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US Attorney Donald Washington Interview with Tom Pace on

Donald L. Washington, United States Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana was the keynopte speaker for “Law Day 2008” ceremonies held by the Shreveport Bar Association, Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 at the Petroleum Club in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Washington was interviewed by “Talk of the Town” radio host, Tom Pace, also publisher and editor of www.shrevetalk.com.

Washington spoke on this year’s topic, “The Rule of Law” specifically alluding to the “Jena 6” case which involved the prosecution of six black teenagers for the beating of a white teenager, exemplified rule of law in our society thru local events.


Thomas Kane, Noted Author on College Safety for Students

Noted author, Thomas M. Kane joined Tom Pace on his “Talk of the Town” radio broadcast Saturday, April 26th, 2008. In a live phone interview, Pace asked Kane about his new book “Protect Yourself at College, that especially targets high school students and college freshmen students on the pitfalls of violence, drugs, identity theft, date rape, and the like. 

In this time of unrest and violence in our classrooms, Kane described how his book can better prepare high school students for the challenges and dangers of college life: for commuter schools, and/or dorm life.

Blues Legend Hubert Sumlin with Tom Pace at Benefit for Buddy Flett 4-27-08

Legendary blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin was one of the performers at the “Benefit Concert for Buddy Flett” fundraiser at the Strand Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana Sunday, April 27th, 2008.

Sumlin met backstage with Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town” for an exclusive “One-on-One” interview prior to his performance.

Sumlin talks about his friendship with Flett, and how the music community donates their time to help one another. 

Gov. Bobby Jindal News Conference 4-24-08

Governor Bobby Jindal spoke with Shreveport reporters yesterday on a variety of subjects – from appearing on Jay Leno next week, to speaking to the National Press Club and more…

Tom Pace from the Talk of the Town
www.shrevetalk.com asked Jindal if he was against Sen. Buddy Shaw’s SB 87 for $300 milion dollar tax rebate- he said,”…yes, but with other state cuts.”

Buddy Flett Interview with Tom Pace on Talk of the Town 4-23-08

Shreveport legendary guitarist/singer/composer Buddy Flett almost died from a  case of viral encephalitis earlier this year.     Tom Pace with “The Talk of the Town” interviewed Buddy “One-on-One” in an exclusive interview Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008.  A-Train saxophonist John Howe was sitting in during the taping at Buddy’s house. Buddy says, “I’m the luckiest man alive.”

Buddy recounts his brush with death, and comments on his road to recovery.  He’s also very humbled at the “Benefit Concert for Buddy Flett” headlined by his good friends Kenny Wayne Shepherd and blues great Hubert Sumlin, this Sunday April 27th, 7pm at the Strand Theatre. 

Tickets are $25; $35.  $100 VIP tickets available for a special Meet & Greet with Kenny Wayne, Hubert Sumlin, Buddy all the other performers in the benefit concert prior to the show. 

To make reservations, call The Strand box office 318-226-8555 to order ahead, or purchase at the door the day of the benefit concert. All proceeds go to Buddy Fleet to cover cost of his therapy & living expenses.

Gov. Bobby Jindal with Sheriff Steve Prator News Conference 4-23-08

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke at a morning news conference at Caddo Correctional Center’s Media Room in Shreveport, Louisiana Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008.

Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator introduced the Governor, who announced he has signed an executive order dedicating $15 million dollars in his capital outlay bill for the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory going toward the construction of a Forensic Science Center in Shreveport to maintain a high level of service in its 29 parish region.

The Forensic Science Center will provide a facility for forensic pathology autopsy services, forensic toxicology, as well as the current operation of the North Louisiana Crime Lab.

Additionally, Jindal’s capital outlay bill includes a $7.4 million dollar investment  in the Ware Youth Center in Coushatta.

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.”