There was a little excitement late Friday morning when a huge plume of gray brown smoke covered the southern sky. You could see it anywhere in town. Something was burning down the Red Oak Road.It was a controlled burn on private property across from the Coushatta airport.

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The Red River Lady Bulldogs softball team participated in the Mansfield Lady Wolverines Classic this past weekend (March 3-4). They defeated Bossier 6-0 in the quarterfinals and the host Mansfield 12-9 in the semi-finals.

They then advanced to the finals and lost a hard fought game to Ebarb 10-4. The Lady Bulldogs brought home the 2nd place trophy and are now 7-1 on the year!


The courthouse will be getting a new look for the Christmas holidays. The photo above shows the lights on the courthouse several years ago when they were first installed. However today many lights are broken and old wiring may present an electrical hazard.

The Coushatta-Red River Chamber of Commerce has agreed to purchase new, lighted decorations for the courthouse. And the Police Jury is going to remove the present lights and clean the building in preparation for the new decorations to be installed.


The youth and children of Fairview Baptist Church are holding a crawfish boil this Saturday. It’s their fundraiser for summer camp. Crawfish are $4 per pound, potatoes 4 for $1, and corn is 2 for $1. Pre-order at 932-5940 or online at Pick-up is Saturday between 4:00 and 6:00 pm.

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The dates for the spring car show have been announced by the Coushatta-Red River Chamber of Commerce. The show will be Saturday April 29th at Grand Bayou. Look for further details and registration information in the near future.

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