Author Archive for Tom Pace

NSBA Mayoral Forum: Ollie Tyler vs. Patrick Williams: Sept. 9, 2014

It was “standing room only” as over 100 people attended the Shreveport Mayoral Forum that featured two of the six announced candidates, Ollie Tyler and Patrick Williams. Hosted by the North Shreveport Business Association, under their Executive Director, Debbie Martin,…

Family, Friends and Caddo mourn passing of long-time School Board Member Lillian Priest at 60

Former Caddo School Board president Lillian Priest will be long remembered as a fierce education advocate. Two-time Caddo Parish School Board President Lillian Priest died Tuesday night after a tenacious battle with breast cancer. She was 60, said the news…

9th Anniversary: Remembering Hurricane Katrina with Former TV Anchors Pat Simon & Ed Walsh

Especially in Louisiana, seems most everybody remembers where they were on August 29th, 2005 as a Category 3 Hurricane Katrina roared ashore near New Orleans. On the ninth anniversary of that fateful day, former television anchors Pat Simon (then at…

25 James Burton Fans from Norway “Cross the Pond” for 2014 International Guitar Festival

Morton Krogh and 24 of his friends from Norway “crossed the pond,”  flying into Shreveport, Louisiana to support their #1 guitar player, James Burton, during his three-day 2014 International Guitar Festival: August 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. Krogh,from Oslo, Norway is…