Originally published on Wed December 17, 2014 9:25 am
Aired Thursday, November 13 at 6 p.m. This week on Red River Radio's "Health Matters,” the topic of discussion was Sports medicine. Dr. Randall Brewer was host to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Shane Barton and Lance Champagne, head athletic trainer for the LSUS Pilots and Lady Pilots. They took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502.
Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 9:59 am
Xavier university is looking to triple the number of their minority alumni who go on to receive PhDs in the life sciences in the next decade, with help from an NIH grant. The first obstacle is getting undergraduates to stick with those fields.
Holiday lights are set to turn on across the region – and that means work.
In Marshall, Texas, throngs of volunteers are putting on the 28th annual Wonderland of Lights.
The festival features more than 150,000 lights outlining the historic Harrison County Courthouse. Even more are strung throughout the square in downtown Marshall. Lisa Agnor, the city’s finance director and chairwoman of the event, said the city chipped in $50,000 to cover the cost of the 36-day festival.
The Texas Avenue Makers Fair returns to downtown Shreveport's western edge Saturday with 160 booths featuring original and repurposed works of art.
The market will be set up around Municipal Auditorium. Organizer Dan Keele says the fall event is going back to its roots of being an organic, quirky fair. Expect bicycle tune-ups and a vintage village.
Originally published on Fri November 7, 2014 8:24 am
I met Harley Clark in 2005 while attending a 50th anniversary celebration in Austin of the “Hook ’em Horns” sign. His buddy invented it one night while making shadow figures on the wall of a dorm room. Clark, who was the University of Texas head cheerleader in 1955, introduced the sign to the world at a pep rally. He unilaterally proclaimed the symbol for the Longhorns was now the official hand signal of the university.