Courtesy: Bossier Parish Community College

Construction is underway on a new four-story educational facility on the campus of Bossier Parish Community College. According to Chancellor Rick Bateman, the facility is needed to accommodate  increased student enrollment in Allied Health Sciences programs such as nursing  and physical therapy, as well as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs.  Completion  is expected to be by Fall of 2017.

Red River Radio Local Newscast - July 22, 2016 - 8 a.m.

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 Airs Friday, July 22, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders reflects on how Blueberry picking evokes fond memories from childhood.

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Airs Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m. In January, Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards signed an executive order to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. On this Health Matters Dr. Randall Brewer will host a discussion about how the Medicaid expansion may affect our poorest citizens. Guests will be Willie White, Chief Executive Officer of David Raines Community Health Centers; Verni Howard, Executive Director of Providence House in Shreveport; and Elizabeth Roos, University Health Shreveport Director of Revenue Cycle.

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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