Benton school board rep. talks growth in district

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com Bossier Parish School Board Dist. 3 representative Frank Kelly is making sure the school system is keeping up with his district’s steady growth. “We’ve...

Jimmie Davis Bridge delay, could become toll bridge

The new Jimmie Davis Bridge is facing another delay, and could even be turned into a toll bridge. State Sen. Barrow Peacock (R-Bossier City) received...

Haughton museum faces closure

(Above: Five-year-old Nathan Williams looks at a display at the Touchstone Wildlife & Art Museum in Haughton.) Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com One of Bossier Parish’s hidden gems is...

Suspect arrested in Bossier City shooting that injured teen

The suspect wanted in conjunction with Saturday's shooting that critically injured a teenager was arrested Tuesday night.   Kiemond Phillips,16, of Bossier City, was located and...

BPT Sports

College softball: BPCC sweeps Trinity Valley, improves to 27-5

The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs swept Trinity Valley Community College 10-1 and 12-2 in Region XIV softball action Wednesday in Athens, Texas. BPCC...

Hedges: For Parkway’s May, becoming a head football coach a dream...

To be a head football coach has always been Neil May’s dream, but family has always come first. He’s had opportunities in his 16-year career...

High school softball: Airline loses heartbreaker; Parkway falls

The Airline Lady Vikings suffered their first District 1-5A loss in heartbreaking fashion on Tuesday night at Airline. Evangel Christian Academy pitcher Emily Deramus singled...

High school baseball: Airline, Haughton win District 1-5A openers; Benton posts...

The Airline Vikings and Haughton Buccaneers opened District 1-5A play with victories Tuesday night. Three-time defending champion Airline defeated Captain Shreve 11-0 in six innings...

BPT Life

Obituary: Pamela Harris

HAUGHTON - A Funeral service for Pamela Susann Harris will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Rose-Neath Southside Funeral Home....

Obituary: Benjamin Kurt Yellott

WINNFIELD — Funeral services for Mr. Benjamin Kurt Yellott, age 38, will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Plain Dealing...

Louisiana Association for the Blind celebrates 90th Anniversary

Shreveport – Louisiana Association for the Blind (LAB) will celebrate its 90th Anniversary next month. To commemorate this special occasion, LAB will host a media...

Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana invites public to Community Bowl Painting...

The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana is inviting the community to paint ceramic bowls to raise hunger awareness in North Louisiana at the Empty...

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