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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 09.15.22 with Chuck Smith

— Two co-defendants were arraigned before a U.S. Magistrate of the Western District of Louisiana in Shreveport on Wednesday to answer charges for participating in an alleged prescription painkiller scandal involving a federal investigation into the Bossier City Police union.
— Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s controversial program of busing migrants out of state has the support of a majority of Texas voters — that's according to a new poll released Wednesday.
— Could Louisiana join other states like Texas and Florida that don’t have state income taxes?

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.