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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 $54,900. More Opelousas information.

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16 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections on May 3rd.

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17 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.

That number hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.

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22 hrs ago | Daily World

Marshal roundup nets 10

The Opelousas City Marshal's Office conducted an Easter roundup of individuals who had failed to appear the Opelousas City Court.

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Yesterday | Daily World

Police beat

* Matthew Kyle Wedlock, 22, 1160 Prairie Ronde Hwy., Opelousas, simple burglary, theft and possession of marijuana.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily World

Man dies as he attacked woman, police say

A man died as he apparently attacked a woman with a machete Thursday morning in Opelousas.

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The Daily Advertiser

Lt. Govenor honors Goldman Thibodeaux

Acadiana was represented three times in Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development's Cultural District Awards that were recently announced.

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Daily World

Four charged in connection with rape of 13-year-old

Four adults - three men and a woman - have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Daily Arrest Report

This is the Opelousas Daily arrest report for April 17, 2014. The Opelousas Police Department responded to 73 complaints in the past 24 hour period.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Four arrested in Teen rape

The OPD was informed on Sunday morning by the parents of a 13 year old that their daughter had been raped earlier that morning, at a local motel.

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The Daily Advertiser

Jambox yields long radio career for Ron Richard

DJ Ron Richard is pictured in his booth at the KNEK 104.7 studio Saturday in Lafayette.

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Daily World

Volunteer firefighters installing free smoke detectors

A volunteer firefighter with the Lawtell fire department, Lee LeJeune, spent Wednesday morning installing free smoke detectors in the homes of some of his neighbors.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Students breathe new life into 'The Canterbury Tales'

Opelousas High School student Ross Mouton sings a knight's tale as he portrays a monk from the Canterbury Tales during their modern day tour of Opelousas Wednesday.

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The Daily Advertiser

Reader recipe: Hamburger Goulash

Linda Cushmeyer of Opelousas shares her recipe for Hamburger Goulash. 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 pounds ground chuck or ground beef of your choice 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 14.5 ounce cans petite diced tomatoes 1 29-ounce can tomato sauce 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons dried basil 2 teaspoons dried oregano 3 cloves garlic, ... (more)

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Daily World

Language immersion expansion heads to Louisiana Senate

Legislation aimed at erasing a backlog of students wanting to get into language immersion classes is headed to the Senate for debate.

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Daily World

Businesses looking to St. Landry

If everything falls into place, St. Landry Parish could be poised to see substantial growth in both jobs and services in near future.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Opelousas man charged with attempted murder

An Opelousas man was arrested on Tuesday by St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputies after an altercation he had with a female victim.

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Daily World

Opelousas library hosting book sale for library week

It is National Library Week and the Opelousas Public Library is celebrating with a book sale.

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Daily World

Two Ville Platte men charged with Opelousas burglary

Two Ville Platte residents have been arrested and charged in connection with the EZ-Pawn shop burglary earlier this month in Opelousas.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Language immersion expansion heads to Senate

Legislation aimed at erasing a backlog of students wanting to get into language immersion classes is headed to the Senate for debate.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Opelousas man sentenced to 24 years in mail carrier assault, robbery

An Opelousas man was sentenced on Friday by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote to 24 years in prison and five years of supervised release in the assault and robbery of a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier.

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