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Interested people can donate teddy bears and greeting cards to senior citizens through Dec. 19. The newly made "We Care Bear Project" is a collaboration between MedExpress Companies and the Opelousas Police Department.
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An Opelousas man was arrested Friday, November 29, 2013, after he held a victim against her will and forced her to have sexual relations with him, according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Captain Megan Vizena.
The Opelousas General Health System has received the "Path to Excellence Award" for improved family involvement in patient recovery and care.
Terrell Griffin, 38, 805 Garland Avenue Opelousas 1)Public Intimidation 2)Assault 3)Criminal Trespassing 4)Resisting an Officer 5)Disturbing the Peace by Intoxication Christopher Vidrine, 33, 1327 Statesman Street, Opelousas 1)Domestic Abuse Battery 2)Battery on a Police Officer 3)Resisting an Officer by Violence Clifton Kennerson Jr., 53, 978 Park ... (more)
The Daily World reports the Interstate 49 interchange at U.S. 190 has been the scene of 44 accidents with injuries in the past few years, several of them fatal.
A plan is currently being developed to help reduce accidents on one of the most dangerous intersections in Opelousas.
The Guillory Toy Drive is ready to proceed as normal in its 23rd year. State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, said his daughter, Imani Guillory, was coordinating the charity this year.
Inspiring Divine Touch LLC will host a free concert in Opelousas' South City Park this evening to help young people learn about the power of faith over ever-changing fads.
Confessions will be offered in every parish of the diocese at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in Advent, Dec. 4, 11 and 18. Come out and join Pastor Darlene Moore of the St. Mark United Methodist Church, 534 S. Market St., Opelousas, for "Painting with the Pastor."
With the promise of clear weather and falling gas prices, several major Opelousas retailers were prepped and ready for the mass shopping spree following Thanksgiving known by everyone as Black Friday.
St. Landry Parish School Board Member Anthony Standberry spent all year looking forward to Nov. 27, the day he would fire up his deep fryers, season up 20 thawed turkeys and cook dinner for 15 families.
A $6.3 million increase in riverboat casino revenues, to $132.3 million, compensated for drops of more than $2.5 million at the New Orleans land casino and $1.2 million at race track slot machine casinos, according to state figures.