Here's the tragic story of one man who didn't have faith the Saints would be 12-0 after last weekend. Wayne Spring of Albany, La. was so confident that the Washington Redskins would defeat the New Orleans Saints that he was willing to bet his 60-inch, flat-screen TV's life on it. He made an announcement on Facebook: if the Saints outgun the Redskins, then all my friends can load their rifles, come over and execute my TV by firing squad. We all know the thrilling overtime victory that the Saints pulled out, here's what happened to Spring's TV:
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.
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.