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Headlines – September 2, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-09-02

Duration: 00:02:22

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Browne, Joy, 1944- | Education | Ascension Parish Public Schools


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Williams, Brandi Interviewee
  • Browne, Joy Interviewee


This segment from the September 2, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: students returning to school in the parishes impacted by the historic flooding in south Louisiana; an interview with Brandi Williams, a sixth grade math teacher at Central Middle School in Ascension Parish, on the lessons learned by her students during the floods; the death of New Orleans native and nationally syndicated radio host Dr. Joy Browne at age 71; and the funeral services for St. John the Baptist Fire District Chief Spencer Chauvin, who died on August 28, 2016, while responding to a car accident on Interstate 10 in Laplace.