Red River Radio local news highlights for Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Aired Tuesday, November 17, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Rick Jones, professor of theater at Stephen F. Austin State University about their new production of Macbeth, which opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Also joining them were Dominique Rider who plays Macbeth and Shelby Gilliam who play Lady Macbeth. This production runs Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 21.  For complete details visit online SFA Theater or call 936-468-6407.

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Shreveport vocalist Kimmie Perales’ first memory of singing was as a toddler with her grandmother.

“We would take a toilet paper roll and hook it to the dog leash to create the microphone,” Perales said with a laugh. "I would sing the ABC song."

Red River Radio local news highlights for Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the long history of dogs groomed for military service around the world.

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