KAJN Jesus FM 102.9


7-6-20

THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DIDN’T PUT OUT A REPORT ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, SO YESTERDAY’S REPORT COVERED TWO DAYS.  THERE WERE NEARLY TWO THOUSAND MORE CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS.  THAT PUSHES THE TOTAL OVER SIXTY-FIVE THOUSAND.  THERE WERE TEN MORE DEATHS, WHICH BRINGS THE TOTAL TO THREE THOUSAND, ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DEATHS.  THE TOTAL OF HOSPITALIZATIONS HAS RISEN ABOVE NINE HUNDRED, WITH AN ADDITIONAL SEVENTY-FOUR IN YESTERDAY’S REPORT.  TWELVE MORE PATIENTS ARE ON VENTILATORS.

 

ACADIANA HAD FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY MORE CORONAVIRUS CASES.  THE TOTAL IS NOW AT SEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE.  THERE WAS ONE MORE DEATH IN ACADIANA.  THAT INCLUDES ONE EACH IN ACADIA AND LAFAYETTE PARISHES, BUT THE DEPARTMENT ADJUSTED DOWN THE NUMBER OF DEATHS BY ONE IN ST. MARTIN PARISH.  THE TOTAL IS NOW TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE.

 

AN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER FROM NEW ORLEANS HAS REVEALED THAT THE LAKE CHARLES METRO AREA HAD THE MOST NEW POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS CASES PER CAPITA IN THE UNITED STATES LAST WEEK.  IN YESTERDAY’S REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, IT SHOWS CALCASIEU PARISH ADDED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA OVERALL HAD TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-SIX MORE CASES.  THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL TO THREE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE.  THERE WERE NO DEATHS OVER THE PAST THREE DAYS.  THE TOTAL IS EIGHTY-EIGHT.

 

A PRIEST IN VILLE PLATTE HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-NINETEEN.  REVEREND ANDREW KILEEN, THE ASSOCIATE PASTOR AT SACRED HEART OF JESUS CHURCH IN VILLE PLATTE, BEGAN EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS EARLIER IN THE WEEK.  HE WILL SELF-QUARANTINE UNTIL HE GETS MEDICAL CLEARANCE, AND, AS A PRECAUTION, THE PASTOR AT SACRED HEART, REVEREND TOM VOORHIES, WILL ALSO SELF-QUARANTINE UNTIL HE GETS A NEGATIVE TEST.  LAST WEDNESDAY, ANOTHER PRIEST IN THE DIOCESE OF LAFAYETTE, WHO IS THE ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF SACRED HEART OF JESUS CHURCH IN BROUSSARD, ALSO TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-NINETEEN.

 

Louisiana’s lobbyists can spend a bit more on wining and dining state lawmakers and other public officials. The lobbying limit on food and drink for a public official edged up $1 per person, per occasion when the new budget year began Wednesday. The new limit per person at an event is $63. The 2008 law that sets the limit allows annual adjustments tied to increases in the federal Consumer Price Index for food and beverages.

 

A FAMILY IN CARENCRO LOST NEARLY EVERYTHING THEY OWN IN A HOUSE FIRE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  SYLVIA MASTERS HAS MORE.

 

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L’AUBERGE CASINO RESORT HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL BE LAYING OFF FOUR-HUNDRED FORTY-ONE EMPLOYEES AT THEIR LAKE CHARLES LOCATION.  THE LAYOFFS WILL BE EFFECTIVE IN EARLY AUGUST.  L’AUBERGE ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE EMPLOYEES IN BATON ROUGE WILL BE LET GO.  SO FAR, STATEWIDE, OVER FOUR THOUSAND EMPLOYEES AT CASINOS HAVE OR WILL LOSE THEIR JOBS.

 

IMPAIRMENT IS SUSPECTED AS THE CAUSE OF A FATAL CRASH IN ST. LANDRY PARISH FRIDAY NIGHT. ACCORDING TO STATE POLICE TROOP I, FORTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD HUBBARD ARRINGTON OF EUNICE WAS TRAVELING ON L-A TWENTY-NINE WHEN HE LEFT THE ROADWAY FOR AN UNKNOWN REASON AND DROVE THROUGH A DITCH, CAUSING HIS PICKUP TO OVERTURN.  ARRINGTON WASN’T WEARING A SEATBELT AND WAS EJECTED.  HE DIED LATER AFTER BEING TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.