11:30 LRN Newscast May 31

Major changes for hunting and fishing licenses and fees go into effect tomorrow. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Undersecretary Bryan McClinton says even though a current license doesn’t expire until the end of June, any license that’s purchased tomorrow going forward…

Cut 3 (11) “…fiscal year.”

McClinton says the basic hunting license will see an increase of $5 to $20 annually.

Tomorrow is the start of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season and there’s the potential for tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico this week. LRN meteorologist John Wetherbee says a Pacific hurricane by name of the Agatha made landfall in southern Mexico yesterday and its remnants could reform near the southeastern Gulf of Mexico

Cut 6 (11) “…into the Bahamas.”

Nine months after the devastation of Hurricane Ida, there are still roughly 400 households, representing about 12-hundred people, in Terrebonne Parish awaiting FEMA trailers. Parish Planning and Zoning Director Christopher Pulaski says the FEMA staff on the ground isn’t the problem, it’s the system as a whole, and that dealing with the federal government on housing has been a far more complicated process than getting support from the state.

Cut 11 (06) “…much, much sooner.”

Jay Johnson will lead LSU into the NCAA tournament for the first of what is expected to be many trips to the postseason. The second-seeded Tigers face Kennesaw State at 6 pm on Friday at the Hattiesburg Regional. Johnson says he’s excited about the opportunity to add to the Tigers’ winning tradition.

Cut 14 (17) “…or six years.”