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  1. Schools, police event canceled for weather concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Daily World

    Several schools and events will be closed on Tuesday as freezing rain and ice is expected to be in the Opelousas area that morning. Schools, police event canceled for weather concerns Several schools and events will be closed on Tuesday as freezing rain and ice is expected to be in the Opelousas area that morning.

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  2. Franks Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily World

    Shouts of throw me something mister echoed down Landry Street as hundreds braved the cold to watch the Half Fast Krewe of Frank's Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday. FRANKS MARDI GRAS Shouts of throw me something mister echoed down Landry Street as hundreds braved the cold to watch the Half Fast Krewe of Frank's Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday.

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  3. Police: No problems with Mardi Gras paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Daily World

    The city of Opelousas' Mardi Gras parade on Sunday went off without a hitch, according to police chief Donald Thompson. Police: No problems with Mardi Gras parade The city of Opelousas' Mardi Gras parade on Sunday went off without a hitch, according to police chief Donald Thompson.

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  4. Escaped man still on loose, city marshal saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Daily World

    Opelousas city marshal Paul Mouton said that the search continues for an escaped man who has been charged with attempted murder. Escaped man still on loose, city marshal says Opelousas city marshal Paul Mouton said that the search continues for an escaped man who has been charged with attempted murder.

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  5. Mounted Mardi Gras parade delights spectatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily World

    Mounted Mardi Gras parade delights spectators Opelousas' first carival parade of its kind goes off without a hitch Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Horses numbering in tbe hundreds make their way down Vine Street in the first Mardi Gras parade of its kind Sunday afternoon in Opelousas. See a photo gallery at dailyworld.com The city's first Mardi Gras parade of its kind featured politicians and party wagons, a fleet of all-terrain vehicles and hundreds of riders on horseback.

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  6. A week of observances, from presidential to reverentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily World

    A week of observances, from presidential to reverential Presidents' Day and Mardi Gras fall during the same week this year Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Right between Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras falls Presidents' Day, a federal holiday that honors the nation's commanders in chief. Before the federal holiday law that standardized several Mondays off for government workers, many states - but not Louisiana - used to observe Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Feb. 12 and George Washington's birthday on Feb. 22. Those two leaders' birthdays now combine into Presidents' Day, observed Monday.

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  7. Opelousas man dies in auto crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Daily World

    Opelousas man dies in auto crash 25-year-old was alone in the car when it hit a tree, authorities say Check out this story on dailyworld.com: - -Text: 020704-a-pursuit; A Metro Police light bar warns oncoming traffic of an injury accident in East Nashville Saturday afternoon. ERIC PARSONS/STAFF Around 2:30 a.m., his 2010 Chevy Camaro was traveling "at a high rate of speed on Rolling Oaks Drive," said Lt.

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  8. LocalTrail riders are ready to parade in OpelousasTrail riders are...Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Daily World

    Trail riders are ready to parade in Opelousas The city's newest Mardi Gras event has attracted attention and generated tension Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Mardi Gras Parade and Chicken RunWhen: 1 p.m., SundayWhere: Yambilee Grounds, 1939 W. Landry St.What: Parade will travel down South Railroad Avenue to Park Avenue, then up Bullard Street back to the YambileeMore information: Call 337-945-2266 The overlap of a popular trail ride and Mardi Gras this year means that locals and out-of-towners - perhaps many more than city and parish authorities expect - plan to saddle up for Opelousas' newest parade Sunday.

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  9. LocalOpelousas Jr. High principal, coach resign after fightOpelousas...Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Daily World

    St. Landry Parish superintendent Edward Brown said that the resignation of the Opelousas Junior High School principal and basketball coach was "not a happy occasion." Opelousas Jr. High principal, coach resign after fight St. Landry Parish superintendent Edward Brown said that the resignation of the Opelousas Junior High School principal and basketball coach was "not a happy occasion."

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  10. Carnival delivers beads, baubles and bounty for businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Daily World

    Carnival delivers beads, baubles and bounty for businesses It's a good sales season for all things festive, from feather boas to fancy clothes Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Robbie Sebastien, owner of Sebastien-Dupre Fine Jewelry, displays handmade Mardi Gras masks and headgear at his store, located at 822 S. Main St. in Opelousas. He says that after he posted photos of the masks on the store's Facebook page, he received "a lot of phone calls."

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  11. High-schoolBeau Chene defeats OHS in overtime thrillerBeau Chene...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Daily World

    Beau Chene defeats OHS in overtime thriller The beginning may not have been aesthetically correct, but the ending became a masterpiece for Julian Tibbs. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: The Beau Chene High senior guard scored the last points of regulation and then added six more in overtime as the Gators defeated Opelousas High 73-65 in a key District 4-4A contest.

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  12. Women With Heart LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Daily World

    La. State Representtive Helena Moreno addresses the audience at the Women With Heart luncheon held Friday at the Opelousas Civic Center. Women With Heart Luncheon La.

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  13. Opelousas to host a new Mardi Gras paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Daily World

    Opelousas to host a new Mardi Gras parade First every Mardi Gras Parade and Chicken Run will roll on Sunday through downtown Opelousas Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Masked riders pass a good time during a past Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice. Hundreds of trail riders in costume are expected to take part in the new Opelousas Mardi Gras Parade and Chicken Run on Sunday.

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  14. Krewe of Franks announces royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Daily World

    Krewe of Franks announces royalty 16th annual parade will roll through Opelousas on Mardi Gras day Check out this story on dailyworld.com: In this Daily World file photo, thousands lined Landry Street to catch throws and beads from the Frank's Half-Fast Krewe Mardi Gras Parade. It will roll again through downtown Opelousas on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Opelousas' Half-Fast Krewe of Frank's has announced its royalty for this year's parade that will roll Mardi Gras day, Feb. 17. "We will be celebrating our royalty on Saturday at a semi-formal event that is open to the public at Frank's Downtown.

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  15. Tasters' Dinner returns for 16th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Daily World

    Tasters' Dinner returns for 16th year Wide assortment of food from area chefs will be available to tempt the taste buds Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Cathy and Murphy Carriere Jr. and Paula and Ronald Carriere with Bodemuller the Printer, major sponsors of the Opelousas Catholic Tasters' Dinner and Auction event, are shown enjoying last year's evening in the Opelousas Civic Center. This year's event will be held February 11. Lovers of fine food will find a wide assortment of cuisine to enjoy at the upcoming Tasters' Dinner, Auction and Culinary Competition.

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  16. High-schoolOHS sweeps past EuniceOHS sweeps past EuniceThe Opelousas...Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Daily World

    The Opelousas High boys basketball team outscored host Eunice in every quarter Friday night as the Tigers won a second straight District 4-4A basketball game. OHS sweeps past Eunice The Opelousas High boys basketball team outscored host Eunice in every quarter Friday night as the Tigers won a second straight District 4-4A basketball game.

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  17. OpinionWhat happened in the capital markets in 2014What happened in...Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Daily World

    What happened in the capital markets in 2014 Before the first quarter gets too old, a brief look back Check out this story on dailyworld.com: In the fourth quarter, weakness in foreign economies along with steady domestic growth drove capital into domestic securities. That sent the U.S. dollar sharply higher while foreign returns went negative.

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  18. Krotz Springs family holds on to fallen soldier's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily World

    Krotz Springs family holds on to fallen soldier's legacy The Reeds set aside the month to remember, with help from their town. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Members of the Krotz Springs Elementary ROTC display the flag honoring SSG Jonathan Reed.

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  19. High-schoolOHS boys grab key road victoryOHS boys grab key road...Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily World

    The Opelousas High boys basketball team escaped a wild-scoring fourth quarter and emerged with a key 64-57 District 4-4A win at Rayne High Thursday night. OHS boys grab key road victory The Opelousas High boys basketball team escaped a wild-scoring fourth quarter and emerged with a key 64-57 District 4-4A win at Rayne High Thursday night.

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  20. Rideau found not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily World

    After a three-day trial, a jury found Robert Rideau not guilty of the murders of Desmond Lewis and Gary Richard Rideau found not guilty After a three-day trial, a jury found Robert Rideau not guilty of the murders of Desmond Lewis and Gary Richard Check out this story on dailyworld.com: In this file photo, officers from the Opelousas Police Department investigate a January 2012 double homicide at a North Court Street residence. Robert E. Rideau Jr., 34, charged in connection with the death of two people found inside a burned house in Opelousas in 2012, is now a free man and his two codefendants may not have to face their own day in court.

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