UPDATE: Flash flood warning extended

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning today has been extended until 6 p.m. for Bossier Parish and northwest Louisiana. Two to...

Johnson’s Disclosing Foreign Influence Act gains support

The 9/11 Families and Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism has submitted to Congress a letter of support for Rep. Mike Johnson’s (R-LA) legislation,...

Gov. Edwards issues statement on death of Billy Graham

Gov. John Bel Edwards Issued the Following Statement on the Passing of Rev. Billy Graham: “Donna and I count ourselves among the millions whose lives...

United Way restores 2-1-1 service

United Way of Northwest Louisiana is known for its philanthropic efforts, community service and meeting humanitarian needs across the region. Now, the nonprofit is introducing the...

BPT Sports

High school baseball: Benton downs Bossier in season opener; Parkway’s Nathan...

The Benton Tigers defeated the Bossier Bearkats 16-1 in a season and District 1-4A opener Tuesday at Bossier's field at Rusheon Middle School. Benton heads...

High school softball: Benton edges Parkway in extra innings

The Benton Lady Tigers opened their softball season Tuesday with a dramatic 8-6, nine-inning victory over the Parkway Lady Panthers at Parkway. The game went...

Middle school boys basketball: Cope leads eighth-grade district at halfway point;...

The Cope Cougars lead the Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball eighth-grade district through the halfway point of the season. Cope defeated Haughton 46-26 in...

Middle School Coaches’ All-District Girls Basketball Teams

NOTE: The All-District teams were selected by the district's coaches. EIGHTH GRADE FIRST TEAM MVP — Brykayla Hampton, Cope* Tahlor Walker, Benton Sanna Brown, Rusheon Kori Rice, Cope Ella Kate Malley,...

BPT Life

Obituary – Beverly S. Quillin

Beverly S. Quillin Benton, LA - Beverly S. Quillin was born on November 5th, 1941 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She later moved to Benton, Louisiana where...



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