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  1. Creole Quilters keeping heritage alive one stitch at a timeRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... quilting group. For Henry, the daughter of a sharecropper who also started the Creole Heritage Folklife Center in Opelousas, making that commitment came easy because she is dedicated to keeping traditions alive. When Henry formed Creole Quilters ...

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  2. A rewarding lifetime in spit and polishRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... his reckoning, he's been at it about 45 years. Fontenot, 60, learned the trade by watching his older brother. In Opelousas he also took classes in what he calls rehabilitation school, a program for developmentally disabled people like himself, "to ...

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  3. Re: Opelousas Massacre Occurred On This Date In 1868, Hundreds Of Blacks Slain Over Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NewsOne

    The Opelousas Massacre in St. Landry Parish, La., has baffled historians over the years. From varying accounts, hundreds of Blacks were reportedly killed, because of their desire to join a local political group that included racist White Democrats. 1 comment

  4. Police find suspect in Opelousas arson, domestic abuseRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Daily World

    Police find suspect in Opelousas arson, domestic abuse Woman says her former boyfriend held her hostage. Investigators believe he later set fire to her house.

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  5. Opelousas woman, three children left homeless following fireRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    An Opelousas woman and her three children are homeless after their house burned down Thursday morning, and authorities say they suspect the children's father started the fire. The victim reported around 8 a.m. that 30-year-old Victor Fontenot was physically abusing and holding her hostage at her home in the 500 block of James Street, said Sgt.

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  6. ToDo ToDay: Hannibal Buress, Pond, and Zola JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | City Paper

    ... to gain the crossover credibility and larger audiences that come with being labeled as Americana music, but this Opelousas, La., outfit deserves attention for a singular homegrown sound that blends traditional zydeco beats, R&B, and hip-hop. In town ...

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  7. Elbert Guillory: Bear-Killer,Gadfly, StatesmanRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    Opelousas, La. - To kill a bear in single combat, you've just got to avoid its claws and teeth.

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  8. Police officer on leave after suspect shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    Police say 23-year-old Demarcus Jones, 905 Jordan St., fired the first shot during a police pursuit from Kim Drive to Pulford Street, according to Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow. The officer - who has not been identified - fired back, injuring Jones on his left side.

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  9. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    Police say 23-year-old Demarcus Jones of 905 Jordan St. fired the first shot during a police pursuit from Kim Drive to Pulford Street, according to Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow. The officer - who has not been identified - fired back, injuring Jones on his left side.

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  10. Louisiana legislator says he stabbed and killed a bear, National Review reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The always colorful state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, recently told National Review Online that he had -- among other things -- managed to kill a bear with a large knife during a camping trip years ago. Much of the piece focuses on Guillory's anti-Obama statements and support of Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, over Sen. Mary Landrieu in upcoming Louisiana Senate race.

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  11. LocalFree flu shots delayedFree flu shots delayedFree flu shot...Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Daily World

    Free flu shots delayed Free flu shot giveaway set for Friday in Opelousas' South City Park will be delayed at least two weeks. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Laura Balthazar, the city's chief administrative officer, said the company that was to provide the vaccine informed her Thursday afternoon that it has run out.

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  12. State police investigate officer involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Times

    State police investigate officer involved shooting OPELOUSAS, La. - State police have taken over the investigation of an officer involved shooting in Opelousas.

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  13. Officer-involved shooting wounds Opelousas manRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Daily World

    Officer-involved shooting wounds Opelousas man Demarcus Jones was treated and released into custody, Opelousas police say. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow said an officer responded to a complaint called in at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday.

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  14. Opelousas house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Authorities are investigating a house fire that occurred early this morning in Opelousas.

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  15. KATC: Opelousas Police investigate officer involved shootingRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    Police say 23-year-old Demarcus Jones threatened someone with a gun on Kim Drive before leading an officer on a foot chase.

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  16. Opelousas officer involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Opelousas Police are on the scene of a shooting involving one of its officers. According to Chief Perry Gallow the officer responded to a complaint called in at 11:55 last night, indicating that 23 year old Demarcus Jones was threatening someone with a gun on Kim Drive.

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  17. Low gas prices bad for the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... brick wall Sunday. One of the suspects was as suspected in numerous pharmacy burglaries throughout the state. An Opelousas man has been arrested after breaking into a house, injuring an elderly resident who tried to stop him, all while police say he ...

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  18. Scott police need help identifying suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... brick wall Sunday. One of the suspects was as suspected in numerous pharmacy burglaries throughout the state. An Opelousas man has been arrested after breaking into a house, injuring an elderly resident who tried to stop him, all while police say he ...

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  19. LPSB possible revisions for student to counselor ratioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... brick wall Sunday. One of the suspects was as suspected in numerous pharmacy burglaries throughout the state. An Opelousas man has been arrested after breaking into a house, injuring an elderly resident who tried to stop him, all while police say he ...

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  20. Lawsuit claims C.J. Chenier not Clifton's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A suit filed by the heirs of Clifton Chenier against C.J. Chenier in the 15th Judicial District Court alleges, among other things, that the King of Zydeco was medically unable to have any biological or natural children and therefore C.J. Chenier is not his son. The petition was delivered last Friday to C.J. Chenier during his Music & Market performance in Opelousas.

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