Central Speaks Radio Hour to Focus on Politics

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    Central Speaks Radio Hour is turning its focus just about exclusively to politics.  Hosted by Central Speaks Newspaper Publisher Dave Freneaux, Central Speaks Radio Hour appears on THE CENTRAL STORY.  Broadcast live every Wednesday, 5:30pm—6:30pm, from Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Central Speaks Radio Hour can be heard on WPFC, 1550AM, Baton Rouge, at Central Now App and on the Net at
    Although still carrying a dash of current events, Central Speaks Radio Hour will now concentrate its efforts on the Central political scene.  Host Dave Freneaux was excited about the prospects of the shift in the program.  “As a relatively new city, Central has endured a steep learning curve on the political side.  And, in the true Louisiana tradition, these issues often get hotly debated.  We hope to be able to explore all of the major issues, offering objective opinions based on solid facts.  Differing points of view will be treated with the respect they deserve, but in the end we each get to have an opinion.  Most importantly, this should be an interesting and informative process.”
     Central Speaks Radio Hour will typically include a commentary by Freneaux on a topical Central political issue or issues, a guest to discuss the political topic of the day, and the program will explore the possibility of receiving calls from listeners at a later date.  Freneaux will welcome texts both before and during the show and will address as many texts as he can in the 1 hour program.  Producer Jon Fine commented: “There is such a passion for politics in Central.  We need to do whatever we can to feed this passion in a fair and objective fashion.  I see this as the natural evolution of the program.  It will really get interesting if we get to the point where it is feasible to accept calls from listeners.”
    Fine indicated that there will be some more adjustments made to THE CENTRAL STORY (M—F, 5:30pm—6:30pm, WPFC-1550AM, Central Now App,  “We’re in our fifth week on the air and have received a nice reaction in the Central community.  Our first-time  hosts:  Dave (Freneaux), Ron Erickson, Matt Price and Kandi Jones have done a remarkable job for having never been behind the microphone in a talk format before.  Along with Sid Edwards and Steve Johnson, we have a terrific line-up.  Hopefully, we can find ways to get even better.”  Fine said that Monday night listeners can expect a significant difference in the religious show in the very near future.   “The idea is to allow Steve (Johnson) to make (For Me and My House) more topical, even better serve the area’s 33 churches and help expose the Central churches core philosophies.”  Fine said that he hoped to release all the details next week, with the program’s revised format taking effect on Monday, April 14.  THE CENTRAL STORY is a Jon Fine Production.  For more information, you can visit or LIKE TheCentralStory on Facebook