Acadiana Open Channel will be airing last week’s District 24 state Senate candidate debate up through this Saturday’s election. The two-hour forum, put on by the Lafayette and St. Landry Parish Democratic Executive Committees, features a media panel quizzing all five candidates: state Rep. Elbert Guillory, Patricia Cravins, Link Savoie, Kelly Scott and Quincy Richard Jr. Air times are as follows:
4/2 — 4 p.m. on channel 15 and 6 p.m. on channel 16
4/3 — 6 p.m. on channel 16
4/4 — 10 a.m. on channel 16
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.