Louisiana Tech University and the Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy will host a televised gubernatorial debate at 6 p.m., Oct. 15 that will feature the top four candidates in the race for Governor.
Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, R-Breaux Bridge; Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, R-Baton Rouge; State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Baton Rouge; and U.S. Senator David Vitter, R-Metairie, have accepted invitations to take part in the debate, which will be televised by KTBS-TV in Shreveport and simulcast throughout the state.
A group of Ruston realtors got an up-close look Thursday at a growing list of proposed changes to the city’s zoning code.
“We think you are a very integral part of the process,” Planning Administrator Pat Doane told the realtors.
The planning and zoning commission has sent a list of 52 suggested changes to Ruston’s Board of Aldermen for their possible adoption in March. Several more changes are expected to be presented to the commission when it meets Feb. 17.
Bossier Parish Community College continued strengthening its ties with four-year universities in north Louisiana last week, signing a partnership with Louisiana Tech University.
Tech President Dan Reneau and BPCC President Jim Henderson each signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will establish an Associate of Science in Engineering program for BPCC students that intend to continue their studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Tech.