TODAY'S HEADLINES

Homeowners, DOTD disagree over changes to Hwy. 44
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is set to propose changes to Highway 44 coming into Gonzales.
Middle school evacuates after electric motor on bleachers burns up
A middle school was evacuated as a precaution after a report of a fire at the campus on Monday.
Boil water advisory issued for area in Franklin
A boil water advisory has been issued for an area of Franklin because of a broken water main.

Deported Ohio mother of 4 reunited with family

A Fairfield mother of four who was deported to Mexico in April 2017 is now back home with her family, attorneys say.

Blue Bell’s Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Ice Cream flavor in stores now

Blue Bell released its fall favorite Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Ice Cream just in time for the season.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Breast-feeding could help babies maintain healthy weight, study says

New research out of Canada shows that breast-feeding could help babies maintain a healthy weight as they grow into their toddler years.

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea

An Indonesia teenager was rescued at sea after being adrift for 49 days on a small platform made of wood.

SPORTS

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

Afternoon kickoff set for Tigers, Gators

Lunch with Coach O: Ole Miss Preview

LSU lands top 20 spot in preseason basketball poll

LSU pulls out ugly 38-21 win over La. Tech

LSU appeared focus at the start of the game against Louisiana Tech, but in the second half, as fans began to leave, LSU lost its edge and by the end of the day, the Bulldogs gained more than 400 yards as LSU won an ugly one, 38-21.