Through the Lens: A look back at the 2016 Defenders of...

Photos Courtesy of Joe Nickle/Special to the Press-Tribune

Through the Lens: A look back at the 2016 Defenders of...

Photos courtesy of Kevin Berg/Special to the Press-Tribune

Back to Boston

Editor’s note: Jeff Thomas ran the Boston Marathon on April 18. It was his first time back since he ran in the 2014 race....

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Willis-Knighton purchases Palmetto Country Club

Willis-Knighton Health System has purchased the vacant Palmetto Country Club property in Benton. Willis-Knighton President & CEO James K. Elrod confirmed the purchase in an...

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BPCC hires Chris Lovell as men’s head basketball coach

Chris Lovell has been hired as the new head men's basketball coach at Bossier Parish Community College. Lovell comes to BPCC from Prestonwood Christian...

2016 Camping World Independence Bowl set for Dec. 26

The 2016 Camping World Independence Bowl is scheduled to kick off on Monday, Dec. 26, at 4 p.m. The 41st playing of the Camping World...

Softball: Five Benton players make first-team All-District 1-4A

Five Benton players were named first team on the All-District 1-4A softball team selected by the district’s coaches. Sophomore pitcher Ashley Hunter, junior infielder Abi...

All-District 1-4A softball team

Note: The All-District 1-4A team was selected by the district’s coaches. FIRST TEAM P — Emma Callie Delafield, North DeSoto, Jr.; Ashley Hunter, Benton, So. IF...

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Get it Growing: Keep landscapes safe for kids

Small children require careful attention outdoors As the weather warms up, kids and adults alike begin to spend more time outside. I think it is...

History: WOODEN NICKELS ACCEPTED HERE

Two articles in the July 30, 1936 issue of The Planters’ Press promoted a wooden nickel campaign in Bossier City. The first article announced “The...

Library: Keep “Hoopla for Kids” in mind for summer vacation

I know parents do not need to be reminded that the school year is about to end and summer is on the way.  Summer...

Obituary – Annie Marie Thorn

Annie Marie Thorn BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services celebrating the life of Annie Marie Thorn, 77, who passed away on May 1, 2016 will be...

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