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Henderson Named Parade Marshall

The City of Opelousas is pleased to announce that former New Orleans Saints player and recent Saints Hall of Fame inductee, Devery Henderson, will serve as this year’s Parade Marshal for the Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade.  The annual holiday event will also feature Christmas themed floats, marching bands, loveable costumed characters, and of course everyone’s Read More…

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FORMER NEW ORLEANS SAINTS PLAYER AND RECENT SAINTS HALL OF INDUCTEE DEVERY HENDERSON TO LEAD OPELOUSAS CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARADE ON DEC 8TH

The City of Opelousas is pleased to announce that former New Orleans Saints player and recent Saints Hall of Fame inductee, Devery Henderson, will serve as this year’s Parade Marshal for the Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade. 

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McAlister’s Officially Opens In Opelousas

Customers began lining up outside shortly before the doors officially opened Thursday morning at the newly-completed McAlister’s Restaurant located at 685 Creswell Lane in Opelousas. Once inside, diners seated themselves and began ordering and were promptly served items from the McAlister’s traditional menu offerings of soup, salad, sandwiches and potatoes.   Assistant manager George Lewis stepped Read More…

Emerging Artists Appear At Opelousas Museum
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Emerging Artists Appear At Opelousas Museum

On Monday, December 5, the Opelousas Museum presents an exhibit by emerging artists Ke’Shawn Collins and Ilea McGee. The reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Opelousas Museum, 315 N Main St, Opelousas.  Come by to enjoy a vast display of paintings by these highly talented, up and coming artists.  Refreshments Read More…