The fifth annual CenterPoint Energy Red River Balloon Rally, presented by the Louisiana Office of Tourism, has converted their popular summer festival event into a safe, picturesque overflight for the Shreveport-Bossier community to enjoy from the comfort of their homes or the seat of their cars, June 12-13.
he 22nd annual Sunflower Trail & Festival, scheduled for June 20, has been canceled due to COVID-19. This popular summer event is taking a step back from its typical festivities this year and is proceeding with the community’s safety in mind.
The Emerging Viral Threat (EVT) Lab at LSU Health Shreveport was set up and fully functioning in less than two weeks to address the need for faster detection and increased testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Shreveport Common was named a community partner as part of a Brownfields grant received by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LADEQ). DEQ received the $800,000 grant from EPA on Friday, May 8, for the Louisiana Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Funds to support clean-.
Sci-Port Discovery Center, a major regional attraction closed since the "stay at home" ruling in early March, will be tentatively reopening on June 5. This reopening will include the new 12,000-square-feet Gallery of Intrigue, and will also celebrate the return of six popular hands-on science displays after an extensive refurbishing.