Benton mayor talks ‘busy’ first months in office

It’s been almost 100 days since the Town of Benton’s new mayor took office, and his assessment is that things are going according to...

Haughton state rep. receives recognition for promoting small business

The state office of the National Federation of Independent Business has presented a Haughton state rep with the Guardian of Small Business certificate. Dodie Horton (R-Dist....

Armed robberies investigation leads to domino effect of arrests

What started out as an investigation into recent armed robberies has resulted in multiple arrests and solved a few unrelated criminal cases as well.  So...

BSO detectives seek suspects who stole trailer from Sligo Road business

Detectives with the Bossier Parish Sheriff Office are looking for the suspect(s) who stole an enclosed cargo trailer from a business on Sligo Road...

BPT Sports

Photo gallery: Benton vs. North DeSoto softball

Images from Tuesday's Benton-North DeSoto District 1-4A softball game at Benton.

High school bowling: Two parish bowlers advance to state finals

Parkway's Destin Meza and Airline's Trista Quinley advanced to the state singles finals with their performances in the bi-regionals on Monday in Houma. Meza advanced...

High school baseball: Parkway, Haughton win 1-5A games; Benton gets non-district...

The Parkway Panthers and Haughton Buccaneers won District 1-5A baseball games Tuesday night. Parkway routed Southwood 11-1 in five innings at Parkway. Haughton rallied from...

High school softball: Airline, Parkway post District 1-5A wins

The Airline Lady Vikings and Parkway Lady Panthers posted District 1-5A softball victories on Tuesday. Airline downed Southwood 10-0 in five innings at Airline, and...

BPT Life

Obituary: Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi

SHREVEPORT - Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi was born on the 18th of February, 1949 in Lagos, Nigeria. He left Nigeria in 1972 to...

Obituary: Roger Erickson

PLAIN DEALING – Roger Erickson was a simple man with a huge heart. He lived life to the fullest and always made everyone feel...

Obituary: Sammie Craft

BOSSIER CITY - Funeral Services for Sammie L. Craft will be 10 a.m. Thursday March 30, 2017, at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Bro....

Obituary: Roger Dale Robbins

BOSSIER CITY - Roger Dale Robbins was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on February 9, 1965 and passed away on Mach 21, 2017 in Shreveport,...



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