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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.

Caddo Parish Commission Votes to Remove Confederate Monument at Courthouse

In a landmark decision, the Caddo Parish Commission has voted 7-5 in favor of moving the monument commemorating Confederate soldiers and marking the surrender...

Two More Local Restaurants Announced for Downtown Shreveport

It's been a busy week for downtown announcements, starting with last week's launch of Lyft rideshare services arriving in Shreveport which will make getting...

Shreveport’s economy, education, and crime are all interconnected

Back in August 2017, during a press conference on crime, the mayor made the mistake of not knowing the executive director of Crime Stoppers....

Shreveport Passes Updated Ordinance, Lyft Ready to Hire Drivers

Shreveport has been embroiled in discussions about Uber and Lyft for years now. Citizens have wanted it, cab companies have fought it. But now,...

Bossier Native Walt Williams Releases Video Game Industry Book ‘Significant Zero’

Note: The author of this article connected with Walt through mutual friends some months ago and has played several non video games with Walt...

The Problem with Pelicans Stadium: Can Shreveport Learn Smart Economic Planning

While it is an admirable goal to work toward bringing economic development and culture to a city, Shreveport's record of success with this kind...

Shreveport’s Dog Park to Open Next Week

At long last, after political jockeying, legal action, meetings, shady deals, moving locations, and being the butt of about 30,000 mostly stale jokes, Shreveport’s...

Caddo Parish Commission Adopts Facebook Live Pilot Program

The Caddo Parish Commission has voted to join the 21st century and will fund a Facebook Live stream of their administrative sessions and Commission...

It’s Time to Allow 18+ in Bars and Clubs in Shreveport

Sign the petition: change.org Learn more at 18upshreveport.com It is not uncommon to hear people in Shreveport wonder aloud about why we bleed young people from...

At Long Last, the Lofts@624 Open in Downtown Shreveport

It has been a long road for the development of 624 Texas Street and the adjacent buildings. Originally announced in November of 2014 for an...