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 who both serve our country and I have a dog, Tiger, who keeps me on my toes.
12 Stories that Made Shreveport Bossier Happy in 2017
There were so many cool events in Shreveport Bossier in 2017 and it was tough to make sure we got to all of the big ones. But these are the stories about things that made us happy in 2017.
Ochsner Reaches Agreement with State to Run University Health
LSU and Ochsner Health System have agreed to form a new board to manage University Health in Shreveport and the safety net hospital in Monroe.
13 Stories that Confused Shreveport Bossier in 2017
So many stories from 2017 still have us confused as the year end draws near. I'm sure we will hear more about these stories in 2018.
Governor Outlines His Budget Plan
Governor John Bel Edwards has outlined his plan to address the fiscal cliff that we are facing next year.
Power Outage at Atlanta Airport Causing Delays
Thousands of holiday travelers are stranded at Atlanta airport because of a power outage.
Sean Payton Hit with Fine by NFL
The NFL has fined Sean Payton 10-thousand dollars for improperly entering the field during last week’s loss to Atlanta. Payton was hit with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty late in the game and Payton said afterwards he was trying to call a timeout.
Local Man Arrested for Operating Meth Lab
Caddo deputies have arrested a Vivian man for allegedly operating a meth lab in his home on Highway 1 North.
Ollie Tyler Wins Red Kettle Challenge
Looks like the third time is the charm for Shreveport. Bossier Parish leaders won the two earlier red kettle challenges this year, but on Thursday, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler grabbed the win in a friendly competition with Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker.
Water Main Breaks Are Repaired – Schools Back Open
All Caddo schools are back open today after being closed on Thursday because of a couple of water main breaks.
Man Caught After Trying to Run Over Officer
Two Shreveport men are now locked up, accused of trying to run down a Shreveport Police officer Thursday afternoon in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood.
Operation Blessing Deliveries Are Made in Bossier Parish
The Christmas spirit is very much alive in Bossier Parish with "Operation Blessing". Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputies and Posse members delivered 450 special “Spirit of Christmas” food boxes.
UPDATE: More Shreveport Schools Closed Thursday Because of Water Main Break
Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy will be closed today due to a water main break in the neighborhood.