Red River Radio Local News Feature

Courtesy: La Assn for the Blind

DINING IN THE DARK - So imagine you’re going to have  dinner at an  restaurant. There’s going to be 5 courses, an appetizer course,  a salad,  a first course and so on. There’ll be wine served  too. Now imagine having to eat all this while being blind-folded.

Courtesy: CADA

OPIOID CRISIS MEETING - The Community Foundation of North Louisiana and Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse held  a public forum yesterday evening on the Opioid Crisis in NW Louisiana.  Four experts weighed in on the various dynamics of addiction before a large audience at the Robinson Film Center. Topics  included the history of addiction,  family and social dynamics influencing 


SOUND OF ART - The R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport has a new exhibit where you’ll want to bring your headphones to get the most out of it.  "The Sound of Art" melds audible and visual arts to create an elevated museum experience.  The Norton’s Designer of Exhibits and Special Events—Emily Feazel gives us an overview:  "The new exhibit at the museum is 'The Sound of Art' it's a collaboration and pairing of sound and music with art pieces throughout our 

Courtesy: Centenary College of Louisiana

DREAM WEEK at CENTENARY COLLEGE - The 10th annual Dream Week at Centenary College of Louisiana kicks off Monday in celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This annual event is focused on community service as well as special events throughout the week which will conclude  Saturday, Jan. 2oth.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

WALLETHUB'S 2018 BEST PLACES TO GET A JOB  Last week,  the website Wallethub released its 2018 Best Places  to Get a Job and out of 182 cities,  it rated Shreveport, La. as last place.  Jill Gonzalez is an analyst with Wallethub.   First off just what is WalletHub?  She said " WalletHub is a personal finance website that is really consumer-driven so that it helps consumers make the most educated financial decisions they possibly can.