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.
Large Banks Lose Business in Louisiana Because of Gun Stance
Megabanks Citibank and Bank of America are losing out on business in Louisiana. State Attorney General Jeff Landry and the Bond Commission turned down $600 million to those two financial institutions because of the gun control stance adopted by both companies.
Mayoral Candidate Steven Jackson Discusses Racially Charged Messages He Got
Caddo Parish Commissioner and Mayoral candidate Steven Jackson received a threatening messages delivered to his home. He also got a threatening phone call.
LSU Quarterback Controversy Heats Up, Big Time
One of the guys considered to be a possible frontrunner for the starting quarterback job at LSU is out.
Battle Brewing Over Hospital Management Structure
Governor John Bel Edwards is beginning the process of putting together the management board that will oversee operation of University Health in Shreveport
An Aretha Franklin Story You’ve Probably Never Heard
For me, Aretha Franklin is more than a legendary singer. She's known as the Queen of Soul. But she is way more than that. She's iconic and will forever have a special place in my heart.
Corrections Secretary Talks about Governor’s Meeting with President Trump
Governor John Bel Edwards met with President Trump last week to talk about criminal justice reform in Louisiana. The Governor says Trump was very interested in our state's efforts to lower the incarceration rate.
[UPDATE] Haven Property Owners Association Explains Reasons for Suit Against City
The Homeowners Association for the Haven subdivision in Southeast Shreveport has filed suit against the City of Shreveport claiming residents were overcharged for water and sewer services. The Briarwood Apartment owners also joined the suit.
Whistleblower Files Suit Against Caddo Parish
A former worker at the Caddo Animal Shelter has filed suit against Caddo Parish, Administrator, Dr. Woody Wilson and Animal Services Director Travis Clark. Collin Sly claims he was fired after he went to Dr. Wilson 3 times to report cases of wrongdoing at the local shelter.
What Will Be New When Caddo Students Go Back on Monday?
Caddo Parish students go back to school on Monday. We caught up with Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree to talk about what will be new for this year.
It’s Tough to Lose a Family Pet
My life changed this week. Tiger, my 9-year-old Boston Terrier got sick earlier this week. He was having trouble going to the bathroom and was not eating. Things took a terrible turn on Thursday morning.