09:30 Newscast, September 30th, 2016

The Deepwater Horizon movie opens in theaters nationwide today. Lt Governor Billy Nungesser was the president of Plaquemines Parish when the rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 and causing the worst offshore oil disaster in US history. He says many things can be learned from this horrific experience and by watching the reenactment…:
Cut 5 (07) “valuable lessons”
The movie was filmed in Louisiana.

The Angola Prison Rodeo kicks off this weekend. The Wildest Show in the South takes place annually every Sunday in October, and is arguably one of the most popular events in the state. Many people go just for the low prices on beautiful arts and crafts made by the inmates, and Angola spokesperson Gary Young says the prisoners get to keep some of that cash:
CUT 12 (09) “their self-esteem”
Get your tickets early at angolarodeo.com.

LSU fans will be watching close tomorrow night to see how interim head coach Ed Orgeron is going to handle the team and, particularly, the offense. The Bayou Bengals take on Missouri in Death Valley. College Football analyst Mike Detillier says the players to this point have needed jumper cables…:
CUT 18 (08) “under Orgeron”
The game kicks off at 6:30.

Beautiful weather is on tap for this weekend as cool, crisp air is pushing in from Canada, according to forecasters. They say this morning most areas woke up to temperatures in the 50s for the first time since early May. High temperatures today will be in the low 80s. Tomorrow it’ll be more of the same but a slight warm up is expected Sunday.

Hurricane Matthew continues to be strong over the central Caribbean. Strengthening is forecast and Matthew could be a Category 3 major hurricane today. The east coast may be threatened early next week, but the National Hurricane Center thinks Matthew will steer clear of the Gulf.