Don’t put your coats away just yet. The weather service is predicting more cold weather will follow expected heavy rain and storms that move through as our weekend gets underway. The cold snap is expected to be short lived.
Trey Lewis at the Red River Parish Library asked the Journal to pass along that Linette Culpepper, the SNAP Outreach Coordinator will be at the Library on April 27th. She will be there from 1:00 to 2:30 pm to offer assistance with applications, redeterminations, simplified report and budget sheets in connection with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
National Recognition is coming to Red River Elementary School. Principal Shenell Deville was at the school board meeting Monday night to discuss the school being named a “Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase School.” A reduction in discipline referrals, an approval in attendance, and improvement in academics are among notable improvements. Superintendent Alison Hughes noted that Red River Elementary is the only school in the state of Louisiana to get this award.
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