House Dist. 8 candidate profiles pt. 2

Four candidates will vie for the Louisiana House District 8 seat on March 25. Michael “Duke” Lowrie, Robbie Gatti Jr., Raymond Crews, and Patrick Harrington...

State archery tournament set for Saturday at Shreveport Convention Center

More than 1,000 student archers from 45 schools will compete in the 2017 Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) State Tournament on Saturday, March 4,...

Local legislators look back at special session

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com The Louisiana Legislature closed a $304 million mid-year budget deficit after a short special session last month. Lawmakers spent 10 days in Baton Rouge...

Rep. Johnson, staff hold 85-plus meetings in first week

Washington D.C. – In his first district work week as a congressman, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) and his staff traveled Louisiana's Fourth Congressional District holding...

BPT Sports

Middle school boys basketball (update 1): Cope clinches eighth-grade district title

The Cope Cougars clinched the Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball district championship with a 55-43 victory over the Haughton Bucs on Monday at...

High school baseball: Benton opens District 1-4A play with sweep

The Benton Tigers picked up where they left off last season in District 1-4A on Tuesday, sweeping the Fair Park Indians 17-0 and 18-0...

High school boys basketball: Furious fourth-quarter rally propels Bossier into 4A...

The Bossier Bearkats had been in similar situations before, but this time their season was on the line. Going into the fourth quarter of their...

High school softball: Airline edges Haughton

The Airline Vikings scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Haughton Lady Bucs 5-4 in a District 1-5A...

BPT Life

Obituary: Brenda Sue Whitten

HAUGHTON - Services celebrating the life of Brenda Sue Whitten will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Hill Crest...

Obituary: Betty Jo Simmons

BOSSIER CITY - Betty Jo Morrison Simmons, 78, of Bossier City, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, February 25th, 2017. There will be a Graveside...

Obituary: Mack Sanford

BOSSIER CITY - Mack Sanford, 59, of Bossier City, passed away on Monday, February 27th, 2017. Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mr....

Obituary: Bonnie Mae Reynolds

BOSSIER CITY - A graveside service for Bonnie Mae Reynolds will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Forest Park West Cemetery. Officiating...

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