06/15 Wednesday: Patel Running for Senate, Slim Harpo Awards, Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, Crisis Intervention Center


Abhay Patel

Abhay Patel is running for the Senate.  A graduate of Louisiana State University, Patel has previously worked in economics and finance in the state of New York.  For the last few years he has worked in New Orleans. This is his first time running for office.

Johnny Palazzotto

Palazzotto is co-founder of Baton Rouge Blues Foundation,Inc. He currently produces the Slim Harpo Music Awards and presents Music in the Schools throughout Louisiana. Palazzotto joins Jim on the show a week before the Slim Harpo Award Show that will be held at The Varsity Theater in Baton Rouge.


LTG Russel Honore

LT. General Russel L. Honoré, US Army (Ret),  joins Jim on the show to talk about the Orlando shooting and the child who was killed by an alligator in DisneyWorld.  Honore talks gun control and criticizes the procedures of investigating suspect criminals in reference to the Orlando incident.

Aaron Blackledge

 In over three decades of operation the Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, Inc. has effectively and positively touched the lives of tens of thousands of people and their neighbors in surrounding communities. Aaron Blackledge is the Exec. Director and he joins the show to talk about the services provided amid the traumatic events that have happened over the week.