— As school children return to classrooms for the beginning of a new school year, there’s been concern about how well they will perform academically after having to stay home during the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown. — The Arkansas State Broadband Office says the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law / The Biden Infrastructure and Jobs Act will provide Arkansas the funding necessary to bring high-speed digital broadband to the entire state. — The EPA y has denied a request by a leading U.S. producer of liquefied natural gas, to exempt two Gulf Coast plants from a federal air pollution rule. — CVS Health will pay about $8 billion to expand into home care,
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.