The Times-Picayune, ESPN and other sources are reporting today that the New Orleans Saints have placed starting defensive end Charles Grant on injured reserve, eliminating his services for the post season. The Saints say Grant had surgery to repair a torn triceps.
Grant had 44 tackles and 5 1/2 sacks this season. He was the Saint’s first-round draft pick in 2002 out of Georgia and has started 106 games with the team.
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.