ESI responds to ‘false’ information

Amanda Simmons A representative from Explosive Services International says there’s a lot of misinformation circulating about their closed burn chamber at Camp Minden and their...

House Dist. 8 election sees heated runoff

Following this past weekend's election, Republicans Raymond Crews and Robbie Gatti are headed to a runoff to represent Bossier City in Louisiana House District...

Benton mayor talks ‘busy’ first months in office

It’s been almost 100 days since the Town of Benton’s new mayor took office, and his assessment is that things are going according to...

Haughton state rep. receives recognition for promoting small business

The state office of the National Federation of Independent Business has presented a Haughton state rep with the Guardian of Small Business certificate. Dodie Horton (R-Dist....

BPT Sports

BPCC to hold men’s basketball open tryouts Saturday

Bossier Parish Community College will hold men's basketball open tryouts Saturday from 1-4 p.m. in the BPCC gym. The tryouts are open to all high...

Photo gallery: Benton vs. North DeSoto softball

Images from Tuesday's Benton-North DeSoto District 1-4A softball game at Benton.

High school bowling: Two parish bowlers advance to state finals

Parkway's Destin Meza and Airline's Trista Quinley advanced to the state singles finals with their performances in the bi-regionals on Monday in Houma. Meza advanced...

High school baseball: Parkway, Haughton win 1-5A games; Benton gets non-district...

The Parkway Panthers and Haughton Buccaneers won District 1-5A baseball games Tuesday night. Parkway routed Southwood 11-1 in five innings at Parkway. Haughton rallied from...

BPT Life

Obituary: Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi

SHREVEPORT - Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi was born on the 18th of February, 1949 in Lagos, Nigeria. He left Nigeria in 1972 to...

Obituary: Roger Erickson

PLAIN DEALING – Roger Erickson was a simple man with a huge heart. He lived life to the fullest and always made everyone feel...

Obituary: Sammie Craft

BOSSIER CITY - Funeral Services for Sammie L. Craft will be 10 a.m. Thursday March 30, 2017, at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Bro....

Obituary: Roger Dale Robbins

BOSSIER CITY - Roger Dale Robbins was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on February 9, 1965 and passed away on Mach 21, 2017 in Shreveport,...



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