Wanted: Local listings for Ragin’ Cajun game-day fun
The Independent is looking for locally owned sports bars, pubs, etc., doing something extraordinary for the UL Ragin’ Cajuns football team and its New Orleans Bowl bid.
Anyone with price specials, new drink recipes or bowl-related activities to honor the occasion can email
for inclusion in a special event listings slated for The Ind’s Dec. 14 issue.
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.