Union Pacific announces $87 million in Louisiana rail projects

BATON ROUGE - Union Pacific Railroad, the nation’s largest rail carrier, announced it will complete $87 million in new Louisiana rail improvements this year, capping...

Craig chosen to fill unexpired term on Bossier police jury

Norman Craig was selected Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury to complete the unexpired term of Sonny Cook in District 4. Cook resigned...

Gov. Edwards reveals funding plan for statewide construction projects

BATON ROUGE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement on the release of the Capital Outlay Bill, HB 2, to fund...

Bossier man arrested for sex crimes involving children

Bossier City police have arrested a man for committing sex crimes involving two children under the age of 13. Jim Spencer Castaneda, 27, of Bossier...

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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