5:30 PM Newscast

Louisiana homeowners that received financial assistance from the State’s recovery program will soon receive checks to pay for the entire cost to rebuild their homes flooded in 2016. Matt Doyle spoke with the governor’s spokesperson…

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An approaching cold front is destabilizing the atmosphere, bringing thunderstorm activity for parts of southeast Louisiana today. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the rain is actually good news for the area.

Cut 8 (10) “…dousing of rain.”

Northwest Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson is throwing his hat in the ring to be the next Chairman of the House Republican Study Committee. The committee, the largest caucus of conservatives in the House, is influential in crafting and guiding conservative legislative policy. Johnson, who’s been a member since joining Congress in 2017, says the committee will be hugely relevant in the coming years, and has already made its mark.

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No one in the town of Palmetto in St. Landry Parish is interested in becoming the town’s police chief. The top cop and only police officer in Palmetto, David Krull, is moving and no one qualified to run to replace him. Alderman Guyton Budden says they may see if the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office can provide protection for the village that has a population of 170….

Cut 13 (07) “…appoint somebody.”