Closing statements in a 2016 double murder case that occurred in the Plaisance area, are expected to be delivered by prosecutors and defense attorneys before a trial jury Wednesday morning in Opelousas.
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January 31, 2023 Arrest Report
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz says, “Ask yourself, ‘What should I do when stopped during a traffic encounter by a law-enforcement officer? “What must I do during and after the traffic encounter? What should I not do during the traffic encounter?”
Mark your calendar for the State of the Parish Report by Parish President Jessie Bellard set for Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Opelousas.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On January 28, 2023 deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting complaint near the 200 block of Halfway House Road in the Arnaudville area.”
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On January 27, 2023 Crystal Bell-Edmond called 911 stating she shot her boyfriend in the back and they were at 2884 Highway 167 Apt. #D, in Opelousas.”
January 28 – 30, 2023 Arrest Report
Opelousas Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 16 Year-Old Jauan Winbush of Opelousas.
Celebrate the 2023 Acadiana Renaissance Féte! Come visit the Village Of Glane, where there’s something for everyone: events, shopping, food and most of all – an amazing atmosphere and experience.
It’s been said often that anytime is the right time to cook a gumbo. That seemed also true at the 17th annual Gumbo Cook Off on Saturday, as more than 60 chefs used cauldrons, black pots and aluminum cookware resting above gas fires, preparing assorted recipes for one of South Louisiana’s signature foods.
Previously in the series we discussed the definition of workplace violence, groups at threat, and ways to spot workplace violence.
January 27, 2023 Arrest Report
Be on the lookout for a 31-year-old Raymond Latrelle Howard, who escaped from police custody at the St. Landry Parish 27th Judicial District Courthouse in Opelousas on January 26, 2023 at approximately 3:30 pm.
The Annual Appreciation Banquet for St. Landry-Evangeline United Way was held on Thursday of last week. Besides being a banquet, the board recognized those who are “living united” by the work they do and the causes they support.
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Abigail Cunningham had already experienced a major athletic career moment in November when she signed a letter of intent to play volleyball with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
The conversation at the Williams’ family gathering might become a bit more engaging this Sunday, now that a much-anticipated basketball game involving the three Williams brothers has been decided.
Organizations across Cleco Power’s 24-parish service territory are encouraged to apply for funding through the company’s online giving portal and register their cause for employee giving and volunteering consideration.
January 25, 2023 Arrest Report
St. Landry Parish School District Expresses Thanks
Opelousas Police have made an arrest in connection to (3) incidents where bombs threats were called into McAlister’s restaurant on 1.24.23 and (2) schools (Opelousas High & C.A.P.S.) on 1.25.23. in Opelousas. (Opelousas High & C.A.P.S.)
St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Patrick Jenkins indicated on Monday night that he is currently involved in ongoing discussions with School Board members regarding an extension of his current contract which is scheduled to end June 30.
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.
Public Notice from the St. Landry Parish School Board: All schools and administrative offices will dismiss early tomorrow, January 24th, due to forecasted severe weather in our area.
2023 Chamber of Commerce Business Award Winners and weekly events update.
Changes are coming to the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter.
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.
Dice rolled down the tables and cards were frequently flipped Friday night at the historic Wolff Banquet and Reception Hall in Washington, as players competed for prizes during the fourth annual 2023 St. Landry Chamber Of Commerce Excellence Awards and Casino Night.
Mark your calendars! The 20th Dewey Balfa Cajun & Creole Heritage Week will take place March 20-26, 2023, in Eunice, Louisiana.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On July 14, 2022 the St. Landry Parish Juvenile Detectives were contacted regarding a toddler who was found unresponsive by her mother in the home, and was transferred to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
The 12 newest graduates of the St. Landry Parish Adult Drug and Specialty Court program this week have had their criminal charges dismissed, but what happens to them now that they now are free from prosecution?
January 20, 2023 Arrest Report
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office (SLPSO) and the St. Landry Crime Stoppers are asking for assistance in identifying and locating two people involved in a burglary.
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.
January 19, 2023 Arrest Report
January 18, 2023 Arrest Report
According to a report on KATC, TV 3 in Lafayette, a crash on Interstate 49 late Monday left a 17-year-old Washington girl dead, Louisiana State troopers say.
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.
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