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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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Apartment eviction could lead to drug charges

The Opelousas Marshal's Office has a wide range of responsibilities, including overseeing court-ordered evictions.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Advocate

Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 1, 2014

An Opelousas man was killed early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash on the Interstate 49 service road near Kennerson Road, State Police said.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Unrestrained Opelousas Man Killed in St. Landry Parish Fatal Crash

Shortly before 6:30 am on July 31, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on the I-49 Frontage Road near Kennerson Road in St. Landry Parish.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas man killed in crash

Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on the I-49 Frontage Road near Kennerson Road.

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Daily World

Boil advisory issued for part of OpelousasRepair of a broken water...

A break in a major water line in Opelousas will require the city to cut off water to an area around the New Life Center on Landry Street starting at 5 p.m. today.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Nonprofit, shelter to host pet adoption dayNonprofit, shelter to host ...

Friends Underwriting Rescues and the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter will partner Saturday for an on- site adoption day at the shelter.

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The Times-Picayune

Marrero woman and friends bring help to hundreds of homeless, elderly

Thelma Pigford and friends Patricia Tauzin, Doris Pete, Marie Lee, Delores Hellwig, Sandra Pitre, and Peggy Guccione gather at the Marrero Lion's Club to make "Care -Towel" packets for those who need a little TLC.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Advocate

Police dog apprehends Opelousas robbery suspect

A man suspected of robbing cash and other items from an Opelousas convenience store refused police orders to surrender until a police dog named Zig sank his teeth into the suspect's left leg and persuaded him to emerge from under a portable building.

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Daily World

Stuff the Bus school supply drive underway

The third annual Stuff the Bus effort begins today and will continue through Friday.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Opleousas Daily Arrest Report for July 28, 2014

Marvin Hollier, 29, 1312 Plaisance Street, Opelousas 1)Possession of Schedule II Drugs 2)Violation of Uniform CDS in a Drug Free Zone Antonio Malveaux, 18, 142 Martin Luther King Drive, Port Barre 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I Drugs 2)Violation of Uniform CDS in a Drug Free Zone 3)Illegal Possession of a Firearm in the presence ... (more)

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Daily World

Locals celebrate, reconnect with Attakapas heritage

The federal and state governments do not recognize the Attakapas people as an official Native American tribe.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Family Fun Day Returns for Eighth Year

The eight annual Family Fun Day took place Saturday afternoon in Opelousas. It's an event aimed at giving back to the community and helping the kids prepare for school which is only a few weeks away.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily World

School uniform drive is underway

With the start of the school year fast approaching, organizations throughout the parish have launched school supply drives.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily World

Back to School Family Fun Day will be Saturday

Opelousas Councilman Jackie Martin and the City of Opelousas are teaming up for a Back to School Family Fun Day Saturday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily World

Fugitive on run for year captured

A fugitive, on the run for more than a year, has been captured in Port Barre. Port Barre Police Chief Deon R. Boudreaux said his officers have arrested Wayne A. Bolden Jr., 25. Bolden has been charged with resisting an officer, battery on an officer and probation and parole warrants for violations stemming from his earlier conviction for ... (more)

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Daily World

Cupid shares healthy living lessons with students

Staying healthy and active can be fun. That was the message recording artist Cupid shared with about three dozen young people Tuesday as part of the Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives Healthy Living Workshop.

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Daily World

Attakapas tribe to gather in Opelousas

Families can take a step back into the past this weekend while helping the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe build its future.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Reader Recipe: Black Eye Pea FrittersReader Recipe: Black Eye Pea...

Erice Depradine of Opelousas shares a recipe for acarajA©, which are black eye pea fritters or a West African version of the falafel.

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Daily World

Nominations sought for FSA officers

Nominations are now being accepted for Farm Service Agency County Committee officers for the coming year.

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Daily World

Actors sought for OLT production of 'MASH'

Dozens of men and women of all ages are needed for the Opelousas Little Theatre's production of "M*A*S*H" that will take to the stage in September.

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