It was taken by the University of Southern Misssissippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, and comes to us via The Associated Press. Blue crab larvae and pictured here, an immature blue crab with droplets of oil from the BP spill, trapped under its shell, are indicators of what is really happening in the seafood chain. Harriet Perry, a biologist with USM told the AP, “In my 42 years of studying crabs I’ve never seen this.” Perry says that approximately 40 percent of the area crabs inhabit has been oiled by the spill.
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.