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Letter To The Editor – Supporting Opelousas Downtown Ordinance

“I’m all for the creation of jobs and putting our community to work. Yes, that means my tax dollars helping to create wealth for the community and others, I fully support the change. We can’t keep doing the same thing and expect different results. I fully support passing ordinances to help this community grow.” – Gretchen Erlingson

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Second Harvest Food Bank and Community Partners to Host Thrive Summit

WHO:       Second Harvest Food Bank, in Partnership with the St. Landry Community Accelerator Committee Additional Participating Community Organizations Include: •  Well-Ahead •  New Life Church of God •  Opelousas General Health System Foundation •  St. Landry Parish Economic Development Local Government and Civic Leaders will also be attending. WHAT: A gathering of community members to have meaningful dialogue Read More…

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Second-Degree Murder Charges Handed Down in St. Landry Parish

Late Tuesday, November 29, 2022, the St. Landry Parish Grand Jury indicted three men and one juvenile for the second-degree murder of a fifteen-year-old that happened on November 2nd on North Main Street in Opelousas. Daylan Wheeler, Christopher Coleman, Desment Green and juvenile Daqualon Robinson, along with the homicide, were also charged with obstruction of Read More…

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Lottery priority open for French-immersion school in Sunset

WHAT:  Early Registration for École Saint-Landry’s third year closes January 1. As with all public schools, École Saint-Landry will be free of charge to admitted students and transportation will be available for all students. École Saint-Landry, one of only three full french immersion schools in the state, aims to prepare students from the Acadiana region Read More…