2:30 LRN Newscast July 25

Louisiana District 4 Congressman Mike Johnson celebrates winning re-election unopposed and the next two years in office. Johnson qualified last week to run for re-election and, when qualifying was over he had no challenger. Johnson says he and fellow House republicans hope to regain Majority this fall, and if that happens they have plans ahead to, as he says, “fix a lot of problems”…:

CUT 10(13)      “…the American people.”

State Wildlife & Fisheries agents charge a Folsum man with DWI and vehicular homicide for a weekend fatal boating accident. LDWF spokesman Adam Einck says it happened Saturday afternoon on Lake Ponchartrain, and the victim is identified as 21-year-old Hunter Prevost, of Loranger. Einck says agents soon determined the boat’s operator, 22-year-old Lane Keenan, was alcohol-impaired. He now faces stiff fines and possible jail time…:

CUT 15(09)      “…under the influence.”


Monkeypox has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization; triggering Louisiana health officials to seek a big stock of smallpox vaccine, which is effective against the virus. State Health Officer Dr. Joe Kanter says there are under 3000 cases nationwide, but that will increase…:

CUT 08(10)      “…rather fresh.”

Lafayette mayor-president, Josh Guillory checks himself into a rehab facility to get help with alcohol dependence and PTSD. KLAF & KADN news anchor Jeff Horchak says, despite rehab, Guillory is keeping in close touch with the city attorney, Greg Logan, and Lafayette CAO Cydra Wingerter, on city-parish matters…:

CUT 05(08)      “…that goes.”

Guillory is in his 2nd year of office.