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Covid-19 Vaccine Providers


There are mutliple COVID-19 Vaccine sites in St Landry Parish.  

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Memorial Walkathon


A Memorial Walkathon honoring love ones in observance of National Grief Awareness Day will be held Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Opelousas.  

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Hatfield Scholarship Endowment


A perpetual scholarship endowment is being established in memory and honor of Dr. Jason Hatfield.  

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Louisiana Rockets Fundraiser


Mayor Dwight Landreneau invites everyone to support a fundraiser dinner sale for the local Louisiana Rockets boy's basketball team.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021.  Dinners may be picked up in front of Town Hall from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

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CLECO and Council on Aging Program


To help elderly customers conserve energy this summer and manage their home energy usage year-round, CLECO is partnering with local Councils on Aging and other agencies to give away LED bulbs and offer customers registration for an On-Site Residential Weatherization Audit.

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Scam Alert


Chief Latoya Trent advises that the Washington Police Department phone number (337-826-3305) is being used to perpetrate a phone scam.  The caller claims to be an officer with the Detroit Police Deparment.  He informs the person who answers the phone that a warrant for his/her arrest for sex trafficking and embezzlement was issued.  The caller advises to make an online payment to release the warrant.

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Clinical Director Job Posting


The Town of Washington is excited to welcome the opening of Kandake House, a residential living environment for clients ages 5 to 14 who need psychiatric or psychological services.  Kandake is seeking a Clinical Director for the facility.  

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Free Vacation Bible School


Crosspoint Church will sponsor a free vacation bible school July 7 - 9, 2021.

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Public Meeting will be held June 21, 2021 at 5:15 pm


Click the below link for an agenda for the Public Meeting on June 21, 2021 at 5:15 pm.

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The Town Council Meeting will be held June 21, 2021 at 6 pm


Click the below link for the June 2021 Agenda

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Walk to Fight Suicide


Acadiana Out of the Darkness Community Walk is scheduled for November 13, 2021 at the Youngsville Sports Complex.

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Feed the Children


Mohorn Baptist Church in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank will distribute frozen meals to children age 18 and younger on select Fridays in June and July.

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CLECO - U S Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program


CLECO customers who meet the eligibility requirements of the U S Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program being administered by the State of Louisiana can receive assistance paying past-due rent and current utility bills and some late fees dating back as far as April 1, 2020.

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St Landry Parish Government Food Drive


St Landry Parish Government will sponsor a food drive Wednesday, June 9, 2021 beginning at 9:00 AM.  Food will be distributed at the rear of the Yambilee Building located at 1939 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA.

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