Port Barre Elementary students and 4th Grade Teacher Sarah Keys participated in a hair donation ceremony for children diagnosed with cancer as an act of kindness for PBE’s Act of Kindness Day on April 5th.
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Port Barre PD Hosting Law for Paws Spring Event April 15th.
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!
Port Barre High School Honors Former Football Coach and Local Legend
A local legend, William E. Duplechain, AKA ‘Coach Dup’ was honored by Port Barre High School.
That’s One Kool Kid
Macaroni KID would like to introduce our current Kool Kid, Landry S., who is a Kindergartener at Port Barre Elementary.
Port Barre Man Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges
St. Landry Parish Government Investigators arrest man on Animal Cruelty charges.
Where Will The New St. Landry Solar Project Locate?
NextEra Resource officials said last week that they plan to locate a 2.500-acre solar farm south of Port Barre, with a completion date scheduled sometime in 2024.
Port Barre Standout Signs At Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Melani Francis has first hand knowledge of how to assist in rebuilding a softball program. Francis, a returning all-state outfielder and leadoff hitter for Port Barre High, plans to take that previous reconstruction experience and transfer it to The University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, after signing a Division 1 softball scholarship there earlier in November. UAPB Read More…
Port Barre Cracklin Festival Begins Today
The Cracklin Festival will kick off this afternoon in Port Barre and continue through Sunday, November 13, 2022.
Northwest Turns Defenders Into Offensive Assets in District Win
An in-game transition in the Northwest High offensive backfield didn’t affect the Raiders’ running game that severely Friday night.
OCS Linemen Carve Path For First Win
Territorial advantage was seized quickly by Opelousas Catholic as the Vikings’ linemen took control of the game and the outcome Thursday night.
PORT BARRE RED DEVILS
Meet the 2022 Port Barre High School Red Devils.
FRIDAY JAMBOREE SCHEDULE
St. Landry Parish Public School Jamboree (At Donald Gardner Stadium)
Parish Teams Complete Scrimmages, Prepare For Jamborees
Now that scrimmages are completed, St. Landry Parish football teams are finishing preparations for their final 2022 preseason appearances – jamboree games which occur Thursday and Friday nights.
CRIME STOPPERS TIP LEADS TO TWO PORT BARRE MEN ARRESTED FOR WEAPONS AND DRUG CHARGES
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On August 18, 2022, Narcotics detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office went to the address of 290 Mila Road, Port Barre, Louisiana after receiving multiple tips from St. Landry Crime Stoppers.
Two Arrested on Exploitation of the Infirmed Charges
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On April 25, 2022, St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 1200 block of Highway 178 in the Opelousas area in regards to monetary instrument abuse.”
Port Barre’s Davis Chosen All-State, Athlete of the Week
Alyssa Davis made the most of her first season starting as an outfielder for the Port Barre High softball team. She has earned the St. Landry Now Athlete of the Week award.
Youth Activity and Mentoring Program Begins at Landmark Country Club
As Opelousas Life Church pastor Kerney Thomas continues to refurbish a 74-year-old Opelousas Golf Course, he plans to use the facility as a vehicle that he thinks can help redirect the paths for some of the city’s youth.
Port Barre High Softball 2022
Port Barre High School Softball 2022
Photo from the Past – Traveler’s Motel, Port Barre, LA
Owned by John and Beulah Badeaux, the Traveler’s Motel and Café was located on U. S. 190 near Port Barre.
Rescue to Runway
Elizabeth Landry turns rescue dogs to runway dogs.
Lenny Zerangue establishes softball academy and remembers Opelousas baseball
If there was a better time for growing up and playing sports, Lenny Zerangue can’t imagine one better than his days participating in Opelousas’ South City Park youth league baseball.
Port Barre senior signs softball scholarship
It seems as though Emma Krow is about to enter the best of both worlds. Her long range plans include medical school and eventually overseeing orthopedic procedures.
Festivals & Events 2022
St Landry Parish Events for 2022. Information provided by St Landry Parish Tourism.
Photo from the Past – Port Barre, LA
This photograph from the past is a glimpse of what it was like to drive through Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in 1947. Main Street in the town located on Highway 190 just to the east of Opelousas, is on route to Louisiana’s capital in Baton Rouge today just as it was all those years ago.