Where’s the money going to come from?


Opioid addiction and overdoses are growing in our area, as they are throughout the nation.  The national HOPE program is helping people overcome addiction, and saving lives.  But, the voters in EBR Parish did not support a tax for a mental health intake and emergency facility which would have anchored the HOPE program.  Where does that leave us?  We spoke with EBR Coroner, Dr. Beau Clark.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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