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.
Here’s the Governor’s Latest List of Cuts He Claims to Have Made
Governor John Bel Edwards is hoping to work with lawmakers to address the fiscal cliff. He says our state will be $1 billion dollars in the hole once the 1 penny temporary sales tax goes off the books on July 1st.
Why I Have Accepted a Spot on Shreveport’s A&E Committee
If I am confirmed by the Shreveport City Council next week, I will begin serving on the city's Architectural and Engineering Committee. This is the panel that makes recommendations to the mayor on professional services contracts.
Lt. Governor Says Louisiana Actually Held First Mardi Gras Celebration in 1699
Mobile, Alabama claims to be the first city in the United States to celebrate Mardi Gras and the state bought billboards all around New Orleans touting that message.
Which State Has the Most Winter Olympic Athletes?
Are you excited about the start of the Winter Olympics this week? The games are in PyeongChang, South Korea February 9-25th. Which state has the most athletes on the US team?
7 People Ticketed for Selling Alcohol to Minors
Caddo Deputies have cited seven people for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons in an operation conducted over the past few days.
Is Shreveport Trying to Quash the Police Union?
Shreveport city leaders have gotten a letter from an attorney accusing members of the police department of violating the law.
Things Get a Little Testy at Bossier Republican Leaders Meeting
Bossier Republicans hear about Louisiana's budget crisis. Things got a little heated near the end of the meeting.
2018 Crawfish Season Is Here! Find Out the Prices in Shreveport-Bossier
We have done the work for you. Find out the prices for live and boiled crawfish in Shreveport-Bossier City.
Alabama Claims to Be Home of Mardi Gras
Louisiana residents will tell you Alabama kind of gets under our skin. Well now, this might be a new low. We have to deal with Nick Saban and Alabama football every year, but now the State of Alabama has put up billboards around New Orleans claiming to be the real home of Mardi Gras.
Louisiana Economist Says President Is Right on Target
The economy has been booming over the past 12 months and Louisiana Economist Dr. Loren Scott tells KEEL News you shouldn't believe those who want to claim the economy started to take off long before Donald Trump took over as President.
Americans Spend Billions on Valentine’s Day – What Do We Buy?
Consumers in the U.S. will spend just over $143 dollars on Valentine’s Day. A report for the National Retail Federation shows 55 percent of folks celebrate the holiday of love.
Local School Closed Because of Flu
Another local school is closed today because of the flu outbreak.