UPDATE: Grambling State University & Lincoln Prep School will be open Friday, August 10. There is currently a Boil Advisory in effect for Grambling University Water Systems.
Entergy confirmed with KTVE that all of their equipment is working. The company says the outage appears to be on the university’s side.
(8/9/2018) Grambling State University is shutdown because of a power outage. Crews and essential personnel will continue to work and restore the school to full service.
Below is the press release GSU sent to NBC 10:
Grambling State University is closed due to an evening power outage. Crews and essential personnel continue to work to assess and restore full service. McCall Dining Center will open on its normal schedule with a modified menu. On-campus student activity groups will operate on a modified schedule. Faculty Institute is rescheduled for Fri. Aug. 10.
Grambling State University is closed due to an evening power outage. Crews and essential personnel continue to work to assess and restore full service. For any urgent safety needs, please call (318) 247-3663. Visit https://t.co/FZQwI76dY1 for updates.— Grambling State Univ (@Grambling1901) August 9, 2018