Three women arrested for creating, cashing bogus payroll checks

Detectives the Bossier Sheriff-Police Financial Crimes Task Force have arrested three women for creating counterfeit payroll checks and cashing them at a local business. 40-year...

Regional Legislative Forum with Gov. Edwards postponed

Due to historic flooding in South Louisiana, the 2016 Regional Legislative Forum featuring Gov. John Bel Edwards has been postponed to a later date,...

State Rep Mike Johnson wins 4th Congressional District debate

Louisiana Representative Mike Johnson was declared the winner of the second Louisiana’s Fourth Congressional District debate, co-sponsored by the Caddo and Bossier Parish Republican Parties. Held...

Doolittle Raider Lt. Col. Cole to visit Bossier City Twisted Root...

Lt. Col. Richard E. “Dick” Cole, who was co-pilot for Lt. Col. James “Jimmy” Doolittle in the famous “Doolittle Raid” on Tokyo, will be greeting...

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Another preseason game, another stellar performance by former Haughton star Dak...

If anyone thought Dak Prescott's performance in his first preseason game was a fluke, the former Haughton standout proved otherwise Friday night. Prescott completed 12...

Former Parkway star Seth Lugo makes most of first start for...

He didn't get the win, but former Parkway star pitcher Seth Lugo was impressive in his first start for the New York Mets Friday...

Photo gallery: Louisiana Tech football practice at Freedom Fields

Images from Louisiana Tech's Thursday practice at Freedom Fields

Photo gallery: Airline vs. Benton scrimmage

Images from Friday's Airline-Benton scrimmage at Byrd

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Louisiana Tech hosts Fan Day at Freedom Fields

Fun was had by all of the Shreveport-Bossier City area Louisiana Tech fans who flocked to Freedom Fields at First Bossier late Friday afternoon...

Red River National Wildlife Refuge hosts open house (photo gallery)

The Red River National Wildlife Refuge on Eagle Bend Point in South Bossier City held an Open House weekend August 19th and 20th. Board...

Sue Cobb honored (photo gallery)

The Bossier High Alumni Association honored Sue Cobb and the staff of Joe Cobb's Bar-B-Q Thursday night for 64 years of great food and...


The Bossier Banner reported on the best African-American farmers in Bossier communities in its September 14, 1938 issue. “C. J. Cohn, Benton Negro agricultural teacher,...
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