ETC… for September 22nd


Riverdale Academy has announced the 2017 Homecoming Court. The members are:
Crown Bearer- Isabella Stephens
Ring Bearer – Ryder Shaver
Freshman Maid- Pacey Lindsey
Sophomore Maid- Brooklyn Azlin
Junior Maid- Alyssa Woodard
Senior Maid- Nicole Williams
Football Sweetheart – Jamie Swayze
Homecoming Queen – Gracie Almond
Homecoming is scheduled for October 6, 2017. The Rebels will host Rebul Academy. Presentations will begin at 6:00.

The Red River High Athletics Booster Club is selling raffle tickets through November 3rd when the Bulldogs host Holy Savior Menard. Tickets are a $5.00 donation. Not only will this help the booster club but, prizes will be on the line! A 45 Quart Yeti Tundra Cooler and 2 etched Bulldog cups will be the prizes. Drawings will be held at halftime of the Holy Savior Menard game.

September 24-27th First Baptist Church will be holding a revival. There will be different speakers each day. There will be worship as well. Refreshments will be provided after each service. There will also be supper each day before the event. “Through the pulpit – To the Pew” is the theme. Everyone is invited!

Reservation deadline is next Wednesday, Sept. 27 for Northwestern State’s annual Kiwanis Kids’ Day festivities on Sept. 30 as the Demon football team hosts Southeastern Louisiana in a 6:30 p.m. Southland Conference contest at Turpin Stadium. All school groups, Kiwanis groups, families and children are welcome to the event designed for youth in junior high school and younger children.

October 4th is the date for the Highway Priority Construction Program to hold hearings in our area. Red River and 6 other parishes will meet at 8:30 am in the Bossier Civic Center. They are seeking input on highway construction and repair for 2018-19. The public is invited.

CORRECTION: The spell checker got me! In the story on vegetation at Grand Bayou the correct name of the plant is salvinia. Also I misspelled Commissioner Dallas Bryan’s name was misspelled. The Journal apologizes for the mistake.

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