Director of Engineering and I.T. for Townsquare Media Shreveport Member Society of Broadcast Engineers (2011). Member of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). Membership American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). Master Mason, Knight Templar, Master of the Royal Secret. Son, Brother, Husband, & Father of 3.
Troy J. Jones
La. Recovery Assistance for Issac Tops Half-Billion Mark
State and federal recovery from Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana has hit a new milestone, topping half a billion dollars since the Aug. 29, 2012, disaster declaration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today.
Earthquake Shakes Ark-La-Tex
The U.S. Geology Survey confirms a 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit East Texas around 1:01 a.m. this morning with its epicenter 2 miles from Timpson, Texas. Did you feel it?
NRA: White House Open Discussion Was a ‘Dirty Lie’
In an email sent out today signed by Wayne LaPierre, the NRA called the alleged "open discussion" meeting with gun safety groups Vice President Joe Biden held at the White House a "dirty lie".
Get FM Radio Stations On Your Sprint Cell Phone
Sprint recently made an agreement that will "enable Sprint customers to listen to local FM radio stations from a broad spectrum of radio companies and aggregators on select Android and Windows smartphones during the next three years."
NRA: Put Armed Guards In Every School
The National Rifle Association has called yet again for placing armed police officers and security guards in every school in the United States.
UPDATE: Power Outages After Thunder Storms Number in Thousands
Strong thunderstorms blew through Shreveport Bossier at about 12:30am Thursday morning moving East across Northeast Texas and Northwest Louisiana with strong wind gusts reaching 35mph. At 3:00am Swepco.com reports outages for Caddo Parish numbering at 20,125 with Bossier at around 9,500...
Dick’s, Walmart Pull Some Rifles, Cheaper Than Dirt Suspends Sales
At the heart of the move for both Wal-mart and Dick's is the Bushmaster AR-15 Rifle. Not only was the AR-15 used in the Connecticut shooting but also in the Oregon Mall attack, The Aurora Colorado shooting, and was also used by the D.C. sniper.
Newtown Church Evacuated After Death Threats
Mourners were forced into a panicked evacuation this afternoon after a death threat was phoned in, cops said. More than 400 attendees were abruptly ordered to empty St. Rose of Lima Church after state police told Monsignor Robert Weiss of the threats this afternoon.
Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech
Ron Paul said he would retire this year. This is part 1 of a transcript of his farewell speech LIVE on the US House Floor.
Five Signs Christmas is Here Too Early
When you think of December 25th as Christmas, will it stay Christmas for long? Christmas time isn't Christmas time anymore. Below are five signs I've noticed that show that Christmas is here too early.