3:30 LRN Newscast July 25

Deputies in St. James parish arrest three people for burgling and vandalizing Lutcher High School early Sunday morning. Sheriff Willy Martin says the suspects also set some small fires in the school. He says the three men – ages 19, 18 and 17 – are all former LHS students. He says posting security camera images of them on Facebook triggered the tips needed to arrest them…:

CUT 13(09)      “…police station.”

Shreveport area Congressman Mike Johnson ran unopposed and so he’s been elected to another term in the U.S. House, for which he says he is grateful. Johnson says, in the next term, there should be an opportunity for upward mobility in the U.S. House and the GOP; for him and fellow Louisiana delegates…:

CUT 11(12)      “…next two years.”


Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory has checked himself into rehab for help with an addition to alcohol and PTSD. Jeff Palermo has the story…:

CUT 01(30)      “…Palermo.”

Dry weather has triggered open burn bans in the following parishes: Caldwell, Lincoln, Jackson, Union, Winn and West Carroll. The bans are in place until further notice. Failure to comply could mean a $500 fine and possible jail time.