What's Happening in Big Z-Country

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Drought Causes Burn Bans

There a number of Burn Bans that are going on in the north Louisiana, which means citizens in these areas need to adhere to the notices to keep everyone safe and preserve our resources.  Those in violation of the order …Read More

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NWS Storm Spotter Training

RUSTON, La. – The Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in conjunction with the  National Weather Service (NWS) office in Shreveport has teamed up to offer another round of  Storm Spotter Training for public officials, first responders …Read More

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Boil Advisories in Affect

For the third time in a week a water system has announced a Boil Advisory for their system. A boil advisory was issued for the  Bayou Macon Water System while repairs are being made to a water main.  The water main is …Read More

Tech XXI Retires From Service

RUSTON, La.– After nearly three years of loyal service and representing the pride and passion of Louisiana Tech University’s campus and alumni communities, Tech XXI is retiring from active service. Louisiana Tech’s live English bulldog mascot is retiring from sideline duties …Read More

The Red Cross Needs You!

The Red Cross of North Louisiana is looking for groups or companies to adopt a day and provide volunteers for Home Fire Campaign canvassing events where we install smoke detectors and teach fire safety and prevention.  Anyone interested can contact the …Read More

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Checkpoint Planned for Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish, La. – In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop G plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint today, from approximately 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish. Our …Read More

Toyota executive to Launch Lecture Series

RUSTON, La. – Dr. Cole Napper, Talent Analytics Manager at Toyota North America and Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will present the 11th annual Marbury Lecture at 6:00 p.m. on September 27 in Room 111 of Louisiana Tech’s College of Business …Read More

ITT Closes ALL of its Campuses

ITT, who is one of the country’s largest for-profit chain  technical colleges, announced that it was permanently closing all its campuses nationwide. It blamed the shutdown on the recent move by the U.S. Education Department to ban ITT from enrolling …Read More