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St. Landry council OKs budgets, legal journals
Parish government took control of the CAA and fired longtime director Donald Robinson last year after an internal audit revealed deficits for several agency-run programs.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Weekend crash in St. Landry claims life of girl, 11
An 11-year-old girl has died from injuries she received in a traffic crash on Saturday in St. Landry Parish, State Police said Tuesday.
Help needed for 'Make a Difference Day'
Friday is the longest day of the year, and volunteers will use that extra daylight to take on community improvement projects throughout St. Landry Parish as part of the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way's "Make a Difference Day."
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Cleco donates fans to local councils on aging
As the summer heats up, air conditioner units begin to work harder to keep homes cool.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ascension solicits input on sewer plan
Ascension Parish officials hope to give information out and get some in return during a pair of public meetings this week regarding a proposed parishwide sewer project.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Horse riders, St. Landry officials prep for party
Members of Kountry Bunnies, an organization whose Memorial Day weekend trail-riding event was halted for fear of violence, on Friday prepared to host hundreds of people for a three-day party expected to include up to 400 horse riders Sunday on a five-mile jaunt.
For more information, call 212-6075. Faith House, a local women's shelter for victims of domestic violence, will host "Junk in Your Trunk," a community-wide garage sale Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cajun Field in Lafayette.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Around Ascension for June 14, 2013
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- David Mitchell, Darlene Denstorff, and Bret McCormick, from left, at The Advocate's River Parishes Bureau in Gonzales on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Family Counseling Agency Transition
After decades of remarkable and valuable service to central Louisiana, on June 6, 2013, the Board of Directors for the Family Counseling Agency was forced to cease operations of the FCA.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
CASA to host annual Kids Benefit Brunch Thursday
Court Appointed Special Advocates of St. Landry will host its fourth annual CASA Kids Benefit Brunch Thursday with food, entertainment and education.
U.S. Attorney's Office donates $20,800 worth of phones to St. Landry Sheriff's Office
A new centralized headquarters for the sheriff's office is taking shape in Opelousas and a donation from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Louisiana is making that move a little less costly.
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Judge rules St. Landry's Richard ineligible for seat
A district judge Tuesday ordered embattled St. Landry Parish School Board member Quincy Richard to vacate his long-held seat.
Economic director aims to build relationships
A new name and logo are in the works for the St. Landry Economic and Industrial Development District.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Judge to rule on whether to oust official
A state district judge is expected to issue a ruling sometime later this week on whether a St. Landry Parish School Board member should be removed from office.
St. Landry considers hiring facility consultant
St. Landry Parish school officials are considering hiring a consultant to develop a comprehensive plan for repairing the school system's aging structures.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
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From the Files ... June 1938
From files of The Eunice News June 1938 Fourteen St. Edmund graduates received diplomas.
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Church Point buggy fest rolling, but losing steam
Based on the small crowd Friday night and mid-Saturday afternoon, the 31st annual Church Point Buggy Festival may be a victim of its own success.
Church Point Buggy Festival comes to a close
Folks were in Church Point this weekend to celebrate what used to be a common form of travel here in south Louisiana.
St. Landry school board approves superintendent contract
The St. Landry Parish School Board approved a contract for newly elected Superintendent Edward Brown at Thursday's regular meeting.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
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Local Hostess properties being sold through bankruptcy case
Eight former Hostess Brand properties in Louisiana -- including buildings and land in Lafayette, Opelousas and New Iberia -- are being offered for sale through the company's bankruptcy proceedings.