Thanks to everyone who made a pledge during our Fall 2021 Drive. With your help we raised more than $75,000. Your support is greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the high quality programs you have come to love. We'd like to also thank all the volunteers who answered phones and helped on air. The support this station receives is truly inspiring. Thank you from all of us at Red River Radio. You can also donate anytime of year by going to this link. PLEASE DONATE NOW !
Red River Radio is assisting LSUS in collecting food donations for the NWLA Food Bank. Now through November 15, drop off food items at Red River Radio, 8675 Youree Drive in Shreveport, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday, to help eliminate hunger. Donations can also be dropped off to Expedia Cruises Shreveport Bossier, 5725 Youree Drive in Shreveport, through November 12 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Food Bank allows LSUS to keep 20 percent of the donations to stock the campus food pantry, open to students in need, and 80 percent of food donations go to the Food Bank. The LSUS pantry has seen a 200% increase over the past year in students who need food assistance through the pantry. The NWLA Food Bank serves 75,000 individuals within seven parishes. (click post to see more)
Airs Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 6 p.m. Hosted by Tracy Burrell. It takes EVERYONE on a school campus (principals, teachers, cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, and YES, School Resource Officers to help foster a safe and caring environment where children can learn and grow. For School-Based Officers, it’s more than just providing security at football games or directing carpool traffic. Their presence on school campuses demonstrates a true partnership between law enforcement and...
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ARK AG SUES MED SUPPLIER — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says her office is suing a Virginia-based medical supplier for nearly $11 million dollars for failing to deliver supplies during the coronavirus pandemic. In a press conference yesterday, Rutledge said the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had made purchases that it never received. According to Rutledge's lawsuit Med-Care Healthlink LLC of Suffolk, Virginia and its representatives failed to deliver Personal...
Continue the conversation in 2021: StoryCorps Selects Shreveport for National Initiative to Reconnect a Divided America. Shreveport is one of four cities in which StoryCorps is anchoring One Small Step in 2021 with more opportunities to record, share, and preserve conversations that show the country how Louisianians can listen to each other in spite of their differences of opinion. Read about the national effort in The Shreveport Times . Red River Radio led the project in 2020, recording 25...
Dear Esat Texas listeners, You may remember that our Tyler area station suffered storm damage that literally burned a hole through part of the transmitter. Since parts were impossible to find, a generous donor made it possible for us to purchase a brand new, state of the art digital transmitter. We are finishing "tweaking" the installation and will be doing so over the next couple weeks, but the transmitter is on the air at full power. Exciting news! We greatly appreciate your patience and...
Airs Friday, October 22, 2021, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders struggles to catch a glimpse at the Barred owl that lives on his newly purchased property
The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346.
This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502
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