Coalition develops action plans for highway safety

The Northwest Louisiana Transportation Safety Coalition has developed action plans that could potentially save thousands of lives on Louisiana’s roadways. Zero deaths is the goal...

BSO to open rifle range in September

Hunters Can Sight in Rifles in Safe Environment Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will open the Bossier Sheriff’s Office rifle range to the public on three...

ANECA to host free community party to benefit local food bank

ANECA Federal Credit Union has long been known for their fun, free, community events and September 3rd will be no exception when they host...

Thirty-eight graduate from substance abuse program

“We arrived here with shattered dreams, desperate and lost.  Now, we’ve gained self-respect, a sense of worth and a possibility of a future.”  - ...

BPT Sports

Hedges: Season openers offer intriguing matchups

OPINION Well, there was no final tune-up before the regular season. As I’m sure everyone knows by now, the 63rd annual Bossier Lions Club Jamboree was...

Area colleges set for season openers

The LSU Tigers, Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, Northwestern State Demons and other area colleges open their seasons this seek. The Demons get things started with a...

Former Airline star Prater No. 1 left guard on Texas A&M’s...

Former Airline star Colton Prater was listed as the No. 1 left guard on Texas A&M’s depth chart released Aug. 25. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound Prater...

Former Airline star Hart to compete for Team USA in Rio...

Former Airline star Jaquvis Hart will be among 115 athletes competing for Team USA in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. A record 4,500 athletes...

BPT Life

Junior Service League to host 7th Annual Super Safety Saturday

The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, in conjunction with Sheriff’s Safety Town, will host the 7th Annual Super Safety Saturday on Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m....

JA of North Louisiana announces 
2016 JA North Louisiana Business Hall...

Many of the areas’ finest business leaders gathered on Tuesday, August 22nd to hear the announcement of the 2016 Junior Achievement, North Louisiana Business...


In support of local merchants, an article discouraging peddlers in Bossier Parish appeared in the January 19, 1928 issue of The Bossier Banner. “The next...

Library: BPL invite you to join a book club

Joining a book clubs is a wonderful way to share a love for reading.  BPL has a collection of fifty plus book kits to...



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