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!

St Landry Parish Court House - then and now
Sports Community Football

Parish Schools Trending About Average

BOBBY ARDOINEditor/Consulting Writer The good news this week for St. Landry Parish football programs is no team will finish 2023 without a victory. After Week 3, all parish teams have acquired at least one win. Opelousas, Eunice, Northwest and St. Edmund are 2-1. Last week the nine parish teams finished with an overall 5-4 record. Read More…

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A Visit with a New Jersey Friend

A local Opelousas restaurant was the setting for my most recent meet with St. Landry Now publisher Mrs. Carola Hartley and her husband Tim. This wasn’t a typical meeting, however. I was introduced to her friend and a former colleague from New Jersey, Chris Kline who decided to stop in for a visit. Also joining us was Ms. Wanda Juneau of Back in Time.

History St Landry History Community

Local DAR Chapter Celebrates Constitution Week

The ringing of the 19th century bell on the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square Sunday afternoon proclaimed the start of U.S. Constitution Week, which asks American citizens to remember and reflect on the historical significance of the document signed in 1787.

Mass Celebrates The Mission Of Dedicated Priest

St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tours – October 14, 15, 21, 22, 2023

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Opelousas General Health System Welcomes Dr. Adam Shepard

Opelousas General Health System would like to welcome Dr. Adam Shepard, Nephrologist to the OGHS Medical Staff.  He is originally from Baltimore, MD. 

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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced that Cody L. Milliman, M.D., an American Board of Internal Medicine-certified medical oncologist, is joining its expansive cancer care team – Louisiana’s largest team focused 100 percent on cancer care.