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Opelousas, Louisiana is located in St Landry Parish. Zip codes in Opelousas, LA include 70571, and 70570. The median home price in Opelousas is $54,900. More Opelousas information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily World

Businesses looking to St. Landry

If everything falls into place, St. Landry Parish could be poised to see substantial growth in both jobs and services in near future.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Opelousas man charged with attempted murder

An Opelousas man was arrested on Tuesday by St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputies after an altercation he had with a female victim.

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Daily World

Opelousas library hosting book sale for library week

It is National Library Week and the Opelousas Public Library is celebrating with a book sale.

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Daily World

Two Ville Platte men charged with Opelousas burglary

Two Ville Platte residents have been arrested and charged in connection with the EZ-Pawn shop burglary earlier this month in Opelousas.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Language immersion expansion heads to Senate

Legislation aimed at erasing a backlog of students wanting to get into language immersion classes is headed to the Senate for debate.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Opelousas man sentenced to 24 years in mail carrier assault, robbery

An Opelousas man was sentenced on Friday by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote to 24 years in prison and five years of supervised release in the assault and robbery of a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Daily Arrest Report

Darrell Reed, 21, 515 East Street, Opelousas 1)Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile 2)Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile The Opelousas Police Department responded to 260 complaints during the past 72 hour period.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

Darrell Reed, 21, 515 East Street, Opelousas 1)Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile 2)Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile The Opelousas Police Department responded to 260 complaints during the past 72 hour period.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily World

Easter egg hunt today at the Fern Street Park

Today will feature a free car show and Easter egg hunt at the Fern Street Park in Opelousas.

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The News-Star

A legacy that's been compromised

Louisiana is a unique state -- and that is exactly the way we like it. We pride ourselves in being just a little bit different from every other state.

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Daily World

Seminar aims to inform on health care

The Opelousas Elderly Awareness Seminar will return April 30, with music and information for local seniors.

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Daily World

Haiti trip inspires local priest

The Rev. Jaison Mangalath, pastor of Opelousas' Holy Ghost Catholic Church, has just returned from a trip to Fondwa, Haiti.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Advocate

Former child psychiatrist sentenced to 15 years in child porn case

A former Opelousas child psychiatrist was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Friday on child pornography charges that arose after his release from serving an earlier 10-year sentence in a separate pornography case.

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Daily World

Church news

Future programs will be held Aug. 9 and Nov. 8. Call 337-948-2064 for more information.

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Saturday's history program will feature ghost story

Does a ghost live in south Opelousas? Jane Sandoz doesn't want to say, but she is certain something very unusual is going on in her family's ancestral home.

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Daily World

FUR to host pet adoption extravaganza

Elvis has not yet left the building, but Friends Underwriting Rescues hopes he will soon.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily World

Young actors to present 'The Apple'

"The Apple," a comedy about art and perception, will run tonight through Sunday at the Delta Grand Theatre in downtown Opelousas.

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The Daily Advertiser

St. Landry Parish CASA raises awareness for abused children

Court Appointed Special Advocate representative Betty Chavis hands out balloons during CASA's third annual balloon launch held Thursday at Family Services.

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Daily World

Opelosuas City Council finds salary compromise

The Opelousas City Council, after at least six months of discussion, introduced another motion to reduce the annual salaries of its the mayor and council members.

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Councilwoman Jacqueline Angelle Martin will seek a third term

Opelousas Councilwoman Jacqueline Angelle Martin has announced her intention to run for a third term in this fall's election.

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