Opelousas Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 2 wanted for shooting that injured 1 in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The shooting happened around 5:58 p.m. Thursday on Mouton Street. Officers arrived at the scene and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the right arm.

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  2. Opelousas man arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Attorney General Jeff Landry's office, Justin Matthew Hanchett was arrested on 108 counts of sexual abuse images/videos of children. This arrest was a result of a joint investigation between the AG's Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security investigations, and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Remembering downtown's Elbow RoomRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Daily World

    Remembering downtown's Elbow Room Your could place bets, too, at this favorite Opelousas watering hole. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: I was walking to the courthouse in downtown Opelousas the other day, being very careful to obey our "Walk/Don't Walk" signs, when I passed that part of Court Street where a cocktail lounge known as the "Elbow Room" used to stand.

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

    May 26, 2017 | Daily World

    See who was arrested in Opelousas The following people were arrested May 25, 2017.

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  5. St. Landry deputies seize pot, cashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Enforcement Team spent 18 months on an investigation that netted 10 pounds of marijuana and $4,000 cash. According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Enforcement Team the Highway Interdiction Team K-9 unit, with assistance from the Opelousas Police Department, worked on the case.

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  6. Remembering early dance hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Daily World

    ... The once popular Bradford's White Eagle Club in Opelousas was a stopping off point for many of the popular musical entertainers from the '50s and '60s. From Bayou Lafourche to the Cajun Prairie, many of them now stand in decadent solitude, strangled ...

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  7. Entrepreneur didn't forget his hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Daily World

    The Opelousas Civic Center was abuzz with activity Sunday as the city of Opelousas played host to the Louisiana Model Search 2017, with close to 500 model hopefuls taking part in the event. Entrepreneur didn't forget his hometown The Opelousas Civic Center was abuzz with activity Sunday as the city of Opelousas played host to the Louisiana Model Search 2017, with close to 500 model hopefuls taking part in the event.

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  8. Memorial Day Ceremony St. Landry Parish Veterans MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... at the cemetery, and flags will be presented to family members in attendance. Music will be provided by the Opelousas Community Choir. There will be a 21 gun salute and the playing of taps, followed by the reading of the roll call of those who gave ...

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  9. Inaugural Cops for Kids event held in Opelousas todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Junior Snyder Allstate Insurance Agency teamed up with the Opelousas Police Department, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office and the St. Landry Parish School Board to host the first annual COPS for KIDS event.

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  10. 2 people killed in separate crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Daily World

    ... he was wearing a seat belt, the release states, he sustained critical injuries in the crash. He was transported to Opelousas General where he later died of his injuries. Impairment was not known to be a factor in the crash, but toxicology samples ...

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  11. Jennings woman, Delhi man die in 2 separate crashes in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... side of the road and hit a tree Henson was wearing a seat belt but suffered critical injuries. He was taken to Opelousas General Hospital where he later died. Authorities do not know if Henson was impaired at the time of the crash but routine ...

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  12. Opelousas man indicted in 2013 cold case murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Daily World

    A St. Landry Parish grand jury indicted a man for the 2013 cold case murder of Norris Truitt, 24, in Opelousas. Opelousas man indicted in 2013 cold case murder A St. Landry Parish grand jury indicted a man for the 2013 cold case murder of Norris Truitt, 24, in Opelousas.

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  13. Meet the first woman to own a car dealership in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Daily World

    Ever wonder what things were first in a community, or who was the first doing what? I do. And in fact one of my Opelousas books is all about that.

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  14. Will downtown Opelousas finally get a makeover?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Daily World

    A bill making its way through the state legislature will provide the driving force and tools needed to begin significant revitalization of the heart of Opelousas. Will downtown Opelousas finally get a makeover? A bill making its way through the state legislature will provide the driving force and tools needed to begin significant revitalization of the heart of Opelousas.

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  15. Police capture inmate who escaped Opelousas city jail Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Sgt. Kerry Sam Jr. said Alvin Joseph Jr. escaped from the jail around 10 p.m. Monday and was caught by Opelousas Police just after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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  16. DA: Opelousas man indicted for 2013 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Diovanni is accusing of shooting Truit at about midnight near the intersection of Park Avenue and Frilot Street in Opelousas. Truit, 24, was shot once in the chest. he was transported to Opelousas General, where he was pronounced dead. Lafountain ...

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  17. Opelousas trustee walks off work detailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... on juvenile crime. As the school year comes to an end, police say they are seeing an increase in youth crime. An Opelousas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night. Travis Roberts, 31, was riding a bicycle on Railroad Avenue when he ...

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  18. Hurricane Week: What the experts expect this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... as officers respond to an "incident", amid reports on social media of explosions, The UK Independent reports. An Opelousas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night. Travis Roberts, 31, was riding a bicycle on Railroad Avenue when he ...

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... on juvenile crime. As the school year comes to an end, police say they are seeing an increase in youth crime. An Opelousas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night. Travis Roberts, 31, was riding a bicycle on Railroad Avenue when he ...

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  20. Discussion held on the forecast of healthcare in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Panelist included Katie Hevert, CFO, University Hospitals and clinics, Brian Burt Southwest Louisiana Health Education Centers, Linda Hawkins, and the League of women voters of Louisiana. An Opelousas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night.

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