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Chef Donavon Lewis, Guest Chef for Heaven’s Kitchen

Local non-profit organization formed as Heaven’s Kitchen introduces guest chef for their first Annual Spring Dinner fundraising event. Head Chef of BLAQ89 Catering, Chef Donavon Lewis will be the featured guest chef at Heaven’s Kitchen’s upcoming dinner sale. Originally from Opelousas, Chef Lewis launched BLAQ89 South’s catering company just 2 years ago, which is focused Read More…

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Spirits Speak Again During Cemetery Tours

A female medical field pioneer, Confederate soldiers, pioneer educators, Swamp Pop musicians and the legendary Jim Bowie are among the spirits whose memories will be recreated beginning Saturday evening during the two-weekend Cemetery Tours and Historical Reenactments at the St. Landry Parish Catholic Church Cemetery.

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Historic Preservation is Important to our City

Where can you find the Michel Prudhomme Home?  Where can you find St. Landry Catholic Church? Where can you find Holy Ghost Catholic Church? Where can you find the Old City Hall Building? Where can you find the Venus House? Where can you find the Weir Building? Where can you find Le Vieux Village de Poste des Opelousas? Where can you find the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum, the Opelousas Museum, or the Creole Heritage Folklife Center? Where can you search archives that documents over 200 years of St. Landry Parish history? Click for the answer.

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The Rose Garden Club

Most people who have lived some time in Opelousas have heard stories about the old Cedar Lane Club, a famous restaurant and entertainment place during the 1930s to1950s. Much has been written over the years about the old Cedar Lane. But there were other such entertainment places in Opelousas as well. Anyone ever hear of the old Rose Garden Club?