10:30 LRN Newscast April 28

State Police in Grant Parish are investigating a fatal crash that happened early this morning on Highway 71. Two adults and one child are reported killed. Another adult and a child were injured and have been taken to a hospital. We have little other details at this time.

The Department of wildlife & Fisheries has appointed Col. Rachel Zechenelly as its new head of enforcement. She is the first female to ever head up a major branch of DWF.

A skull fragment found some 40 years ago near Lake Ponchartrain has been determined to date back over three-thousand years. St. Tammany sheriff’s Office investigator Chris Knoblauch says the skull comes from a young woman – on older than 35 years of age – and Carbon 14 testing was able to even determine her basic diet…:

CUT 08(11)      “…as well.”


Lizzo, Ed Sheeran, The Steve Miller, and Kane Brown are some of this year’s headliners at the 38th Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival that kicks off today…:

CUT 01(31)      “….Teiko Foxx.”

A bill to limit what adult materials kids can see at the library moves out of a Senate Committee. Bill sponsor Heather Cloud, of Turkey Creek, says her bill will not BAN any book…:

CUT 11(06)      “…by a patron.”

It moves to the Senate floor.