This adorable little soldier will be in need of blood and blood products, and the rest of the blood collected (as well as blood donated at a later time in his name) will be used as monetary credit to his substantial hospital bill. The drive will be held from 10:30 until 5:30, and every donor will get a free burger and fries. You can sign up online at www.unitedbloodservices.org and enter sponsor code: marleyl. The Bulldog is located at 109 General Mouton.
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.