Donelon: insurance proposal could be ‘catastrophic’ for state

BATON ROUGE — State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon cautioned Monday that a proposal by President Trump to allow the purchase of health insurance policies...

Bossier Sheriff’s Office expanding river search for missing mother and son

Update to story posted Friday March 16, 2018 From the Bossier Sheriff's Office: Bossier Sheriff’s Office added more boats Monday to the search on the Red...

Rep. Johnson hosts 2018 Congressional Art Competition

Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) is hosting the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s Fourth District again this year. All high school students in the 15 parishes...

Miss USA, Miss Teen USA coming to Shreveport-Bossier

The Miss Universe Organization announced today that the 2018 Miss USA competition will be May 21 at George's Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in...

BPT Sports

High school softball: Airline downs Southwood, stays unbeaten in district play

The Airline Lady Vikings started the second half of District 1-5A play with a 7-4 victory over Southwood on Monday at Airline. In another District...

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women’s basketball coach

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women's basketball coach In a press release received by the Bossier Press-Tribune from the Bossier Parish Community College Sports...

College baseball: Former Benton stars help BPCC split doubleheader against Navarro

The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers and the Navarro College Bulldogs split a doubleheader Sasturday at the BPCC Baseball Field. The Cavaliers earned their...

High school track and field: Parish athletes win events in Byrd...

A handful of Bossier Parish athletes produced some impressive results in the Yellow Jacket Relays hosted by Byrd on Saturday at Lee Hedges Stadium. Airline's...

BPT Life

Obituary – James Melvin Maples, Jr.

James Melvin Maples, Jr. James Melvin Maples, Jr. was born on April 23, 1951 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to James M Maples, Sr. and Imogene Butcher...



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