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12:00pm

Thu July 17, 2014
Local

UPDATE: KLSA Repairs

8:10 pm Sunday, July 20. We have finished major repairs to KLSA. We are running again at full power. We appreciate your patience and support while we worked to resolve the problem. Thank you.

11:59pm

Sat May 31, 2014
Local

New Additions To The Family

Alistair and Hugo Kent (L & R)

Congratulations to Kate Archer Kent and Alexandyr Kent on their new arrivals to the family.  Alistair and Hugo Kent made their landing on Wednesday, May 7, with Alistair weighing in at 6 lbs. 2 oz. and Hugo weighing in at 6 lbs. 7 oz. Obviously, Kate will be covering an entirely different set of news stories for the next several months as new arrivals make news daily. Please join all of us at Red River Radio as we congratulate Kate and Alexandyr on these adorable new additions to the family.

8:54am

Tue May 6, 2014
Local

Broadband plans takes shape in East Texas towns

A series of meetings this month in East Texas will mark formal steps to draft a county-by-county broadband plan for the region.

The East Texas Regional Broadband Initiative is a 14-county project led by the East Texas Council of Governments or ETCOG alongside the consultancy of Connected Texas, which aims to advance technology in rural Texas.

Ron Turner, Connected Texas’ community technology adviser, says he plans to hold meetings in all 14 counties to develop tailored plans for broadband connectivity.

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10:45am

Mon May 5, 2014
Local

American Begonia Society's annual meeting set for Shreveport

The American Begonia Society will host its southwest regional annual meeting in Shreveport this month, the first time it’s been held in Louisiana.

The three-day event will include garden tours, seminars, and a begonia show and sale, according to event coordinator Freda Holley of Ruston, La.

Holley began growing begonias more than 40 years ago, and now has about 300 of them in her yard. With more than 1,400 species, she says, the semi-tropical begonia is grown worldwide.

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10:39am

Mon May 5, 2014
Local

Shreveport college student lands spot in American Chemical Society program

Centenary College student Tierra Range will leave May 16 for Singapore through an American Chemical Society study abroad program.
Credit Submitted Centenary College

A Centenary College biochemistry major leaves for Singapore next week to take part in a prestigious international research program through the American Chemical Society.

Tierra Range, 19, of Shreveport is one of 17 students nationwide who was selected to do a 10-week summer research program through the American Chemical Society’s International Research Experience for Undergraduates.

Range says she’ll work with a professor at National University of Singapore to study dye-sensitized solar cells that are often used to convert sunlight into electrical energy.

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