Due to an unforeseen south Louisiana rain, one Downtown Alive! event was postponed this past season. But today, Nik-L Beer makes up that date, while celebrating the band's 30th anniversary. The beverages start flowing at 5:30 p.m., and the band kicks off at 6 p.m in Parc International in downtown Lafayette.
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.