The Red River Parish Police Jury voted Monday night to appoint Tourism Board members Mrs. Betty Wells, Alison Hughes, and Mr. Lester to a 1 year term instead of 3 years. The Ordinance states the term length is 3 years. The jury is checking with the attorney about the legality of the one year appointments.
The Riverdale Academy JB Boys basketball team are champions. They won district 5-A over the weekend. The Boys and Girls varsity teams are doing great also. They will be going to the South A Tournament next week.
Hoops fans also recognize the great job being done by the Red River Boys and Girls basketball teams. They wrap up district play Friday night against Lakeview at home. Get to the gym early. This rivalry always sells out with many fans coming up from Lakeview.
Northwestern State University has a spring enrollment of 9,931, the largest for a spring semester in the university’s 134-year history. The previous record was 9,881 in 2004 prior to the implementation of selective admissions. The registration count increased by 740 students or 8 percent over last spring. The strong growth in students follows a 6.1 percent rise last spring.