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 22, 2016 - 8 a.m.

Gary Borders / Gary Borders

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

Airs Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. This year NPR News and PBS NewsHour are teaming up to offer Special Coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention CoveragePBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor the special coverage each evening, 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.

Sheldon Whitehouse / This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code.

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.

For more information go to:  GreatTexasBalloonRace.com  or  GTBR.net.

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