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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.23.23 with Chuck Smith


- A little over 16,000 customers are still without power in the ArkLaTex as SWEPCO crews work to restore service.
- Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office urges homeowners who received storm damage to report it to the Sheriff’s Homeland Security Division at 318-675-2255.
- A national non-profit that focuses on healthcare has issued its national scorecard that compares the overall healthcare quality of each state.

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.