08:30 Newscast, August 25th, 2017

Harvey has been upgraded to a dangerous Category 2 hurricane and continues to intensify on it’s track toward the Texas coast. Forecasters say it’s expected to become a major hurricane before making landfall. So what will this mean for Louisiana? Stephen Carboni with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles says large rainfall totals are expected in southwest Louisiana..:
Cut 14 (10) “at this point
The forecast track from the National Hurricane Center calls for Harvey to make landfall either tonight or Saturday morning.

Louisiana is home to the third worse drivers in the nation, according to a report by SmartAsset. Vice President of Financial Education AJ Smith says there was just one area in their study where the state did not rank in the bottom…:
Cut 6 (10) “in the country”

The state Department of Education is seeking to train 500 teachers to become mentors for aspiring educators. Emelie Gunn has more…:
Cut 2 (30) “I’m Emelie Gunn”

The $759 million dollar Powerball jackpot was hit in Massachusetts Wednesday, but here in Louisiana a Lake Arthur convenience store employee won $2 million. The manager of the Tiger Mart, April Lemaire, says the employee actually picked her own numbers…:
Cut 8 (11) “happy for her”