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Opelousas Main Street and Tourism Office Unveil 2022 Christmas Ornament featuring Historic Venus House

Opelousas Main Street, Inc. and the City of Opelousas Tourism are excited to present the 2022 collectible holiday ornament featuring the historic Venus House located at Le Vieux Village on 828 E Landry Street.  Located at Le Vieux Village du Poste des Opelousas, the Vénus House is recognized as a rare early Creole style house. Read More…

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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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Opelousas Man Asks City Officials for Help After Canine Attack

Photograph: George Davy discusses his attack by a pit bull several months ago. Parish Council member Wayne Ardoin who attended the meeting also discussed the matter with the Opelousas Board of Aldermen Tuesday night. (Photograph by Freddie Herpin.) BOBBY ARDOINEditor and Contributing Writer George Davy doesn’t sleep well anymore. There are also times now when Read More…