Flooding closes Barksdale’s North Gate

High water has prompted officials at Barksdale Air Force Base to close the North Gate to both inbound and outbound traffic until further notice. There...

Bossier City woman one of two arrested for Medicaid fraud

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced two more arrests made by his national award-winning Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.  “In order...

Joint Budget Committee to discuss funding for I-20/220 project

The funding to build the new Interstate 20/I-220 interchange and road into the new gate at Barksdale Air Force Base faces further review before...

Bossier Parish crime decreased in 2017

Bossier Parish has experienced a near 6 percent decrease in major crimes, according to statistics released for 2017. There were at total of 915 major...

BPT Sports

High school baseball: Benton downs Bossier in season opener; Parkway’s Nathan...

The Benton Tigers defeated the Bossier Bearkats 16-1 in a season and District 1-4A opener Tuesday at Bossier's field at Rusheon Middle School. Benton heads...

High school softball: Benton edges Parkway in extra innings

The Benton Lady Tigers opened their softball season Tuesday with a dramatic 8-6, nine-inning victory over the Parkway Lady Panthers at Parkway. The game went...

Middle school boys basketball: Cope leads eighth-grade district at halfway point;...

The Cope Cougars lead the Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball eighth-grade district through the halfway point of the season. Cope defeated Haughton 46-26 in...

Middle School Coaches’ All-District Girls Basketball Teams

NOTE: The All-District teams were selected by the district's coaches. EIGHTH GRADE FIRST TEAM MVP — Brykayla Hampton, Cope* Tahlor Walker, Benton Sanna Brown, Rusheon Kori Rice, Cope Ella Kate Malley,...

BPT Life

Obituary – Beverly S. Quillin

Beverly S. Quillin Benton, LA - Beverly S. Quillin was born on November 5th, 1941 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She later moved to Benton, Louisiana where...



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