New development exemplifies Haughton’s growth

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com Heavy machinery is clearing space for a 70 acre commercial development in Haughton. Mayor Jack Hicks said the property, located on LA 3227 just...

Narcotics task force sting leads to prostitution, murder arrests

The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics/Vice Task Force conducted a prostitution sting recently here in Bossier City that resulted in arrests for prostitution and pandering, but...

A new place to worship

Cypress Baptist Church has celebrated a historic milestone. Sunday morning’s service brought together generations dedicate the new Worship Center and Penny Lane preschool building. Both...

Downtown businesses ask Bossier City for help

Stores and shops in downtown Bossier City have asked authorities for help to survive the downturn in business caused by construction for the re-envisioning...

BPT Sports

Middle school boys basketball: Greenacres, Elm Grove sweep

The Greenacres Mustangs swept the Rusheon Rams on Thursday in Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball district play. The Mustangs eighth-graders won 38-19, The seventh-grade...

High school boys basketball: 1-5A champ Airline downs Southwood in regular-season...

The Airline Vikings avenged their lone District 1-5A loss Friday night, defeating the Southwood Cowboys 69-56 before a full house at Airline. The Vikings finished...

College softball: BPCC picks up two wins in Mississippi event

The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs picked up two victories in the Hinds Round Robin Friday in Clinton, Miss. BPCC defeated Holmes Community College...

High school track and field: Parish athletes set to compete in...

Several Bossier Parish athletes will be looking for high finishes in the LHSAA State Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at LSU. Haughton's Josh...

BPT Life

Obituary: C.O. Brown, Jr

ELM GROVE - Services to honor the life of Mr. C.O. Brown, Jr., 66, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017,...

Obituary: Larry D. Lenington-Taylor

BENTON - Funeral services for Larry D. Lenington-Taylor., will be 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Bossier City,...

Gallery: Krewe of Gemini Grand Ball

(Pictured above: King and Queen Jack and Karen Murphy) The Krewe of Gemini celebrate their Grand Ball XXVIII on Saturday, Feb. 11 with this year’s theme "Salute America." The...

Obituary: John Jeter Sr.

BOSSIER CITY - John Ralston Jeter Senior was born August 4th,1933 in Shreveport, LA and passed February 14th, 2017. John served honorably during the...

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Bossier City, US
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73.5 ° F
73.5 °
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69%
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