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  1. Opelousas Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police answered 111 calls in the past 24 hours. The following person where charged and booked during that time: 1. Clifton J. Johnson 31 yrs.

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  2. 2017 Lsu DT target Marvin Wilson 'impressed' by TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    ... me, it seems like he's the best coach for me." "I love watching LSU because majority of my whole family is from Opelousas and Lafayette, so they always tell me 'LSU' and pump it down my throat every time I see 'em. ... My mom doesn't care where I ...

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  3. Counterfeit cash, drugs, guns recovered after hotel parking lot shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... responded to a call of shots fired. When they arrived at the scene they arrested the men who are all from the Opelousas-area. While investigating, police found blood on the ground. They learned a fourth man from Shreveport was shot in the hand ...

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  4. Brad Boyd takes over as OHS coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily World

    When former St. Thomas More and UL sharpshooter Brad Boyd came to Opelousas High prior to last season, there were thoughts and plans about one day becoming the Tigers' head boys basketball coach. Brad Boyd takes over as OHS coach When former St. Thomas More and UL sharpshooter Brad Boyd came to Opelousas High prior to last season, there were thoughts and plans about one day becoming the Tigers' head boys basketball coach.

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  5. Cutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police answered 124 calls in the past 24 hours. The Following person where charged and booked during that time.

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  6. Courtesy the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office -- Jeremy James AuthorleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... a helicopter to go offshore, Capt. John Babin with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office said. Authorlee, of Opelousas, is accused of firing multiple shots at Lyons with a handgun at about 4:10 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Marigny Circle, ...

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  7. St. Landry School Board hosting teacher job fair June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry School Board is hosting a teacher job fair on Monday June 1 at the St. Landry Parish Federal Resource Center located at 1013 Creswell Lane in Opelousas from 9:00 am - noon. Certified teachers in elementary, middle school, and high school areas are needed.

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  8. Opelousas photographer giving back to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    She's offering her services for free to children and adults with special needs and the program is named "One Good Shot: The Chelsea and Camille Project". Colligan says it all started after speaking to another mother of a special needs child.

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  9. Opelousas daily arrest reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police answered 127 calls in the past 24 hours. The Following person where charged and booked during that time.

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  10. Lafayette man convicted in Opelousas armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    A Lafayette man who brandished a semi-automatic pistol to rob at least one Opelousas pedestrian of a small amount of money was convicted Wednesday of a count of armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. It took the jury almost three hours to convict Lloyd Richardson, 47, who was on trial for robbing Fletcher Duplechan and Patrick Layssard in separate incidents just minutes apart as both stood near the South Railroad Street area on Dec. 10, 2013.

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  11. Evangeline Downs sets up for $300,000 Turf SprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... on the program. They include the $100,000 Evangeline Mile, a main track event for 3-year-olds and up; the $100,000 Opelousas Stakes, a 1-1/16 mile test for fillies and mares on the turf course; the $70,000 Lafayette Stakes, a seven-furlong dirt ...

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  12. Still time to register for welding, HVAC, PI courses in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Welding - June 8 to July 22, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6 -9 p.m. at SLCC's T.H. Harris Campus in Opelousas. This course is for anyone interested in learning to weld. The appropriate level of welding will be offered according to the ...

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  13. St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Jennifer Hooks, age 30, 198 Suzanne Dejean Dr., Opelousas, LA, possession of schedule III drugs w/intent to distribute, introduction of contraband-penal institute, possession of schedule IV drugs. Danielle Nicole Dupre, age 26, 195 Arthur Daigle Loop, Church Point, LA, driving while intoxicated - 1st offense, careless operation, no driver's license.

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  14. Opelousas man sentenced to 15 months in prison after leaving a Lake Charles halfway houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An Opelousas man was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 months in prison after leaving a Lake Charles halfway house without permission. Christopher James Courvelle, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi, Stephanie A. Finley, United States attorney, said in a news release.

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  15. Julie EmersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Julie Emerson announced Tuesday that she will challenge incumbent Stephen Ortego for the state House of Representatives seat for District 39 in October's election. Emerson, a 27-year-old small business owner, will officially announce the start to her campaign Tuesday night to represent Carencro, Scott, Ossun and parts of Opelousas and Lafayette.

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  16. Turf Sprint Highlights Action At Evangeline Downs This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... on the program. They include the $100,000 Evangeline Mile, a main track event for 3-year-olds and up; the $100,000 Opelousas Stakes, a 1-1/16 mile test for fillies and mares on the turf course; the $70,000 Lafayette Stakes, a seven-furlong dirt ...

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  17. Opelousas man sentenced to 15 months for leaving halfway houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to leaving a Lake Charles halfway house without permission. U.S. District Court Judge Patricia Minaldi also sentenced Christopher James Courvelle, 45, to three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said.

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  18. Opelousas brings Louisiana flavor to nation's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Daily World

    Russell Williams and his fellow marching band members from Opelousas High School didn't have an easy time making it to Washington to play in Monday's Memorial Day Parade. Opelousas brings Louisiana flavor to nation's capital Russell Williams and his fellow marching band members from Opelousas High School didn't have an easy time making it to Washington to play in Monday's Memorial Day Parade.

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  19. A sixth candidate runs for District 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Daily World

    A sixth candidate runs for District 40 Veteran Opelousas councilman Charles declares his intentions Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Joe Charles has worked in the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department for 22 years. The former Opelousas City Council member-at-large lost his bid for re-election in November.

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  20. Memorial Day Flag Pole DedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Daily World

    Memorial Day Flag Pole Dedication Flag pole dedication at Opelousas Civic Center Check out this story on dailyworld.com: The photographs of the five St. Landry Parish servicemen killed in action during the Iraqi War are displayed as they and other military personnel killed during the war in Vietnam were honored at the Memorial Day flag pole dedication held at the Opelousas Civic Center. the re-dedication of the flag pole, that was donated by Bobby Dupre and Joe Fred Godchaux, was also in remembrance of all who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and their families.

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