12:30 LRN Newscast

It’s a cold day for outdoor Halloween activities. It will be in the low to mid 50s when most communities are holding trick or treat activities. And a strong wind out of the north is making it feel even colder. LRN Meteorologist John Wetherbee says after a hot summer and warm October, we are not used to this…
Cut 9 (06) “…alarming”
Wetherbee says the gusty winds and low humidity also produces dangerous fire weather conditions. Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain is asking the public not to light a match when outside…
cut 11 (09) “…very dry”

According to candy-store-dot-com, Lemonheads is the most popular candy in Louisiana. Reese’s Cups is the most popular candies in the U-S, followed by M-and-M’s.
Northwestern State defensive tackle Travon Jones has started a petition on change-dot-org in the hopes he can get a large number of signatures to convince the school’s administration to let them play again this season. Jones told the Natchitoches Parish Journal that most of the team wants to keep playing.
cut 7 (10) “…to play”
University President Doctor Marcus Jones made the controversial decision last week to end the season prematurely, citing the mental health of the players following the fatal shooting of safety Ronnie Caldwell.

The collective, Bayou Traditions, was started earlier this year. It’s a place where donors can go to help fund NIL deals for LSU players. There’s also the Tiger Athletic Foundation which helps raise money for facilities. LSU Associate Athletics Director Taylor Jacobs says some donors have a tough choice to make…
cut 4 (11) “…necessary”