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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 $145,000. More Opelousas information.

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Restraining order lifts ban on older candidates seeking office

A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store four miles from Ferguson, MO.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

6 hrs ago | Daily World

Outstanding officers honoredOutstanding officers honoredOpelousas...

Opelousas Police Department, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Office and Opelousas Marshal's Office name their top officers for the year.

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10 hrs ago | Daily World

Tatum announce for Opelousas mayorTatum announce for Opelousas...

Tatum announce for Opelousas mayor Tatum contends that he brings a wealth of experience to the table to improve the city.

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10 hrs ago | Daily World

Roberts to run for Opelousas Council

Roberts to run for Opelousas Council Sherell Roberts seeks to bring change to the city by building citywide coalitions to address problems.

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11 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

60-70 birds euthanized after Lawtell man accused of hoarding 1,500 animals

The roughly 1,500 chickens, turkeys, peacocks and other birds taken from a home in Lawtell Friday have found foster homes, according to St. Landry Parish officials.

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17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Restraining order allows justices, constables to qualify for November ballot despite mandatory retirement law, official says

Some justices of the peace and constables who are age of 70 and older can legally qualify Wednesday after a judge issued a temporary restraining order against a law requiring their mandatory retirement .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Young: Man with a dream

Jefferson Parish President John Young wants to be Louisiana's next lieutenant governor, and he announced his intention Aug. 12 with the unveiling of a campaign website and online ad titled "A Stronger Louisiana."

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Blood Horse

Coteau Grove Horses Added to Louisiana Sale

Among the Coteau Grove horses in the sale is stakes winner Afternoon Tango, who won the 2014 Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Advocate

Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 17, 2014

MCKENZI AGUILLARD: 18, of the 1400 block of N. Betrand Street, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor battery of a police officer.

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The Daily Advertiser

Wedding: Erin Chelette & Daniel Stout

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chelette of Opelousas. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. JD Chelette of Opelousas and Mr. and Mrs. William Robert of Opelousas.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily World

Bench warrantsBench warrantsThe following individuals failed to...

Bench warrants The following individuals failed to appear in the Opelousas City Court Aug. 11 and 14. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/local/2014/08/16/bench-warrants/14167623/ The following individuals failed to appear in the Opelousas City Court Aug. 11 and 14. As a result, bench warrants have been ... (more)

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Daily World

J.S. Clark students to gather in OctoberJ.S. Clark students to gather ...

J.S. Clark, the former black high school in Opelousas, turned out more than its share of successful men and women who will assemble Oct. 16-18 for their annual reunion.

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Daily World

Opelousas man accused of robberyOpelousas man accused of...

Opelousas man accused of robbery Jeffery Swearington has been charged with robbery, possession of drug paraphernalia and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

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Man accused of scamming seniorMan accused of scamming seniorSeniors...

Man accused of scamming senior Seniors invited to attend Wednesday's Elderly Awareness Program to learn how to protect themselves.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Man Booked on Drug Charges

An Opelousas man is behind bars on drug charges. Police say Friday, the Opelousas Police Department's Special Operation Unit investigated the 1100 block of Hayward Street after getting tip about illegal narcotics in the area.

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The Advocate

Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 16, 2014

Two Iota men suspected of home invasion and attempted murder were arrested Thursday, with one leading Acadia Parish sheriff's deputies on a six-hour search of woods off Eunice Iota Highway, police said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily World

Local library system seeks budget solutions

Local library system seeks budget solutions The Opelousas-Eunice Public Library is trying to boost employee wages Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/local/2014/08/14/local-library-system-seeks-budget-solutions/14085195/ Opelousas' City Council recently granted $12,000 to the public library system it shares ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily World

Rep. McAllister to visit OpelousasRep. McAllister to visit...

Congressman will discuss current legislative issues with constituents at 2:30 p.m. in the Old City Market building on Courthouse Square.

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Daily World

School's back in sessionSchool's back in sessionThe first day of...

School's back in session The first day of public school in St. Landry Parish offers new lessons for people at every level.

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Blood Horse

Coteau Grove Farms to Reduce Racing Stable

Keith and Ginger Myers have announced Coteau Grove Farms plans to expand its breeding operation and reduce its racing stable.

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