Opelousas man arrested for Possession of Heroin and Fentanyl
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department Arrest Report – May 19, 2022.
Rally against violence at North City Park scheduled for Saturday, May 28, 2022.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department Arrest Report – May 18, 2022
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U.S. Army Private Hillary Soileau returned to St. Landry Parish for the first time in 79 years Tuesday accompanied by a Louisiana State Police and St. Landry Parish Sheriff Department motorcycle escort.
A brick facade and entrance portico are all that remained Tuesday of a 65-year Opelousas entertainment and dining landmark that burned for several hours Monday afternoon.
Fire at Toby’s in Opelousas this afternoon.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On May 11, 2022, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office received tip information from Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish, which stated that Laquanda Guillory was wanted in Acadia Parish for 3 counts of child desertion and could be located at a home on the 4200 block of Highway 357 in the Opelousas area.”
One of the jobs of our civil deputies is to serve jury duty summons. Most dread the idea of spending their time listening to horrific crimes in a courtroom but after serving understand it is one of the most important aspects of our democracy.
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced that Seth C. Manuel of St. Landry Parish has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program for the 2021-2022 school year.
St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre finds himself working in two directions in order to manage a felony court docket that might seem unconquerable.
Fill a bag and help to feed a family in the Opelousas area for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
This Fourth of July weekend, make plans for live local music, carnival rides, a barbecue cook-off, and a large firework display.
Opelousas Noon Rotary Club honors Opelousas area teachers.
A Litter Problem in St. Landry Parish.
A Fire District 3 firefighter and a St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputy were honored Tuesday night for their heroic actions saving the life of Abby Lemaire during a January 13 house fire. Firefighter Captain Charles LaJack and Sgt. Damien Morgan of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department received lifesaving awards for their actions. Both showed Read More…
The St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square is destined to look differently in the next few months as parish government officials plan to display a currently hidden historic artifact, perhaps remove another and add a statute whose name is quite familiar.
If St. Landry Parish School Board members were interested in obtaining public input about whether three rural public elementary schools should be closed or combined, they perhaps received their answer Thursday night.
One St. Landry Parish Council member is asking parish government officials to investigate why trash stuffed inside apartment complex dumpsters is apparently continuing to spread onto nearby residential properties.
Opelousas appears to be the first target as St. Landry Parish School Board members consider establishing a series of parish wide taxing districts that could facilitate funding for capital outlay projects.
Charlee Renaud Lear grew up wanting to become mayor of Opelousas. Now she gets a second chance to realize that dream. Lear formally announced her 2022 mayoral campaign Tuesday night just steps away from City Hall.
The City of Opelousas Tourism Officeis excited to announce that Le Vieux Village will be a host site for Folk Roots Kids’ Cajun and Creole Music Camp this June. The Kids Camp is being presented by Louisiana Folk Roots and a host of sponsors, including Opelousas Tourism and St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission.
St. Landry Parish Finance Committee members have agreed to erase $71,817 that Opelousas High School officials say is owed to creditors for bills that have accumulated over the past seven years.
The Clifton Chenier Centennial Committee (CCCC), with support from the City of Opelousas, is pleased to announce a Call for Artists to submit applications related to a public art sculpture commemorating the 100th anniversary of zydeco trailblazer Clifton Chenier.
first annual business summit was held on Wednesday by St. Landry Chamber of Commerce.
A St. Landry Parish Grand Jury reviewed two separate murder cases Tuesday and returned indictments on both matters.
Zydeco music, a little bit of dancing, champagne, cake and snacks highlighted the afternoon Tuesday as the Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center celebrated a 30th anniversary.
Roads in our parish are being protectively sealed this week, thanks to the Smooth Ride Home Program (Parish sales tax) and the District Nine Road and Drainage tax.
The Opelousas Noon Rotary Club made their presentation for 2021 Office Worker Day award was Mary Prejean with Going, Sebastien, Fisher & LeBouef.
Four legendary employees with considerably more than 100 years of combined work experience at Opelousas General Hospital Health System were recognized on Thursday night during the facility’s annual Hall of Fame Gala.
Despite a St. Landry Parish Council resolution overwhelming passed Wednesday night, just how long a 102-year-old Confederate monument remains on St. Landry Parish Courthouse property is still undetermined.
Father Albert McKnight was remembered Monday by those he evidently continues to influence as a priest who was willing to challenge existing social and political power structures in order to manufacture change for those he determined were in need of assistance.