— A Louisiana appeals court has upheld a lower court finding that the mayor of Shreveport cannot run for reelection this fall because he used the wrong address when he signed up for the race. — Governor John Bel Edwards is in Europe this week on a 10 day visit first in the Netherlands and later in France. — Student athletes have to face excessive heat as much of the country is experiencing a historic heat wave with more days having temperatures in triple digits. — The first African American four-star general in Marine Corps history, was sworn in Saturday and he was born in Shreveport.
Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' broadcast and media experience to Red River Radio. He began his career as a radio news reporter and transitioned to television journalism and newsmagazine production. 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.