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  • St. Landry council votes against security cameras

    February 26, 2014 9:21 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish Council has decided to reverse an earlier decision to install security cameras in the Old City Market offices of the council clerks and attorney. Council Chairman Hurlin Dupre told The Advocate the security cameras aren't needed in the clerk's offices. Councilman Jerry... more »
  • St. Landry council to consider parish library tax

    February 3, 2014 8:34 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A yearslong effort to create a parish-wide library system in St. Landry Parish is one step closer to a vote. The Advocate reports the St. Landry Parish Council is set to decide Wednesday whether to place a property tax on the ballot in May that, if... more »
  • St. Landry Council Seeks Review of Contracts

    November 17, 2011 12:49 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish Council has voted unanimously to ask the state Legislative Auditor's Office to review all contracts approved during the two terms served by parish President Don Menard. On Wednesday, council member Pam Gautreau questioned Menard's hiring of former Opelousas Mayor Mike Thibodeaux as... more »
  • St. Landry council approves trail ride ordinance

    October 20, 2011 7:48 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The introduction of an amended ordinance regulating trail rides on parish and state highways - the fourth in the past three years - has been approved by the St. Landry Parish Council. The Advocate reports the council approved the amended ordinance Wednesday. A public hearing will... more »
  • St. Landry council looks at regulating trail rides

    July 22, 2011 7:27 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz told the Parish Council he is willing to provide roadside assistance to trail ride events on horseback despite the logistical difficulties. The Advocate reports enforcement procedures and the number of riders are the important elements being incorporated into an amended... more »
  • St. Landry council debates trail ride ordinance

    July 12, 2011 10:04 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A new trail ride ordinance is expected to be formally introduced by the St. Landry Parish Council at its July 20 meeting. Trail rides, long a tradition in St. Landry Parish, have been going through an unprecedented boom in recent years. The Daily World reports rides... more »

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