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Meet Your Neighbor: 31 Guns 31 Days

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2023-08-25 20:12:53

SUMMARY: The Broussard Fire Department is conducting a fundraiser called “31 Guns at 31 Days” to raise money for the department. The funds will be used to improve the living conditions for firefighters at the stations, including purchasing additional furniture and equipment. The fundraiser involves selling 1,000 tickets, and each ticket has a number on it. Using the Louisiana Lottery Pick 3 numbers for the month of October, a gun will be given to the person with the winning ticket each day. The winner will be contacted and the winning numbers will be posted on the fire department's social media. Tickets can be purchased by calling the office or visiting in person.

The Broussard Fire Department has kicked off their raffle, 31 Guns 31 Days. Get your tickets at the fire station on Main Street, or call 337-330-8521.

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93-year-old veteran remembers celebrating Juneteenth

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2024-06-19 18:52:07

SUMMARY: 93-year-old veteran Samuel Gatlin reminisces about Juneteenth before it became a Federal holiday. As a young boy, he worked in the cotton fields of Logansport, Louisiana, under the harsh conditions similar to slavery. Gatlin recounts how Juneteenth was eagerly anticipated by the black community as it symbolized freedom from enslavement. His family, working as sharecroppers, would ensure their tasks were completed so they could fully celebrate the day. Abram Freeman, known as the “father of Juneteenth” in Hub City, emphasizes that Juneteenth is a holiday for all Americans to celebrate. Michelle Obama's words highlight the ongoing fight for worthy causes and historical milestones.

93-year-old veteran Samuel Gatlin, a medic in Korea and the National Guard shares his memories of Juneteenth.

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Nola company makes new military training tech

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-19 18:46:41

SUMMARY: Tonight, we spotlight a New Orleans tech company, HapTech, known for developing training weapons for future military personnel. CEO and founder Kyle Monty, a UNO graduate, has led the company to create safer military training tools using an electromagnetic recoil system, simulating live fire without bullets. This innovation has resulted in $1.5 million in military contracts and created jobs in Louisiana. HapTech employs 20 locals and plans to hire 10 more, boosting the local economy. Their technology also includes sensors for detailed training data, offering significant advancements in training methods.

We put a spotlight on a home-grown New Orleans technology company now developing training weapons for the next generation of military men and women.

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Road closed in Opelousas due to gas leak

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2024-06-19 18:41:56

SUMMARY: In Appaloosas, a gas leak has led to the closure of a section of LA 182. North Union Street is also closed, from Congress Street to Perry Lane, as crews work to repair the line. Officials describe the leak as unexpected but anticipate completing repairs by late afternoon.

La. 182 (N. Union Street) is closed from Congress Street to Perry Lane effective immediately.

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