— Shreveport was chosen out of a few cities in Louisiana to be awarded a federal grant, that will invest in $22,164,000 into improvements in public transit and infrastructure in the healthcare corridor along Kings Hwy and I-49. — Extreme hot weather is in store for the Red River Radio region as daytime temps are expected to reach triple digits. — A new poll shows incumbent Governor Gregg Abbott is leading challenger Beto O'Rourke in the polls by 7 points.
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.