Caddo Lake http://redriverradio.org en WWII veteran in Mooringsport, La., pens 'spot checks' on war http://redriverradio.org/post/wwii-veteran-mooringsport-la-pens-spot-checks-war <p>A Mooringsport, La., World War II pilot has a new memoir that he calls "spot checks" on the war. On this anniversary of D-Day, when Allies invaded Western Europe 69 years ago, the 93-year-old Cochran&nbsp;reflects on his experiences in the Central Pacific theater.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 13:35:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 28720 at http://redriverradio.org WWII veteran in Mooringsport, La., pens 'spot checks' on war Blanchard breaks ground on water treatment plant http://redriverradio.org/post/blanchard-breaks-ground-water-treatment-plant <P>The north Caddo Parish town of Blanchard will draw water from Caddo Lake, as part of a $17 million water treatment facility under construction. The town used low-interest loans through federal and state agencies to make it a reality. The plant will be able to produce 5 million gallons a day when it's completed in a year. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:32:10 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 17100 at http://redriverradio.org Blanchard breaks ground on water treatment plant Giant salvinia growth under control on northwest La. lakes http://redriverradio.org/post/giant-salvinia-growth-under-control-northwest-la-lakes <p>Fisheries biologist manager Evan Thames says the invasive&nbsp;aquatic weed giant&nbsp;salvinia is&nbsp;not growing out of control.&nbsp;The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and&nbsp;Fisheries is adhering to&nbsp;a four-day per&nbsp;week&nbsp;chemical&nbsp;spray&nbsp;schedule to keep the plant&nbsp;at&nbsp;bay. Tue, 22 May 2012 13:07:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 11589 at http://redriverradio.org Giant salvinia growth under control on northwest La. lakes Paddling trails open on Caddo Lake http://redriverradio.org/post/paddling-trails-open-caddo-lake <p>Saturday&#39;s&nbsp;first Earth Day Regatta will celebrate the opening of six paddling trails on the Texas side of&nbsp;Caddo Lake. Half of the trails begin in Uncertain, Texas. Registration begins at Caddo Lake State&nbsp;Park, and lunch will be served at&nbsp;Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:32:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 10050 at http://redriverradio.org Paddling trails open on Caddo Lake History Matters: A "Hell-roarin' Rose" profile http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-hell-roarin-rose-profile <p>Commentator&nbsp;Gary Joiner&nbsp;explores how&nbsp;William Pickney&nbsp;Rose lived up to his nicknames, &quot;Hell-roarin&#39; Rose&quot; and &quot;Lion of the Lakes.&quot;</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 13:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 2816 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: A "Hell-roarin' Rose" profile