1130 AM LRN News

A deadly storm system slammed central and north Louisiana yesterday, killing two in DeSoto and Rapides Parishes. In DeSoto rains sparked flash floods that claimed the life of an unidentified Mansfield man. DeSoto Parish Sherriff spokesperson Mark Pierce says the rains produced a strong current in a drainage ditch…

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The current reportedly carried the man’s body about 50 yards before his body was recovered.

In Rapides Parish 67-year-old Becky Carter Roberts was killed by a potential tornado in Lecompte. National Weather Service forecaster Seth Warthen says the suspected supercell was highly unusual for the area.

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There were reports of two potential tornadoes in the area.

The Legislative Economic Recovery Task Force began the difficult assignment today of providing the state legislature with ideas on how to jump-start the economy. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Governor Edwards is calling on Louisianans to “mask up” and wear facial coverings in public to stop the spread of coronavirus. He says if you don’t have one…

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