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20 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
Already accused of placing the weapon that killed 5-year-old Jon'Qualon Pitre last week underneath the boy's home, a 16-year-old Opelousas boy is now charged with pulling the trigger.
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21 hrs ago | Daily World
Olive Baptist Church of Big Cane, 1880 La. 361, will be having its Lords Supper Service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Yesterday | The Times-Picayune
The boards of trustees for the four state retirement systems would like to thank state Sen. Elbert Guillory, of Opelousas, for his continuing efforts to ensure that Louisiana's public servants have a reliable and meaningful retirement benefit upon compleA tion of their careers.
Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette
Scott Police are investigating a possible mobile meth lab in the Scott Oaks Plaza parking lot.
Friday | Daily World
A barbecue fly-in will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ahart Field, the parish airport located on Airport Road, La.
Friday | Daily World
7 p.m. Crowley High School Drama Club presents "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Richard R. George and produced by special arrangements with Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Ill.
When police arrived they found 31-year-old Burley Washington, also known as Ricky Gloston, of Opelousas being restrained by security officers.
For the second time in as many years, police cars converged on the Circle K convenience store, known locally as Fast Way One Food Mart, at 708 E. Vine St. in Opelousas.
With the last float that passed by and the last beads that hit the pavement, Acadiania moved from a season of celebration toward a season of prayerful preparation.
The battles of past legislative sessions associated with the Jindal administration's failed push to overhaul the state employee pension system won't be fought again this year when the session opens on March 10. Gov. Bobby Jindal has abandoned attempts to make state employees work longer for reduced benefits and to move to a 401 styled pension ... (more)
Mardi Gras across south Louisiana is turning out to be a weather event. Freezing temperatures in the Baton Rouge area are causing problems for drivers.
If you are not yet registered to vote and want to cast your ballot in the April 5 election, Wednesday is the deadline.
State Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, is encouraging Acadiana citizens to celebrate their heritage by having "I'm a Cajun" placed on their driver's licenses.