LSU’s Mike VI diagnosed with cancer

BATON ROUGE—LSU’s live tiger mascot, Mike VI, has been diagnosed with a spindle cell sarcoma, a type of cancer. Currently, Mike’s attitude and demeanor...

Man wanted for theft

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for theft. Detectives said Danny Ray Shoemaker, 45, is wanted for...

Benton man accidentally electrocuted

A Benton man was accidently electrocuted Sunday morning in Bossier Parish. George William Chambers, IV, 41, of the 100 block of Kingston Road, Benton, La.,...

In Memoriam – Longtime BPT political columnist Marty Carlson passes away

The Bossier Press-Tribune was informed early this morning that our longtime political columnist and friend Marty Carlson passed away very early this morning. Arrangements...

BPT Sports

Photo gallery: Bossier High “Battle of the Champs” basketball

Images from Saturday's "Battle of the Champs" basketball game at Bossier High

Four Bossier Parish players on West All-Star baseball roster

Four players from Bossier Parish schools — two from Airline and two from Benton — have been selected to play in the Louisiana High...

Hedges: It’s been quite a run for Bossier Parish female distance...

It’s been a remarkable run of success for Bossier Parish female distance runners in the LHSAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Since 2008, parish athletes...

Photo gallery: Recent college signings

Several Bossier Parish athletes have signed with colleges in recent weeks. Here are some photos from those signings.

BPT Life

Obituary – Mary Ann Hill

Mary Ann Hill Benton, LA- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ann Hill, age 71, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 at...

Obituary – Colas Peavy

Colas Peavy Bossier City, LA – Funeral services for Mr. Colas L. Peavy, 80, of Bossier City, LA will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2016...

Obituary – James Napier Fritze

James Napier Fritze SHREVEPORT, LA - James Napier Fritze was born on August 8, 1925, in Fostoria, OH, and passed away on May 22, 2016....

Obituary – Lt. Col. James Ebb Huggins, Jr. (USAF Retired)

Lt. Col. James Ebb Huggins, Jr. (USAF Retired) HAUGHTON, LA - Lieutenant Colonel James Ebb Huggins Jr. (USAF Retired) was called home to the Lord...

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