If you're from Shreveport-Bossier, The Red River is just a part of life. Sometimes when something like that is always here, you take its beauty and history for granted...that is until it floods. But The Red has a long and storied history stretching its nearly 1400 miles.
David and Cyndi Wood of Athens purchased a 2,600 sq. ft. home on 25 acres just south of Athens on FM 2494 as their dream home. However, circumstances changed and they now have different plans for the home: They are making it the prize in an essay contest.