10:30 LRN Newscast Oct 1

Louisiana residents on food stamps receive an increase in their monthly maximum benefits starting this month. Assistant Secretary for the Department of Children and Family Services Shavana Howard says a household of four that receives SNAP benefits will see their monthly maximum rise to 939-dollars, almost a hundred-dollar increase

Cut 7 (06) “…across the country.”

Deer hunters in Franklin, Madison and Tensas Parishes are asked to submit deer samples so the Department of Wildlife & Fisheries can track Chronic Wasting Disease of CWD. LDWF Deer Program Manager Jon Bordelon says CWD was detected in Tensas Parish earlier this year and though it hasn’t been known to effect humans…it’s probably best to not eat venison from an infected deer…:

CUT 04  (06)        “…deer tested.”

You can visit their website for testing locations.

The Louisiana Office of State Parks is offering a special discount on overnight stays for the fall of 2022. Campers will get four nights for the price of three at state parks when they book a stay at “ReserveLAStateParks.com” and enter the promo code “KICKOFF2022.”

It’s likely Saints back-up Andy Dalton will start at quarterback on Sunday when New Orleans takes on Minnesota in London. 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 the biggest thing for the offense is to be efficient:

CUT 10(10)      “…anything less.”

Set your alarm because you’ll have to get up early to watch that game at 8:30 central standard time.

LSU plays its first SEC away game of the season on tonight against the Auburn Tigers. LSU is an eight-point favorite and kick-off is at 6 PM.