Rep. Johnson hosts 2018 Congressional Art Competition

Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) is hosting the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s Fourth District again this year. All high school students in the 15 parishes...

Miss USA, Miss Teen USA coming to Shreveport-Bossier

The Miss Universe Organization announced today that the 2018 Miss USA competition will be May 21 at George's Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in...

Cassidy announces constituent assistance events

BATON ROUGE —U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy’s staff will host constituent assistance events in four north Louisiana parishes Tuesday through Thursday. Members of Dr. Cassidy’s staff...

DOTD announces upcoming lane closures on I-20

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced to lane closures on Interstate 20. DOTD advises motorists that on Wednesday, March 28 the inside...

BPT Sports

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women’s basketball coach

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women's basketball coach In a press release received by the Bossier Press-Tribune from the Bossier Parish Community College Sports...

College baseball: Former Benton stars help BPCC split doubleheader against Navarro

The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers and the Navarro College Bulldogs split a doubleheader Sasturday at the BPCC Baseball Field. The Cavaliers earned their...

High school track and field: Parish athletes win events in Byrd...

A handful of Bossier Parish athletes produced some impressive results in the Yellow Jacket Relays hosted by Byrd on Saturday at Lee Hedges Stadium. Airline's...

High school baseball: (Updated) Airline, Benton, Haughton post victories in tournaments

The Airline Vikings, Benton Tigers and Haughton Buccaneers won tournament games Friday and Saturday. Airline defeated Tioga 9-2 and Sulphur 4-3 Friday in the Sam...

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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