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BREAKING: 2-15-13 "From Elvis to Hank to Johnny" 65 Years of the Louisiana Hayride Feb. 23
Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 7:26pm
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER. LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: SPECIAL CELEBRATION AT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: TRIBUTE TO THE LOUISIANA HAYRIDE FEB. 23RD Posted 2-15-13 The inaugural event, “From Elvis to Hank to Johnny: Celebrating 65 years of the Louisiana Hayride,” will take place Saturday, Feb.23 at the Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana. Presented by Louisiana’s Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, on behalf of the Louisiana Office of Tourism, and The Oxford American Magazine this is the first of five Louisiana Soundtrack Experience events arcoss the state.&nb... [more]
BREAKING 2-11-13 Pope Benedict XVI to Resign Feb. 28th: "because of advanced age."
Monday, Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm
VATICAN CITY, ROME From CNN (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING; POPE BENEDICT XVI TO RESIGN FEB. 28TH, 2013 "BECAUSE OF ADVANCED AGE." 2-11-13 In a statement "heard 'round the world" - The spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, surprised the world Monday by saying he will resign at the end of the month "because of advanced age." It's the first time a pope has resigned in nearly 600 years, reported CNN. After Benedict's resignation becomes effective on February 28, cardinals will meet to choose a new leader for the church. 2005: Pope Bene... [more]
BREAKING 2-6-13 U.S. Post Office to Stop Biz & Home Saturday Letter Delivery August 5th
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013 10:22pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. From CNN (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: U.S. POST OFFICE TO STOP 1ST CLASS MAIL PICKUP & DELIVERY BEGINNING AUGUST 5th Posted 2-6-13 Still trying to stop the bleeding from shrinking use of what's termed "snail mail" the U.S. Post Office announced Wednesday, that it will stop pick-up and delivery of letters and other first-class mail beginning August 5th, 2013. Meanwhile, according to the Post office, packages will continue to be delivered. It will mark the end of an era for the agency, which started Saturday d... [more]
BREAKING: 1-10-13 The Man Who Introduced Elvis: "Mr. KWKH" - Frank Page Dies at 87
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 10:35am
SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: THE "MAN WHO INTRODUCED ELVIS ON THE LA. HAYRIDE" MR. KWKH, FRANK PAGE DIES AT AGE 87 FROM PNEUMONIA 1-9-13 How ironic. Millions celebrated Elvis Presley's birthday January 8th this year (he would have been 78)...and late Wednesday night, January 9th, 2013, the man who first introduced a young Elvis to the world on the stage of the Louisiana Hayride, legendary radio icon, Frank Page died at age 87 of complications from pneumonia. Visitation for Page will be Monday, Jan. 14th from 4-7 ... [more]
BREAKING: 1-8-13 Tide Floods Notre Dame for BCS Crown: Alabama Schools Irish 42-14
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013 2:39am
MIAMI, FL CNNSi (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: CRIMSON TIDE TURNS NOTRE DAME RED-FACED WITH 42-14 BCS TITLE WIN: ALABAMA DYNASTY FOR REAL 1-8-13 Like millions of college football fans, I was glued to ESPN Monday night for the biggest ballyhooed game of the century: #1 and undefeated 12-0 Notre Dame toe-to-toe against second-ranked Alabama 11-1 for the 2013 BCS Championship. Billed by many as the ultimate BCS Title game, supposed to be a Battle of the Titans. However, shortly after kickoff, the Tide marches quickly downfield and score... [more]
BREAKING: 1-3-13 Elio Motors To Build 3-Wheeled Vehicles at Former GM Shreveport Plant
Friday, Jan 04, 2013 8:32am
SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: ELIO MOTORS TO BUILD 3-WHEELED VEHICLES W/84 MPG- STICKER $6,800 AT FORMER GM PLANT 1-3-13 It was major event attended by some 250 people seated inside the former Shreveport GM Assembly Plant, as the Caddo Parish Commission announced a new manufacturing company, Elio Motors that will begin production of new vehicles with an estimated gas mileage of 80+ mpg, and a sticker price of $6,800. As founder Paul Elio echoed, “This ia watershed day for the people of Northwest Louisiana.” Absent from the ceremony, Governor Bobb... [more]
BREAKING 12-31-12 UNTHINKABLE! Clemson Wins Chick-fil-A Bowl: Downs #9 LSU 25-24
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2013 8:47am
ATLANTA, GA. From: FOXSports (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: TIGERS SPOIL LSU CHICK-FIL-A BOWL HOPES: CLEMSON UPENDS BAYOU BENGALS 25-24 ON FINAL PLAY 12-31-12 The "Mad Hatter" Les Miles has to be really mad tonight. That's because Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 14 Clemson a wild 25-24 win over No. 9 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Monday night. Trailing 24-22, Clemson (11-2) took possession on its 20 with 1:39 remaining. Tajh Boyd completed a pass for 26 yards to DeAndre Hopkins on a... [more]
BREAKING 12-28-12 Ohio Bobcats Rout ULM Warhawks 45-14 to Win 2012 AdvoCare I-Bowl
Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 9:32am
SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: OHIO UNIVERSITY BOBCATS WIN 2012 ADVOCARE V100 I-BOWL 45-14 OVER ULM WARHAWKS 12-28-12 The cold, damp, windy chill of Friday afternoon football hung low over Independence Stadium, with fans bundled up like Eskimos. According to bowl officials, 41,983 tickets were sold to the 37th annual Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. At the end of the three-hour game, the Ohio University Bobcats had routed the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks in a record-setting 45-14 performance in the 2012 AdvoCare V100 In... [more]
BREAKING 12-27-12 America Mourns: Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at 78 from Pneumonia
Friday, Dec 28, 2012 10:17pm
TAMPA, FL from The Washington Post (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: HIGHLY DECORATED AMERICAN PATRIOT, GEN. NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF DIES AT AGE 78, Dec. 27, 2012 America has lost a great patriot and military tactician. Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the four-star Army general who led allied forces to a stunningly quick and decisive victory over Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi military in the 1991 Persian Gulf War and who became the most celebrated U.S. military hero of his generation, died Thursday in Tampa. He was 78. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta confirmed the dea... [more]
BREAKING: 12-20-12 Websites to "Go Dark" Friday, Dec. 21 in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims
Friday, Dec 21, 2012 2:36am
SANDY HOOK, CONN. From CNN (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: WEBSITES TO "GO DARK" - FRIDAY, DEC. 21st IN MEMORY OF SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VICTIMS 12-20-12 Some major websites will go dark for one minute Friday at 9:30 a.m. ET as part of a national moment of silence for the victims of last week's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. It's unclear how widespread participation will be online, but more than 100,000 people and sites have pledged to participate on the Causes.com page for the Web Goes Silent campaign. People and... [more]
BREAKING: 10-18-12 Wounded Warrior Project to Receive I-Bowl's 2012 Spirit of Independence Award
Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 1:49am
SHREVEPORT, LA. (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT TO RECEIVE ADVOCARE V-100 I-BOWL GEN. OMAR N. BRADLEY "SPIRIT OF INDEPENDENCE AWARD" 12-18-12 Another most worthy organization, the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will join the ranks of those who have received the prestigious AdvoCare V-100 "Spirit of Independence Award." In making the announcement, I-Bowl officials noted: "This prestigious award has been given out annually at the Independence Bowl after the Sports Foundation directors decided to recognize an outstanding Am... [more]
BREAKING: 12-8-12 Mike Nerren Wins 26th JDC Runoff Election: 54% to 46% Over Whit Graves
Monday, Dec 10, 2012 11:28am
BOSSIER CITY, LA. (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town) BREAKING: BOSSIER-WEBSTER ADA MIKE NERREN WINS 26th JDC RUNOFF ELECTION FOR UNEXPIRED TERM OF JUDGE BRUCE BOLIN 12-8-12 Applause, Smiles and high-fives abounded inside the Lucky Palace in Bossier City Saturdfay night, December 8th, as Mike Nerren claimed victory in a hotly-contested race between him and challenger Whit Graves. In this audio podcast,Tom Pace of the "Talk of the Town" captured the sounds of Nerren's win as it was announced by the candidate just before 10pm. As KSLA-TV12 reported, Saturday night, voters put to r... [more]
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