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Broadcaster to emcee banquet
Deanna Lejeune, 2014 chairman of the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce board, has announced that local broadcaster Ian Auzenne will serve as this year's master of ceremonies for the Chamber's annual banquet and awards program.
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Opelousas library will share multimedia story of Orphan Train
The story of Orphan Train will come to life Tuesday in words, pictures and music at the Opelousas Public Library.
Library proposal lives
Bruce Gaudin has a message for St. Landry Parish: The last page of the parish library proposal has not been turned.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
St. Landry officials looking for missing elderly man
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing elderly male.
Council seeks applicants for boards
The St. Landry Parish Council will be appointing or reappointing people to a number of boards and commissions, and interested individuals are urged to apply.
FUR to put on pet adoption day this Saturday
FUR, Friends Underwriting Rescues, will host an adoption day Saturday at the St. Landry Animal Shelter with a St. Patrick's Day theme.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Coalition asks board to support proposed St. Landry library tax
The St. Landry Parish School Board agreed Thursday to consider a request from a group seeking support for a proposed parish-wide library system funded by a property tax.
Bypassing DA offices, some boards can pay big bucks for special counsel
After paying zilch for nearly 20 years for legal services provided by the District Attorney's Office, the Lafayette Parish School Board faces a hit to its budget in the coming year as it plans to hire its own general counsel .
St. Landry authorities investigate gas pipeline explosion
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.
Ville Platte woman taken in on warrant
The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Warrants Division, with assistance of Louisiana State Police Troop I and the St. Landry Sheriff Office, served an arrest warrant Wednesday on Holly Richard, 34, of Johnson Road in Ville Ville Platte.
Investigation continues into St. Landry house fire
Investigation continues into the cause of a fire that claimed the lives of an elderly couple in St. Landry Parish.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Two arrested in St Landry meth bust
On March 10, 2014, Kaysie Miskell and Jason Leblanc were both arrested by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Detectives.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Officials push for grant to pay for access road
Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez said he and other parish officials had some success in pressing Ascension's case in Washington, D.C. for a federal grant to build a key road to Lamar-Dixon Expo Center .
Entries sought for Spring for Art contest
Student artists will have a chance to show off their artistic creations and possibly win cash prizes during the Third Annual Spring for Art Exhibit and Competition.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Those interested in submitting upcoming events, achievements or awards should email email@example.com or fax to 337-943-7067.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Olive Baptist Church of Big Cane, 1880 La. 361, will be having its Lords Supper Service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Things to do
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.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Opelousas convenience store manager, clerk arrested for selling synthetic marijuana
For the second time in as many years, police cars converged on the Circle K convenience store, known locally as Fast Way One Food Mart, at 708 E. Vine St. in Opelousas.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Opelousas convenience store investigation leads to arrest
St. Landry Parish authorities arrested an Opelousas man for the illegal sale of alcohol to minors and the distribution of synthetic marijuana.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
House fire kills couple
An early morning house fire killed a married couple but spared the three teenage girls in their care.