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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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

City Council grants delay to casinos for smoking ban despite smoking’s...

Shreveport City Council, bowing to unsubstantiated claims by the casino industry, has decided to grant a 1 year delay of the smoking...

Councilwoman LeVette Fuller to address plans for police reform in Shreveport

LeVette Fuller, Shreveport City Councilwoman representing District B, will hold a press conference at Government Plaza in downtown Shreveport (505 Travis Street)...

PrizePalooza, Shreveport’s first online music festival, is coming July 19

The award-winning creators of Prize Fest, known for featuring the local work of filmmakers, musicians, chefs, fashion designers and comedians are bringing something...

Shreveport mandates masks inside businesses to fight coronavirus

As the numbers of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the City of Shreveport is mandating the wearing of masks in response to...

Shreveport passes comprehensive smoking ban, including casinos

In a massive shift in public health policy, the City of Shreveport has passed Ordinance No. 51 of 2020 which provides updates...