Acadiana Resource Conservation & Development Council agenda banguet
The Acadiana Resource Conservation & Development Council will hold their annual banquet at the Center for Ecology and Environmental Technology on Oct. 29. The Acadiana Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D) is a nonprofit voluntary program that helps people protect and develop Acadiana’s economic, natural, and social resources. The program is administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in cooperation with other USDA agencies such as Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Resource Conservation Service, and the Nature Conservancy. RC&D objectives focus on improving the quality of life of residents in designated regions and uniting people at a grassroots level, while also encouraging volunteers and civic leaders to revitalize and build communities through cooperative projects.
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.