Monroe

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Aired Thursday, April 7, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Col. Larry Lang, commander and conductor of the The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants along with Technical Sergeant Hannah Shirey, a member of the Singing Sergeants who spoke with me about their tour through the Red River Radio Listening area with stops in Texarkana, Ruston, Monroe, and Marshall. Full details go to their web site, usafband.af.mil or you can also visit events calendar.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership

The North Louisiana Economic Development Partnership presented an optimistic view of job growth across its 14-parish region, during an event at Cohab in downtown Shreveport. NLEP's vice president of business development Liz Pierre told local businesspeople that she's tracking 67 active leads, largely in the manufacturing sector. The non-profit business development firm has offices in Shreveport and Monroe.