1:30 LRN Newscast Dec 29

A single vehicle crash in Terrebonne Parish claims the life of a Houma man. Trooper Ross Brennan says 29-year-old Steven English was traveling at a high rate of speed on LA Highway 15…:

CUT 06(07)      “…struck a tree.”

A toxicology sample is pending, however, Brennan says investigators believe impairment was a factor.

The Department of Transportation and Development gets a $150-million federal grant for the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge Project. DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson says this is welcome news…:

CUT 09(14)      “…this project.”

The whole project rings up at just over $1.5-billion.


Anti-smoking experts say New Year’s is a great time to quit smoking. Marsanne Golsby has more…:

CUT 01(30)      “…Golsby.”

A Zwolle man – already on probation for dealing drugs – was apparently caught by his parole officer back up his old tricks. Sabine Parish deputies say 46-year-old Larry Melmay was nabbed after a short chase. Officers they found abundant amounts of weed, and various pills, plus guns in his home. When caught, he had over $4000 cash in his pockets. Melmay is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.