Monday Dec 9
St. Landry Parish Council to consider economic development appointments
The St. Landry Parish Council will be appointing people to the parish's economic development agency at its Dec. 18 meeting.
Sales tax revenues decrease
St. Landry Parish sales tax collections dipped in November. Although the decline wasn't much -- 1.6 percent -- it still marked the end of a remarkable streak for the parish, which had seen its sales tax collections climb for 31 months.
Santa will highlight Krotz Springs' tree ceremony
Santa Claus is coming to Krotz Springs Monday evening one way or another. Originally slated to arrive by helicopter, Mayor Carroll Snyder said Santa might have to utilize one of the town's fire trucks instead.
Council debates road districts
Now that voters have approved the Smooth Ride Home proposal, the fate of the parish's existing special taxing districts dedicated to roads is being called into question.
Opelousas seeks Vine Street upgrade
Vine Street, which makes up the two eastbound lanes of U.S. 190 through Opelousas, is in terrible shape.