Sen. Gatti warns upcoming session will be a ‘bloodbath’

State Sen. Ryan Gatti (R-Bossier City) said the upcoming legislative session will be a “bloodbath.” During a town hall meeting held for local officials at...

Questions linger after student left on bus

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com A Bossier City mother is seeking answers after her child was left on a school bus instead of being dropped off at school. In...

Students get a second chance

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com When former Bossier Parish students walked across stage Sunday at the Bossier Instructional Center, they were the first in the state to receive their high...

Bossier’s 2017 Teachers of the Year

Bossier Schools has announced its 2017 parish Teachers of the Year winners. They are: Elementary — Rosemary Grimm, Princeton Elementary; Middle — Rachel Valentine,...

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Middle school boys basketball: Benton sweeps North DeSoto

Benton swept North DeSoto in seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball games on Tuesday. The seventh-grade team won 34-18 and the eighth-grade team won 43-32. Evan Cole...

High school soccer: Benton sweeps Haughton in District 1-II games

Benton swept Haughton in close District 1-II boys and girls soccer games Tuesday night. The Tigers won 3-2, and the Lady Tigers won 2-0. Jacob Garrett...

High school boys basketball: Bossier edges Woodlawn in OT thriller; Airline,...

The Airline Vikings, Bossier Bearkats and Benton Tigers won boys basketball district games Tuesday night. A dominant third quarter helped Airline defeat the Haughton Bucs...

High school girls basketball: Airline, Benton post district wins; Parkway wins...

The Airline Lady Vikings and Benton Lady Tigers won girls basketball district games Tuesday night. Airline pulled away in the third quarter for a 66-27...

BPT Life

Middleton: Bossier Bank Progress

Scrapbooks make up a sizable part of the Historical Center’s archival collections.  A recent look at one of the scrapbooks from the National Bank...

Hardin: Stepping up our game

BPL has stepped up our game where teens are concerned.  New programs and activities are being offered to draw teens into our libraries.  The...

Obituary: Maria Theresa Desselle

BOSSIER CITY - Maria Theresa Desselle, 88, of Bossier City, passed away peacefully January 15, 2017 surrounded by her husband of 65 years and...

Obituary: Ann Margene Gardner Schmidt

Services celebrating the life of Ann Margene Gardner Schmidt were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel...

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Bossier City, US
moderate rain
56.5 ° F
57.2 °
55.4 °
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0.9mph
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