School is out this week. Classes resume on Monday for Red River schools and
Riverdale Academy. Area colleges including NSU are also closed for Thanksgiving.
For some Northwestern State University students, the devastation in Puerto Rico
caused by Hurricane Maria was personal. They decided to do what they could to aid
the island’s recovery efforts.
A fundraiser, Demons Dance for Puerto Rico, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 4
p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Alumni Plaza. The event will feature live music, salsa dancing
lessons and food. Various groups will perform in a dance showcase that will include
salsa, tap and stepping.
Friday is the date to pick up sweet potatoes. If you bought boxes of sweet potatoes
from the 4-H this fall, November 24 th is your pickup day. Distribution will be all day
at the fairgrounds.
Green Meadow Haven has an angel tree for their residents this Christmas. You are
asked to come by and select an angel to buy a present for. Or you may call 932-5202
and ask for Mary Tom or Holly. Help assure the residents have a present under the
tree Christmas morning.
Christmas will be here soon. The Journal would like to publicize your church or
groups holiday programs, food and gift distributions, and all you do for our area.
Please send information to The Journal at TheRRJournal@gmail.com. We would like
to salute all that you do.
Are you decorating your home for Christmas? Send The Journal a picture. We’d like
to see your artwork and your decorations.