He has recorded more than twenty studio albums, charted over forty singles and sold more than 26 million albums. Country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Vince Gill will be making his way through Louisiana later this week when he plays at the Paragon Casino in Marksville.
After moving to Nashville in 1983, Gill signed a record deal with MCA released his debut solo album When I Call Your Name. The title song of the record went on to become a major hit on the country music charts. The rest, as they say, is history. Since then, he has sold millions of record, won 18 CMA awards, 19 Grammys and been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Vince Gill plays central Louisiana’s only casino resort destination the Paragon Casino in Marksville on Feb.11.
Paragon Casino Resort is located on Highway 1 in Marksville. The casino is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana.
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.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
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.