As part of February events celebrating black history month, the Lafayette Public library will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary, Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans tomorrow at 2 p.m. Directed by Dawn Logsdon and narrated by Times Picayune columnist Lolis Eric Elie, the film traces the roots of jazz and the American civil rights movement to one of New Orleans' historic neighborhoods. Logsdon will be on hand at the event to introduce and discuss the film.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.