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.
How Lazy Is Your State?
Bad news for Louisiana today. We are near the top of the list of lazy states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released results of a new study on physical activity and only Oklahoma and Arkansas are home to more couch potatoes.
POLL: You Find $40K in Sofa, Would You Give it Back?
A guy in Michigan got quite a surprise after he bought a couch at a thrift store. He paid $35 dollars for a used couch from the Habitat for Humanity Store in Owosso, Michigan. Once he got the couch home, he found $43 thousand dollars inside the cushions.
J.C. Penney Closing More Stores
National retailer J.C. Penney is shutting down six more stores by the end of April. The company is also closing a call center in Kansas.
Note to Clay Schexnayder and Page Cortez: Shreveport Bossier Needs to Be Represented
Find out what you can do to make sure Shreveport Bossier is fairly represented in Baton Rouge.
Watch What Mike the Tiger Is Doing Today
Mike's doing pretty good greeting fans at his $3.7 million 15,000-square foot environment. Watch what he's doing on game day.
Watch LSU Fans Stealing Coach O Cutouts
LSU fans are going to extremes to celebrate tonight's National Championship game against Clemson. In fact, several are suspected of stealing Coach O life size cutouts that are on display in Raising Canes restaurants across the state.
LSU Fans #1 for Beer Drinking
LSU fans consumed nearly 55,000 beers during one game in October game. And at the next game, fans downed more than 60,000 beers.
Want to Get Your Idea on Shark Tank?
If you have a product or idea you think the world needs to know about, you can pitch your idea to the casting folks with ABC TV show Shark Tank later this month.
Robots Now Delivering Food on Dallas Campus
Food service on college campuses is now turning to robots.
Dallas’ Police Chief: ‘This S*** Has to STOP’ [NSFW]
A baby is murdered in Dallas and the police chief is very angry. The 1-year-old child was shot and killed in a targeted shooting overnight.
Most Romantic Cities for Valentine’s Day
What are the most romantic cities in the U.S. for Valentine's Day? The Better Vacation has created a list and only one city in Louisiana makes the list.
Beware of Bogus Tickets to LSU Game
The Better Business Bureau is out with a warning for folks trying to buy tickets to the National Championship Game featuring LSU and Clemson.