Benton pecan farmer struggling

It hasn’t been a good year for pecans. Excessive rain during the summer caused major problems for this year’s crops. Local farmer Donnie Leflett said...

Benton Christmas festival set for Dec. 9

The town of Benton invites you to “Mingle, Jingle and be Merry” at their annual holiday festival this weekend. The 18th annual Christmas festival and...

NLCOG names I-20/I-220 interchange its top priority

Barksdale Air Force Base’s importance to the United States military and the Bossier City community have led the Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments Metropolitan...

‘Angels’ to those in need

Amanda Simmons/Press-Tribune amanda@bossierpress.com Santa Claus is getting a little extra help this year. The Airline High School Blue Angels recently shopped, bought and wrapped the perfect...

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High school wrestling: Airline wins Evangel Eagle Open

The Airline Vikings won the Eagle Open wrestling tournament hosted by Evangel on Saturday. The Vikings scored 226.5 points. St. Thomas Catholic of Texas finished...

Middle school basketball: Elm Grove Holiday Classic Saturday scores

Saturday's scores in the 2017 Elm Grove Holiday Classic sponsored by Barksdale Federal Credit Union Girls Third place Webster Jr High 20, Herndon 19 Championship Elm Grove 22,...

High school boys basketball: Benton takes third, Airline wins consolation in...

The Benton Tigers finished third and the Airline Vikings won the consolation title in the Barksdale Federal Credit Union Parkway Tournament on Saturday. Benton defeated...

High school girls basketball: Benton wins Trak1 tournament

The Benton Lady Tigers defeated Class 2A power North Caddo 56-42 in the championship game of the Trak1 Background Screening Lady Tigers Tournament Saturday...

BPT Life

Obituary – Lenora Wells Keith

Lenora Wells Keith Bossier City, LA - Lenora Wells Keith, published poet and writer, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, December 9, 2017. Surrounded...

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Bossier City, US
light intensity drizzle
59 ° F
60.8 °
55.4 °
93%
4.5mph
90%
Wed
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