ETC… for Friday, March 27th

If you are traveling I-49 this morning, please be aware of this information from State Police:

On March 27, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police (LSP) will temporary close I-49 northbound at exit 172.  This closure will allow heavy machinery to safely recover a commercial motor vehicle from a previous crash, which occurred Sunday, March 22. 

Red River High put out a reminder that its facilities are closed due to the virus.  This includes the campus and sports facilities.  The school asks that no one come on campus.  The notice said it would be considered trespassing and persons who come to school or any of its facilities could be subject to arrest.

Riverdale Academy announced that Spring Thaw is being postponed.  The new date is June 12 and 13. 

Dr. Michael Scanlan, professor of physics at Northwestern State University, has created a series of science videos that explore various branches of science with demonstrations and activities like growing crystals, making soap and navigating the night sky. Scanlan, father of two, said the videos are intended to educate and entertain during social isolation.

“The School of Biological and Physical Sciences is trying to help out during this time by offering activities, experiments, demonstrations and general nonsense for free on our Facebook page and YouTube channel,” Scanlan said. “It’s part of our initiative to make life a little less boring during the quarantine, during the isolation that you may have.  We are trying to break the monotony and give you ideas for things that you can actually do.” 

Users can follow Northwestern State School of Biological and Physical Sciences on Facebook where there is a Facebook Videos playlist. They can also be accessed at NSULA Sciences on YouTube and are linked to @NSULA Sciences on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. All content is free.

Red River Cowboy Church announced that due to all the chaos with COVID-19 we are going to have to cancel the awards banquet for April 5th. Individuals will be notified when they can get the awards.


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