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  1. Preservationist need help restoring Prudhomme House in OpelousasRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A group of preservationist in Opelousas are running low on funds to restore parts of the historic Prudhomme House in Opelousas. The house was built by wealthy and prodigious landowner Michel Prudhomme in the late 1790's, said James Douget, a member of the St. Landry Preservationist society.

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  2. Jackson found guilty of second-degree murder in 2011 death of 2-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... was caring for the boy on Dec. 10, 2011 and when Hunt came home from work, her son said his stomach was hurting, Opelousas Police have said. Hunt took him to the hospital the next morning when she found him unresponsive. Sam later died. Food trucks ...

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  3. Krotz Springs family holds on to fallen soldier's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Daily World

    ... school football team, his father said. He also attended junior college in Eunice. He worked at the Wal-Mart in Opelousas and was a big LSU fan. Father and son traveled to Omaha, Neb., to watch the LSU baseball team in the College World Series in ...

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  4. High-schoolOHS boys grab key road victoryOHS boys grab key road...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Daily World

    The Opelousas High boys basketball team escaped a wild-scoring fourth quarter and emerged with a key 64-57 District 4-4A win at Rayne High Thursday night. OHS boys grab key road victory The Opelousas High boys basketball team escaped a wild-scoring fourth quarter and emerged with a key 64-57 District 4-4A win at Rayne High Thursday night.

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  5. Avoiding the Nuclear OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Horse

    ... when it comes to medication rules. He was suspended for six months in 2006 after a horse at Evangeline Downs (in Opelousas, Louisiana) tested positive for mepivicaine. Since then he's been cited seven times for medication violations including ...

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  6. Rideau found not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily World

    After a three-day trial, a jury found Robert Rideau not guilty of the murders of Desmond Lewis and Gary Richard Rideau found not guilty After a three-day trial, a jury found Robert Rideau not guilty of the murders of Desmond Lewis and Gary Richard Check out this story on dailyworld.com: In this file photo, officers from the Opelousas Police Department investigate a January 2012 double homicide at a North Court Street residence. Robert E. Rideau Jr., 34, charged in connection with the death of two people found inside a burned house in Opelousas in 2012, is now a free man and his two codefendants may not have to face their own day in court.

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  7. Lance Lomas' funeral set for Wednesday in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Funeral services for 28-year-old Lance Lomas will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Melancon Funeral Home in Opelousas. Lomas, of Port Barre, died this past weekend in an ATV accident on U.S. 190 near Bayou Road.

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  8. 48BBC436FA494E469652B8FD9A6D922BRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Thirty sites throughout St. Landry Parish are being added to National Geographic's U.S. Gulf States geotourism map guide project. The map guide project assists tourists in becoming familiar with local attractions, such as Le Vieux Village and the Louisiana Orphan Train museum in Opelousas.

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  9. LocalSpecial meeting Tuesday to set date for Fire District 3 tax...Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Daily World

    ... will now meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Old City Market Building, 131 W. Bellevue St. on Courthouse Square in Opelousas, with only one item on the agenda - the setting of May 2 for the tax renewal election. The fire district is the largest in the ...

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  10. Jury finds Rideau not guilty Saturday in double-murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A St. Landry Parish jury acquitted an Opelousas man Saturday in the shooting deaths of two people found inside a burned house on North Court Street in 2012. According to the Clerk of Court's Office, Robert Rideau was found not guilty on two charges of first-degree murder.

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  11. Kenner police officer of the year honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Kenner. In celebration of "Black History Month," the guest speaker is state Sen. Elbert Guillory. Guillory is from Opelousas' 24th District and recently announced his intention to run for lieutenant governor in October. He is the only ...

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  12. Two arrested in Opelousas armed robbery and other Acadiana area police newsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    Police say Javanta Thibodeaux, 18, and Christopher Sam, 25, committed the armed robbery at about 4 p.m. Although details in the robbery were unclear, police reported recovering $4,000 in cash and a revolver used in the alleged robbery. The revolver was thrown by one of the suspects fleeing on foot, police said.

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  13. Multiple generations march for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Daily World

    Multiple generations march for a cause Walk for Life draws a sizable number of teens Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Hundreds turned out on a cold, sunny day to participate in the annual St. Landry Parish Walk for Life Saturday in Opelousas. See a photo gallery of the event at dailyworld.com.

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  14. Lafayette Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... camera dropping an unresponsive man off at a hospital Thursday just before he was pronounced dead. Two Opelousas men are now in jail facing armed robbery charges.Opelousas Police arrested 18-year-old Javanta Thibodeaux and 25-year-old Christopher ...

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  15. 2nd Annual St. Jude Chili Cook-off in Scott, La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... camera dropping an unresponsive man off at a hospital Thursday just before he was pronounced dead. Two Opelousas men are now in jail facing armed robbery charges.Opelousas Police arrested 18-year-old Javanta Thibodeaux and 25-year-old Christopher ...

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  16. PBC inaugural Young Adult Conference.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... camera dropping an unresponsive man off at a hospital Thursday just before he was pronounced dead. Two Opelousas men are now in jail facing armed robbery charges.Opelousas Police arrested 18-year-old Javanta Thibodeaux and 25-year-old Christopher ...

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  17. Opelousas police arrest two armed robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two Opelousas men are now in jail facing armed robbery charges. Opelousas Police arrested 18-year-old Javanta Thibodeaux and 25-year-old Christopher Sam for the armed robbery on Plaisance Street.

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  18. Kansas Hunting TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... The area we hunted was near the Garnett area. It was a 5 day hunt 7 day stay. We start our trip on Sunday from Opelousas, LA. we plan to make 1 stop to rest then cont. and be there for check-in on Monday. Sunday- Mr. Bob of HH Outfitters called us ...

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  19. Battle over Louisiana pension funds shaping upRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... in the fiscal year that begins July 1 with help from Senate Retirement Committee chairman Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Retirees got a 1.5 percent adjustment during the current fiscal year. Under a 2014 law , retirees would only be eligible for ...

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  20. Operation Winter Storm nets nine drug suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Daily World

    ... under 17 years of age. Buffington's bond has been set at $14,500. Debra Fay Sonnier, 52, 2318 Ledoux Circle, Opelousas, charged with two counts of distribution of Schedule III drugs (Hydrocodone and Lortab) and violation of a drug-free zone. ...

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