St. Landry Parish Government - Working Together for Better Communities

More than 700 people, many dressed in red, white and blue and quite a few in full military uniform, attended the long-awaited dedication of the St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial this week. The dedication ceremony at the memorial, located at 5348 La. 182 immediately south of Opelousas, took more than two hours. Despite that, nobody left before the sun set Wednesday, when volunteers pulled the cord to unveil the memorial and the bronze statue of a kneeling soldier that tops it. Engraved in gold on the memorial are the names of every man and woman in St.

THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL HOLD THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEE MEETINGS LISTED BELOW ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014, STARTING AT 6PM AT THE OLD CITY MARKET LOCATED AT 131 W. BELLEVUE STREET, OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.

6:00pm   Public Works Committee Meeting
Immediately following Public Works Committee Meeting: Administrative / Finance Committee Meeting    

Keeping Opelousas and the parish clean will get a little cheaper because of two donated vehicles from the St. Landry Parish Solid Waste Disposal District. The trucks aren’t new, but they include a new, environmentally friendly and cost-effective option — they are powered by compressed natural gas, or CNG. That fuel comes at a discount because it is a byproduct of the parish landfill in the Beggs community. Solid Waste is converting waste methane captured from its landfill into CNG equal to about 250 gallons of gasoline a day. District officials say more capacity is possible.

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