The Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview, Texas

Jul 21, 2016
Courtesy: Great Texas Balloon Race


UP, UP, and AWAY !  More than 50 hot air balloons are expected to appear at this year's Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview, Texas this weekend.  Most activities will take place at the East Texas Regional Airport and will be a mixture of competition,  balloon glows,  food, festivities and music concerts.

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Red River Radio Local Newscast - July 21, 2016 - 8 a.m.

Press Image / Dr. Cheryl White

Airs Thursday, July 21, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White looks at the old Penal Farm of Caddo Parish and how exploring this legends actually lends support to other historical endeavors.

Courtesy: Julie Dupree, Bossier Parish Schools


LEARNING TO TEACH THE WHOLE BRAIN: Hundreds of teachers from 15 states and Washington, DC packed the auditorium at LSU-Shreveport's student union center July 19-21,2016 to learn about a teaching method developed by  Chris Biffle.  The three-day conference included several presentations and practical exercises  that illustrated effective classroom management and "Functricity" powered teaching strategies that make learning fun and increase student focus and engagement.


Red River Radio Local Newscast - July 20, 2016 - 8 a.m.