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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 09.19.22 with Chuck Smith

— The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce has invited candidates for public office to participate in video interviews as part of its Election Education Initiative: Decision 2022.
— A new report found Texas has a 27.8-billion dollar backlog to fund all needed improvements to the state's rural highway system.
— A riverboat casino in Louisiana’s capital city has been given approval to move onto land.
— Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Republican Sarah Sanders underwent surgery last Friday for thyroid cancer.



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.