Lake Loot Q&A March 10, 2020

6:40 Q: You will go through just under 100 feet of __________ in your life. What? A: Fingernails Winner: Danny Stanley from Madisonville! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: About 1 in 3 parents have gone online seeking help with this. What is it? A: Their kids’ homework! Winner: Mariah Melerine from Slidell! 7:40 Q: People were…

First Louisiana Coronavirus Case

Louisiana has its first presumptive case of COVID-19, the coronavirus. The case was reported in a Jefferson Parish resident who was hospitalized in Orleans Parish. The patient is being treated at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. Residents are reminded to cover their mouth when they cough or sneeze, stay home if they are…

Arrest in Washington Murder Case

Yesterday the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 20 YO Joandre Dawson, a resident of 32509 Highway 21, in Angie, and charged him with the January 12 murder of Ja’Quarrius Taylor. The arrest was the result of several weeks of intensive investigation by the detective division of the Sheriff’s Office. Joandre Dawson is a cousin of…

Feds Say Wait on Cruises

Federal officials are advising Americans not to cruise, with that announcement coming just weeks after New Orleans port officials announced a record number of cruise passengers and expectations for a great year. The federal government notes that in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, many countries have implemented strict screening procedures that have denied…

Louisiana Legislature in Session

The work of the Louisiana 2020 Regular Legislative Session was in full swing as of, Monday, March 9. This is a “general” session, which means that specific revenue raising and tax measures cannot be considered. These issues can only be considered in odd numbered years. However, this session, legislators have pre-filed over 1,100 measures for…