Red River Radio Local News Feature

Courtesy: LSH Health Shreveport-Office of Sponsored Programs / Tech Transfer

TECH ENTREPRENEURS - Starting a business from scratch can be a challenging process,  especially if it's a high-tech business trying to sell a product or service that is charting into unknown territory.  Well there's a free 10-week seminar series that begins today in Shreveport where the focus is on Science-based entrepreneurism.  It's  hosted by LSU Health Shreveport's Office of Sponsored Programs and Technology Transfer.  The seminar called: "The Business of Science" will take place at the former Christus Schumpert Hospital at 915 Margaret Place in

Courtesy-S. Williams

FOOD-BORNE ILLNESS - Fresh fruits and vegetables make up a healthy diet but if not prepared properly,  they can make you sick and even be deadly.  Shakera  Williams  of Shreveport is a public health information student and will  present a Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program  takes  place later today at Shreve  Memorial  Library’s  Atkins Branch at 3704 Greenwood Road.  Shakera's presentation focuses on food safety and how we can  prevent food-borne illness at home.

Courtesy: Ben Voth

BEN FARMER JR: THE GREAT DEBATER - Ben Voth an associate professor and director of debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas will be the featured speaker at the conclusion of Wiley College's second debate camp Friday at 1:30 pm at the Freeman Hodge Hall on the Wiley College Campus in Marshall, Texas.  Voth is a longtime admirer of James Farmer, Jr who graduated from Wiley College in 1938 and was a member of the famed college's debate team depicted in the film "The Great Debaters" directed by Denzel Washington.

Courtesy: #DonHenley / Twitter

If you’re a fan of rock music then you certainly recognize the voice of Don Henley of the Eagles.   They were a group whose songs dominated radio playlists for decades.

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.