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The first 13 homes to have a fortified roof installed through the Louisiana Fortified Roof Grant Program have been completed. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon stopped by a home in Slidell and says it’s exciting to see the first homes finished.

Cut 3 (10) “…an evaluator.”

A cold front approaching the Bayou State from the northwest has the potential to bring some severe weather along with rain and much cooler temperatures this weekend. State Climatologist Barry Keim says there’s potential for some dicey weather Saturday, in the form of high winds and tornados…

Cut 6 (10) “…out of five.”

For the 7th year in a row, Louisiana has seen economic growth. Private companies invested 25 Billion Dollars in the Bayou State in 2023. Louisiana Economic Development Secretary, Don Pierson…

Cut 12 (09)  “…in Louisiana.”  
Union Parish ended its streak of three consecutive losses in the state championship game with a dramatic 36-35 win over St. James yesterday. Opelousas won the school’s first state championship with a 26-13 win over Cecilia and Catholic High crushed Acadiana 55-31.

The Prep Classic finishes with three more games today. It starts at noon with St. Thomas More taking on Lafayette Christian. Cougars head coach Jim Hightower.

Cut 9 (08) “…we measure up.”