The 10th annual Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners
Fall Plant Extravaganza day will be held on Saturday at the Ira Nelson
Horticulture Center, 2206 Johnston St. in Lafayette. Over 150 varieties of
plants will be available for purchase. The doors open at 8:00 a.m.
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.