“A deal is a deal,” Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wrote in a Feb. 16 letter to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, notifying him that a New Orleans Saints flag is flying in the atrium of the Indiana state Capitol, “where visitors, employees and legislators will get a good look at it.”
Jindal sent the flag to Daniels as part of a friendly Super Bowl wager. No point spread, just a win or lose bet. The flag went on display Tuesday and will remain there for a week.
Daniels also joked that each day he'll be demonstrating how to cover an onside kick.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
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.