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  1. Man accused of scamming seniorMan accused of scamming seniorSeniors...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Daily World

    ... man has been charged with thefts of assets from an aged person after he allegedly scammed an elderly man in Opelousas. Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow said the victim, a senior citizen, had been shopping at an Opelousas business when someone ...

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  2. J.S. Clark students to gather in OctoberJ.S. Clark students to gather ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Daily World

    J.S. Clark, the former black high school in Opelousas, turned out more than its share of successful men and women who will assemble Oct. 16-18 for their annual reunion.

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  3. Bench warrantsBench warrantsThe following individuals failed to...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Daily World

    Bench warrants The following individuals failed to appear in the Opelousas City Court Aug. 11 and 14. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: The following individuals failed to appear in the Opelousas City Court Aug. 11 and 14. As a result, bench warrants have been ... (more)

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  4. Opelousas Man Booked on Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas man is behind bars on drug charges. Police say Friday, the Opelousas Police Department's Special Operation Unit investigated the 1100 block of Hayward Street after getting tip about illegal narcotics in the area.

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  5. Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 16, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    ... home is located on the same roadway on which Rozas and West live, Trahan said. The male victim was transported to Opelousas General for cuts to his back and hands, injuries that are not life-threatening, Trahan said. Members of the Eunice Marshal's ...

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  6. Two arrested in violent home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... his back and hands. He was transported to Eunice Memorial Hospital where he was stabilized and transferred to an Opelousas Hospital. His injuries are considered to be nonlife threatening. Melancon stated that West and Rozas have been placed in the ...

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  7. Training center plans move forwardTraining center plans move...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Daily World

    ... it was also set aside for a number of special projects, including a $619,000 state-of-the-art ladder truck for the Opelousas Fire Department fleet. The largest of those special projects is a proposed training facility to be located near the parish ...

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  8. School starts Wednesday; police urge safetySchool starts Wednesday;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Daily World

    ... In this Daily World file photo Officer Martin McLendon of the Opelousas Police Department shakes hands with Cameron Bob as he arrives at South Street Elementary on his the first day of the school year. Making sure that Cameron, who was a ...

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  9. Barbecue Festival coming in SeptemberBarbecue Festival coming in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Daily World

    ... to benefit the Yambilee building. The festival will be held on the former Yambilee grounds on the west side of Opelousas and sounds much like the former Yambilee Festival. That festival for decades served as one of Louisiana's premier agriculture ...

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  10. Where did law restricting constables and JPs originate? Who knows: Jeremy AlfordRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2013 | NOLA.com

    ... But that grandfather clause was removed this session through legislation passed by state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. In one of the oddest twists to emerge from the session, Guillory told me the Louisiana Justices of the Peace and Constables ...

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  11. Should there be a mandatory retirement age for justices of the peace, constables?Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | NOLA.com

    ... sets age 70 as the mandatory retirement for justices and constables. Sponsored by state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, the regulation removed a grandfather clause that allowed officials 70 and older elected before 2006 to remain in office. ...

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  12. Photos: LSU Fan Day 2014, Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Carl Maddox Field HouseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Advocate

    ... Day at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus Sunday. Holman, from Opelousas, was at Fan Day with his wife Kelli and son Lucas, 8 and daughter Kaitlyn. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Landon ...

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  13. Anna Simmons announces bid for judge seatAnna Simmons announces bid...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | Daily World

    Former Opelousas Mayor and attorney Anna C. Simmons has announced she will be a candidate for the office of Opelousas City Judge in this fall's election Anna Simmons announces bid for judge seat Former Opelousas Mayor and attorney Anna C. Simmons has announced she will be a candidate for the office of Opelousas City Judge in this fall's election ... (more)

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  14. Class a CDL Otr Truck Driver - 3+ Months Exp AcceptedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | Monster.com

    ... for use of our website. Now Hiring Company Truck Drivers Hiring Class A Drivers that live with in 50 Miles of Opelousas, LA! Class A CDL Required Must Meet One of the Following Experience Requirements: 3+ Months Exp in Last 6 Months 6+ Months Exp in ...

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  15. Parish considers land use planningParish considers land use...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Daily World

    ... will contact several firms to discuss plans, Billes may have a leg up on most of them. It handled the planning for Opelousas' zoning ordinance and a number of years ago did some preliminary work on a parish plan. That earlier work for the parish ...

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  16. Discover masterful story on a Mona Lisa,a di VinciRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Advocate

    ... Katie-Lee faces down many of them, bringing us along for a zany, yet emotional, ride. Ken Wheaton gets back to his Opelousas roots with a quick and cathartic read. It's perfect for the beach; the surf will drown out the sound of you laughing to ...

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  17. Festival royalty combines grit and graceFestival royalty combines...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Daily World

    ... Ms. Opelousas Spice and Music Festival Queen Jackie Gradnigo, second from left, is surrounded by visiting queens as they tour the Opelousas Museum ...

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  18. A family moves in, and tries to move onA family moves in, and tries...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Daily World

    ... Trusties from the Opelousas City Jail unload a refrirgerator to a residence the Varis children, their cousins and aunt Melissa Fontenot now call home. Since ...

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  19. New law forces almost 200 justices of the peace, constables into retirementRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | NOLA.com

    ... of 70. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Elbert Guillory during the 2014 session, took effect Aug. 1. Guillory, R-Opelousas, amended a 2008 rule that created the mandatory retirement age yet allowed officials who were elected before 2006 to ...

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  20. Second road project comes in under estimateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Daily World

    ... of Youngsville, $16.2 million; Elliott Construction of Grand Coteau, $15.2 million; and Prairie Contractors of Opelousas, $13.2 million. Fontenot said the parish will bid out four more sets of projects over the coming year to address a total of 472 ...

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