Updated Sunday Evening – February 14, 2021

Cancellations and Changes

The Bank of Coushatta will delay opening all locations on Tuesday until at least 10:00 am.  The bank is closed Monday for President’s Day.

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), acting upon a request of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), is asking all customers to conserve electricity for 48 hours beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday as extreme cold grips the region. SPP, the regional organization that manages the electric grid across 17 central and western U.S. states, reports a high demand for electricity that is expected to increase over the next several days because of persistent, widespread and extreme cold.

CHRISTUS Coushatta Rural Health Care Center: 24/7

CHRISTUS Coushatta Clinics: Closed Monday

  • Dental Clinic
  • Ringgold Clinic
  • Boyce Clinic

Outpatient Physical Therapy: Closed Monday

Geri-Psych Outpatient Clinic: Closed Monday

Cardio/Pulmonary Rehab: Closed Monday

Red River Council on Aging will be closed tomorrow due to weather conditions.

Many roads and bridges in the area will become icy as the storm progresses.  The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that all entry and exit ramps onto I-49 between Exit 80 and Exit 94 are closed. In addition, the urban elevated sections of I-49 in Alexandria, from Exit 80-MacArthur Drive (Jct. US 71/167) to Exit 94-Rapides Station ARE NOW CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC.

The La 154 bridge over Lake Bistineau in Bienville Parish is also closed.

Librarian Trey Lewis said the Red River Parish Library will be closed through Wednesday due to the winter storm.

Administration Commissioner Jay Darden announced all state offices across Louisiana will be closed tomorrow as the winter storm moves through.

Magnolia Bend Academy said here will be no class meetings Monday, February 15, 2021.  We will make a call on the rest of the week Monday.

Riverdale Academy is scheduled to be out all next week.  It is their Winter Break.

Monday is President’s Day, a Federal holiday.  Therefore banks and many government offices had already scheduled to be closed.

Quality Ford will be closed Monday.

CBS Home Express posted:  We will be opening late due to winter weather.  We will open at 9:00 am Feb 15 & 16.
The 4-H Chef’s Meeting has been moved to Thursday, February 18th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

The Journal will continually update this list of closing or changes for events, churches, businesses and other events.  Please email your information to RedRiverParishJournal@gmail.com or text it to 318-564-3609.