Red River Radio Local News Feature


GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT: Every year on the third Thursday of November Smokers are encouraged to take part in the American Cancer Society's "Great American Smoke-Out". It's an effort to encourage smokers to try and stop smoking for one day and hopefully kickstarts the desire to stop smoking altogether.   Red River Radio News visited a smoking cessation group counsel session held at WKHS in Shreveport recently to ask smokers to tell their story in trying to kick the smoking habit.  "George" has several health issues that prompted him to quit smoking.

Courtesy: USAF Global Strike Command-Facebook

The Air Force Global Strike Command Innovation and Technology Symposium is in it’s 3rd and final day as Air Force leaders, personnel and Defense Industry experts have been convening at Shreveport’s Convention Center this week.  The Theme is : "Breaking Barriers and Leading Change—Strategic Deterrence and Global Strike in the 21st Century" and touted as the command’s premiere professional event of the year.  Airmen and defense industry experts have held conferences exchanging ideas and experiences in Missle and bomb strategies and technologies.  One of the many speakers Brigadier General Kri

Courtesy: WalMart

STORE ROBOTS AT WALMART? Select  Arkansas Walmart  stores are expected to receive  robots Tuesday  to aid associates in their work.

Courtesy: LaAgCenter Red River Station

SOGGY SUMMER - It’s that time of year for Pecans as you can see  people everywhere searching grounds around trees throughout the region.  For Louisiana’s commercial pecan growers..the harvest news isn’t good as this year’s  harvest is expected to fall some 3 to 4  million pounds short.  Professor Charlie Graham for The Louisiana State University AgCenter’s Red River Research Station explains.

Courtesy: The Logan Mansion website

PARANORMAL ACTIVITIES - Well it’s Halloween and this story is about a local home in Shreveport that some say is “Haunted”.   The historic Logan Mansion, located at 725 Austin Place in Shreveport  is offering  it’s popular haunted candlelight tours this evening from 6-9pm. It’s a Victorian –style mansion and according to its owner:  Vicki LeBrun,  the Logan Mansion has quite a haunted history.