Building Jolie’s room

Six-year-old Jolie Reyna has the bedroom of her dreams...literally. The vision behind the new pink princess room came from Jolie's own Pinterest board that she...

Haughton’s Beach named Elementary State Teacher of the Year

Amber Beach, a fourth grade math teacher at Princeton Elementary in Bossier Parish, was named the 2017 Elementary State Teacher of the Year recently...

State solar energy tax credit limit for purchased systems has been...

News Release from The Louisiana Department of Revenue: BATON ROUGE – The amount of claims already submitted for Louisiana’s solar energy system tax credit exceeds...

SWEPCO announces plans for upgrading transmission lines

Public open house to be held July 20 in Shreveport AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) is investing $46 million through 2018 in Powering Up...

BPT Sports

Hedges: Parkway’s Marshall turning heads on recruiting trail

OPINION Recruiting isn’t one of my favorite subjects, either to follow or write about. I just don’t care about a college prospect’s final 10 schools or...

Media pick Tech to finish second in Conference USA’s West division

RVING, Texas — Louisiana Tech has been projected to finish second in Conference USA’s West division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel...

Benton’s White moves into top 10 in Toms event

Benton sophomore-to-be Hayden White has moved into the top 10 after two rounds of the American Junior Golf Association's David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior...

Shreveport Mudbugs sign three players

The Shreveport Mudbugs signed three new players for the upcoming NAHL season slated for September 2016. Andrew Lane, Garrett Hallford and Teddy Rotenberger will...

BPT Life

Obituary – Linda D. Morris

Linda D. Morris DOYLINE, LA – Services for Linda D. Morris will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Koran Baptist Church. Officiating will...


While I am not sure what was going on in Plain Dealing in 1930, the editor of The Plain Dealing Progress must have felt...

Get it Growing: Include a taste of the tropics in your...

If you regularly read national gardening magazines or get a variety of gardening catalogs, you may have noticed that tropical-look landscaping is a trend...

Library: A closer look at BPL’s new Strategic Plan for 2016-20

This week’s column is about Entertained Communities, the third and final section of BPL’s Strategic Plan for 2016—2020.  The goal is to create user...
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