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Red River Radio Spotlight: All Y'all Live Story Telling

Aug 26, 2015

Bill Beckett spoke with Chris Jay and Sara Hebert about the upcoming “All Y’all” live storytelling show on the theme of OMG, featuring stories of personal encounters with faith, finding and losing God, and eye-opening encounters with the incomprehensible. 

Emily Brauner

The head of the federal agency for volunteering and service says Hurricane Katrina created new ways of thinking about disaster response for volunteer organizations.

Submitted / USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a meeting Thursday in Minden, La., to help connect local residents with an array of microloans, farm loans and housing assistance programs aimed at lifting up rural America.

The USDA last year designated 44 parishes for its StrikeForce initiative. That’s a nationwide effort to curb poverty and divestment that has long plagued rural areas.

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