2:30 LRN Newscast May 29

A boating accident in West Feliciana Parish on the Mississippi River Sunday night leaves one injured and another missing. The Sheriff’s office says the injured passenger was found downstream of the St. Francisville waterfront and airlifted to a trauma center. Louisiana Department and Wildlife Spokesperson Adam Einck says last year Louisiana reported 29 boating fatalities of which 22 were not wearing a life jacket.

Cut 7 (13) “…that difference”

So far in 2023, there have been four boating fatalities.

While the holiday is often celebrated with cookouts and fireworks, Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Joey Strickland reminds residents to take a moment during their gathering to say a prayer and remember the true meaning of the day.

Cut 5 (10)   “…ultimate sacrifice”

Plenty of people are firing up the grill and John Thompson, with the Louisiana Beef Industry Council says the U.S. beef cattle herd is the smallest it has been in decades, and that is driving market prices, however, you should be able to find quality cuts for your Memorial Day cookout …:

Cut 26 (03)  “…in the stores.”

The LSU baseball team was named the fifth overall national seed for the NCAA tournament and will host a regional this weekend. The Tigers spent most of the season as the top team in the country before a late-season fall, but they’ll still hope to make their way to Omaha for the first time since 2017. Junior first baseman Tre Morgan says he doesn’t want a repeat of last year’s regional loss…

Cut 13 (15) “…we won.”