Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at some of the stories we will be covering on today's Sunrise:
*Local parents react to the news that a substitute bus driver in Calcasieu Parish was arrested for driving drunk. Hear what they have to say about the situation and why other bus drivers are saying this incident is isolated and does not reflect their professionalism.
*Jury selection is expected to continue today in the trial of accused killer, Carl Webb. Prosecutors say Webb killed his grandmother in her Topsy home back in 2009.
*Hear about a recall on oysters from Cameron Parish after nine people reported getting sick.
*Meteorologist Ben Terry is tracking a major storm system and says we are in line for some potential flooding. We will tell you where to get sand bags and when to expect the downpour.
*Today's traffic report includes some lane closures on I-210 Westbound. We will detail those for you.
Make it a Sunrise day!
A Leesville resident is dead following a three-vehicle crash Thursday night in Ragley, according to Louisiana State Police.More >>
It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.More >>
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue the necessary permits for the Bayou Bridge pipeline, according to a news release from the office of Congressman Clay Higgins. The news release said Colonel Michael Clancy, of the Army Corps of Engineers, announced Thursday that the New Orleans District has concluded its environmental assessment and will issue necessary permits to Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC. Higgins office says the pipeline is a $750 million investment that is estimated...More >>
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office has formed an investigative team for cold case homicides in the parish, with its first focus being on a 1980 murder. The Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in their investigation of the unsolved homicide of Mary Darlene Howard, 15, whose body was found in a wooded area on West Boundary Road in the Sandy Hill area in Leesville on April 27, 1980, said VPSO Detective Rhonda Jordan.More >>