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Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade Forecast for Sunday, January 27th: “Reigning Cats & Dogs”

SHREVEPORT, LA    (By Tom Pace. Executive Editor, Talk of the Town)  Jan.26, 2008  “Reigning Cats and Dogs” is the forecast for the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade this Sunday afternoon starting at 3 o’clock: under sunny skies and a high…

Caddo District Judge “Woody” Nesbitt Resigns effective April 1st, 2008

(SHREVEPORT, LA)  Caddo Dsitrict Judge Woodrow “Woody” Nesbitt,  is stepping down from the bench, effective April 1st, 2008.  According to The Times newspaper, Nesbitt claims his reasons for resigning as his intention to practice law again, and the fact he has moved…

Nat’l Wx.Service extends Winter Weather Advisory for Ark-La-Tex until 6pm, Friday, Jan. 25th

SHREVEPORT,LA. (By Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) 1.25.08 While the temperatures hover around the freezing mark all day this Friday, mixed winter precipitation can be expected throughout the afternoon across the Ark-La-Tex, thus prompting the Winter Weather…

SFD issues Warning for Burning Devices during Shreveport Mardi Gras Parades

  SHREVEPORT, LA  (By Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town)  The Shreveport Fire Department says “Grill & burn responsibly” this Mardi Gras season. Partygoers and parade watchers will be able to enjoy the warmness of their fires again this…

“The Capitol is Not for Sale” La. State Rep. Jane Smith Tells Bossier Lions’ Club: Thurs., Jan. 24th

BOSSIER CITY, LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor www.shrevetalk.com)    Louisiana State Representative Jane Smith’s message was crystal-clear: “Our State Capitol is NOT FOR SALE!”  Smith made that statement during her noon-time appearance at the Bossier City Lion’s Club this Thursday.  And,…

Capitol Hill Sources: American Taxpayers may get $600 each to help stimulate economy

WASHINGTON (CNN) — American taxpayers would get checks of several hundred dollars from the federal government under a plan to stimulate the economy, sources said Thursday. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is the administration’s point person for the economic stimulus plan.…

Local Author Pens Book on SFD Bomb Squad: Presentation Friday, January 25th

A copy of “The History of the Shreveport Fire Department’’s Bomb Squad (1962-2008)” will be presented Friday by author Gene Barattini to two of the volume’s primary sources, Terry Hayes and C.G. Vaughn.Hayes is a retired Shreveport Fire Department Chief of…

Women of Vision, Annual “Transforming Women–Leadership Conference”, Jan 25- 26, 2008

Women of Vision, Annual Transforming Women:Leadership Conference Makeovers, Fresh Starts, Training & Inspiration for Women in Crisis; Jan. 25th & 26thBy: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town www.shrevetalk.comJanuary 24th, 2008 It’s all about women changing their looks and attitudes.…