Republican frontrunner Jeff Landry failed to receive an endorsement from the editorial staff of the Times-Picayune and NOLA.com. Landry says if they had, it would have come as a shock but in the meantime, he remains focused on the campaign…
Former Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President and Republican Stephen Waguespack did get the nod from the media outlet. The endorsement says his insider political knowledge and work in Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration is ideal, but at the same time, he’s a political outsider. Waguespack agrees…
Saturday is the last day to register via GeauxVote-dot-com to vote in the October 14th primary.
63-year-old Greg Lawson of Bienville Parish who was convicted of attempted murder but fled the trial more than three decades ago, has been captured in Mexico. Bienville Sheriff John Ballance says a grand jury indicted Lawson but he fled before the verdict.
Lawson shot Seth Garlington after a dispute in a gas station parking. Garlington was shot but survived his injuries.
UL Lafayette has seen an increase in the number of incoming freshmen for the third year in a row. A total of 3,066 first-time freshman students enrolled for the fall semester. Vice President of Enrollment DeWayne Bowie (boo-ee) says touts the university’s reputation for its nationally recognized academic and research programs.
The university’s overall enrollment is 19,056 – a one percent increase since last year.