What's Happening in Big Z-Country

    Budget Agreement Protects Critical State Services

    BATON ROUGE — On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards praised the passage of a compromise bill that makes strategic spending cuts and budget adjustments to eliminate the current year’s $304 million budget shortfall. The agreement spares critical programs, such as …Read More

    Mayor Walker to Speak at Tech Commencement

    RUSTON, La. – Ronny Walker, mayor of the City of Ruston, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s winter commencement exercises at 10:00 a.m. February 25 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Walker has been deeply involved in …Read More

    Red Cross Helping with Recovery in South Louisiana

    Shreveport, LA – Two volunteers from the Northwest Louisiana American Red Cross left today headed for New Orleans to help with recovery efforts there stemming from yesterday’s storms and tornadoes. They left with an Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV).  Volunteers Tracey …Read More

    Highway 80 to Close Near Calhoun

    CALHOUN, La. – The Department of Transportation and Development  has announced that a portion of Highway 80, just off of Interstate 20 in Calhoun, is closing fore repairs on Tuesday, February 14th.  The culbert underneath the road was severely damaged …Read More