A FEW CLOUDS WILL BE AROUND, BUT WE WILL HAVE LOTS OF SUNSHINE TO GO AROUND THAT’S YOUR FORECAST FIRST, NBC 10 NEWS AT 10 STARTS RIGHT NOW RIGHT NOW — MUSICIANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAMED UP FOR AN ANTI- VIOLENCE RALLY IN RUSTON — NBC 10’S ANNA MCALLISTER HAS THEIR MESSAGE OF HOPE COMING UP… AND LOUISIANA IS NOW INCLUDING 21-YEAR-OLDS IN THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM… WE HAVE THE DETAILS ON HOW THIS LAW IS PREVENTING CHILDREN FROM AGING OUT… PLUS — HONORING FOUR-YEAR OLD MALEAH DAVIS…WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND OFF OF AN ARKANSAS HIGHWAY. WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS DOING IN HER MEMORY. (CHELSEA) HELLO AND HAPPY SATURDAY TO YOU — THANK YOU FOR TUNING IN TONIGHT — I’M CHELSEA JONES TOPPING OUR NEWS AT TEN… PROMOTING PEACE — THAT WAS THE MESSAGE LOCAL MUSICIANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT WERE SPREADING AT AN ANTI-VIOLENCE RALLY IN RUSTON.. NBC 10’S ANNA MCALLISTER HAS TONIGHT’S TOP STORY. “put the guns down show me what your hands bout, say you with it, show me what you bout ” SONGS OF POSITIVITY AND PEACE FILLED THE AIR AT RUSTON’S MAYFIELD PARK IN RUSTON, WITH ONE GOAL IN MIND — TO STOP THE VIOLENCE. anna mcallister, @annamactv “We’re here at the anti violence rally in ruston, where there’s plenty of family, food and fun to be had” RAPPER CENO ORGANIZED THIS RALLY IS AN EFFORT TO BREAK THE CYCLE IN THE COMMUNITY, UNITING LOCAL MUSICIANS FOR THE CAUSE strokki bobbi, local musician “we’re working together to actually build a positive environment and image. As local artists, at the same time for our community to show them that we’re actually trying to build something. there’s people out here actually trying to do the right thing” ARTIST STROKKI BOBBI SAYS KIDS NEED A ROLE MODEL, AND THIS RALLY SERVES AS AN OLIVE BRANCH…. strokki bobbi, local musician “It’s actions. we’re taking small steps to show that we’re actually executing to do better around here” LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ALSO JOINED THE CAUSE IN ATTEMPT TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN POLICE AND CIVILIANS…LETTING KIDS HOP IN POLICE CARS WITHOUT FEAR. Randal Hermes, local law enforcement “It’s so important that we come together as a community and talk about issues and try to figure out ways to address violence in the community and stop it” LEADING BY EXAMPLE — GUESTS SHARED THEIR PAST WITH T-SHIRTS—THAT READ “I SURVIED” — SHARING STORIES OF OVERCOMING VIOLENCE… IN HOPES THAT CHILDREN LEARN THROUGH THEIR OWN EXPERIENCE. strokki bobbi, local musician “it can get worse if we allow it to get worse. it’ll get better if we allow ourselves to be better” REPORTING IN RUSTON, AM, NBC 10 YOUR LOCAL NEWS LEADER (CHELSEA) LOUISIANA IS EXPANDING IT’S FOSTER CARE PROGRAM TO NOW COVER 21-YEAR-OLD’S. IT WILL COST THE STATE THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN 2020. GOVERNOR JOHN BEL EDWARDS SIGNED THIS INTO LAW THURSDAY. THE LAW TARGETS THOSE IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS WHETHER THAT BE TRADE OR VOCATIONAL SCHOOL — THOSE WITH DEBILITATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND THOSE WITH JOBS. IT IS A VOLUNTARY PROGRAM AND BILL SPONSOR SENATOR REGINA BARROW SAYS THIS NEW LEGISLATION WILL KEEP KIDS FROM AGING OUT OF THE SYSTEM. (CHELSEA) IN JUST A FEW DAYS, LOUISIANA’S OFFICE OF ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO CONTROL SAYS IT WILL RELEASE APPLICATIONS FOR THOSE BUSINESSES WANTING TO SELL CBD PRODUCTS. THIS IS ANOTHER LAW — SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ON THURSDAY. WITH THIS NEW LAW, RETAILERS ARE REQUIRED TO GET A PERMIT FROM HE ATC — AND MEET A LIST OF REQUIREMENTS. THIS LAW ALSO LEGALIZED THE PRODUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP. (CHELSEA) PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS HE’S RECEIVED A SIGNED AGREEMENT ON IMMIGRATION– SO HE HAS SUSPENDED HIS THREATENED TARIFFS ON MEXICO–INDEFINITELY. THE PRESIDENT TWEETED THAT MEXICO HAS TAKEN STRONG MEASURES TO STEM THE TIDE OF IMMIGRATION THROUGH MEXICO–TO OUR SOUTHERN BORDER. LAST MONTH MORE THAN 144-THOUSAND MIGRANTS CROSSED THE SOUTHERN BORDER–THE MOST IN 13 YEARS. FRIDAY MEXICO HAD OFFERED TO SEND SIX THOUSAND OF ITS NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO GUATEMALA TO CUT OFF MIGRANTS HEADED TO THE U-S BORDER. (CHELSEA) LAKE CONWAY IN ARKANSAS HAS CRESTED AFTER DAYS OF HEAVY RAIN … AND SO FAR, THE LOLLIE LEVEE IS HOLDING. OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN EXPECTING A BREACH FOR DAYS. HAYLEE BROOKS HAS THE LATEST: (HAYLEE BROOKS REPORTING) LOLLIE ROAD IS GUARDED BY POLICE OFFICERS AS EVERYONE IS HOLDING THEIR BREATH WAITING FOR THE LEVEE TO BREACH. Gene Clay Jr/Conway Resident: “Very nervous, I’m not used to stuff like this.” Jim Baker/Faulkner County Judge: “It’s still holding, the best thing that could happen is if it can hold one more day, the river might drop enough to take the pressure off the levee.” THIS IS WHAT THE LEVEE LOOKS LIKE RIGHT NOW… THE DIP IN THE MIDDLE- THAT LOOKS LIKE A BIG BITE WAS TAKEN OUT OF IT IS WHERE WATER IS WEARING IT DOWN. AND IF IT DOES BREACH.. NEARBY FIELDS WILL START TO FILL UP. Jim Baker/Faulkner County Judge: “Once this all fills up because it is a levee it will start encroaching back north and Conway is that way.” JUDGE BAKER SAID EVERYONE IN THE COUNTY HAD 18 DAYS NOTICE THAT THE WATER WAS GOING TO GET THIS HIGH… WHICH MEANS EVERYONE HAD 18 DAYS OF PREPARATIONS. Kelsey Ferguson/Conway Resident: “Oh yeah we actually have gone grocery shopping for that and did that because we plan on staying in the house and staying out of the bad weather.” JUDGE BAKER SAID IF THE LEVEE IS BREACHED, CONWAY WILL HAVE AT LEAST 15 HOURS TO EVACUATE BEFORE THE WATER IS AT THEIR DOOR STEP. MAYBE LONGER IF THE LEVEE HOLDS UNTIL TOMORROW. Gene Clay Jr/Conway Resident: “Okay that I don’t like because its going to be hectic and a lot of traffic.” (CHELSEA) FEMA HAS PUT IT IN WRITING: NO AID FOR INDIVIDUALS OR HOUSEHOLDS IMPACTED BY TORNADOES IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA TWO MONTHS AGO. THAT’S ACCORDING TO A FEMA DENIAL LETTER SENT TO THE LOUISIANA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE. ON JUNE 3RD, GOVERNOR EDWARDS OFFICE RELEASED A NEWS STATEMENT ANNOUNCING FEDERAL ASSISTANCE WAS APPROVED FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE FOR LINCOLN, MOREHOUSE,AND UNION PARISHES. HOWEVER A LETTER FROM FEMA STATES BASED ON ITS REVIEW AND DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS, THE IMPACT TO INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS WAS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH. MAYOR RONNIE WALKER SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED BUT THEY WILL CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR OTHER ALTERNATIVES. HE SAYS THE STATE WILL APPEAL THE DECISION. THEY HAVE 30 DAYS. (CHELSEA) NORTHEAST DELTA HUMAN SERVICES AUTHORITY HELD AN UNCONVENTIONAL HEALTH FAIR TODAY. THE “BE HAPPY. BE HEALTHY” FAIR HOSTED SEVERAL HEALTH RELATED AGENCIES. SPECIALISTS WERE THERE TO TALK ABOUT EVERYTHING PRIMARY CARE — AS THEY DEBUNKED THE SINGLE DAY APPROACH TO HEALTH — AND SPOKE ABOUT THE INTEGRATED HEALTH MODEL. ATTENDEES COULD LEARN HOW TO IMPROVE BOTH THEIR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH AND WHY BOTH ARE SO IMPORTANT. dr. avius carroll, prevention and wellness director, HSA “We want the community to be aware of all the social services available in our communities and continue to be a positive for individuals and make sure the stigma of mental health is not being perpetuated across our region” THE EVENT ALSO FOCUSED ON ADDICTION AND THE VARIOUS METHODS OF TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OPTIONS AVAILABLE. (CHELSEA) VISITORS AT THE MONROE ZOO HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN TODAY! THE ZOO HELD IT’S ZOOBILATION “STRUT LIKE TUT” EVENT FEATURING TUT THE FRIENDLY CAMEL. KIDS AND THEIR FAMILIES HAD THE CHANCE TO SNAP SOME PICS WITH TUT. REPLICAS OF ANCIENT PYRAMINDS AND SAND GAVE GUESTS A TRUE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN EXPERIENCE. devin michaud, attendee “i want to see all kinds of animals! camels are my favorite kind of animal” tabatha breaux, attendee “we’re looking forward to actually taking this picture with tut” (CHELSEA) OUR SECOND ANNUAL VETERANS FOOD DRIVE IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW…YOU HAVE JUST FOUR DAYS LEFT IF YOU WANT TO GET INVOLVED! LAST YEAR, WE WERE ABLE TO COLLECT 10 AND HALF TONS OF FOOD TO FEED OVER 100 OF OUR HOMELESS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. LAST YEARS COLLECTION LASTED ALMOST AN ENTIRE YEAR! VETERANS ARE NOT ALWAYS ABLE TO GET GOVERMENT FOOD ASSISTANCE — SO THIS DRIVE HELPS THEM GET BACK ON THEIR FEET. FOR NOT ONLY THOSE LIVING ON THE STREETS, BUT ALSO THOSE STRUGGLING TO MAKE ENDS MEET. (Kristie Hodges, Director of Homeless Services at Wellspring) 1:53: “They have housing, now they have food and it makes it easier for them to look for jobs, get jobs and things of that nature.” 8 TO DONATE — YOU CAN HEAD TO ANY MACS FRESH MARKET, OUR WEST MONROE STUDIOS OR LOCAL CHURCHES. FOR THE FULL LIST OF THOSE DROP-OFF LOCATIONS — YOU CAN DOT COM. (CHELSEA) COMING UP ON NBC 10 NEWS AT TEN — A LITTLE GIRL WITH A HUGE IMPACT. WE’LL TAKE YOU TO ARKANSAS WHERE THEY ARE HONORING FOUR YEAR OLD MALEAH DAVIS WITH A SPECIAL MEMORIAL. (BRIAN) WE WILL START OUR WORK WEEK OFF ON A HOT AND HUMID NOTE, BUT REALLY NICE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY. MORE DETAILS TO COME. YOU’RE WATCHING NBC 10 NEWS. (CHELSEA) A MEMORIAL WALK AND BALLOON RELEASE WAS HELD TODAY FOR MALEAH DAVIS. SHE’S THE FOUR-YEAR OLD GIRL FROM TEXAS WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED IN A TRASH BAG IN ARKANSAS LAST WEEK. JENNA JORDAN HAS THE STORY. (JENNA JORDAN REPORTING) S/ Christy Steed / Event Organizer “I can’t imagine the hurt that this little girl went through in such, four years. As a mother I can’t imagine my child hurting like this.” A LITTLE GIRL LEAVING A BIG IMPACT. S/ Arnetta Bradford / Event Organizer “Everybody is just coming together and loving on each other in honor of this little girl.” HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE.. GATHERING IN FULTON, ARKANSAS.. SATURDAY MORNING.. TO REMEMBER MALEAH DAVIS. S/ Meat / Bikers Against Child Abuse Texarkana “It’s overwhelming to see everyone, of all walks of life come together” THE TEXAS GIRL’S REMAINS WERE DISCOVERED AT EXIT 18 OFF INTERSTATE-30 AT THE END OF MAY. S/ Fana White / Hope Resident “I cried when I first heard about it and then especially when I found out she was brought here so close to us… and it just touched everybody’s heart.” HONORING THE FOUR-YEAR-OLD WITH A MEMORY WALK, MEMORIAL SERVICE AND BALLOON RELEASE. ((NATS)) awww (unveiling billboard) AND NOW A BILLBOARD WITH HER IMAGE.. KEEPING HER SPIRIT ALIVE FOR ALL WHO DRIVE BY. S/ Christy Steed / Event Organizer “I get off this exit every morning for work. So, it’s heartbreaking to know that she was here and we didn’t know.” THE COMMUNITY UNITING.. TO CELEBRATE THIS CHILD’S LIFE. S/ Fana White / Hope Resident “It’s not about black or white, ♪ (VO) The 2019 Toyota Highlander. The best seats in the house. Toyota. Let’s go places. (BRIAN) WE’LL HAVE YOUR FULL FORECAST WHEN NBC 10 NEWS AT 10 CONTINUES “Live Storm Tracker Doppler Radar, sponsored by bankruptcy attorney E. Orum Young.” (BRIAN BRIGGS, METEOROLOGIST) GOOD SATURDAY TO YOU! IT’S BEEN A FAIRLY PLEASANT DAY ACROSS THE ARKLAMISS WITH TEMPERATURES STAYING MAINLY IN THE 80’S. SKIES ARE BEGINNING TO CLEAR AS WELL WE WILL SEE THESE CLEAR CONDITIONS STICK AROUND THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE EVENING. LOWS WILL DROP INTO THE UPPER 60’S TO LOWER 70’S. TOMORROW WILL BE OUR LAST HOT DAY FOR A LITTLE WHILE, AS HIGH PRESSURE TAKES TEMPORARY CONTROL OF OUR WEATHER. HIGHS WILL SOAR INTO THE LOWER 90’S WITH A COUPLE CLOUDS AROUND. THINGS BEGIN TO CHANGE AS A STRONG TROUGH FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR DIPS DOWN INTO OUR NECK OF THE WOODS. RIGHT NOW, THIS SYSTEM IS STILL UP TO OUR NORTHWEST, BUT THIS WILL BRING APRIL LIKE WEATHER BACK TO THE ARKLAMISS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK. APRIL WEATHER AS IN TEMEPRATURE-WISE; WE SHOULDN’T SEE ANY RAIN OUT OF THIS SYSTEM NOT ONLY WILL TEMPERATURES BE IN THE DECLINE, BUT HUMIDITY LEVELS AS WELL. OUR DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES BE GETTING DOWN RIGHT COMFORTABLE BEGINNING MONDAY, WITH DRIER AIR STAYING AROUND FOR A FEW DAYS. EVENTUALLY, WE WILL WARM UP AND SEE THAT HUMIDITY INCREASE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK TO RECAP, DRY WEATHER IS GOING TO BE THE MAIN STORY FOR THIS WEEK. TEMEPRATURES WILL BE NICE FOR MOST OF THE EXTENDED PERIOD. HIGHS WILL BE COOLER THAN NORMAL AND OUR HUMIDITY VALUES BE LOWER THAN NORMAL FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE WEEK. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED. (CHELSEA) STILL TO COME ON NBC 10 NEWS AT TEN — WE’LL CHECK IN WITH L-S-U, FOLLOWING THEIR TOUGH DEFEAT THIS AFTERNOON… PLUS! IT THE FIGHT FOR LSU’S (CHRIS) (CHRIS) THE FIGHT FOR LSU’S (CHRIS) THE FIGHT FOR LSU’S 7TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP CONTINUES… TODAY MARKS THE TIGERS’ 14TH SUPER REGIONAL APPEARANCE… THEY MEET FLORIDA STATE, AND HEAD COACH MIKE MARTIN…HE’S THE WINNINGEST COACH IN COLLEGE BASEBALL ## AND AFTER A 40-YEAR CAREER, HE’S CALLING IT CAREER AT SEASON’S END… ## WE’RE SCORLESS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND…BRANDT BROUSSARD POKES THIS IN THE AIR…DROPS IN FOR A HIT…DANIEL CABERA SCORES, HERE…THEY’D GO UP 2-0, THANKS TO A FIELDERS CHOICE… ## NOW 3-0 TIGERS…CABERA, AT THE DISH, ABLE TO LACE THIS TO CENTER FIELD…JOSH SMITH SCORES…BUT ZACH WATSON, CAUGHT PLAYING PICKLE AND IS OUT… ## BAYOU BENGALS UP 4-1 IN THE 7TH…UNTIL, FLORIDA STATE’S REESE ALBERT SLAMS THIS TO DEEP RIGHT…INTO THE BLEACHERS…THREE-RUN SHOT, WE’RE TIED AT FOUR… ## IN THE 8TH, NOW, BASES LOADED FOR SEMIONLES TIM BECKER…THIS IS POPPED TO LEFT FIELD…HE’S OUT…BUT THAT PLATES THE GO-AHEAD RUN… ## ALBERT WOULD HOMER AGAIN, IN THE 8TH… ## LSU IS STUNNED 6-4 IN GAME ONE… (PAUL MAINIERI) “JUST TALKED TO THE TEAM NOT TIME TO FEEL SORRY FOR YOURSELF OR GET DOWN IN THE DUMPS PLAED A GOOD GAME IN A LOT OF WAYS JUST GOT AWAY FROM US GOT TO COME OUT TOMORROW PLAY WITH THE SAME ENEGY AND ENTHUSIASM JUST DO A LITTLE BIT MORE…………” ## IN FAYETTEVILLE…ARKANSAS HOSTS OLE MISS IN GAME ONE… ## HOGS BATTING DOWN ONE IN THE 1ST…DOMINIC FLETCHER BOUNCES THIS TO LEFT FIELD…TREVOR EZELL SCORES…FLETCH ABOARD WITH SINGLE…WE’RE KNOTTED UP… ## COUPLE OF BATTERS LATER…WITH TWO ON…JACK KENLEY POUNDS THIS TO DEEP RIGHT CENTER…AND GONE FOR A THREE-RUN SHOT…ARKANSAS UP 4-1… ## TO THE 4TH…HOME TEAM UP FRONT BY FIVE…ISAIAH CAMPBELL FORCES A GROUNDER…NICE FLIP TO SECOND FROM CASEY MARTIN…IT’S A TWIN-KILLING TO GET OUT OF THE FRAME… ## BOTTOM OF THE INNNING…MATT GOODHEART CRANKS THIS TO RIGHT FIELD…GONE TO SOUVENIR CITY FOR A TWO-RUN DINGER…THEY’RE UP 9-1… ## EZELL AT THE DISH…HE LOOKS TO EXTEND THE LEAD…THIS GOES A LONG WAY TO CENTER…BUT OLE MISS’ RYAN OLENEK ROBS EZELL OF A TRIP AROUND THE BAGS… ## ISAIAH CAMPBELL WENT 8 AND A THIRD…WITH 7 STRIKEOUTS…ARKANSAS WINS 11-2.. (ISAIAH CAMPBELL) “WANTED TO FINISH GAME BUT MORE SPECIAL TO GET THE SENIOR WALK OFF MY CHOICE WENT UP TO COACH I SAID I WANT IT HE SAID ONE MORE BATTER THEN I GAVE UP THE HR HE WAS LIKE ONE MORE THEN OUT THEN HE CAME OUT AND GOT ME…………” ## IN TOMORROW’S GAMES…ARKANSAS AND LSU WILL “TECHNICALLY” BE THE ROAD TEAM IN THEIR GAMES… ## HOGS AND OLE MISS AT 3:00…TIGERS AND SEMINOLES AT 6:00… THIS EVENING IN NATCHITOCHES IS THE OFFICIAL INDUCTION CEREMONY FOR THE LOUISIANA SPORTS HALL OF FAME… NEARLY A DOZEN BIG NAMES WITH BE ENSHRINED… PEOPLE LIKE PEYTON MANNING, LONGTIME BULLDOGS ANNOUNCER DAVE NITZ – AND EVEN FORMER LOUISIANA TECH QUARTERBACK MATT DUNIGAN… (LES MILES) “WOULD YOU RATHER BEAT OKLAHOMA OR ALBAMA FOR ANYONE THAT WANTS BE TO BEAT OKLAHOMA SCREAM IF ALABAMA SCREAM…………” (CHRIS) EVERY JUNE, THE RONALD MCDONALD HOLDS THE BIG BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT SOME OF THE TOP ANGLERS FROM ACROSS THE SOUTH ARRIVE IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA, IN HOPES OF EARNING AS MUCH AS $10,000… THIS IS THE 28TH ANNUAL EVENT… DUE TO RISING LEVELS AT LAZARRE PARK, WEIGH-INS WERE MOVED TO THE IKE HAMILTON EXPO CENTER… SHOUT OUT TO CRAIG KOLB WHO’S FISH CARRIED THE MOST WEIGHT AT JUST OVER SIX POUNDS… (BRAD BURCH) “IT’S JUST A GREAT EVENT FOR OUR LOCAL FISHERMAN FOR OUR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE SO PROUD TO HAVE THIS EVENT FOR THE 28TH YEAR THIS MAKES THE MONEY WE OPERATE THE HOUSE WITH ALL YEAR LONG SO ITS A GREAT EVENT FOR US………….” (MIKE ECHOLS) “BUT ITS JUST SUCH A GREAT BUNCH OF PEOPLE AND A GREAT CAUSE WE DONT LOOK AT IT AS A JOB ITS LIKE A WEEKEND VACATION TO BE INVOLVED WITH EVERYBODY FROM THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE ITS AN HONOR TO BE HERE.” (CHRIS) IN 2016, BASTROP WIDE-OUT ISAIAH GRAHAM MADE HIS COLLEGIATE CHOICE, HE PICKED T-C-U OVER 16 OTHER SCHOOLS – INCLUDING LOUISIANA TECH… THE FORMER RAM ANNOUNCED LAST JANUARY, HE WAS TRANSFERRING TO RUSTON… AFTER A YEAR OFF, PER NCAA RULES, HE’S FINALLY ABLE TO PLAY FOOTBALL… HE’S GOING TO HAVE TWO YEARS OF ELIGIBLITY LEFT… HE’S EXPECTED TO HAVE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT IN 2019… GRAHAM WAS PRESENT AT THE BULLDOGS MEDCAMPS COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT THIS WEEK… I ASKED HIM ABOUT THE LONG LAYOFF FROM PLAYING FOOTBALL… (ISAIAH GRAHAM) “ITS A BLESSING THAT YEAR OFF IS LONG I WAS AROUND SOME GOOD PEOPLE THAT

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