The Ragin' Cajun football squad is undoubtedly loaded with talent (see this week's Independent Weekly cover story), but we all know that doesn't always translate into a winning season. A poignant ESPN story posted online yesterday, however, gives a little more insight into what may have this year's team within reach of its first bowl appearance in four decades. Read the story here.
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.