Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.02.22 with Chuck Smith
— Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins appeared in court to address allegations that he failed to qualify for the upcoming election due to having a different address on his candidacy documents.
— Louisiana hospitals have seen an uptick of ICU patients recently due to the newer Omnicron B.A. 5 variant of the coronavirus.
— Arkansas' attorney general's office has revealed it has spent more than $3 million in state funds on TV and radio advertising for the fiscal year ending in June.