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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.
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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.
City Marshal Paul Mouton tells The Daily World that he's added 8 reserve marshals and they are patrolling the city from 6-10 p.m. each night.
This Faces and Places of Acadiana takes us to Opelousas and the Jim Bowie Oak Tree on Landry St. that still stands near his house with a courtyard dedicated to him.
Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will vote this month on a fee hike that would help the school's Office of Transportation Services purchase new buses and expand transportation options.
Already accused of placing the weapon that killed 5-year-old Jon'Qualon Pitre last week underneath the boy's home, a 16-year-old Opelousas boy is now charged with pulling the trigger.
Olive Baptist Church of Big Cane, 1880 La. 361, will be having its Lords Supper Service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
The boards of trustees for the four state retirement systems would like to thank state Sen. Elbert Guillory, of Opelousas, for his continuing efforts to ensure that Louisiana's public servants have a reliable and meaningful retirement benefit upon compleA tion of their careers.
Scott Police are investigating a possible mobile meth lab in the Scott Oaks Plaza parking lot.
A barbecue fly-in will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ahart Field, the parish airport located on Airport Road, La.
7 p.m. Crowley High School Drama Club presents "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Richard R. George and produced by special arrangements with Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Ill.