1230 PM LRN News

Rumored 2023 Governor’s Race candidates Attorney General Jeff Landry and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser are accumulating strong early war chests. Landry has over two million while Nungesser controls a million and a half, 500,000 of that being a recent personal contribution. Political Analyst Bernie Pinsonat calls it a good start, but…

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Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt and State Treasurer John Schroder are reportedly also considering a run and control low to mid six figure war chests.

A 56-year old Bossier Parish Sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being allegedly shot multiple times by his estranged daughter, 22-year-old Kalee Wich, Monday night. Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Bill Davis says they were called to Burt Wich’s home in Benton around 5 pm.

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Seven horses were killed in a Bossier Parish fire last week that authorities believe was started due to a heat lamp accident. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking residents to reconsider the use of heat lamps to keep your pets warm and State Fire Marshal Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says even outside, heating lamps can be hazardous, so try to bring your pets inside during cold weather if you can.

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Rodrigue says there was also a fire involving a heating lamp in the Houma area that killed a dog and another one in Livingston Parish.