Kristi Tift puts money where her mouth is

Bossier City business owner Kristi Tift believes in the future of the East Bank District. That’s one reason she moved her business back ‘home’ to...

Lawmakers hit ground running, Peacock says

State Sen. Barrow Peacock, R-Bossier City, said lawmakers hit the ground running from the opening of the session. “From the Senate side, we started off...

Waguespack: State must ‘start acting like adults’ with budget

The Bossier City Lions Club got a fresh take on the state budget situation from Stephen Waguespack, the President and CEO of Louisiana Association...

Bill would require unanimous verdicts in felony cases

BATON ROUGE — A Senate committee advanced a bill proposing a constitutional amendment that would require juries to reach unanimous verdicts in all felony...

BPT Sports

High school bowling: Playoffs start Friday at Holiday Lanes

The high school bowling playoffs begin Friday with the Shreveport-Bossier Regional tournament at Holiday Lanes. The top three girls and boys teams advance to the...

High school baseball: Parkway edges Airline in 1-5A opener; Haughton’s Heckman...

The Parkway Panthers and Haughton Buccaneers opened District 1-5A play with victories Tuesday. Parkway edged four-time defending champion Airline 5-3 at Parkway. Haughton got a...

High school softball: Airline routs Shreve; Norcross’ homer lifts Parkway

The Airline Lady Vikings continued their perfect run through District 1-5A with a 22-1, three-inning victory over Captain Shreve on Tuesday at Shreve. Airline improved...

Middle school softball: Haughton picks up two victories

The Haughton Lady Bucs won two games as the Bossier Parish middle school softball season got underway Tuesday at Tinsley Park. Haughton, which is looking...

BPT Life

Obituary – James Melvin Maples, Jr.

James Melvin Maples, Jr. James Melvin Maples, Jr. was born on April 23, 1951 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to James M Maples, Sr. and Imogene Butcher...



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