The Daily Advertiser has announced plans for a further redesign to make the publication more competitive in an increasingly difficult economic environment. “Beginning Thursday, April 30,” writes Publisher and President Leslie Hurst in a front-page notice in Tuesday’s paper, “The Daily Advertiser will be published as a single page distributed to newsstands each Thursday. We feel this redesign will maximize our publication’s ability to continue to deliver the type of newspaper our readers have come to expect.”
Hurst adds that the all-new paper will be printed on both sides and will cost $9.
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.