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. One is just out of the Marines and is in college in our area. My youngest son is still serving in the Marines.
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.
Watch As Staff at WK Celebrate One Patient’s Recovery
Staff at WK Pierremont Health Center lined the halls to celebrate the first COVID-19 patient to improve and leave the ICU.
Nurses At Ochsner LSU Health Sing to Lift Spirits
We can all use a little pick-me-up these days. How thrilling is it to see these nurses at the Feist Weiller Cancer Center at Ochsner LSU Health sing 'Amazing Grace' to help lift up spirits and offer a sign of hope.
Can Restaurants Sell Alcohol with Your “To-Go” Meals?
You can get your meal with beer or wine "to-go". But remember, you still can not open it in the car or consume any alcohol in your car.
Governor: 136 Cases of COVID-19 in Louisiana – 3 Dead
3 people have died in Louisiana from Coronavirus and the numbers of cases continues to climb. Governor John Bel Edwards says there are now 136 cases of COVID-19 in our state.
Everything You Want to Know About the Coronavirus
So far, there have been no cases of Coronavirus in Louisiana, but Dr. Martha Whyte, Medical Director for Region 7 of the Office of Public Health tells KEEL News it's probably already here, but no one has tested positive for the virus yet.