Big, gaudy, icing-covered congratulations are in order for the team from Sweet Southern Ladies Designer Cakes outside St. Martinville, who took home the $10,000 first-place prize in TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off that aired last night.
Sweet Southern Ladies is owned by sisters Martha Hebert and Rebecca Guidry, both UL Lafayette graduates. The Ultimate Cake Off series pits top bakers from across the country. The team’s winning creation will be featured at the 15th anniversary gala for the Peterson Automotive Museum.
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.