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.
Big Honors for Red River Cleanup Volunteers
Good news for some local volunteers today. The Red River Cleanup crew is off to Baton Rouge next week to attend the Everyday Heroes Awards Banquet. The local group will get the honor as the Most Innovative Program.
Corporate Realty Reacts to Council Vote
Corporate Realty of Birmingham, Alabama has proposed spending $139 million dollars to build a retail complex at Cross Bayou. The project would also have included a hotel and residential space. Is the deal dead now that the Shreveport City Council has voted 6-0 against the Mayor's plan to sell $…
Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler Talks about the “No” Vote by the Council
The Shreveport City Council turns down the Mayor's plan to begin the process of selling revenue bonds to fund a $30 million dollar arena for the G-League team of the New Orleans Pelicans.
Shreveport Council Votes 6-0 Against Sports Complex
The debate over the proposed sports complex for the Cross Bayou area in Shreveport has been raging for weeks. All of it came to a head at the Tuesday City Council meeting.
Remains of Marine Killed in WWII Will Be Transported to Our Area This Week
A Marine who was killed in action in WWII, whose remains have been in an Unknown status since his death in 1943, has recently been identified. He is Corporal Raymond Clark Snapp. He was born September 8, 1919 in Illinois Bend, Texas. He was raised in Bonita, Texas.
How to Get Love Bugs off of Your Car
Lets call them what they are, pests. The science world calls them Plecia nearctica which were first discovered in Louisiana in 1911. These freaky bugs leave a mess behind when they meet an untimely death with your car. In fact, paint experts say the acidic content in their tiny bodies can actually d…
Shreveport Council Set to Vote on Mayor’s Sports Complex
Mayor Ollie Tyler wants to build a sports complex at Cross Bayou to house the team. Corporate Realty of Birmingham, Alabama has proposed a multi-faceted complex that would include a hotel, residential, and retail. The company wants to invest more than $100 million on the deal.
LSU Wins Big, But Coach O Impersonations Stole the Show
LSU gets a key opening game win, but the highlight of the night was the montage of Coach O impersonations.
Cross Bayou: What Were We Promised in 1996?
In 96 Shreveport voters passed a bond issue for a park development at Cross Bayou. Will the Mayor's plan meet that expectation?
Caddo Commission President Cited for Switching Plates on Car (VIDEO)
Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson is pulled over for having a switched license plate on a car. It's the 2nd time this has happened this year.
Local Deputies Begin Rescue Efforts
Caddo Parish Deputies have joined in the rescue effort in Port Arthur, Texas. We spoke with Sheriff Steve Prator as he was headed into the middle of the crisis.
Local First Responders Headed to Texas
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies and Shreveport Firefighters are now in Texas to help with rescue efforts in Port Arthur.