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  1. Blog spurs recognition for LSU sophomorea s views on the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    ... Huffington Post , Aryanna Prasad feels like a citizen of the world - an unlikely viewpoint for a girl raised in Opelousas. The daughter of Irish and Indian parents from New York, the 20-year-old Prasad owes much of her personal development to her ...

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  2. La. Senate refuses to protect 'chicken boxing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Senators refused Monday to protect chicken boxing from Louisiana's ban on cockfighting, despite pleas from their colleague, Opelousas Sen. Elbert Guillory.

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  3. Rick Danielson named Republican of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the outlook for the national congressional elections that will be held this fall. State Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas gave a talk before dinner. Earlier in the evening, guests were greeted and escorted by members of the St. Tammany Teen-Age ...

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  4. Cockfighting, Landrieu on legacy lawsuits, and more: April 8 Legislative RoundupRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | NOLA.com

    State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, shows off a couple pairs of sparring mits or "gloves" used in the sport of "chicken boxing" outside the Louisiana Senate chambers on Tuesday April 1, 2014.

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  5. Two arrested for powder cocaine in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Daily World

    Opelousas police made two powder cocaine-related arrests this weekend. According to Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow, his department's Special Operations Division, in response to a tip, conducted surveillance on Pulford Street Friday.

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  6. Lady Cats pickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Daily World

    ... The impending battle in the 200-meters is between Alexis Harris of Northwest High (28.81) and Sydney Stewart of Opelousas High, who has the parish's fastest time in the event (26.4). Stewart also has the time to beat in the 400 meters (1:00.41) ...

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  7. Gators hope to dethrone OHSRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Daily World

    ... Diesi. In order to win the meet, the Gators will face stiff competition from District 4-4A opponents Eunice and Opelousas High. Then there is also Port Barre to consider. Under first-year head track coach Seth Ortego, the Devils swept the boys' ...

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  8. Equine Sales Co. 2YO Catalog Now OnlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Blood Horse

    ... online at www.equinesalesofla.com . The sale will be held April 28, with the under-tack show set for April 26 in Opelousas, La. Equine Sales Co. has cataloged 72 juveniles for the sale, including offspring of Louisiana-based sires . Most of the ...

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  9. Senate puts conditions on retiree COLAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Advocate

    ... to be a little more responsible to make sure the UAL is paid down," said state State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, author of the COLA bills. Guillory said Robideaux's bill "does the proper balancing act and does the right thing. It puts some ...

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  10. Watoto orphanage children's choir of Uganda presents three concerts in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Daily Advertiser

    A gift that began with a sewing machine last year came full circle Wednesday when the Watoto Children's Choir of Uganda visited Opelousas High School to say thank you.

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  11. Details on Opelousas gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    For the fourth consecutive year, a member of the Baggett family has been named the Southland Conference Women's Basketball... St. Landry Parish residents return home after an early morning gas leak in Opelousas today.

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  12. Public pension benenits boost pass in Louisiana SenateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | NOLA.com

    ... on Wednesday (April 2). The bill : House Bills 16, 18, 19 and 21 are sponsored by state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, who also heads the Senate Retirement Committee. The bill would provide a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, to ...

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  13. Gas leak prompts evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Some Opelousas residents got quite a scare this morning after a gas leak prompted dozens of residents to be evacuated.

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  14. Burr Street Bridge in Opelousas closed for 4 monthsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Burr Street Bridge that crosses Bayou Yarbor in Opelousas is closed and will remain closed for approximately four months.

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  15. Opelousas Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Jemarcus McLendon, 26, 402 E. Franklin Street, Opelousas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Drugs 2)Obstruction of Justice 3)Transactions involving Proceeds from Drug Offenses 4)Aggravated Flight 5)Suspended License 6)Tail Lamps Required The Opelousas Police Department responded to 105 complaints in the past 24 hour period.

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  16. Senators take up - chicken boxing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... prevalent in south Louisiana but is now illegal. Senators had few questions. But state Sen. Elbert Guillory, an Opelousas Republican, said the legislation would shut down the sport of "chicken boxing," a nonfatal form of cockfighting in which the ...

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  17. Evacuation in Opelousas due to gas leakRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Update: Leo and Oak Streets in the City of Opelousas are being evacuated at this time due to a possible gas leak.

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  18. Speed traps, surrogacy and cockfighting: April 2 Legislative RoundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Times-Picayune

    State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, shows off a couple pairs of sparring mits or "gloves" used in the sport of "chicken boxing" outside the Louisiana Senate chambers on Tuesday April 1, 2014.

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  19. Gamecock owners upset over state billRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Daily World

    ... hundreds of spectators, fighting birds and their owners from throughout the world. Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, who voted against forwarding the bill to the full Senate, said he would like to see the bill amended to allow "chicken boxing." ...

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  20. Gun safety demonstrations continue in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Daily World

    Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow continued his series of gun demonstrations Tuesday with a visit to South Street Elementary School.

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