Opelousas General Health Systems

Spotlight On: Opelousas General Health System

Did you know Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union? That’s right! Our main membership served the employees of Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers and state office personnel. We have since expanded to add several different industries to our field of membership but continue to serve many hospital employees around the state. There is even …

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Where to Get the Best King Cakes in Louisiana

This might be the most difficult and delicious post we’ve ever done for Pelican State of Mind. They said it couldn’t be done, yet here you are, reading about the best king cakes in Louisiana. With Carnival Season here, it’s always fun to ask everyone what place has the BEST king cake. You’ll find that this is a very serious, …

Where to Get the Best Poboys in Louisiana

Where to Get the Best Po’boys in Louisiana

Ask anyone in Louisiana, and they’ll agree that there are few things in life better than an excellent po’boy. To have a truly great po’boy, it’s got to have the “holy trinity” of po’boys—great bread, amazing toppings and dressed perfectly. In Louisiana, there are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to great po’boys. Some po’boys truly outdo …

Where to Get the Best Pizza in Louisiana

Where to Get the Best Pizza in Louisiana

You’ve asked us on social media, and we’re delivering! When it comes to Louisiana, where can you get the best pizza? We asked our branch employees for the best local pizza joints in their communities, and they each told us where to get the crispiest, sauciest, cheesiest pizzas in their towns. Grab a slice from one of these spots to …