The Southern Development Foundation presents the Winter Gospel Festival. This event will take place at the Opelousas High School Auditorium on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the event starts at 6:00 p.m. There will be five groups in one big night to "Celebrate Gospel... more »
A fight at Opelousas High School goes viral (and on the heels of several high profile incidents just this school year).
In September, a stabbing at the same high school. Just a month earlier, a junior high student brought a gun near OJHS grounds. Michael Nassif, Superintendent at the... more »
Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow says both Opelousas Junior High and Opelousas High schools are safer places now after dealing with a pair of violent outbreaks over the last month.
"We feel that we have identified those who are responsible for the last two incidents." Chief Gallow says, "we... more »
At one time eleven hundred students walked the hallways of Opelousas High School, but now enrollment is down to 775. Superintendent Michael Nassif said, "when we rezoned children, the population of Opelousas Senior High School diminished to a point where we didn't feel like we were utilizing the faculty and... more »
Parents opinions are split and a Superintendent is left wondering after a teacher was arrested on child pornography charges.
Larry Caillier Jr. a former biology teacher at Opelousas High was arrested Friday on three counts of child pornography.
The first is production of child pornography meaning sexually exploiting... more »
Former Opelousas City Council member Larry Caillier Junior is under arrest tonight.
Caillier was picked up by federal authorities Friday morning at his Opelousas home and was in court before a federal judge the same afternoon
Caillier has been charged with 3 counts of child pornography.
The... more »