“I’m all for the creation of jobs and putting our community to work. Yes, that means my tax dollars helping to create wealth for the community and others, I fully support the change. We can’t keep doing the same thing and expect different results. I fully support passing ordinances to help this community grow.” – Gretchen Erlingson
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“I want to thank the Mayor and Council members of Opelousas for finally addressing the immense problem downtown Opelousas has had for almost 40 years.”
Opinion Piece by Link Savoie – Should Veterans Guard Schools Asks Former State Commander.
Where are our heros buried?
Opinion – Keep HB 248
Yesterday, in Uvalde, Texas at an elementary school, beautiful, innocent children and adults were killed — and scores of others witnessed it happen. There are parents who will never be the same. To lose a child is to have a piece of your soul ripped away forever. It’s the feeling shared by the siblings, grandparents, Read More…
Letter To The Editor
(Editor’s note: Richard DeJean is an attorney in Sumner, Washington and a former Opelousas Resident. He has become interested in the Confederate Monument situation and has submitted this letter in response to the issue.)
Editor Note: The views expressed in the opinion piece are those of the writer and not the St. Landry Now publication.
After encouraging some younger teachers of St. Landry parish not to leave for another Parish, I spoke to several others in and out of the Parish and combined their remarks. Lets see if I’ve got this right.
Recently during a TV interview, I watched several teachers from St. Landry Parish express their feelings about issues with the St. Landry Parish School Board.