BBB names finalists for 12th annual Torch Awards

The Better Business Bureau’s® 12th Annual Torch Awards will be presented Thursday, Oct. 20, at East Ridge Country Club.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m....

Bossier Sheriff encouraged by new ordinance on fake firearms

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is encouraged by the new ordinance recently passed unanimously by the Bossier Parish Police Jury that addressed the serious matter...

Explosion rocks Camp Minden

Bruce Franklin bruce@press-herald.com Louisiana State Police has reportedly dispatched their HAZMAT team following reports of an explosion at Camp Minden. Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton, who is...

BPCC’s Open Campus is scaling up student success

From Staff Reports newsroom@bossierpress.com Bossier Parish Community College’s “Open Campus” free online courses have now helped significant numbers of students test up or out of...

BPT Sports

Volleyball: Airline suffers first loss in district play

The Airline Lady Vikings fell to defending District 1, Division I champion Ruston in four sets Thursday night at Airline. The Lady Vikings lost the...

Shreveport Mudbugs win home opener

The Shreveport Mudbugs defeated the Lone Star Brahmas 4-2 in their home opener before 3,434 Thursday night at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum. The Mudbugs...

Photo gallery: Parkway vs. Byrd

Images from Parkway's 40-16 victory over Byrd Thursday night at Lee Hedges Stadium

High school football: Thursday’s scores

Parkway 40, Byrd 16 Woodlawn 24, Bossier 20

BPT Life

Obituary: Timothy Kirkpatrick

Timothy Wayne Kirkpatrick, 51, passed away at his La Junta home on September 16, 2016. He was born on September 22, 1964 in Shreveport,...

Get it Growing: It’s time to divide Louisiana irises

It always surprises me that some Louisiana gardeners are not familiar with our native Louisiana irises. Some of the most beautiful irises we can...

Library: Best things in life are free – like Library Loot

Whenever something is offered for free, we want to know if strings are attached because not many things in life are truly free.  However,...

Obituary: CMSgt Retired USAF Edward L. Ellis

HAUGHTON - Funeral services for Edward Ellis, age 83, will be held at 2 PM on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Hill Crest Memorial...

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