The state burn ban which officially went into effect on August 7th has been lifted. After conversations with the National Weather Service, local fire departments, and the Fire Service the decision was made to remove the ban. Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says most of the state remains in drought conditions but the cooler temperatures that have settled in for the fall dramatically reduce the chances of a wildfire erupting…
Rodrigue encourages residents to remain vigilant when conducting outdoor burns.
The Bayou State’s “Celebration Gator” float will crawl down the streets of New York for a third appearance in the 97th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade tomorrow. Lt. Billy Nungesser says it’s proven to be a great return on investment for state tourism.
The 60-foot-long alligator float will blow confetti out of its mouth and wag its tail along the parade route. The parade will air tomorrow at 8:30 am on NBC.
Triple A says 55 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving… Brooke Thorington has more.