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  1. St. Landry Parish Council member resigns seat amid residency questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    Fekisha Miller-Matthews, who has represented District 3 on the council since 2007, said she was resigning from parish government due to family and career considerations, according to a release issued by St. Landry Clerk of Court Charles Jagneaux. In the release, Miller-Matthews says she has informed Secretary of State Tom Schedler of her decision to resign effective immediately.

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  2. Lafayette arrest report for March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    MITCHELL PAUL ADAMS: 55, of the 100 block of Lana Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on six counts of warrant/bench warrant.

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  3. Opelousas man killed in early morning shooting; suspecte arrested in slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    The fatal shooting of a 44-year-old Opelousas man on Common Street early Tuesday led to the arrest later that morning of De'Angelo Rubin, 20, according to the Opelousas Police Department. Police reported arresting Rubin, also of Opelousas, about 9 a.m., just hours after the 3 a.m. slaying of Kenric Jerome Castille.

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  4. Lafayette man indicted in January shooting death of Opelousas manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Lafayette man accused in the Jan. 10 shooting death of an Opelousas man was charged Wednesday with a count of second-degree murder. A parish grand jury handed down the indictment against Moses Derrick Arceneaux, 29, of 112 Latin Drive, who is accused of fatally shooting 32-year-old Marcus Aggison.

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  5. Clay Higgins, the a Cajun John Wayne,a now a Lafayette City Marshal reserve deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by KATC -- Clay Higgins, left, took the oath of office to become a Lafayette Marshal by Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope on Wednesday. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Capt.

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  6. Two killed in separate wrecks, other Acadiana Crime Blotter news for Monday, March 14, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Lafayette teenager riding in the front seat of a car was killed Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash on La. 31 at Cypress Island Extension Road in St. Martin Parish.

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  7. One dead in St. Landry Parish crash early SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    One person died in a single-vehicle crash on La. 31 at Little Teche Road in St. Landry Parish early Sunday, officials said.

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    Mar 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    REFAEY: 25, of the 3600 block of Kaliste Salom Road, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace intoxicated; two counts of entry on or remaining in plac; and two counts of resisting an officer.

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  9. Smiley: Altar comedianRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    When I was a third- or fourth-grader at Holy Name of Mary School in Algiers, I became an altar boy, like all good Catholic schoolboys. Back in those days, worshippers received Communion by kneeling at the altar railing.

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  10. Opelousas man on bicycle struck, killed Thursday night in St. LandryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    An Opelousas bicyclist was killed Thursday night in St. Landry Parish after a driver struck him from behind, according to State Police. John Rideaux, 67, was bicycling north on La.

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    Mar 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered the owners of Billy's Boudin & Cracklins LLC to pay its employees over $100,000 in back pay, and has fined the company with stores in three Acadiana locations cities over $25,000, officials said Monday. The boudin and cracklins are made and sold at stores owned by William "Billy" Frey II and Patsy Frey.

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  12. Crashes in Evangeline, St. Mary parishes leave two men dead SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    The first fatal crash occurred around 4:50 p.m. on LA 104 Near LA 103 in Evangeline Parish when a truck driven by Demetrius Bergeron, 19, of Ville Platte, left the roadway and overturned. Begeron was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, police said in a news release.

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  13. Three arrested in St. Landry Parish in effort to curb gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    As part of an enhanced effort to curb shooting incidents, Opelousas police on Wednesday arrested three men accused of illegally firing guns within the city limits, and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man in an earlier incident outside city limits. Joseph K. Papillion, 20, and David Savoy, 21, were arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday in relation to several shots fired near a school in The Hill area of Opelousas south of U.S. 190 and west of Interstate 49, according to the Opelousas Police Department.

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  14. Smiley: Jingle jangle morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Bo Bienvenu, of Prairieville, says, "The mention by Sonny Harris of slow church collections reminded me of the late 1950s at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. "In those days most of the money in the baskets was coins.

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  15. New bicycle route to join north, south Opelousas, give riders a scenic view through the historic cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- A planned bicycle path will connect riders fromm Market Street to Liberty Street via West Cherry Street, pictured here Wednesday, February 24, 2016, in Opelousas, La. A bicycle path will soon be marked off through Opelousas--beginning and ending at North and South City Parks.

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  16. Man accused in Sunset killing rampage in August enters guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Harrison Lee Riley Jr., the man charged with killing Sunset Police Officer Henry Nelson and Shameka Johnson and injuring three others Aug. 26, is escorted out of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse following a hearing Wednesday, September 23, 2015, in Opelousas, La. Police Officer Henry Nelson, left, and Shameka Johnson were killed Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, when a man went on a stabbing and shooting rampage in the St. Landry town of Sunset.

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  17. UNO game at SLU gets postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Because of severe weather conditions Tuesday, Southeastern Louisiana postponed Tuesday's scheduled men's basketball game against UNO to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the University Center. Wednesday's game is the Pink Game dedicated to breast cancer awareness and fans are encouraged to wear pink.

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  18. Photos: Behind the scenes with Capt. Clay Higgins while filming a Crimestoppers segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Capt. Clay Higgins, spokesperson for the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, takes on his signature while speaking into the camera as he and law enforcement personnel from various agencies and black community leaders create a video asking for the public's help in bringing members of the Gremlins street gang to justice Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Public Safety Complex in Opelousas, La.

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  19. Photos: Behind the scenes with Capt. Clay Higgins while filming a Crimestoppers segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Capt. Clay Higgins, spokesperson for the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, takes on his signature while speaking into the camera as he and law enforcement personnel from various agencies and black community leaders create a video asking for the public's help in bringing members of the Gremlins street gang to justice Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Public Safety Complex in Opelousas, La.

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  20. Opelousas man accused of two armed robberies apprehended in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    An Opelousas man apprehended in Houston last week returned to Louisiana on Tuesday to face counts of armed robbery in both Opelousas and Washington. Charles Guidry, 25, of 711 Guidry St., is accused in the Jan. 22 armed robbery of an Opelousas Valero convenience store and another later that night in Washington, according to a news release from the Opelousas Police Department.

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