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A fugitive, on the run for more than a year, has been captured in Port Barre. Port Barre Police Chief Deon R. Boudreaux said his officers have arrested Wayne A. Bolden Jr., 25. Bolden has been charged with resisting an officer, battery on an officer and probation and parole warrants for violations stemming from his earlier conviction for ... (more)
Staying healthy and active can be fun. That was the message recording artist Cupid shared with about three dozen young people Tuesday as part of the Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives Healthy Living Workshop.
Erice Depradine of Opelousas shares a recipe for acarajA©, which are black eye pea fritters or a West African version of the falafel.
Nominations are now being accepted for Farm Service Agency County Committee officers for the coming year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
Broussard Police responded to a residential burglary on Wednesday in progress on S. Jefferson St in Broussard.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:27 am
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