Sen. Mary Landrieu Interview with Tom Pace Talk of the Town about Superdelegates 4-15-08

Louisiana senior Senator Mary Landrieu was interviewed live by phone in an EXCLUSIVE “One-on-One” with Tom Pace from The Talk of the Town Radio Show on SuperTalk 1340, KRMD Shreveport,La.
Landrieu spoke with Pace and Fax Net Update Editor and Publisher Lou Burnett Saturday, April 15th, 2008.  She ansered questions about the possibility of Barksdale Air Force Base gettiing the permanent Cyber Command Headquarters…as well as commenting on what she believes as to how the Superdelegates for the Democratic Presidential nonimation should be apportioned.

Arlena Acree, Film Director for City of Shreveport with Tom Pace on new Millennium Films Studio 4-22

Arlena Acree, the Director for Film, Media and Entertainment for the City of Shreveport spoke “One-On-One” with Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” about the economic impact for the City with the construction of the new Millennium-Ledbetter Film Studio to be built in downtown Shreveport.  She talked about Mick Flannigan’s request to locate their third studio here.

Acree was part of the official groundbreaking Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008 for the $10 million dollar project that brings a permanent Film Studio home to Shreveport for Millennium Films.

Mick Flannigan from Millennium Films on New Permanent Studio to be Built in Shreveport 4-22-08

Executive Producer for Nu Image, Inc. Millennium Films, Michael “Mick” Flannigan spoke with reporters follwoing the official groundbreaking for their new facility to be built in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana.

Flannigan joined Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover and other dignitaries as part of the ceremonial event Tuesday morning, April 22nd, 2008.  He said “Shreveport’s been terrific to Millennium, and this new facility will be  yet another permanent studio home for them.”

Monty Wolford with Tom Pace on new Millennium Film Studio in Shreveport 4-22-08

Shreveport City Councilman Monty Wolford talked “One-on-One” with Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” about the new Millennium-Ledbetter Film Studio to be built in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana. Wolford joined Mayor Cedric Glover, Millennium Films’ “Mick” Flannigan and other dignitaries in the ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008.

Woldford told Pace he believes this facility has been a “long-time coming to Shreveport” …and he believes it will breathe some new life into the downtown area.

The permanent studio facility will be located at 300 Douglas Street, just behind the First United Methodist Church at the head of Texas Street, in Shreveport. 

Maj. Gen. William Lord, Prov. Head Cyber Command at BAFB 4-15-08

Major General William Lord, who is in charge of the Provisional Cyber Command Headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, La. was the guest speaker at the Riverbend Rotary Club in Shreveport Tuesday, April 15th, 2008.

Gen. Lord talked about the latest round of Air Force Bases announced to be still in the running for the permanent home of Cycber Command. 

Louisiana’s BAFB is one of the 18 locations still to be considered in the site selection search.

In an EXCLUSIVE One-on-One interview with Tom Pace of  “The Talk of the Town”, Lord told Pace what the communities of Shreveport & Bossier need to do, in order to show  their support.

Lord also talked about the delayed timeline for the permanent command decision.

John Paul Scotch Receives Honesty & Integrity Award from WH Booth Lodge 380 4-17-08

 John Paul Scotch, received The Honesty and Integrity Award  Thursday night, April 17th, 2008 from W.H. Booth Lodge No. 380 of the Order of the Masons. This is a most highly revered award presented by Masonic Lodges across Louisiana.  Tom Pace with “The Talk of the Town” spoke with John Paul about what the award means to him. 

A junior at Northwood High School, John Paul has always had a love for sports.  At the age of eleven, he suffered an eye injury that caused him to go blind in his left eye.  Not letting this barrier keep him away from his passion, John Paul began volunteering in various sports.  

As a freshman at Northwood High School, John Paul wanted to participate as a member of the football team, but was not released by his eye doctor to do so.  As a result, he became an intricate part of the football program under the direction of Coach Daniel Turnbow, as the football manager.  

Vince Lentini with Tom Pace on New CMT Crossroads Venue in Horseshoe Casino, Bossier 4-17-08

Horseshoe Resort Hotel & Casino in Bossier opened its new CMT Cross-Roads Bar today, Thursday, April 17th, 2008. 

Vince Lentini, VP for Regional Marketing at Horseshoe Casino and Harrah’s La. Downs spoke with  Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” describing the design and atmosphere of all new entertainment venue. 

Lentini told Pace that CMT Cross-Roads will soon feature country star
Sarah Evans, live, in-concert, as the headline opening act on Friday night, May 2nd in the Horsehoe Riverdome Casino.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Interview with Tom Pace about Buddy Flett Benefit Concert 4-12-08

Shreveport’s own Kenny Wayne Shepherd spoke with Tom Pace on his “The Talk of the Town” radio show. (Saturday, April 12th, 2008) on SuperTalk 1340, KRMD about “A Benefit for Buddy Flett.” 

Kenny Wayne told Pace he’s proud to headline a benefit concert for his friend and fellow guitarist Buddy Flett.  Kenny Wayne told Tom about the line-up of music greats donating their time (including Hubert Sumlin), performing live to help raise money for Buddy Flett’s medical expenses. The concert is scheduled for 7pm, Sunday, April 27th, at the Strand Theatre in Shreveport, La.

Call the Strand Box Office & make your reservations now: 318-226-8555  Tickets: $25 & $35.
($100 VIP includes meet & greet with Kenny Wayne and other performers)

Flett was recently stricken with viral encephalitis about 3 months ago, and was in ICU at LSU-HSC for nearly a month. While Flett is home now, he’s still going through rehab treatment that’s expected to take several more months, which means he’s not able to work.

Funny Bone G.M., Jennifer Spurgeon Speaks with Tom Pace from

Under a sunny sky with gusty winds, the Funny Bone held its Ribbon-Cutting outdoors at the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City on Wednesday, April 16th, 2008.

Funny Bone G.M. Jennifer Spurgeon was joined by Bossier Mayor Lorenz “Lo” Walker,  Boardwalk G.M. Ray Tromba, along with members of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony in from of the Comedy Club and Bowling Alley.

Ms. Spurgeon spoke One-on-One with Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” about the new Funny Bone facility in the Boardwalk: what it offers, its operating hours, and the dueling-pianos entertainment. 

SPD Asst. Chief Glenn Schach Retires- Interview with Tom Pace 4-15-08

It was a bittersweet day for Shreveport Police Chief Henry Whitehorn, as he announced the promotion of Cheryl Jeter as the City’s first female  Assistant Chief of Police…he also announced that 30 year veteran SPD Assistant Chief Glenn Schach was retiring on Thursday, April 17th, 2008.. 

Schach thanked all of his fellow officers, and praised them for their hard work. In a One-on-One interview with Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” Schach reflected on his career with SPD, and his thoughts about Jeter being promoted as the 1st Female Assistant Chief of Police.