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.
Masks Now Mandated in Baton Rouge
Face masks will now be required in all of East Baton Rouge Parish. That's the message from Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome. The masks are mandatory beginning tomorrow.
BREAKING: Bossier Police Investigating Homicide
Bossier police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday night.
Could Shreveporters Be Getting $500 a Month with No Strings Attached?
Shreveport is one of 11 cities talking about implementing a guaranteed income proposal. It's a program called Universal Basic Income or UBI.
BREAKING: Legendary Actor Carl Reiner Dies
Legendary entertainer Carl Reiner has died. He was 98 years old.
Several Officers Locked Up in Shreveport
6 officers arrested, accused of malfeasance in office.
$250 Approved for Critical Workers – Who’s on the List?
Here's the full list of employees who will be eligible for $250 from Louisiana.
BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law
The Supreme Court strikes down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with his more liberal colleagues in the 5-4 decision.
How Many Shreveport Officers Are on Leave?
Dozens of Shreveport police officers have been placed on leave for a variety of reasons over the past year. Here's the list.
Will Holiday in Dixie Have to Change its Name?
Will the name Holiday in Dixie have to be changed? What about Dixie baseball or the towns of Dixie or Dixie Inn.
Arkansas Woman Finds a Jewel at Crater of Diamonds
An Arkansas woman hit it big during a visit to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro.
Everything You Wanna Know About Noodling
I still don't believe people do this. But it's pretty common in Louisiana. It's called noodling. You use your bare hands to catch catfish. It can be painful, but can be very worthwhile when you land that big one.
Could Walmart Be Getting Rid of Cashiers?
It's a test run, but it could ultimately have implications across the nation. Walmart is testing a store with no cashiers. It will be self checkout only at a Fayetteville, Arkansas location.