Red River Radio News
ARKANSAS COVID RISES - Arkansas’ Covid-19 cases have skyrocketed in recent weeks due to the delta variant and the state’s low vaccination rate. The state ranks second in the country for new cases per capita, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers. When the pandemic began last year, younger people were considered to be lower risk and the emphasis has been to protect the most vulnerable, elderly population. But during a Community Covid Conversation at Heber Springs, Arkansas...
Airs Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center, who joined me in our Noel Foundation studios to discuss this year’s NSU Virtual Folk Festival and a new Concert series which is currently underway. You can find complete detail at the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival or by calling (318) 357-4332 . THE NATCHITOCHES NSU VIRTUAL FOLK FESTIVAL SERIES
Airs Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 6 p.m. A new program hosted by Tracey Burrell, Director of Clinical Preparation and Partnerships with the College of Education and Human Sciences at LSU Shreveport. This program features members of the educational community share what it truly means to teach children, reach families and inspire communities. On this first program we will discuss Teacher Pay, but not from a wage-earning perspective. While it’s true that teachers are among the lowest wage...
Airs Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Mike Martindale, Chris Alan Evans, and Blake Watkins who joined us in our Noel Foundation Studios to discuss the next production by the Shreveport Little Theatre of Tennessee William’s American Classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Performances are scheduled for July 29, 30, 31, August 6, and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and August 1, and 8 at 2:00 p.m. at Shreveport Little Theatre located 812 Margaret Place. For complete details call THE SLT’s box office at (318) 424-4439 or at www.shreveportlittletheatre.com .
Airs Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 6 p.m. Gynecologic cancers do not receive the press that some other types of cancer receive, but talking about them can save the lives of women. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by gynecologic oncologist Dr. Destin Black, Dr. Maxwell McDonald, medical oncologist, and Dr. Lane Rosen, radiation oncologist, all with Willis-Knighton Health System, to talk about gynecologic cancer signs, symptoms and treatments. This is a Repeat Broadcast and phone calls will not be taken.
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, Some good news - our Lufkin station - KLDN, is working great these days after repairs. Work continues on our Tyler station, though, following the storm damage in May. Storm damage literally burned a hole through part of the transmitter. The manufacturer is trying to locate the parts we need but, as you may be aware, it is difficult to get integrated circuit chips and boards these days. Meanwhile, we are on the air but at reduced power. We have opted to purchase a...
Airs Friday, July 23, 2021, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders laments the struggles of packing and culling their possessions for a move to the country.
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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