Parish President, Jessie Bellard, met with representatives from the Acadian Ambulance, MedExpress, St. Landry EMS, and the St. Landry E911 Commission to discuss what efforts can be made to help reduce response times for emergency calls across the parish
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Bellard Addresses Budgetary Questions
St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard, in an effort to be completely transparent, is addressing questions about the budget and other issues at the recent Parish Council Meeting.
Parish Government And Bissell Foundation Offering Vouchers For Pet Sterilization
To make a difference in the lives of St. Landry Parish pets, BISSELL Pet Foundation is partnering with St. Landry Parish Government to subsidize the cost of sterilization procedures for community pets through the end of June.
Parish Government Schedules BBQ Festival
St. Landry Parish Government is excited to announce the return of the highly anticipated 2nd Annual BBQ Festival.
Parish Moving Forward Despite Disagreements, Bellard Says
Although at times it might seem personal between him and Parish Council members, parish president Jessie Bellard says it’s best to ignore their arguments that sometimes become published reports.
Tornado Rips Through Morrow With Damage
A possible tornado damaged a two homes, brought down multiple trees and damaged a large barn in the Morrow area on LA 107. No injuries have been reported.
ZydeGras on the Square Set for Mardi Gras Day in Opelousas
Want to hear great Zydeco Music performed right here in the Zydeco Capital of the World? Mark your calendar for Mardi Grad Day, Tuesday, February 21, 2023 for ZydeGras on the Square in downtown Opelousas.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz Issues appeal to Citizens to Join in The Fight Against Crime
Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials to build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today that St. Landry Parish citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program.
Parish Animal Shelter Closing Due To Restructuring
St. Landry Animal Control is announcing that its intake facilities will be closed to the public temporarily for restructuring purposes.
State of the Parish Report Set for February 7th
Mark your calendar for the State of the Parish Report by Parish President Jessie Bellard set for Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Opelousas.
Herman Fuselier graduates from the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy
The Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) celebrated the graduation of Herman Fuselier, executive director of the St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission from the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy (LTLA) at the association’s 2023 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Parish President Addresses Animal Shelter Concerns
Changes are coming to the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter.
Parish Schedules Animal Control Press Conference
In response to recent concerns from the community regarding animal control, St. Landry Parish Government will be holding a press conference to address concerns surrounding the shelter. The press conference will take place on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Suite 34.
Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Arrest of Lafayette Parish Business Owner.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On three (3) separate occasions, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of contracts between the victims and Tyler Anthony Carpenter, who is the owner of Diamond Garage Doors and Repairs in the Carencro area.
Confederate Monument Cleaned, Prepared For Removal
The Confederate monument on the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square has undergone a cleaning process, marking the first step towards removing the statute that is scheduled for relocation, according to parish president Jessie Bellard.
New Courthouse Fire Escape Noticeably Arrives
Entrances and streets around the St. Landry Parish Courthouse were spectacularly blocked for a lengthy period of time Wednesday morning as an exterior fire escape was added to an ongoing $2 million renovation project, according to parish president Jessie Bellard.
Parish President Plans Second Annual Parish Address
Please join Parish President Jessie Bellard as he discusses and presents the 2022 year-end report and his plans to move forward in 2023.
Opelousas Man Booked For Allegedly Defacing Confederate Monument
Don Leger (66) of Anthony Ave in Opelousas, turned himself into the St. Landry Parish Jail after a warrant was issued for his arrest on allegations that he defaced a public monument at the Opelousas Courthouse.
Parish Government Seeks State Police Help With Monument Vandalism Investigation
St.Landry Parish government is seeking assistance from the Louisiana State Police in identifying an individual that is suspected of vandalizing, with black paint and attempting to drag down the Confederate monument located on the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square, according to parish president Jessie Bellard.
Two Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges
Two arrested by St. Landry Parish Government investigators on animal cruelty charges.
Flooding Causes Parish Road Closings
St. Landry Parish Government is closing roads due to flooding.
Port Barre Man Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges
St. Landry Parish Government Investigators arrest man on Animal Cruelty charges.
No Wake Zone Issue for St. Landry Parish Waterways
Effective immediately, there will be a No Wake Zone in effect for all St. Landry Parish waterways until further notice as per an executive order by Parish President Jessie Bellard.
Bissell Foundation Agrees To Provide Support For Animal Control
Cathy Bissell from the Bissell Pet Foundation is flying into St. Landry Parish today to assess the animals in the St. Landry Animal Control Shelter.
Sandbags Available in St. Landry Parish
St. Landry Parish Government will issue sandbags Tuesday, December 13, for any parish resident that might need them.