St. Landry Now

Recording St. Landry Parish’s past and present

St. Landry Now is an online newspaper providing local news, sports and history and is located in Opelousas, La.

Topics include Local News, Louisiana and Area History, Culture, Culinary, People, Places, Local Sports, Events & Activities, Seasonal Information, Breaking News and more!

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Evangeline Downs Establishes 61-day Thoroughbred Season

The Louisiana Racing Commission recently approved an amended dates schedule for the 2023 Thoroughbred season at Evangeline Downs.  The meet will now consist of 61 days of racing, with opening night Friday, April 7. 

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Opelousas General Health System Hosts 16th Annual Community Health Fair

Hop Into Spring with Opelousas General Health System!  We would like to invite you to attend our 16th Annual Community Health Fair, on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at OGHS South Campus located at 3983 I-49 South Service Road, Opelousas, La.

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Annual OGHS Gala Event Recognizes Medical Legends

Legendary Opelousas General Hospital Health System professionals that included a family physician, two specialists, nurse and guest representative were recognized Friday night during a fifth annual gala event held at Evangeline Downs.