On a personal note…I just finished my last GooGoo Cluster. It was peanut butter. I got a whole box of various flavors when I was in Memphis recently. My absolute favorite is the original. So much for me…back to the news!
Sunday is the first day of the annual Red River Crusade. The revival week begins at First Baptist Sunday night then moves to the fair grounds for Monday through Saturday evening services.
Your next opportunities to get involved with local government and the school system are coming up. The May meeting of the Red River Parish Police Jury will be Monday, May 7th at 6:00 pm in the Police Jury room on the third floor of the courthouse. The Red River Parish School Board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 14th at 6:30 pm in the Administration Building on Alonzo Street. And Coushatta Town Council meets on Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30 pm at Town Hall on East Carroll Street. The meetings are open to the public.
Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science invites the public to join them as the 68th Demon Battalion hosts the spring 2018 awards program to recognize outstanding cadets in the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
The awards program will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 in the auditorium at NSU’s Teacher Education Center/Middle Lab School. A reception will follow the program.