1:30 LRN Newscast Dec 17

The state Supreme Court has ordered Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet off the bench without pay. Odinet was captured on video reportedly using racial slurs while watching security video of a man trying to break into her home. The story has made national headlines. Odinet is suspended while the investigation of her acts plays out. Legal analyst Franz Borghardt says it is indeed rare for the state’s high court to take such an action…:

CUT 03  (15)        “…racial slurs.”

Saturday is the last day to mail a package via Priority Mail if you want it to arrive by Christmas. USPS spokesman David Walton advises using clear block printing on labels; not cursive, so handler can be assured of getting it there on time…:

CUT 10(05)      “…little difficult.”


After only three-thousand fans attended the New Orleans Bowl last year, bowl officials are hoping for about ten times that number Saturday night, as U-L Lafayette faces Marshall. Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation President Jay Cicero says they are expecting a competitive game between the Thundering Herd and a nationally ranked Ragin Cajuns team…:

CUT 07(07)      “…offensive weapons.”

This is ULL’s 6th appearance in the 21-year history of the New Orleans Bowl.

You knew this was coming: New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell is now mandating that kids ages 5-11 have COVID vaccine shots to be in NOLA public schools. The requirement goes into full effect February 1st. Kids must have at least one shot by January 3rd.  Parents unsure or unhappy with the vaccine will have an opt-out.

An autopsy of former New Orleans Saint Glenn Foster shows he did not die of natural causes, but was strangled. Foster was, at the time, in police custody in Alabama. Now the question emerges, who killed him and when?