The St. Landry Parish Council will continue to operate without a newly-selected chairman and vice-chairman, at least for the next couple of weeks.
St. Landry Parish Council members are considering what action to pursue in connection with a currently abandoned house west of Opelousas that one resident says became a nuisance for her and her neighbors.
A St. Landry Parish Council member is asking for Sheriff Bobby Guidroz and District Attorney Chad Pitre to complete an investigation which alleges illegal seizures of dogs from a Sunset-area residence and the alleged falsifying of a search warrant by parish animal control investigators.
An intergovernmental agreement was signed by St. Landry Parish Government, St. Landry Parish Sewer District No. 1, and Ward One South Gravity Drainage District No. 1 that produced the funding for the maintenance of drainage laterals and sewer collection systems.
You are cordially invited to attend the Inauguration of Byron Stelly as the St. Landry Parish Registrar of Voters to be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at the Delta Grand Theater. A St. Landry Parish Council meeting was held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, where a motion was made by Councilman Wayne Ardoin, seconded Read More…
In September, Animal Control was notified of a malnourished and mistreated dog in the Lewisburg area. An Animal Control officer responded to the call and assessed the animal, which was found in a small kennel with no access to food or water.
St. Landry Animal Control Will Be Closed Until Further Notice
Parish government assistance is potentially on the way for residents living inside Fleur Des Coteau and Royal Garden Subdivisions, while individuals on Rainbow Drive and Pebble Road near Evangeline Downs, are scheduled to have roadway barricades removed.
Mike Francis isn’t opposed to solar energy, as long as power from the sun is generated in what he feels are reasonable amounts.
St. Landry Parish Government has issued a burn ban in the parish effective Tuesday, October 4, 2022.
A former Opelousas public works director said city officials have negligent in allocating enough funding to clean regularly, the array of currently-clogged municipal canals.
A proposed visitors center located at the St. Landry Veterans Memorial will be named after Opelousas businessman Bobby Dupre.
In a close vote amid a meeting room packed with spectators and tense drama Wednesday night, Byron Stelly was named the new St. Landry Parish Council voting registrar.
Two candidates seeking to become the new St. Landry Parish Registrar of Voters presented their qualifications and were questioned extensively by parish council members during a special meeting Tuesday night.
The possible selection for the St. Landry Parish Registrar of Voters will be the key issue facing the Parish Council at separate meetings scheduled this week.
Company officials with Bayou State Waste say they are ready to begin providing parishwide curbside residential and commercial garbage collection beginning Oct. 1.
Unusually high grass and blighted residences in an area north of Opelousas are testing the patience of a woman who says she is tired asking St. Landry Parish government for assistance in mitigating the situation.
The St. Landry Parish Registrar of Voters Office now handles about 50 telephone calls a day and despite the volume, that’s good news, says acting registrar Lauren Jones.
The St. Landry Parish Council unanimously re-appointed two members of the Solid Waste Commission during a regular monthly meeting Wednesday night.
Important Notice: The St. Landry Animal Control has closed intake for all animals for at least two weeks.
A combination of drainage district and parish government funding is being used to fund soil infrastructure improvement projects in separate areas of rural St. Landry Parish, according to council member Wayne Ardoin.
Meetings, for local St. Landry residents to voice their concerns regarding the proposed animal control ordinance, have been scheduled. Please click to read the schedule.
A proposed St. Landry Parish animal control ordinance introduced at a public hearing Tuesday night is aimed primarily at licensing small animal breeders that parish president Jessie Bellard says require tighter regulation.
ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA — Public meeting will be held for residents to voice opinions on the proposed animal control ordinance.
St. Landry Parish president Jessie Bellard thinks it’s time for parish residents to re-engage in a celebration and the parish government party he plans to sponsor is scheduled to accomplish that beginning Friday night.
After spending 102 years at its current St. Landry Parish Courthouse location, the Confederate Monument appears destined for a new home several miles away, according the parish president Jessie Bellard.
With the aid of the Louisiana LIHEAP American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) Supplemental Funding, The St. Landry Community Action Agency is offering assistance with past due balances.
Cheryl Milburn, who became the current Registrar of Voters in 2014, told Council members on Wednesday night that she plans to retire effective July 22.
This Fourth of July weekend, make plans for live local music, carnival rides, a barbecue cook-off, and a large firework display.
A Litter Problem in St. Landry Parish.
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.
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.
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.
St. Landry Parish president Jessie Bellard is not in favor of using public funding to move a Confederate monument off the Courthouse Square, but he admits he might not be any other choice.
A 102-year-old Confederate monument could soon leave the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square, destined for an undetermined location.
How to remove a 25,000-pound marble statue from the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square and where to eventually place it is creating a multiple logistical problem for parish president Jessie Bellard.
With one exception, the St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission won’t look any different than it did before after six of seven current members were reappointed last week by the Parish Council.
The heavy equipment, new dump trucks and graders loaded onto dual axel trailers were parked in plain sight beside the Delta Grand Thursday night, signaling the message St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard wanted to deliver Thursday night.
It wasn’t until she received a standing Delta Grand ovation that Pat Mason-Guillory, a longtime advocate for veterans affairs, retrieved her composure and accepted the first annual Presidential Award Thursday night presented by parish president Jessie Bellard.
The St. Landry Parish Council has begun advertising for nominations on the seven-member parish wide Tourist Commission which has apparently been selected in the past in violation of state law.