— Arkansas lawmakers are in special session this week to focus on state income tax rate reduction and school safety grant funding. — Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson says he's thinking about a presidential run for 2024. — A new national report shows Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas are close to the bottom for overall well-being for children. — A former LSUS dean who was instrumental in taking LSUS from a community college to a leading university has died. — The Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City has a new owner.
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.