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Airs Friday, November 25, at 12 noon. Red River Radio presents the winners for the Seventh Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will featured these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios on Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m. This is a repeat broadcast of that concert.

Courtesy: Good Shepherd Hospital System

EAST TEXAS HOSPITAL MERGER - The Good Shepherd Hospital System in Longview, Texas announced recently that it has signed a letter of intent to merge with Christus Health,  an international, Catholic basied / not-for-profit health corporation based in Irving, Texas.   Good Shepherd has two hosptials, one in Longview and the other in Marshall, Texas.  The hospitals have been operating in a negative-revenue situation for the past several years,  Christus Health will assume approximately $150 million in debt.  

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Airs Tuesday, November 22, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner remember the 52rd Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

Courtesy: AEP Swepco website

HOLIDAY SCAMS - SWEPCO IMPOSTERS - The holiday season brings a lot of good things but it also creates an opportunity for con-artists and scammers to take advantage of people in the way of posing as power company employees either over the phone or in person. There have been more than 200 cases reported in East Texas alone where people were told by someone on the telephone that they were with the power company and that they were going to cut off service unless they received immediate payment.

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