Chuck Smith

News Producer

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years'  experience to Red River Radio  having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host,  talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor  for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television.  He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant.   In pursuit of higher learning,  Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles.   He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Courtesy: Mystic Creek Golf Club Facebook

MURPHY USA EL DORADO SHOOT OUT-   The “ 6th  Annual  Murphy USA El Dorado Shoot Out”   tees off today at the Mystic Creek Golf Club in Southern Arkansas.  It’s the 18th stop on the 2021 “Road to the LPGA”  Symetra Tour  where 108 young ladies take to the greens for cash and a shot at joining the Ladies Professional Golf Association and become designated as pro golfers. Courtney Crotty is Director for this year’s tournament.

Courtesy: NET Public Health

MORE YOUNGER PEOPLE INFECTED - Like the rest of the country,  coronavirus infection rates in East Texas have surged over the Summer  and although health officials say there are signs of a downward trend,  Covid-19 infection among persons  11 to 20 years of age living  in and around Smith County Texas is soaring.   Northeast Texas Public Health officials gave an update to the Tyler City Council yesterday afternoon during their regular session.    Northeast Texas Public Health District CEO George Roberts  explained  that even though overall infection rates began to drop in th

Courtesy: Erik Nutt

YOUNGER PEOPLE INFECTED-  For the past several weeks,  the news about Covid infections on the rise has become routine as many parts of the country and especially the deep south have seen considerable increases in hospitalizations.  And doctors have noted the ages of patients are getting younger and younger than the covid surges from a year ago.  They say it’s because of the newer, more infectious Delta variant of the disease.  While the more elderly segments of the population are still at risk,  younger  people are showing up in emergency rooms unable to breathe due to Covi

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COVID VACCINES ARE FREE at our central COVID vaccine clinic being operated from our Immunizations Clinic at 815 North Broadway Avenue in Tyler, the hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Anyone over the age of 18 can receive either the 2-Dose Pfizer vaccine or the 2-Dose Moderna vaccine.  Anyone over the age of 12 can receive the 2-Dose Pfizer vaccine.