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.
Best Beaches within Driving Distance to Shreveport Bossier
The 4th of July is right around the corner and you might be planning a great summer beach getaway. I love the beach and I've been to several along the Gulf Coast. Of course I have my favorites.
Shreveport Catholic Bishop Michael Duca Moving to Baton Rouge
Shreveport Bishop Michael Duca is headed for south Louisiana. Duca will take over as Bishop of the Dioceses of Baton Rouge.
Louisiana Will Still Have Highest Sales Taxes in Nation
Louisiana will still have the highest sales taxes in the nation even though lawmakers voted to keep .45 of the one penny sales tax that is set to roll off the books on July 1st.
HQ App Is All the Rage
I'm not an app person, but I am hooked on this app called HQ. Have you heard about it yet?
Bossier Walmart Is Getting a Facelift
Changes are on the way for Walmart shoppers in North Bossier. The supercenter on Airline Drive is getting a makeover. It's part of a company wide plan to upgrade several stores.
3-Year-Old Boy Wounded in Shooting – Mom Charged
Shreveport Police are investigating an early morning shooting in south Shreveport that left a three year old boy wounded.
Warrants Sweep Nets More than a Dozen Arrests
A city wide warrants sweep lands 17 people behind bars. Several local agencies teamed up to get these alleged criminals off the streets. Ten of those arrested were wanted on felony charges.
Boil Advisory in Effect for Part of Bossier City
Bossier City leaders have issued a boil advisory for a small area of the city. The advisory is for residents along and adjacent to Debra Street and James Street.
Blood Supply Is Critically Low
An alert has gone out about the need for blood.
Tops Cuts of 30% Have Students Scrambling
Unless lawmakers make some changes to the budget for the 2018-2019 budget, funding for TOPS will be cut by 30%.
What Cities Attract the Most Millennials?
Seattle, Washington tops the list of U.S. cities attracting millennials. Columbia, South Carolina is next on the list while Sacramento, California is #3.
Special Session Kicks Off Monday in Baton Rouge
Another special session begins Monday at 4pm and lawmakers are trying to come up with solutions to solve the state's budget crisis. This is a do or die session as the new fiscal year begins July 1 and the budget mess has to be solved before then.