Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu


  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Red River Radio Local Newscast - July 29, 2016 - 8 a.m.

Airs Friday, July 29, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares about a recent excursion to Austin and a chance to hear the Flatlanders play live.

Airs Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. This year NPR News and PBS NewsHour are teaming up to offer Special Coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Coverage. PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor the special coverage, along with NPR host Rachel Martin. NPR’s National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Senior Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Domenico Montanaro will be featured analysts. NPR’s Congressional Reporter Susan Davis will report from the floor along with PBS NewsHour’s Correspondents John Yang and Lisa Desjardins.

COURTESY: Texas Promise Tuition Fund

SAVING FOR TEXAS COLLEGE TUITION:  The extended deadline for parents to enroll their children under one year old in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is Sunday,  July 31st.  The program is a state-run 529 college savings fund where Texas residents can lock in their children's future college tuition at participating Texas colleges and universities at current rates.



Red River Radio Local Newscast - July 28, 2016 - 8 a.m.