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Local author publishes story of surviving testicular cancer

Paul Savage, Jr., a Shreveport marketing and communication professional, has published his story of surviving testicular cancer during the coronavirus pandemic.  After Paul’s diagnosis in February 2020, he made the unusual decision to create an online blog where he journaled about his entire experience. Those entries, along with photos from his journey, form the basis for his book. Savage…
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Petroleum Tower to potentially see new life after investor purchase

The 16-story Petroleum Tower, located on the northeast corner of Texas and Edwards Streets in downtown Shreveport, could be seeing new life after an investor recently closed on the property, as well as two others previously owned by Community Renewal International. The…
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LSU Shreveport Introduces "Careers in Cannabis" Course

Louisiana State University Shreveport is introducing new coursework designed to educate and expose northwest Louisiana to opportunities in a new burgeoning market sector. Beginning in Spring 2021, LSUS will begin offering a “Careers in Cannabis” course. The…
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Shreveport Ranks Safest City in the State for Cyclists

With increasing calls for cycling road safety, the team at Your Local Security conducted a study to discover the safest and least safe cities for cyclists in America. Shreveport was ranked as the safest city in the State of Louisiana. The team gathered metrics and…
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Shreveport Regional Airport Announces $39 Flights to Destin, FL

Shreveport Regional Airport announced via a Facebook post that the local airport would soon be launching non-stop flights to Destin/Ft. Walton Beach, Florida starting on May 17, 2019. Fares start at $39 one-way! If you’ve been holding off on that beautiful beach…