10:30 LRN Newscast Sept 29

Governor John Bel Edwards is expressing optimism that FEMA will soon begin the effort of hauling in trailers for Hurricane Ida displaced homeowners to temporarily live in while they repair their property.  More from Dave Brannen.

Cut 1 (33) “…I’m Dave Brannen.”

26-year old Jake Guidry of Thibodaux faces second-degree murder charges in the death of his infant daughter. After a welfare check Tuesday on Guidry at the request of the child’s mother, authorities found the child in the rear cargo area of Guidry’s car. Bond is set at one million.

Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley says about 70-thousand students across southeast Louisiana are out of school because of damaged classrooms. St. Charles Parish Superintendent Kern Oertling says they will need federal help to put their schools back together…

Cut 11 (13) “…twenty million dollars.”
And schools in southwestern parishes – hit hard by Hurricane Laura in 2020 – are still struggling to regain normalcy. Calcasieu Parish School Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus says he’s had to postpone 50 recovery projects because the school system is still awaiting federal recovery money.

Cut 13 (11) “…we’re out of cash.”