United Way NWLA announces program for nonprofit leaders

Applications now being accepted for Executive Academy geared toward developing Northwest Louisiana’s mission-driven talent United Way of Northwest Louisiana will offer current and emerging leaders...

American Heart Association encourages women to Go Red Feb. 3

National Wear Red Day® — February 3, 2017 — is a day of heart disease awareness and the American Heart Association is encouraging everyone...

LifeShare reports low blood supply, seeks donors

LifeShare Blood Centers says their blood supply is low and asks those who are eligible to donate blood now. “Right now, we are in a...

Haughton man sentenced to more than 12 years for methamphetamine distribution

A Haughton man was sentenced last week to 151 months in prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. David Brian Bullock, 55, of Haughton,...

BPT Sports

Hockey: Shreveport Mudbugs extend winning streak to six

The Shreveport Mudbugs completed a three-game sweep of the Topeka RoadRunners on Saturday night at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum, pulling away in the...

Women’s college basketball: BPCC falls to Jacksonville

The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs dropped a 70-58 decision to Jacksonville College on Saturday in Jacksonville, Texas. Ashlyn Jacobs led BPCC with 20...

High school wrestling: Airline finishes fourth in Louisiana Classic tournament

The Airline Vikings finished fourth in the Louisiana Classic wrestling tournament in Baton Rouge on Saturday. The tournament brings together many of the state's top...

Photo gallery: Benton dance line halftime performance

Images from the Benton dance line's performance at the half of the Benton-Minden girls basketball game Friday night at Benton.

BPT Life

Obituary: Dale L. Williams

BOSSIER CITY - Dale L. Williams was born October 12, 1950 in Galveston, TX and passed away January 11, 2017 in Bossier City, LA....

Obituary: Ottis N. Sigler

BOSSIER CITY - Ottis N. Sigler, 89, was born on March 18, 1927, in Center, TX and passed away peacefully at his home on...

Obituary: Willis Bailey Murphy, III

A service to celebrate the life of Willis Bailey Murphy III, 38, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at...

Obituary: Bobby Wayne McElhannon

Services for Bobby Wayne McElhannon will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Sycamore Life Church, 3359 Meriwether Road in...

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