Locals celebrate, reconnect with Attakapas heritage
The federal and state governments do not recognize the Attakapas people as an official Native American tribe.
Parish plans to consolidate voting districts
When St. Landry Parish voters cast ballots in the largest election in more than a decade this fall, many will vote in new precincts for the first time if the St. Landry Parish Council approves a redistricting plan.
The district meeting started Thursday evening and there will be a Women's Day program today starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday will be the official day for the conference with activities beginning at noon with the theme "Reclaiming the Church."
Local musicians lead workshop at NSU Folklife Fest
A free accordion workshop and informal jam session is open to members of the audience of the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival, on July 18-19 in air conditioned Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus in Natchitoches.
Man accused of vehicular homicide
Charges against Nicholas Wayne Lafleur of Opelousas have been upgraded to now include vehicular homicide following the death of a passenger in his Saturday evening crash north of Krotz Springs.
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Zydeco Queen' gets the Russians out of their seats
'Zydeco Queen' gets the Russians out of their seats Mona Wilson, Keith Frank part of cultural exchange.