Former Gent Joins “The Original Harlem Globetrotters”

Travion Kirkendoll has found the opportunity of a lifetime … his lifetime. Kirkendoll, a native of Campti, La. and one of the greatest players in Centenary men’s basketball history, is one of the newest members of “The Original Harlem Globetrotters”. Kirkendoll, who played for the Gents from 2014-18, was named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s 30th…
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Providence House celebrates 2021 success

The Providence House in Shreveport, Louisiana shared the success and impact they were able to have in 2021. “You made this possible,” they stated on their Facebook Page. “We are grateful.” In 2021, 8 families graduated, 8 adults and 11 children.

"Five Priests" documentary earns international attention

“The Five Priests” documentary – which draws on research by LSU Shreveport history professor Dr. Cheryl White and colleagues — is earning worldwide attention during the current international film festival season. It was recently announced that the film is…

Centenary to offer new degree in kinesiology

Centenary College is adding to its strong existing programs in the sciences with a new bachelor of science in kinesiology degree that will be available to students beginning in January 2022. The new program opens opportunities in a variety of allied health fields as well as…

Phoenix 2.0 brings the area's only top 40s dance club back to life

The 24,000 sq ft building, formerly known as Kokopelis before it closed, has seen new life as Phoenix 2.0! The new club, owned by Tim Huck who also owns Sandbar and Notini’s, is a reimagining of another popular club of the area, Phoenix Underground, which was open…

Centenary hosts annual Veterans Day Tribute November 11

Centenary invites local veterans and community members to the College’s annual Veterans Day Tribute on Thursday, November 11. Veterans Day has been observed on this date in the United States for more than 100 years, with the first celebration occurring on November 11…

Centenary celebrates first Black tenured faculty member

As Centenary looks toward the milestone of its bicentennial in 2025, the College is marking another important and historic event.Dr. Andia Augustin-Billy, associate professor of French and Francophone Studies, was awarded tenure in February 2021, making her the first…

LSUS to host first on-campus Pilot Preview Day since pandemic

LSU Shreveport will host its Pilot Preview Day on October 29 from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the University Center on campus. The event will resume its in-person format after nearly two years of virtual production amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Pilot Preview Day is designed…

Intermittent road closures expected due to movie productions

Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced several intermittent road closures to accommodate two local movie productions. The Man in the White Van and The Vanishings at Caddo Lake will be filming in parts of Southeast and North Caddo Parish throughout the weekend and…

Local men, TV star team up to fight to end breast cancer

October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society (ACS), the nation’s largest nonprofit source of cancer research funding, has teamed up with Ryan Serhant, CEO of real estate brokerage SERHANT, and Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing…

ATHENA International Leadership Award honorees announced

Each year, the Greater Shreveport Chamber Business Development Connection honors a select group of local individuals at the ATHENA Leadership Award Program. The prestigious ATHENA International Leadership Award is presented to a woman or man, who is honored for attaining…