Sheriff’s office develops drone program

When an EF2 tornado ripped through the outskirts of Plain Dealing in January, a Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputy deployed a drone to survey the...

Rep. Mike Johnson introduces the Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act

Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced his first bill, the Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act, to close a gap in current law that leaves the...

Barksdale celebrates prestigious award

(Above: 2d Bomb Wing Commander Col. Ty Neuman celebrates Barksdale Air Force Base winning the Commander in Chief’s Award.) Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com Barksdale Air Force Base has received...

Haughton community rallies around museum

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com The owner of the Touchstone Wildlife and Art Museum received the surprise of a lifetime over the weekend. Cars lined the roadway and filled...

BPT Sports

Hockey: Shreveport Mudbugs play final home regular-season games Friday and Saturday

The Shreveport Mudbugs play their final home series of the regular season Friday and Saturday against the Corpus Christi Ice Rays at George’s Pond...

High school baseball: Airline routs Minden; District 1-5A play resumes Thursday

Anthony Mulrenin drove in five runs as the Airline Vikings ended a two-game slide with a 13-2, five-inning victory over the Minden Crimson Tide...

BPCC to hold men’s basketball open tryouts Saturday

Bossier Parish Community College will hold men's basketball open tryouts Saturday from 1-4 p.m. in the BPCC gym. The tryouts are open to all high...

Photo gallery: Benton vs. North DeSoto softball

Images from Tuesday's Benton-North DeSoto District 1-4A softball game at Benton.

BPT Life

Obituary: Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi

SHREVEPORT - Dr. Olufolabo Olamide Frederick Ogunyemi was born on the 18th of February, 1949 in Lagos, Nigeria. He left Nigeria in 1972 to...

Obituary: Roger Erickson

PLAIN DEALING – Roger Erickson was a simple man with a huge heart. He lived life to the fullest and always made everyone feel loved....

Obituary: Sammie Craft

BOSSIER CITY - Funeral Services for Sammie L. Craft will be 10 a.m. Thursday March 30, 2017, at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Bro....

Obituary: Roger Dale Robbins

BOSSIER CITY - Roger Dale Robbins was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on February 9, 1965 and passed away on Mach 21, 2017 in Shreveport,...

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