Epiphany Opelousas will once again be welcoming the community to its Pumpkin Patch this October.
Mark your calendars for the 37th Annual Cracklin Festival happening November 9th through the 12th. The Cracklin Festival is a highly anticipated annual event held in Port Barre by the Lions Club featuring live music, carnival rides, great food and of course, fresh cracklins!! Schedule of Events The 2023 PBLC Cracklin Festival Pageant is held Read More…
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Memorial Day Ceremony (presented by St. Landry Parish Memorial Park)
When: Monday, May 29, 2023
Time: 10:30 A.M.
Where: Yambilee Building
The 2023 BASS Tournament at Grand Ecore committee is expecting 240 boats for the College Division, and 200 boats for the High School/Junior Division.
Happy Easter from St. Landry Now!
The Port Barre Police Department is hosting its annual Law for Paws Spring event on Saturday, April 15th. It will be a family fun day with great food and activities for all to enjoy and it’s all for a great cause!
It’s been often said that Opelousas appears most well-dressed and picturesque during the beginning of spring.
It almost seemed appropriate that brightness from a full moon shone unmistakably Saturday night as Hollywood visited Mardi Gras at the Delta Grand.
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The Opelousas Imperial Mardi Gras Association is pleased to announce who will reign over our 2023 Mardi Gras Festivities as King Imperial IV, Mr. Jacob L. Jarrell.
The Opelousas Imperial Mardi Gras Association is pleased to announce who will reign over our 2023 Mardi Gras Festivities as Queen Lily IV, Judge Ledricka Johnson Thierry.
Tomorrow is Christmas! A day of joy as all of the Christian faith celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Here is what Austin D. Williams, Publisher of the St. Landry Democrat newspaper thought about Christmas one hundred and forty one years ago today in Opelousas
Christmas wreaths were presented to Gold Star family members and St. Landry Parish municipalities as part of the annual Wreaths Across America program held during a series of presentations Friday at the Veterans Memorial.
The Eunice Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its annual Christmas Parade of Lights, taking place on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 6 PM.
It was lights, sirens, floats, dancers, music, Santa and fun as the 2022 Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade rolled through downtown Opelousas last Thursday night.
Find local holiday light displays plus a free printable scavenger hunt!
A finished wreath, shaped and decorated by more than 15 NUNU Arts and Culture Collective members, has been entered into the Evangeline Downs Christmas Wreath of Hope contest.
The CASA’s Kid Toy Drive continues through December 12th.
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.
Happy Thanksgiving from St. Landry Now!
The City of Opelousas will offer a fun spook-tacular Halloween experience with a fun Trick or Treat Trail scheduled for Saturday, October 29th, from 4- 6 p.m. at South City Park. The event will utilize the one -mile walking trail at South Park, which is located at 1524 S. Market Street in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Don’t forget to pick up your fall pumpkins at the Episcopal Church on Union Street in Opelousas. Just look for the beautiful display. drive down the boulevard and take home a few.
Did you know the United States did not have a Labor Day holiday until the late 1800s? This is how it all began.
World Photography Day – August 19, 2022.
Editor Bobby Ardoin and photographer Freddie Herpin have a combined 85 years of experience covering St. Landry Parish football. That experience coverage is available with preseason and regular season stories. St. Landry Now can help you support your local team. Read more to see how.
Happy Father’s Day! from St. Landry Now. How it all began.
Bells rang ominously Monday for St. Landry soldiers from more than a century of combat, while symbolic rifle salutes were followed by the lonesome notes of a lone bugle that played taps in somber fashion across the vast expanse of the Veterans Memorial complex.
This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and Cleco is asking customers to prepare before the storm season starts.
Mardi Gras, that rowdy celebration, has been riding piggyback on the Catholic Church’s Lenten celebration for almost 2,000 years.
LeVieux Village lit up for the Christmas holidays.
The Elbert Guillory Family Toy Drive help Saturday in Opelousas.
Elbert Guillory decided 31 years ago that it was also best to donate at Christmas and he and his family have not stopped giving ever since.
From the St. Landry Parish Tourist Information Center comes this weekend schedule for Music in St. Landry.
Members of the Armand Brinkhaus Library Club in Sunset, LA celebrated the holiday season with their annual Christmas Tea held on Wednesday, December 8th.
With so many spectators wearing shorts and t-shirts, it might have seemed as though Landry Street was hosting a summer parade.
The 2021 Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade is all set to roll through downtown Opelousas at 6PM tonight. Parade starts at the east entrance to the city near Le Vieux Village and continued down Landry Street ending at the Yambilee Festival grounds on the west side of town
Mark your calendars and make sure to join us for a three night mission starting Monday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. and ending Wednesday, December 15th.
The general public is invited to enjoy the BREVE’s Christmas Concert set for Sunday, December 12th, at 6:00 pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington, LA, hosted by the Washington Garden Club.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 11, 2021, for Christmas in Washington.