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The quarterly Triad program is coming to Arnaudville Wednesday with a Mardi Gras theme.
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The story of Orphan Train will come to life Tuesday in words, pictures and music at the Opelousas Public Library.
May 1 is the deadline for South Louisiana Community College students to apply for more than $60,000 in available scholarships for the upcoming academic year.
Tony Heath Vidrine, age 29, 3026 Hwy. 167, Opelousas, LA, introduction of contraband-penal institute, felon possession of firearm, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation, arrested by Probation and Parole.
A major gas transmission line rupture forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents immediately north of Opelousas Thursday afternoon.
An Opelousas man whose wife's body was found buried in the yard has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death.
Authorities say it happened north of Opelousas in a field off of Pavy road. The pipe could be as large as a 36 inch pipe according to Bill Fontenot, St. Landry Parish President.
Opelousas police arrested three men Tuesday after a search warrant turned up over a pound and a half of marijuana along with oxycontin and lortab pills.
The Opelousas Board of Aldermen unanimously voted Tuesday night to again have its Budget Committee take up a proposal by Mayor Donald Cravins Sr. to reduce the salaries of the aldermen and mayor.
A Morgan City man has been arrested in St. Landry Parish after he allegedly burned a 2-year-old girl's feet in scalding water on Mardi Gras.
Few details emerged from a closed-door Opelousas City Court custody hearing for the 16-year-old accused of killing a 5-year-old boy in February, though the 16-year-old was ordered back to detention.
He worked as a secret agent for the city's federal administrator. From 1958 to 1960, when this show was on the air, ABC had several successful detective dramas.
Leroy Benavidez, 30, 312 Jessamine Street Laferia, Texas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule III Drugs 2)Disturbing the Peace by Fighting 3)Disturbing the Peace by Intoxication The Opelousas Police Department responded to 169 complaints in the past 48 hour period.