Bossier Parish bridges come under scrutiny

Bossier Parish’s commercial vehicle enforcement unit will begin a public safety program focusing on parish bridges that have posted weight restrictions. Weight restrictions, the maximum...

No plans for more turf fields at Bossier football stadiums

By Amanda Simmons, amanda@bossierpress.com There are no plans to add artificial turf fields at Bossier’s five remaining football stadiums. Bossier Schools unveiled the district’s first and...

Officials investigating Cypress Lake boat explosion

By Jennyne Pinter, jpinter@bossierpress.com Officials are investigating an explosion on Cypress Black Bayou over the weekend that injured nine people. On Saturday evening, just after 5...

Naked man in casino arrested after throwing chairs at officers

A Texas man faces multiple charges in connection with a disturbance overnight at a local casino. Terrence Roquemore, 24, of Deberry, Texas faces charges...

BPT Sports

Youth baseball: Dixie district all-star tournaments underway

The Dixie Youth Baseball District 4 all-star tournaments are underway. The AA Matchine Pitch tournament began Thursday in Minden with pool play. The 12-team field...

Rodeo: Benton Middle School students headed to National Finals

Two Benton Middle School rising eighth-graders are headed to South Dakota for the National Junior High Rodeo Association Finals. Chase Rambin and George Chambers...

Rodeo: English sisters preparing for Little Britches National Finals

Sisters Landan and Katie English have both qualified for events in the upcoming National Finals Rodeo to be held the second week of July...

High school football: Airline runner-up in Benton 7-on-7 tournament

Coming back through the losers’ bracket Saturday, the Airline Vikings finished runner-up in the Hudl Benton 7-on-7 Charity Invitational tournament at Freedom Fields. After Friday’s...

BPT Life

Obituary – Jimmie Dale Jackson

Jimmie Dale Jackson Benton, LA - Services for Jimmie Dale Jackson will be at 12 noon Saturday, June 23, 2018 at First Baptist Church of...

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