Sheriff Whittington on sexting/child porn case: “It has nothing to do...

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is setting the record straight about a local sexting/child pornography case. On April 22, a Shreveport news station aired a story...

AT&T commits to hiring 20,000 veterans by 2020

Doubles Military Hiring Commitment at White House Joining Forces Event WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2016 — Doubling its military hiring commitment, AT&T has announced it...

Manhunt leads to suspect’s arrest on multiple drugs, weapons charges

A police manhunt in a Bossier City neighborhood has resulted in the arrest of a man on a laundry list of criminal charges along...

Man arrested for beating up his girlfriend

New Family Justice Center Provides Assistance to DV Victims A Bossier City man has been arrested for beating up his live-in girlfriend over the weekend. Jason...

BPT Sports

Golf: 4-time defending champ Benton leads Div. II state tourney by...

The Benton Tigers are off to a very good start in search of their fifth straight LHSAA Division II state golf title. Benton shot a...

BPCC hires Chris Lovell as men’s head basketball coach

Chris Lovell has been hired as the new head men's basketball coach at Bossier Parish Community College. Lovell comes to BPCC from Prestonwood Christian...

2016 Camping World Independence Bowl set for Dec. 26

The 2016 Camping World Independence Bowl is scheduled to kick off on Monday, Dec. 26, at 4 p.m. The 41st playing of the Camping World...

Softball: Five Benton players make first-team All-District 1-4A

Five Benton players were named first team on the All-District 1-4A softball team selected by the district’s coaches. Sophomore pitcher Ashley Hunter, junior infielder Abi...

BPT Life

Get it Growing: Keep landscapes safe for kids

Small children require careful attention outdoors As the weather warms up, kids and adults alike begin to spend more time outside. I think it is...

History: WOODEN NICKELS ACCEPTED HERE

Two articles in the July 30, 1936 issue of The Planters’ Press promoted a wooden nickel campaign in Bossier City. The first article announced “The...

Library: Keep “Hoopla for Kids” in mind for summer vacation

I know parents do not need to be reminded that the school year is about to end and summer is on the way.  Summer...

Obituary – Annie Marie Thorn

Annie Marie Thorn BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services celebrating the life of Annie Marie Thorn, 77, who passed away on May 1, 2016 will be...

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