11:30 LRN Newscast Sept 30

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking deer hunters in the control areas of Franklin, Madison, and Tensas parishes to submit samples to test for Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD. Deer Program Manager Jonathan Bordelon says even though there’s no association of the disease and humans it’s best not to consume CWD-positive deer.

Cut 4 (12) “…those parishes.” 

For a list of sites visit LWDF’s website.

The Ark-La-Miss Fair returns to Monroe today after a two-year COVID pause. Mike Shields is with the West Monroe Civitan Club. He says there will be rides and carnival games, plus delicious local food.

Cut 6 (08)  “…family entertainment .” 

The fair runs through October 9th

It’s likely Saints back-up Andy Dalton will start at quarterback on Sunday when New Orleans takes on Minnesota in London on Sunday. Regular starter Jameis Winston is listed as doubtful on the injury report after not practicing this week because of back and ankle injuries. Dalton says he’s ready…

Cut 9 (10)  “…out there.”

Dalton will not have Michael Thomas as a weapon in the passing game as Thomas has been ruled out with a toe injury.


LSU sets a new record in academic quality for its most accomplished freshman class in the university’s history. Assistant Vice President and Director of Administration Daniel Barrow says the class has an all-time high median GPA of 3.78. And this this year’s freshman class enrollment of 7,367 surpasses last year’s record enrollment of 7,038.

Cut 13 (07) “…talented class.”