Local News From Red River Radio

6:06, 7:06, 8:06

Kate Archer Kent brings you up to date each weekday morning with local news and feature stories from across our listening area. Tune in for her reports at 6:06 a.m.,  7:06 a.m., and 8:06 a.m. during Morning Edition. Her stories can also be heard on line in our Red River Radio Archive.

Courtesy: Shreveport Dogpark Alliance

SHREVEPORT  DOG PARK:    The long  awaited Shreveport  Dog  Park officially  opens its gates Friday with  a  Ribbon  Cutting  Ceremony at  5pm  near the  Stoner  Boat  Launch  Facility at  Clyde Fant Parkway on  the  Riverfront.    Cynthia Keith, Director of the  Shreveport  Dogpark  Alliance explains the event and more about the 4-acre site which is divided to accommodate large and small canines. Violations may result in fines or loss of privileges. Hours of operation posted.

Courtesy: creative commons 2.0

HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE: Have you looked under your kitchen sink or around your garage lately?  Chances are you probably have some items that you've been meaning to dispose of but aren't sure how to do it without harming the environment.   Things like household cleaners,  solvents,  unused paints,  old pesticides, dead batteries; these items contain potentially hazardous ingredients and require special care when you dispose of them.

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