Local gospel singer Bernadette Steven, known affectionately as Ms. Deannie, is up for a Female Gospel Artist of the Year award by the Gospel Sounds Radio Network, and we can help her win by logging on to the network’s website and casting a vote.
A resident of Ridge in Lafayette Parish, Steven hosts the radio program “The Gospel Hotspot with Ms. Deannie” on Sundays from 9 a.m.-noon on KJCB Soul 770 AM. She’s also currently the fourth most popular gospel recording artist at the music site Reverb Nation.
The 2013 Gospel Music Awards will take place March 21-23 at the Marriot Mobile. Fans can vote for Ms. Deannie by clicking here.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.