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  1. See who was arrested in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily World

    See who was arrested in Opelousas These people were arrested in St. Landry Parish Oct. 12-14, 2018.

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  2. A Look Ahead: Whata s happening in Acadiana this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... information, including the full Rice Festival schedule, click here . If you'd like to help save a historic home in Opelousas, volunteers are needed to help with clean-up at La Garconniere. The home was taken over by the state Trust for Historic ...

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  3. Spirits arise for 16th annual St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas will hold their annual cemetery tours and historical reenactments this October to all those interested in learning the history of eight former residents at eternal rest in the cemetery. KATC's Abby Breidenbach was LIVE last Friday at St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery convening with organizers and a few spirits about the tours.

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  4. Have you Heard of the Opelousas Massacre of 1868 where Black Folks...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | L.A. Watts Times

    St. Landry Parish now has its first symbols of the Opelousas Massacre, a little-known racial clash in 1868 that claimed dozens of African-American lives. On the conflict's 150th anniversary, archA ivist and genealogist Marie Marcel gave certificates to current member of families who survived the event.

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  5. Here's what's coming up around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Daily World

    Here's what's coming up around town Don't miss these local events! Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Oct. 11: Opelousas Farmer's Market at the Farmer's Market Pavilion from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. You can discover bounties of homegrown fruits, vegetables, preserves, jellies and more. Oct. 11: Caring Hands Grand Opening at 5 to 7 p.m. Come enjoy refreshments and door prizes as we open the new Christian boutique.

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  6. 7 new photos from Life in St. LandryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Daily World

    The cyclist was taken to Opelousas General Health System with undetermined injuries. St. Landry-Evangeline United Way representatives host a luncheon for Boogie Ball fundraiser.

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  7. Plaisance elementary in Opelousas closed Thursday due to ruptured pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Plaisance Elementary School in Opelousas will be closed Thursday, October 4, 2018, due to a ruptured pipe on the Plaisance Water System.

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  8. Festival de la Grande EgliseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Festival de la Grande Eglise will be held at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas on October 6th from 9AM - 4 PM The Melville Police Department says they have recovered a vehicle stolen out of Ascension Parish.

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  9. Noble Plastics gets proactive, predictive with Industry 4.0Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Plastics News

    ... its two Louisiana facilities - the 36,000-square-foot Grand Coteau headquarters and a 77,000-square-foot site in Opelousas - a digital network links automated injection molding machines from Austria's Engel Holding GmbH and Germany's Arburg GmbH ...

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  10. Opelousas attorney to receive Leaders inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Daily World

    The award is presented annually to outstanding individuals or couples from each of the eight parishes of CFA's primary service area who have made a philanthropic impact in their communities. Opelousas attorney to receive Leaders in Philanthropy Award The award is presented annually to outstanding individuals or couples from each of the eight parishes of CFA's primary service area who have made a philanthropic impact in their communities.

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  11. What became of the Ringrose family?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily World

    What became of the Ringrose family? We recently talked about the Ringrose family that lived in Opelousas for about 50 years. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: It'll soon be harder to find news from The Daily World on Facebook.

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  12. Equine Sales Company Catalog Released for October SaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Blood Horse

    Equine Sales Company has announced a catalog of 134 head for its upcoming Opening Yearling and Mixed Sale to be held Sunday, October 28, at 12 noon in Opelousas, Louisiana. The sale company is still accepting supplements, so the catalog is likely to grow before the auction.

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  13. Emergency water line repair on College Avenue in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Please be advised that Opelousas Public Work and construction crews are currently engaged in the repair of the City Water Line located College Ave in the Greenwood neighborhood area. Initial assessment of the damaged water line determined that the water main pressure had fallen below the recommended psi requirements and emergency repair work was needed.

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  14. Hope for Opelousas celebrates mentoring, tutoring program expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Monday, Hope for Opelousas celebrated the expansion of its mentoring and tutoring programs for students in first through third grade. "It's really crucial for a child to be able to read by the third grade.

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  15. Lafayette's first medical marijuana clinic holds grand opening Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... who owns the new clinic. Dr. Chad Rossitter, a nephrologist who also owns Nephrology Center of Excellence in Opelousas is Louisiana's only master certified medical marijuana physician. Total Health Clinic(THC), is open to the public and walk-ins are ...

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  16. Google+Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily World

    Officers with the Opelousas Police Department at the scene of an accident involving a bicycle and an 18 wheeler that occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday at the intersection on Landry and Lombard Streets in downtown Opelousas. The cyclist was taken to Opelousas General Health System with undetermined injuries.

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  17. Tuskegee Airmen Charles Clifford Chenier laid to rest Saturday in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Opelousas native Charles Clifford Chenier was laid to rest Saturday during funeral services at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Opelousas. Chenier is most remembered as one of the last surviving "Red Tail" Tuskegee airmen who served in the 332nd fighter group during World War II.

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  18. Crime Stoppers - St. Landry Parish home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Det. James Bergeron of the St. Landry Sheriff's Office returns to Crime Stoppers and is asking for your help in solving a home burglary in the Opelousas area. The owner of the property reported that he has been away for three weeks then returned home to find that he was a victim of a burglary.

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  19. Bicyclist injured in Opelousas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to a spokeswoman with the police department, the bicyclist was taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

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  20. Motion to quash Opelousas mayor's indictment denied by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A motion to quash, or void an indictment against Opelousas Major Reggie Tatum was denied by a district judge this afternoon. The mayor and his attorney had hoped to have the indictment thrown out due to alleged bias within the district attorney's office.

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