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Opelousas, Louisiana is located in St Landry Parish. Zip codes in Opelousas, LA include 70571, and 70570. The median home price in Opelousas is $145,000. More Opelousas information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily World

Nominations sought for FSA officers

Nominations are now being accepted for Farm Service Agency County Committee officers for the coming year.

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6 hrs ago | Daily World

Actors sought for OLT production of 'MASH'

Dozens of men and women of all ages are needed for the Opelousas Little Theatre's production of "M*A*S*H" that will take to the stage in September.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 21 ,2014

Matthew Alan Chaney, age 31, 347 Hwy. 104, Opelousas, LA, criminal damage to property, 2 counts of resisting an officer, battery of a police officer, disturbing the peace by loud and abusive language, simple assault.

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Daily World

Conference to stress men's roles in society

An opportunity to think about -- and to support -- the many ways men can use their power for good is taking place at the 2014 Man Power Conference in Port Barre Aug. 1-2.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Stuff the Bus begins July 28

Students are less than a month away from starting the new school year and once again United Way is looking to help those in need of school supplies with the help of one local musician.

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Daily World

Parish plans to consolidate voting districts

When St. Landry Parish voters cast ballots in the largest election in more than a decade this fall, many will vote in new precincts for the first time if the St. Landry Parish Council approves a redistricting plan.

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Daily World

Two men charged with possession of crystal meth

Two men are in the Opelousas City Jail on charges of crystal meth possession. Jailed are Benjamin Fontenot, 39, 329 W. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge, and James A. Sturgis, 48, 228 Fusilier St., Arnaudville.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily World

Church news

The district meeting started Thursday evening and there will be a Women's Day program today starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday will be the official day for the conference with activities beginning at noon with the theme "Reclaiming the Church."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Mayor Donald Cravins to Host Back to School Drive

Mayor Donald Cravins will sponsor the Tools for Schools Supply Drive and Academic Pep Rally on August 9, 2014 at the Farmer's Market in Opelousas.

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Blood Horse

Equine Sales Yearling Sale Catalog Online

The catalog for Equine Sales Company's select yearling sale is now available online with the 233 head representing a significant increase over the 174 cataloged for the inaugural yearling sale in 2013.

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Daily World

Clown to perform in Eunice and Opelousas

Nationally famous clown Doug Berky will present two free programs Friday in Eunice and Opelousas.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Times

Culinary culture: Family cooking traditions

Opelousas-native Lila Davis knows her way around a kitchen. From an early age, Davis learned Creole cooking methods from her grandparents -- a tradition she says is typical for south Louisiana households.

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The Advocate

Smiley: English lessons

"Our daughter-in-law Victoria is British. Upon her arrival in the colonies and for some time thereafter, she and I had considerable difficulty accomplishing verbal communication.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Opelousas man charged with attempted home invasion

Broussard Police responded to a residential burglary on Wednesday in progress on S. Jefferson St in Broussard.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 16, 2014

Kimbala Kay Guillory, age 51, 3553 Hwy 182 South, Opelousas, LA, disturbing the peace by loud and abusive language, simple criminal damage to property.

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Daily World

Parks and recreation: Community effort made program a success

This program is a six-week summer recreation outing for individuals residing in the nursing homes in Opelousas.

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Daily World

Glenn Beck to host common core program

On July 22, the anti-Common Core movement is coming to a theater near you -- if you don't mind driving to Lafayette.

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WBRZ

2 arrested after Opelousas synthetic pot bust

The owner and an employee of a convenience store in Opelousas are under arrest for distribution of synthetic marijuana after narcotics agents raided the business on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Prudhomme's King Creole recipe yields flavorful results

Opelousas, the center of St. Landry Parish, is home to Paul Prudhomme, one of the most beloved figures in Louisiana cooking.

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Daily World

Women's conference to be held Thursday

The second annual Women's Empowerment Conference will be held Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Opelousas in the Evangeline Downs Hotel.

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