Training camps for the National Basketball Association teams have been postponed indefinitely and the NBA has canceled 43 preseason games, which were scheduled to commence Oct. 9. The camps were supposed to open Oct. 3, but the failure Thursday by owners and players to reach a new labor deal is at the least making a full NBA season doubtful. The regular season is set to begin Nov. 1.
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.