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 Mike Martindale. 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.
Want to Help? Here’s a List of Agencies in Need
Here are the agencies that need our help right now in southwest Louisiana.
President to Lake Charles Residents: “We Will Take Care of You”
Watch the President's visit to Lake Charles and his remarks to residents devastated by the storm.
Teen Hostess in BR Attacked by Women
A teenager working as a hostess for Chilis in Baton Rouge is attacked by a group of women.
Man Sings and Praises Jesus in Shreveport Walmart
Walmart shoppers in Shreveport got a treat this week when one shopper started to sing and praise God.We could all use this right about now.
UPDATE: Man Arrested; Shreveport Woman Severely Injured in Domestic Violence Incident
Shreveport Woman Killed in Domestic Violence Incident
Heroes Describe How They Pulled Severely Burned Woman from Duck Pond
A woman is found on fire in the duck pond on East Kings Highway.
Coach O: ‘I Think We Could Fill Up Tiger Stadium and Have a Great Year’
With more conferences reconsidering fall collegiate sports, LSU Football coach Ed Orgeron expressed the need for the sport to happen this year.
What Happened When a Child Goes Missing at Beach
A 5-year-old boy goes missing at the beach and things got crazy. Thankfully the little boy is ok.
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.
How Much Is the Most Expensive Home in Louisiana?
Louisiana's most expensive home on the market today is in Baton Rouge. It is a $14 million dollar mansion on Highland Road.
Video of Young Men Riding Around SBC Waving Guns NSFW
Can police do anything about this? KEEL News obtained this video of young men riding down the Clyde Fant Parkway on Saturday afternoon waving guns out the window of the cars. A motorist traveling behind the cars shot this video and shared it online.
Local Movie Theaters Will Reopen in Early July
The Tinseltown theater in southeast Shreveport is scheduled to reopen on July 3rd.
Water Safety Tips for the Summer
As more people take to area lakes and pools to enjoy the outdoors this summer, you do need to be reminded of some safety tips
Shreveport Protest Remains Peaceful
Hundreds of folks showed up at the bus station across from the Shreveport Police department to protest actions of the police in the George Floyd killing and other cases of alleged police brutality.
Sports Betting Is Headed to Louisiana Voters
Will you vote for sports betting in Louisiana or do you need more time to decide. Take our poll.
400,000 Louisiana Residents are Unemployed
What is the state of Louisiana's economy? We are facing several hurdles and one of them is the high number of folks without jobs. Economist, Dr. Loren Scott says the numbers for April will be dramatically high.
More Money Available for Businesses, but It Will Go Quickly
If your business has been impacted by this COVID-19 pandemic, you still have time to get help from the federal government.
Top Selling Items During the Pandemic
People are turning to online shopping in a big way. What are some of the top selling items?
NOLA Residents Told to Be Home By 9pm
It's not a curfew, but New Orleans residents are told to be home by 9pm.
All Hobby Lobby Stores to Close at 8pm Friday
Hobby Lobby is shutting the doors to all of its stores at 8pm Friday and workers will be furloughed without pay while our nation deals with this medical crisis.