The average price for a gallon of regular gas statewide is averaging $3.36 a gallon, that's down four cents in the past week, according to gasbuddy.com. In Louisiana, a gallon’s averaging $3.31, down a nickel in the past week. Nationally, the average is $3.50, which is 12 cents less from the same time a year ago. Here at home, checking prices this morning in Center, the lowest we found was $3.33 at Wal-Mart, down six cents in the past week. Brookshire Brothers and the Valero on San Augustine Street were $3.34 and EZ Mart on Tenaha Hwy. was $3.35.