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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 $135,000. More Opelousas information.

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1 hr ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Daily Arrest Report for July 14, 2014

Terrence Locks, 23, 729 Augustus Street, Opelousas 1)Expired M.V.I. &nbs p; 2)Resisting an Officer by Flight John A. Fontenot, 19, 504 Narrow Street, Opelousas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule IV Drugs 2)Possession of Schedule I Drugs Ross Smithey, 19, 404 Jess Bergeron Road, Opelousas 1)Required Positions and Methods on Roadway 2)3 ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Daily World

Opelousas-Eunice Public Library holds silent auction

Changing technology creates an opportunity for fans of classic design when the Opelousas-Eunice Public Library auctions eight card catalog units.

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8 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Jazmin Thibodeaux

Jazmin is a native of Opelousas, Louisiana where she still currently resides. In Spring 2009, Jazmin graduated with honors from Northwest High School in Prairie Rhonde, Louisiana where she was active member of the Northwest High Raider Marching Band and Honor Clubs.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily World

Crime Stoppers honors officers of the year

Hundreds of law enforcement officers and supporters gathered this week to honor the St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers program and top officers from various department and agencies throughout the parish.

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Daily World

Judge Hebert remembered as fair, compassionate

The death last week of St. Landry Parish's 27th Judicial Court Judge Donald Hebert prompted fond remembrances during the recent Crime Stoppers Banquet.

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Daily World

Trail rides carve out new territory in St. Landry Parish

The peak season for trail rides spans from now into the fall. But fewer places than before welcome these multi-day parties on horseback, trailers and ATVs.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily World

Family advisers: Domestic violence doesn't have to happen

When word spread about a murder-suicide in the Varis family a week ago Friday, people who work against domestic violence reacted with strong emotions.

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Insurance Journal West

Ratings of Louisiana-Based Imperial Fire and Casualty Upgraded

A.M. Best removed from under review with positive implications and upgraded the financial strength rating to A- from B+ and the issuer credit rating to "a-" from "bbb-" of Imperial Fire and Casualty Co.

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NOLA.com

New Louisiana products include a Baton Rouge barbecue sauce and Tony's mixer

Looking at you, Louisiana products. These are happening now. Also: I expect to see and report on more new products from our state next month, when there are usually debuts at the Louisiana Restaurant Show.

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The Advocate

Opelousas housing employee gets probation in fraud case

A former employee of the Opelousas Housing Authority was sentenced to two years probation Friday in a federal investigation of bid-rigging that also snagged the former director and a local contractor.

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Daily World

Church news

167 in Plaisance, will hold its seventh annual pastor's appreciation service in honor of the Rev.

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Daily World

Orphan Train descendents to hold local event

Hundreds of visitors from throughout the state and beyond are expected to gather in Opelousas Saturday for the 24th annual gathering of Orphan Train descendents.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NOLA.com

Man struck by Union Pacific freight train in Lebeau, newspaper reports

A Lebeau man died Thursday after being struck by a Union Pacific freight train while he was on the tracks, according the Daily World in Opelousas.

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The Times

a Mom withMUSCLES

Sherry Homan learned quickly that an award-winning figure doesn't always bring cheers.

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Daily World

Opelousas police budget increased

With Opelousas facing an unprecedented level of violent crimes as this year began, Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow sought extra money for increased patrols.

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Daily World

Banquet to benefit local scouting

The Coushatta District of the Boy Scouts of America expects scores of people Saturday to help recognize its St. Landry Parish Distinguished Citizens of the year.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied D-Day invasion of the French Normandy beaches in World War II, and an author and filmmaker are touring south Louisiana to commemorate the battle that turned the tide and began the end to the war.

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The Daily Advertiser

Opelousas planning for tricentennial underwayOpelousas planning for...

Opelousas' 300th birthday is still a few years out but the city wants ensure a successful party by getting a jump on planning.

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Daily World

Healthy living class offered for teens

Young people ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn how to take good care of themselves while having a good time during this year's Healthy Living Workshop hosted by the Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives in Opelousas.

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Daily World

Sign language course open to first responders

The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way is offering a five-week sign language training course for first responders.

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