ETC… for Friday, July 5th

Monday is the distribution day for Food for Seniors food boxes at the Red River Council on Aging. Hours are 8:30 am until 11:00 am. If you are not signed up, call the council for details and registration.

Riverdale Academy Booster Club posted, “I know that you aren’t ready to even think about it, but the 2019-2020 school year will be here before you know it!  With that being said, we have plans to make and would love for you to be a part of it.  Booster club will have its first meeting of the upcoming school year on July 8th at 6:00 pm in the activities building.  Please come, join the fun and share your ideas.  We are looking forward to another successful year as Riverdale Academy will celebrate its 50th year of providing a quality education.”

UPDATE 7/3/2019 from the Red River Waterway Commission: The following boat launches are now open:  North Caddo, Bishop Point, Coushatta, Red Oak Lake, Grand Ecore, St. Maurice, Natchitoches, Montgomery, Red Bayou, Colfax, Boyce, Lock & Dam #2 & Poland. Some docks will still be closed at these sites due to high water and be aware of any workers or debris that may have accumulated near the launches.

Thanks to Marla Sparks for sending the stories of her two children who are doing great things in rodeo. We love to brag on our kids who do marvelous things, and The Journal loves to publish those stories.  So send them with lots of pictures.  Hold the phone sideways for best results.  Send

The Journal hopes everyone had a great Fourth of July celebration.  Locally both the Red River Fire Protection District and Sheriff Glen Edwards posted Happy Fourth wishes on social media.  And the weather service posted a historical weather fact.  Send the Journal your family activities on the fourth for next week’s issue.

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