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Chris Lyon

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Chris is a filmmaker and journalist. He is a founding member of ReForm Shreveport and Prize Foundation and advocates for equity in government, education, economy, and the community.

John-Paul Young to Drop Out of the Race for Shreveport Mayor...

Little more than a week has passed since qualifying ended, and it appears now a second candidate is pulling up stakes. Based an email sent...

Federal Judge Dismisses the Lawsuit Meant to Stop Removal of Caddo...

On Wednesday, July 25th, U.S. District Judge Robert G. James in Monroe dismissed the lawsuit filed by the United Daughters of the Confederacy against...

City of Shreveport Allocates Federal Grant Funds to Construct Common Park...

In 2009, following the devastating fire at Shreveport Regional Arts Council's building in downtown, SRAC acquired and renovated the old Central Fire Station (dedicated...

Shreveport Tax Renewals: Why We Need Them (and Why We Might...

Shreveport citizens are currently caught in the midst of a battle over a tax renewal. Six proposals up for vote this month aim to...

Shreveport Awarded $500,000 for a Civil Rights Museum at Old Galilee...

The U.S. Department of Interior and National Park Service announced that the City of Shreveport will receive $500,000 for physical preservation of the Old...

Shreveport’s Bus System Just Got Added to Google Maps

Last summer, Valerie DeLatte and I made a video for the Heliopolis Page on Facebook which talked about the changes that were coming to SporTran....

Uber Has Applied to Operate its Rideshare Service in Shreveport

Look out, Lyft. Uber is ready to compete in Shreveport. After Lyft having a few months head start, Uber has agreed to Shreveport's requirements and...

Great Raft Brewing Announces First New Flagship Beer Since Founding

Great Raft Brewing in Shreveport has announced a new flagship beer: 318 Golden Ale. 318 will be the first new flagship brew since the opening...

Chelsea Norman Returns to Form with Ouro Boar This Friday at...

On Friday, January 12th, at 9:00 p.m., two of Shreveport’s newest bands will be converging for a night of sonic stardom. Ouro Boar and...

Before and After: Downtown Shreveport’s Arts District Transformation

There's no doubt that downtown Shreveport has a long way to go before becoming a booming, bustling area of town once again, but that...