You got old tires? Need a place to dump them? Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is trying to clean up that mess and get rid of all those old tires. Stagnant water within old tires is a major breeding ground for mosquitoes. So if you’ve been inundated with high volumes of those stealthy pests, you might want to look around your property and make sure you don’t have any old junk tires lying around. On July 10, he’s putting out the call to residents with old tires to dispose of them from 8 a.m. – noon at the MartinLutherKingRecreationCenter, located at 309 Cora St. in Lafayette. Persons physically unable to transport tires should call 291-8815.
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.