Authorities seek bank robber

Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man who robbed at gunpoint a credit union in Bossier City Wednesday afternoon. A man walked into...

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...

BPT Sports

High school softball: Tough start for Airline, Haughton

The Airline Lady Vikings and Haughton Lady Bucs both lost season openers Monday at Louisiana Tech before the rains came. Airline fell to West Monroe...

High school girls basketball: Benton rally comes up short; Plain Dealing...

The Benton Lady Tigers almost pulled off their second straight upset in the Class 4A playoffs Monday night at Benton. But it wasn't meant to...

College baseball: BPCC picks up two wins in Baton Rouge event

The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers won two games in Baton Rouge on Sunday. The Cavs defeated St. Louis College 7-2 in the first game...

High school girls basketball: Benton, Plain Dealing aim for second-round upsets

The Benton Lady Tigers will be looking for their second straight upset when they take on the Salmen Lady Spartans in the second round...

BPT Life

Obituary: Thomas E. Davis

BOSSIER CITY - Memorial services for Thomas E. Davis, 78, of Bossier City, LA will be held Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in...

Obituary: Col. Ray G. Thompson (USAF, Ret.)

BOSSIER CITY - Col. Ray G. Thompson (USAF, Ret.) passed away February 18, 2017, surrounded by his three loving children. Visitation will be at...

Obituary: Elizabeth Ann Swanson

Elizabeth Ann Swanson passed February 15, 2017. She was born August 23, 1947 in Hopton, Suffolk, England to father, Basil William Savage and mother,...

Obituary: Charles Rodgers

ELM GROVE - Charles "Chuck" Rodgers, 76, of Lake Bistineau, passed away on Friday, February 17th, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held...

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