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Airs Friday, October 13, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders brings us the Story of StoryCorps, and the importance of oral history.

Airs Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 6 p.m. February is Senior Independence Month. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m. as Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist,and Dr. Shelley Visconte, counselor and marriage and family therapist, will host a discussion on living independently as a senior adult. Guests will include Mary Alice Rountree, Executive Director for the Caddo Council on Aging; Bridget Lymon, the Caddo Council on Aging’s Disability Resource Center Manager; and Susan Stewart from the Louisiana Assistive Technology Network. (This is a repeat broadcast and no calls will be taken.)


FLOOD RECOVERY FOR LA:   Louisiana has received $1.7 billion from the federal government to help recover from the 2016 floods, a majority of which is being spent on repairing homes.  But according to Pat Forbes, director for the Louisiana Office of Community Development,  a lot of Louisiana home owners who had flood damage   haven’t applied for FEMA money to help with their flooded homes.  He updated the Legislature’s Homeland Security Committee yesterday  and revealed only about 1,800 homeowners have been awarded home repair grants.  Forbes added that people who were affec

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Airs Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White travels to Darrow, Louisiana and examines the ghostly tales of the Gentleman at Houmas House Plantation.