Reductions in the number of employees, possible school closures and cuts to services including food and transportation are all possibilities as Monroe City Schools superintendent-elect Brent Vidrine takes the helm of the district on June 1.
Police say 19 Comeaux High seniors face misdemeanor charges after they allegedly vandalized the school over the weekend. Lafayette police Cpl. Paul Mouton says the students received misdemeanor summonses for criminal mischief and criminal trespassing for vandalizing the school grounds.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is expected to consider a 30-day amnesty period for motorists who are late paying red-light camera fines, and to consider splitting late fees with contractor Redflex if the company shares the cost of collecting overdue fines.