10:30 LRN Newscast July 29

Republican Congressional leader Steve Scalise says that while southwest Louisiana reels from the aftershock of Hurricane Laura the Biden Administration has yet to approve federal aid.

Cut 1 (31) “…I’m Erik Piccoli.”

A three-year-old was tragically killed in a drive-by shooting in Minden last night. Minden Police say they received a call around 11:20 Wednesday night and more than 25 shots were fired at a residence on Plum Street. Police say two people of interest have been identified but no arrests have been made.

Ochsner CEO Warner Thomas says the fourth surge of the coronavirus putting younger people in the hospital with COVID-related illnesses. Thomas says in the spring of 2020, ten to 15-percent of their COVID patients were younger than 50…

cut 8 (09) “…. population.”

COVID hospitalizations have hit a six-month high with over 15-hundred people hospitalized statewide.

The small city of Ma-moo is known as the Cajun Music Capital of the World in addition to chasing chickens on horseback during Mardi Gras, but this week the Evangeline Parish town gained national attention when an entrepreneur announced he’s opening a Swinger Trailer Park. Nick Broussard, who works for the owner says the phone for Tee Boi’s Swinger Trailer Park is ringing off the hook.

Cut 13 (07) “…going on (laugh).”


They plan to open Memorial Day Weekend of next year.