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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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26 min ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Family Fun Day Returns for Eighth Year

The eight annual Family Fun Day took place Saturday afternoon in Opelousas. It's an event aimed at giving back to the community and helping the kids prepare for school which is only a few weeks away.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily World

School uniform drive is underway

With the start of the school year fast approaching, organizations throughout the parish have launched school supply drives.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily World

Back to School Family Fun Day will be Saturday

Opelousas Councilman Jackie Martin and the City of Opelousas are teaming up for a Back to School Family Fun Day Saturday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily World

Fugitive on run for year captured

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)

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Daily World

Cupid shares healthy living lessons with students

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.

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Daily World

Attakapas tribe to gather in Opelousas

Families can take a step back into the past this weekend while helping the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe build its future.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Reader Recipe: Black Eye Pea FrittersReader Recipe: Black Eye Pea...

Erice Depradine of Opelousas shares a recipe for acarajA©, which are black eye pea fritters or a West African version of the falafel.

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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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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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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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