May 3, 2019

Kaplan, LA - In March 2019, the Kaplan City Council voted unanimously to rename E. Second Street to Sammy Kershaw Dr. The portion of E. Second Street that will be effected is only from Cushing Ave. to the dead end.   

The proposal was brought to the board's attenti...

May 2, 2019

Opelousas, LA - St. Landry-Evangeline United Way announces new date for its 2nd Annual Yard Bird cook-off (previously postponed due to weather).

The Yard Bird Cook-Off is Saturday, June 1 on the corner of Court and Bellevue Streets in historic downtown Opelousas. This e...

April 10, 2019

(Opelousas, April 10, 2019) The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way has postponed the Comme Ci’ Comme Ca’ Yard Bird Cook-Off due to a forecast for severe rain and thunderstorms for Saturday, April 13.

According to Executive Director, Ginger LeCompte, “Based on concern for...

March 20, 2019

Opelousas, LA - The city of Opelousas is boasting with excitement as Emily Ortego, a 19 year old Opelousas native, announced today that she received a golden ticket to Hollywood, CA to compete on the latest season of American Idol.

Ortego announced the beginning of her...

February 6, 2019

Lafayette, LA -  Lafayette, Louisiana’s Cosmic Cajun artist LANE MACK will release new single “Solid Ground” on Tuesday February 12th, 2019.

Lane has graced the stage with numerous national recording artist including, Robert Randolph, Marc Broussard, Gerry McGee (The V...

January 28, 2019

Opelousas, LA -  

OPELOUSAS, January 28, 2019 - Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has announced that five individuals have been selected to be inducted into the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame. The legacy of these individuals exemplify...

October 25, 2018

Leiper Fork, TN - The Tennesseean Newspaper in Nashville is reporting that Oak Grove, LA native Tony Joe White passed away suddley late Wednesday night.  

Jody White, the song of Tony Joe White, said that his father was not ill and died unexpectedly.   Jody White said,...

April 24, 2018

Church Point, LA - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church for Mr. Elton 'Bee' Cormier, 84, who passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:25 PM at Acadia-St. Landry Hospital. Msgr...

March 19, 2018

Lafayette, LA - Living in South Louisiana, everyone looks forward to football season to either cheer on the UL Ragin Cajuns, The LSU Tigers, or the New Orleans Saints.  It's a little known fact to a lot of local football fans that there is also a Semi Pro Football Team...

February 2, 2018

ST. LANDRY PARISH - According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “The St. Landry Crime Stoppers program has been awarded the 2017 Best Crime of the Week for both television and radio for the population 0 to 250,000 in the nation.  The only other times that a crime stoppers p...

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