Category: News

State Rep. Jane Smith talks with Tom Pace about Special Session 1-24-08

Louisiana State Representative Jane Smith spoke with ShreveTalk’s “Talk of the Town with Tom Pace” following her speech to the Bossier City Lions’ Club this Thursday, January 24th, 2008.  She emphasized that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s call for Ethics Reform in the first Special Session in February ’08
is a top priority among legislators, too.  Quoting Rep. Smith, “The Capitol is Not for Sale.”

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.…

Town hall meetings this week

Shreveport Town Hall Meetings this weekDistrict F and G Town Hall meetings are being held this week, and interested residents are encouraged to attend. Shreveport’s Council District F, represented by Councilman Joe Shyne, will be held at 6 p.m.Thursday, January 24th, at…

Registrar: Voters may be confused in coming election

Registrar: Voters may be confused in coming electionThe Feb. 9 election could confuse a lot of voters, since parts of it are just open to voters in either of the major parties, while some parts will be open to all…

Mississippi wants Cyber Command headquarters, too

Mississippi wants Cyber Command headquarters, tooAdd Mississippi to the list of states that want to snatch Air Force Cyber Command from Barksdale Air Force Base.The Mississippi newspaper the Biloxi Sun Herald is reporting efforts by that community to interest the…

The Mental Health of America: A Ticking Time Bomb..Part 1… By Tom Pace

Dr. Anita Kablinger,  Associate Professor, LSUHSC-S Department of Psychiatry, talks ‘One-on-One’ with Tom Pace, from “The Talk of the Town” (all about the mental health issues facing America today). 

Those illnesses range from The Big “D” (Depression), Schizophrenia,Manic-Depression, and other mental illnesses…inclluding the Crisis in America by persons categorized as ‘antisocial’ (who have no remorse for their actions).

It’s a compelling 3-Part Podcast Interview Series with Tom and Dr. Kablinger, being published on over the next three weeks. This is Part 1 of 3.