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Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert wondered about the fate of his chicken dojo and poultry jousting during a segment on his show making fun of the Louisiana's Legislature's rejection of a "chicken boxing" amendment to an anti-cockfighting bill.
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Jerry R. Matte, age 26, 2321 Mills Rd., Lafayette, La, driving while intoxicated - 2nd offense, improper lane useage, hit and run, interfering with the duties of State Police, failure to secure registration, resisting an officer, no drivers license on person, arrested by Louisiana State Police.
The Seventh Annual Cycle Zydeco bicycle tour begins on Thursday morning at Hotel Acadiana in Lafayette.
Consuela Montgomery, 21, 314 Malapart Road, Lafayette 1)Principle 2)2nd Degree Cruelty to a Juvenile 3)Disturbing the Peace by Fighting Herman Johnson, 28, 717 Perrault Street, Opelousas 1)Theft of Goods 2)No Proof of Liability Insurance 3)Suspended Driver's License The Opelousas Police Department responded to 84 complaints in the past 24 hour ... (more)
Innov8 Lafayette, a festival geared towards creativity, entrepreneurship and of course innovation is in its third year.
In anticipation of many visitors in the near future, volunteers at the St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial placed hundreds of engraved paving bricks on the Walk of Remembrance that leads to the monument on Tuesday.
"Harriet St.Amant recently wrote of two types of Yankees - Yankees and Damn Yankees - prompting me to interject that there is a third - 'Recovering Yankee.'
State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, is photographed by his chair in the Louisiana Senate chamber on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Festival International de Louisiane will begin Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, and continue through Sunday, April 27, 2014.
In celebration of National Hospital Week, Opelousas General Health System will host its Seventh Annual Community Health Fair from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at OGHS' South Campus, 3983 I-49 S. Service Road in Opelousas.
A House committee has approved legislation that would prohibit the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from forcing school systems that score A, B or C on the state accountability system to accept charter schools.
Carter Bertrand is an outgoing 3-year-old with a ready smile and a seemingly tremendous joy for life.
One successful month into a simple purchase, an agreement among the Opelousas City Court, Opelousas City Marshal's Office and Opelousas Police Department is already paying dividends.
You have through Friday to get your hands on a rain barrel at a discounted price.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has made a positive identification on the deceased attacker who was involved in the home invasion on Story Lane, Opelousas on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Opelousas General Health System has become the first hospital in the state to offer a new heart procedure that holds great hope for improving patients' lives.