Council seeks applicants for boards
The St. Landry Parish Council will be appointing or reappointing people to a number of boards and commissions, and interested individuals are urged to apply.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
15 arrested from Church Point, Port Barre
The Opelousas City Marshal's Office celebrated Mardi Gras with a series of surprise out-of-town bench warrant round-ups.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Single-vehicle crashes claim three lives
A Saturday afternoon single-vehicle accident in St. Landry Parish claimed the life of a Mamou man.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Courir de Mardi Gras traditions date back to medieval France
Mardi Gras, it seems, can be a little bit country or a little bit rock 'n' roll, depending on where you live.
Alcohol Suspected in Deadly Weekend Crashes
First, a Church Point man is dead while another is in critical condition facing and vehicular homicide charges following a crash on LA Highway 35 near Noel Road.
UL Lafayette secure fair grounds
If your one of the thousands who enjoys the festivities put on by organizers at Le Festival de Mardi Gras, they have you covered when it comes to your safety.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Alcohol possible factor in fatality
One man is dead and another is fighting for his life after a crash early Sunday on La.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
2 arrested for bomb threat at Opelousas Jr. High
Police say both males are students of the school. One juvenile charged with communication of false information on planned bombing on a school, the other as an accessory to communication of false information on planned bombing on a school.
Suspect Arrested for Discharging Firearm in Apartment Complex
Lafayette, LA On February 26, 2014, at approximately 3:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 800 block of South College Road regarding several shots being fired in the area.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Town Talk
Alexandrian makes custom Mardi Gras masks by hand
Two versions of Mardi Gras can be experienced by Louisiana natives and tourists alike.