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Food For Families Drive gathers food for thousands
Volunteer workers wrapped up in heavy coats and gloves against the cold Wednesday as food came in by the ton to help those in need as part of this year's Food for Families Drive.
Entries sought for Port Barre's holiday parade
The Third annual Port Barre Christmas Parade will roll Saturday, and organizers are calling on everyone to take part.
Food For Families drive seeking donations
The annual Foodnet Food For Families drive will be Wednesday and those who can are urged to give generously.
Boat launch, veteran's plaque dedicated in Leonville
Nearby residents no longer need to drive to Port Barre to get into the Bayou Teche.
Freezing weather expected tonight
St. Landry Parish is experiencing its first serious brush with old man winter this year, and residents are urged to take precautions as temperatures fall below freezing.
Teacher and students donate to Locks of Love
Two students and a teacher at Port Barre Elementary School are sporting new pinkie cut hairstyles lately, but it isn't part of a new fashion trend.
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Website spotlights those missing from Acadiana
They disappeared and left loved ones behind. Most have been missing for years. Some have been missing for decades.
Council debates road districts
Now that voters have approved the Smooth Ride Home proposal, the fate of the parish's existing special taxing districts dedicated to roads is being called into question.
* Kevin Tyler, 25, 719 Market St., Opelousas, possession with intent to distribute schedule I drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting an officer.
Food For Families drive is Dec. 11
St. Landry Parish food pantries and shelters are looking to restock their shelves for families in need this holiday season.
Train clips bean truck in Port Barre
A Union Pacific train carrying hazardous chemicals hit a soybean truck in Port Barre Tuesday, but little damage was done and none of the hazardous material was spilled.