A Longview resident claimed a top prizewinning ticket worth $3 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game $750 Million Winner’s Circle. The ticket was purchased at Murphy Express 8894, located at 301 E. Loop 281, in Longview. The claimant elected to remain anonymous.
Shreveport’s annual Juneteenth festival, Let the Good Times Roll, is being held June 18 through 20, and as part of the festival, LSU Health Sciences - Shreveport and Senator Gregory Tarver (D-Shreveport) have partnered to offer COVID-19 shots at the event.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking residents to reduce their electric usage as much as possible through the end of the week (June 18) as a significant number of generation outages, combined with record electric usage so far in June, has caused tight grid conditions.