HOW JULES EDWARDS III WON LAFAYETTE

HOW JULES EDWARDS III WON LAFAYETTE

Judge Jules Edwards III won the December 10, 2022, runoff election for Lafayette City Court with 52% of the vote to Roya Boustany’s 48%. He recently shared with Covenant Spotlight his thoughts on campaigning, party affiliation, ethnicity and the role of faith in...
Parents and a Principal of hope

Parents and a Principal of hope

COFFEE, DOUGHNUTS, AND PRAYERS FOR FAITFULNESS AND FELLOWSHIP Lisa Rivers pulled into an empty parking lot at Westminster Christian Academy.   The parking lot sat empty on this crisp and clear Saturday in Opelousas.  Having already put in a full work...
EYE FOR JUSTICE

EYE FOR JUSTICE

WILL LAFAYETTE FIND TRUE JUSTICE WITH NEW JUDGE? When sunglasses come off revealing a black eye, questions arise: was there an accident? a mugging? an abusive relationship? Judge Michelle Odinet’s recorded use of racial slurs knocked Lafayette’s sunglasses off for the...
CANDIDATE JULES EDWARDS

CANDIDATE JULES EDWARDS

On New Year’s Day 2021, Jules Edwards awakened for the first time in 28 years no longer a judge.  His tenure on the state court bench since 1993 had officially ended.  Though now in retirement, he kept with military precision the morning routine he had...

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