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St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for a missing 64-year-old Opelousas woman and her husband, who disappeared over the weekend after detectives questioned him on his wife's whereabouts, officials said.
Three Opelousas men have been arrested following a weekend shooting incident stemming from a fight.
Alex Hoffpauir, 23, 2613 Denton Street, Lake Charles 1)Disturbing the Peace by Intoxication 2)Resisting an Officer 3)Criminal Trespassing 4)Defamation Tyler Fitzgerald, 21, 2114 Babe Street, Opelousas 1)Careless Operation 2)Aggravated Flight 3)Resisting an Officer 4)Battery of a Police Officer 5)Disturbing the Peace by Intoxication 6)Disturbing the ... (more)
Father Joseph Breaux officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Donald D. Dugas of Lafayette.
Opelousas police have arrested a 57-year-old Opelousas Housing Authority employee in the sexual assault of a resident.
Opelousas residents joined millions worldwide as they mourned and remembered civil rights leader Nelson Mandela, who died last Thursday and will be buried today.
Opelousas police say a man was arrested after leading a police officer on a high speed chase in St. Landry Parish.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children. The Rev. Nicholas Thomas Sr. invites the public to attend.
Four Opelousas city employees named in a municipal civil service lawsuit will likely have to reapply for their jobs after their appeal was struck down this week.
State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, has formally announced his candidacy in the race for lieutenant governor next year.
Opelousas appears to have violated state law as the city council, with the help of Mayor Donald Cravins Sr., voted in favor of retaining a police officer beyond the mandated maximum of a year's sick leave.
Refurbished tennis and basketball courts, the first significant park upgrades in years, are improving recreational opportunities for children and adults in Opelousas.
A study panel is recommending that lawmakers give up their authority to control college tuition costs and put limits on the state's free college tuition program called TOPS.