I'm just an average man with an average life. Oh, wait. That's already been used in a song. Anyway, I'm a Lafayette native, graduate of Beau Chêne High School and Princeton University, and a lifelong (mostly suffering) New Orleans Saints fan. Growing up, I wanted to be the world heavyweight champion. I've at least attained heavyweight status. I've been told that if I were a wrestler, I'd be called the "Hot Mess Express."
UPDATE: Appeals Court Stays Lower Court’s Redistricting Order
Legislative leaders are calling on Governor John Bel Edwards to cancel the special redistricting session.
UPDATE: Bill to Eliminate Death Penalty Dead on Arrival
A committee overwhelmingly voted against the bill despite emotional testimony from families affected by death penalty cases.
Civil Rights Groups Sue Over New Louisiana Congressional Maps
The map's architects are defending the bill, saying it wasn't possible to carve out a second majority-minority district.
Louisiana Congress Members Respond to Biden’s State of the Union Address
As expected, the majority of those responses panned the President.
UPDATE: 18-Wheeler Driver Arrested after Basin Bridge Crash
Two crashes near the Iberville/St. Martin Parish Line have Interstate 10 closed in both directions.
Saints Coach Sean Payton Tests Positive for COVID-19
Defensive coordinator Dennis Allen will serve as the Saints' interim head coach for Sunday's game.
State Supreme Court Suspends Lafayette Judge
Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet's indefinite leave of absence has officially begun.
Public Officials Want Judge Odinet to Be Held Accountable
Two of them called for Odinet to resign.
Brian Kelly Dumps Kevin Faulk from LSU Coaching Staff
So much for loyalty.
Saints Say It’s “Taysom Time”
The Black-and-Gold's Swiss Army Knife is expected to start Thursday's game against Dallas.
“Yellowstone” Actor, Chef Has South Louisiana Ties
It's not catering; it's "Gator-ing."
COVID Outbreak Traced to Abbeville Wedding
The wedding happened on September 25.