Relatively light agendas include a continued push to privatize local park facilities, another step towards building detention ponds to help with drainage, and approval of new sidewalks around some schools.
Using direct, compassionate and accessible language, the Acadiana Black Nurses Association has worked to improve health literacy from the ground up.
Despite new rules that would put the cost burden fully on the federal government, Louisiana’s hotel programs are ending, including the state’s largest in Acadiana.
Discussions around deconsolidating Lafayette Consolidated Government aren’t just the academic musings of the chattering class. They’re about making local government more responsive to its citizens.
In a culture war attracting the national spotlight, activists have collided in an unlikely arena. Meanwhile, the library system’s once sterling financial health falters.
A local coalition reconciles past and present through ceremonies of land and history. This weekend, they remember the lynching of Louis Sinclair in 1896.
If you consider yourself a conservative, we want to hear from you.
3/23 Council Preview: Fiber buildout, outsourcing a city pool, repurposing a rec center, school sidewalks and a controversial detention pond
Here’s a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the city and parish councils.
Headlines in the last couple of weeks have put anti-Asian sentiment in the spotlight. How do they measure up with your experiences locally?
In a bid to boost low vaccine participation, Ochsner Lafayette General added 5,000 appointments and is pushing to grow awareness among those now eligible for vaccination. Via the Daily Advertiser:
The hospital system, which has been operating an appointment-only vaccine clinic in Lafayette’s Heymann Performing Arts Center, is expanding the clinic’s hours to now operate from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Saturday operations in the works.
Musicians face the prospect of another year of lost opportunities, revenue streams and their social and professional identities
Racism against Asian Americans is a Lafayette problem, too