Hello I am Erin McCarty! I am originally from Baton Rouge and I am a huge LSU fan. Geaux Tigers! I now call Shreveport home and have enjoyed working in radio for over 30 years. You can hear me doing the news on several of our stations each day. To hear more from you will need to tune into KEEL. I am half of the KEEL Morning Show team with Robert J Wright. Every weekday morning, we cover the hottest topics that impact our local, national and global communities. I am a proud mother of two sons. One is just out of the Marines and is in college in our area. My youngest son is still serving in the Marines.
Mega Millions Lands on List of Largest Lottery Jackpots in U.S. History
The Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow. Since there was no winner Tuesday night, the prize moves up on to #13 on our Top 20 list of largest jackpots in history at $530 million.
Nutria Invade Shreveport Duck Pond
More problems at the Shreveport duck pond. We know about the stagnant water and the weed growth, but now we find out nutria rats have invaded the area.
Shreveport’s New Garbage Fee Is on June Bill
Shreveport residents will see a new fee on the water bills beginning this month. You will pay $7 a month for a garbage fee. The money is going to fund pay raises for sanitation workers.
Shreveport Officer Kills Suspect
A man suspected in a series of crimes is shot and killed by a Shreveport police officer.
Sausage Recall You Might Want to Know About
Check your fridge if you're a fan of jalapeno cheddar smoked sausage. Johnsonville is recalling 95,000 pounds of sausage that may be contaminated with plastic.
Union Boss: ‘Corruption in Streets and Drainage Department’
Another group of disgruntled city workers is asking for change claiming widespread problems in the Streets and Drainage department.
Driving While Holding Cell Phone Might Soon Be Illegal
A bill banning you from holding your cell phone while driving is now headed to the Senate after it wins approval on the House side.
City Cuts Funding for School Crossing Guards
The Shreveport City Council votes to reduce funding for school crossing guards in Caddo Parish. The city currently spends $270,000 on crossing guards while the school system chips in $11,000 dollars.
Sports Betting Looks to Be Dead for this Year
Things are not looking good for sports gambling in Louisiana. The measure is likely dead for this session or possibly on life support.
Great Summer Movie Deals for the Kids
If you are looking for some inexpensive ways to entertain the youngsters this summer, you might want to check out the Summer Movie Express.
Hear the Crawfish Calling Winner
Mudbug Madness 36 is a wrap. Huge crowds showed up all weekend to enjoy the music, food and family fun at this legendary festival.
Listen to Ronald Reagan’s Memorial Day Message
We pause on this Memorial Day to remember those who have died in service to our country.