Red River Radio Local News Feature

KIDS CSI CAMP - The new school year begins this week for many youngsters in the Red River Radio listening area and often teachers have students begin with a time-honored back-to-school tradition to write a short paper on:  "What I did during my summer vacation".  While this writing exercise is sure to bring the usual subject matter, like going to the lake or attending summer camp.

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REDUCING STRESS - Children who go through the  Juvenile Court System  for  Foster care services often have to wait in the hallway outside the courtroom and potentially rehear and relive the  trauma  of  their experiences.  Caddo  Parish  Juvenile  Court is doing something new to lessen the stress.

Courtesy: Poverty Point , Louisiana State Parks

LOUISIANA'S ANCIENT CIVILIZATION - When you think of ancient civilizations, perhaps the first thing that comes to mind are the Egyptians and the Great Pyramids. But once upon a time in the Northeast corner of Louisiana, there was a place called Poverty Point -- an massive Ancient City believed to have been built at a time around the construction of the Great Pyramids in Egypt. And Poverty Point is no less an archaeological with equal significance.  Mark Brink, Jr.

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LA CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL MEETINGS -  For the past month, Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser’s Office of Tourism has been hosting a series of meetings in cities across the state to help identify locations for a new Louisiana Civil Rights Trail. Meeting  organizers  had an open invitation to the public to help identify and interpret historic events, physical structures, and locations that helped shape civil rights history in their local communities.

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FOOTBALL N AMERICA - Drew Brees, NFL Quarterback for the New Orleans Saints paid a visit to Shreveport yesterday afternoon. Appearing before a packed auditorium at LSUS, Brees made his appearance before parents and kids who have participated in the Football N America Flag Football program, in which Brees is a co-founder.