06:30 LRN Newscast February 01

Governor Edwards’ office issues a statement in regard to a media report he was aware of the circumstances under which Ronald Greene died, after a beating by state troopers in May 2019. Brooke Thorington has more…:

CUT 03(37)      “…Brooke Thorington.”

Natchitoches Parish public schools are lifting their mandate that kids wear masks in class. Starting this morning staff members, parents, and students will get to choose whether or not to wear a mask on campus. The school district says masking is still strongly encouraged for pupils and teachers.


The Louisiana Department of Education gets proactive on hurricane preparedness with the launch of the Protect Louisiana Schools: Hurricane Preparedness Commission. State Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley believes now is the time to bring together as many bright minds as possible to put a comprehensive plan in place for schools…:

CUT 04(14)      “…back into classrooms.”

For more information visit ProtectLaSchools.org

It appears online sports wagering got off to a big start over the weekend. And while he doesn’t have exact figures yet, State Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Johns says when you compare activity for the inaugural weekend to other states Louisiana is not an underdog…:

CUT 07(11)      “…a few weeks ago.”

Six sports betting platforms were online for opening weekend and Johns says to expect even more in the coming weeks.