‘Team Barksdale’ builds support for I-20/220 interchange

The Joint Budget Committee of the state Legislature held a public hearing Thursday to discuss the use of GARVEE bonds to fund several road...

Academically diverse Louisiana Tech debate team ranked 8th nationally

Plane tickets for the national championship debate tournament in Spokane, Wash., have been purchased. Practices remain steady, every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to...

High water closes boat launches on Red River

The public boat launching ramps operated by the Red River Waterway Commission located in Bossier, Caddo, Red River, Natchitoches, Grant, Rapides and Avoyelles parishes are...

LSUS announces new Provost, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

LSU Shreveport has named Dr. Nancy S. Jordan to be the university’s new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.   Currently the associate...

BPT Sports

College basketball: BPCC men, women get overtime wins

The Bossier Parish Community College men's and women's basketball teams won overtime games against Paris Junior College on Saturday at home. The Cavs won 114-110...

High school softball: Parkway gets first win for new coach

The Parkway Lady Panthers defeated Hamburg, Ark., 11-1 in five innings in the Polar Bear Classic at ULM on Saturday, giving new head coach...

Photo gallery: Benton vs. Carencro girls basketball

Images from Thursday's Class 4A quarterfinal game between Benton and Carencro at Benton. (Also includes some photos of Benton's first-round game against George Washington...

High school bowling: Airline girls post two victories; Airline, Haughton boys...

The Airline girls team picked up two victories earlier this week in high school bowling action at All-Star Lanes. The Lady Vikings defeated Byrd 24-3...

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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