Through the Lens: A look back at the 2016 Defenders of...

Photos Courtesy of Joe Nickle/Special to the Press-Tribune

Through the Lens: A look back at the 2016 Defenders of...

Photos courtesy of Kevin Berg/Special to the Press-Tribune

Back to Boston

Editor’s note: Jeff Thomas ran the Boston Marathon on April 18. It was his first time back since he ran in the 2014 race....

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Willis-Knighton purchases Palmetto Country Club

Willis-Knighton Health System has purchased the vacant Palmetto Country Club property in Benton. Willis-Knighton President & CEO James K. Elrod confirmed the purchase in an...

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Softball: Five Benton players make first-team All-District 1-4A

Five Benton players were named first team on the All-District 1-4A softball team selected by the district’s coaches. Sophomore pitcher Ashley Hunter, junior infielder Abi...

All-District 1-4A softball team

Note: The All-District 1-4A team was selected by the district’s coaches. FIRST TEAM P — Emma Callie Delafield, North DeSoto, Jr.; Ashley Hunter, Benton, So. IF...

Softball: Ten Bossier Parish players named first-team All-District 1-5A

Ten players from Bossier Parish schools have been named to the first team All-District 1-5A softball team selected by the district’s coaches. Runner-up Airline placed...

All-District 1-5A softball team

NOTE: The All-District 1-5A softball team was selected by the district’s coaches. FIRST TEAM P — Hannah Hutson, Airline, Jr.; Callie Crandall, Byrd, Sr. C —-Bayley...

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Get it Growing: Keep landscapes safe for kids

Small children require careful attention outdoors As the weather warms up, kids and adults alike begin to spend more time outside. I think it is...

History: WOODEN NICKELS ACCEPTED HERE

Two articles in the July 30, 1936 issue of The Planters’ Press promoted a wooden nickel campaign in Bossier City. The first article announced “The...

Library: Keep “Hoopla for Kids” in mind for summer vacation

I know parents do not need to be reminded that the school year is about to end and summer is on the way.  Summer...

Obituary – Annie Marie Thorn

Annie Marie Thorn BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services celebrating the life of Annie Marie Thorn, 77, who passed away on May 1, 2016 will be...

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