ETC… for December 15th


ETC… for December 15th


The Journal welcomes journalists from Red River Junior High. Principal Mike Peters says they have students who are covering school events and writing the stories along with pictures. So beginning with this edition The Journal is including their stories. We begin with a report on the Junior High Homecoming game and other activities written by Antonio Kirts. The journalists include Kirts, Anicia Banks, Malajah Golatt and Zintayvious Smith. You’ll see additional articles by them in coming issues.

Riverdale and Red River boys and girls basketball teams are in action tonight and this next week. Tonight (Friday) Riverdale travels to Grand Cane for games with Central School. Join Jared Smelser with the play-by-play streaming live on Journal Sports. The girls game begins about 6:00 pm with the boys game to follow. Tuesday Riverdale will be at Claiborne Academy in Homer for games beginning at 6:00

Broadcasts of the Red River boys and girls games resume Monday. Red River hosts Gibsland-Coleman for a pair of games. The broadcast of the girls game begins about 6:00 with the boys game to follow.

The Red River and Riverdale basketball games may be heard on or The games are also aired live on local radio station KRRP 950. Tell your friends and family that wherever they live they can keep up with our local teams.

The “Methodist Men” group at Coushatta First United and Wesley Chapel Methodist Churches is holding a toy drive with a twist. They are collecting toys for the children of the men incarcerated at the Red River Parish Jail. The men signed up to sponsor a child and will bring the toys to breakfast Monday morning, December 18th. They will be picked up by the Sheriff’s Office. The men in jail will have a gift to give to their child on visitor’s day. The Methodist Men wanted to make sure the children of prisoners aren’t forgotten this Christmas.


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