South Bossier man arrested on multiple rape, child porn charges

Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a south Bossier man Tuesday evening for having sexual relations with at least three juvenile male victims and possessing...

Benton Christmas on the Square set for Dec. 10

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com The town of Benton is gearing up for the biggest holiday celebration in Bossier Parish. The 17th annual Benton Christmas on the Square festival...

Bossier Night Market offers something new for holiday shoppers

Sean Green sean@bossierpress.com Chris Graham has been running the Bossier City Farmers Market for nearing two years but this fall he decided he wanted to do...

Salzer tries to ‘fill big shoes’ on Police Jury

Thomas D. “Tom” Salzer has been appointed to the Bossier Parish Police Jury District 11 seat to fill the vacancy created with the death...

BPT Sports

Women’s college basketball: BPCC falls to Blinn College

The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs dropped their first conference game of the season Saturday, falling to Blinn College 84-71 in Brenham, Texas. Ashlyn...

All-District 1-5A football team

NOTE: The All-District 1-5A team was selected by the district’s coaches OFFENSE FIRST TEAM QB — Connor Curry, Evangel Christian, Sr. RB — Tamauge Sloan, Evangel Christian,...

High school soccer: Benton, Airline girls post wins in Gator Cup;...

While heavy rains Friday night and Saturday caused the cancellation of the final day of the Bossier soccer tournament, the Gator Cup hosted by...

High school basketball: Big fourth quarter lifts Parkway boys to Jack...

The Parkway Panthers used a big fourth quarter to defeat the Byrd Yellow Jackets 55-46 in the boys championship game of the Haughton Jack...

BPT Life

Obituary: Margaret (Peggy) Higgins LeGrand

SHREVEPORT, LA - Margaret (Peggy) Higgins LeGrand, 70, was born on March 22, 1946 in New Orleans, LA to William and Melba Higgins. While...

Obituary: Andrew Odums

BENTON - Celebration of life services for Mr. Andrew Odums, 67, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Greater New Zion B.C.,...

Obituary: Lacelia Dill Moore

BOSSIER CITY - Celebration of life services for Mrs. Lacelia Dill Moore, 65, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Trinity Baptist...

Obituaries: Lavonne Hall Stone

MINDEN - Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lavonne Hall Stone, 75, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016, at...

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