In honor of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s inauguration, Louisiana Public Broadcasting is sponsoring an “Inauguration Quiz Challenge,” according to The Times-Picayune.
The 12 questions can be found at www.lpb.org and cover both old and new Louisiana gubernatorial history.
If you can answer 10 of the 12 questions correctly (full disclosure: I only nabbed nine out of 12), you’ll be eligible to enter a drawing for the LPB’s six-part Louisiana: A History series and a companion book, Louisiana: An Illustrated History. The contest ends on Jan. 18.
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.