A radio-thon is planned for Friday on Pittman Broadcasting stations KFXZ (105.9) and KYMK (106.3) to benefit the relief effort in earthquake-devastated Haiti. Spearheaded by the Cravins family, the event runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. featuring celebrity DJs, and two drop-off points for donations will also be detailed. Proceeds generated will go to the Father McKnight Haiti Fund and the American Red Cross Haiti Relief effort.
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.