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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.20.23 with Chuck Smith


- Officials gathered at the Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security yesterday to give an update of storm recovery efforts in Shreveport-Bossier as well as Caddo and Bossier parishes and surrounding areas.
- According to the National Weather Service in Shreveport, part of the damage in the parish was caused by an EF-1 tornado.
- Cooling and ice distribution centers will continue operation throughout Caddo parish on Tuesday.
- SWEPCO officials estimate power restoration will occur as late as Saturday, June 24th in some areas.

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.