News for Friday, May 24, 2019

Posted at 6:08 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 17:38:46-04

KATC has all your top local, state, and national headlines for Friday, May 24, 2019.

Here’s what’s happening today!

Top Stories

CPRA, St. Mary Levee District begin process to install barge flood gate on Bayou Chene

St. Landry DA will not prosecute Animal Shelter director

Two Texas men die after attempting to ‘jump’ open drawbridge

Ville Platte distributes supplies to residents

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