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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The Advocate
Lafayette residents voice opposition to state plans for Moss Street ‘road diet,’ reducing it from four lanes to two.us in this fashion,” said Karl Breaux, whose family owns Breaux’s Mart on Moss
Lafayette residents voice opposition to state plans for Moss Street ‘road diet,’ reducing it from four lanes to two.
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
us in this fashion,” said Karl Breaux, whose family owns Breaux’s Mart on Moss Street and who presented the petition to the Lafayette City-Parish Council at Tuesday’s meeting. “We’re begging y’all to intercede on our behalf,” he said. More On This... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette sheriff-elect Mark Garber accuses estranged wife of stealing 13,000 files from his law practicethe opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt
Lafayette sheriff-elect Mark Garber accuses estranged wife of stealing 13,000 files from his law practice
The Advocate / Posted 13 days 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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The Advocate
Check out possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayetteon viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want
Check out possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want to broaden the discussion even more. Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Bruce Conque, who serves on one of the committees tasked with reviewing plans for I-49, said... Read more
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The Advocate
Meeting planned to discuss possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayetteon viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want
Meeting planned to discuss possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want to broaden the discussion even more. Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Bruce Conque, who serves on one of the committees tasked with reviewing plans for I-49, said... Read more
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The Advocate
Meeting planned to discuss possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayetteon viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want
Meeting planned to discuss possible ‘tweaks’ to plans for I-49 Connector through Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on viable alternatives by early summer. Meanwhile, some community leaders want to broaden the discussion even more. Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Bruce Conque, who serves on one of the committees tasked with reviewing plans for I-49, said... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD secretary on pricey I-49 Connector: Eat this elephant one bite at a timedesign for the Connector might look like is still in play. Perhaps the most at
DOTD secretary on pricey I-49 Connector: Eat this elephant one bite at a time
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
design for the Connector might look like is still in play. Perhaps the most attention has been given to a proposal by Lafayette city-parish planners to elevate the interstate as it skirts downtown and to scrap two planned downtown... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
In the rough: LaFayette joins growing list of cities forced to question future of municipal golf coursesoutside sports to their courses for additional revenue: 5Ks, Frisbee golf, socc
In the rough: LaFayette joins growing list of cities forced to question future of municipal golf courses
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
outside sports to their courses for additional revenue: 5Ks, Frisbee golf, soccer golf. For the most part, though, LaFayette City Manager David Hamilton said the meeting revolved around one question: How do we stop losing so much money? In... Read more
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The Advocate
Changes proposed for Lafayette police chief qualifications in search to replace former chiefpolice chief’s qualifications, including one that would eliminate a requirement
Changes proposed for Lafayette police chief qualifications in search to replace former chief
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
police chief’s qualifications, including one that would eliminate a requirement that applicants have a bachelor’s degree. Lafayette City-Parish Mayor-President Joel Robideaux proposed the changes in March, saying they’ll broaden the field of... Read more
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The Advocate
District Attorney investigating complaint against Lafayette City Marshal Brian PopeThe 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is investigating a complaint filed
District Attorney investigating complaint against Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
The 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is investigating a complaint filed against Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope, KATC-TV is reporting District Attorney Keith Stutes told the television station he cannot give details on the complaint, but... Read more
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Denver Post
Lafayette hires attorney to investigate Erie development, seek property rightsits investigation into Erie's Nine Mile Corner project at that corner. Followi
Lafayette hires attorney to investigate Erie development, seek property rights
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
its investigation into Erie's Nine Mile Corner project at that corner. Following an executive session late Tuesday, the Lafayette City Council authorized the city administrator to hire Denver-based attorney Donald Ostrander "in connection with... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette City-Parish Council approves recycling contract without going to public bidreceive new recycling carts in the coming weeks, but glass will no longer be ac
Lafayette City-Parish Council approves recycling contract without going to public bid
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
receive new recycling carts in the coming weeks, but glass will no longer be accepted under a new recycling contract the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved Tuesday. The new contract, which keeps the monthly recycling fee at $2.40 in the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Representative Howell Receives Legislator Of The Year AwardTennesseans.” “We appreciate the support Representative Howell has given our l
Representative Howell Receives Legislator Of The Year Award
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
Tennesseans.” “We appreciate the support Representative Howell has given our local governments by supporting the efforts of development districts and local governments in the legislature,” said Richard Driver, TDDA president and Lafayette City may... 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 28 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 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 28 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 Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuitLafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was booked into jail Monday morning in his co
Lafayette Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuit
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was booked into jail Monday morning in his contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuit. Pope was sentenced on March 24 to 30 days in jail, with all but seven days suspended and the option to serve the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuitLafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was booked into jail Monday morning in his co
Lafayette Marshal booked into jail in contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuit
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope was booked into jail Monday morning in his contempt of court conviction in a public records lawsuit. Pope was sentenced on March 24 to seven days in jail, with the option to serve it on house arrest, after a... 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 a month 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
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 a month 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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