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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.

Shreveport Passes Cannabis Decriminalization Ordinance for Holding Half an Ounce or...

Shreveport City Council passed an ordinance reducing the penalty of possession of less than 14g (half an ounce) of cannabis within the City of...

Doctors: Get the COVID-19 Vaccine NOW at Fairgrounds Field (Open until...

Doctors from LSU Health Shreveport are encouraging anyone eligible to come to Fairgrounds Field today to get their vaccine. Lanes are wide open and...

Shreveport City Council to vote on legislation to reduce punishment for...

At the March 9, 2021 Shreveport City Council meeting, Councilwoman Tabatha Taylor (District A) and Councilman John Nickelson (District C) will introduce legislation that,...

Bird Electric Scooters Available Soon in Core Shreveport Neighborhoods

The era of the electric scooter has arrived in Shreveport. Bird has entered the Shreveport market practically overnight.

ReForm Shreveport Creates Crowdsourced Water Outage Map

This past week, a severe Winter Storm ripped through communities and wreaked havoc on infrastructure across the South. People in Shreveport were seeking a...

Louisiana returns to Phase 2 COVID restrictions — with some modifications

Governor John Bel Edwards, during a press conference in Baton Rouge, announced that the State of Louisiana would return to Phase 2 COVID restrictions...

City of Shreveport Marks November 20th as Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Shreveport City Council has voted unanimously to mark November 20th as Transgender Day of Remembrance. The council, through a resolution introduced by councilwoman LeVette...

Caddo Parish could be adding second early voting location, commission...

Caddo Parish could be getting a second early voting location today if commissioners allow it. The item appears on today’s Caddo Commission agenda. The new...

See the Confederate monument sarcophagus at the Caddo Parish Courthouse

From Thursday, July 23 to Friday, June 24, 2020, a sarcophagus was constructed for the Confederate monument in front of the Caddo Parish Courthouse...

Mekisha Creal, Shreveport City Attorney, to resign effective August 14

According to a document acquired by Heliopolis, Shreveport City Attorney Mekisha Creal, Esq. will resign her post effective Friday, August 14, 2020. “I’m incredibly grateful...