LSU sports

The Jim Engster Show
10:12 am
Wed June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: LABI Pres. Stephen Waguespack; Sen. Ben Nevers; and Assoc. LSU AD Michael Bonnette

Jim Nickel, former Democratic Campaign Advisor/Director and now with Courson Nickel, LLC, hosts today's show while Jim is away.

Stephen Waguespack, President of LABI (Louisiana Association of Business and Industry), joins Jim as the first guest and discusses recent legislation (SB 469) signed by Governor Bobby Jindal that squashes a lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East against 97 Oil & Gas Companies. They as well discuss the recent decision by the Governor to speak out against Common Core.

Louisiana State Senator Ben Nevers joins today's line-up of guests and discusses his Public School Choice Act bill which is awaiting the Governor's decision. He as well touches on the recent anti-fracking push by the St. Tammany Parish Council.

Michael Bonnette, the LSU Associate Athletics Director and Sports Information Director wraps up this past year in LSU Athletics; a year that saw great performances not only in football, but golf and gymnastics as well. Also, Michael talks about the highly anticipated new SEC Network for television; who can get it, and who benefits?


The Jim Engster Show
6:13 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

THURSDAY: LSU Standout Tommy Hodson, Author Jonathan Alter, LPB's Kate Bradshaw

Jim talks with former LSU football great Tommy Hodson, who'll be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame this weekend.

Noted journalist and author Jonathan alter discusses current events with President Obama and the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage.

From LPB, Kate Bradshaw talks about the Antiques Road Show; coming to Baton Rouge July 27th.


The Jim Engster Show
10:13 am
Fri May 31, 2013

FRIDAY: Novelist Dean Koontz, Jim Donelon, LSU Legend Charles Alexander, Sen. Karen Peterson

Bestselling novelist Dean Koontz talks about his life, his craft and his latest book, "Deeply Odd"

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon discusses insurance issues with hurricane season starting Saturday.

A visit with LSU legend Charles Alexander

New Orleans State Senator Karen Carter Peterson talks about her comments on the Senate floor Tuesday, alleging that opposition to elements of President Obama's health care reforms are "because of race".


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The Jim Engster Show
9:51 am
Thu January 3, 2013

FRIDAY: Former Gov. Buddy Roemer, LSU's Dan Borné

Former Gov. Buddy Roemer shares his views on the deal reached in Washington to avert the fiscal cliff,  and other matters of interest to Louisiana.

Jim observes 25 years since the death of LSU and NBA star "Pistol" Pete Maravich with LSU arena and stadium announcer Dan Borné.