Authorities seek bank robber

Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man who robbed at gunpoint a credit union in Bossier City Wednesday afternoon. A man walked into...

New development exemplifies Haughton’s growth

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com Heavy machinery is clearing space for a 70 acre commercial development in Haughton. Mayor Jack Hicks said the property, located on LA 3227 just...

Narcotics task force sting leads to prostitution, murder arrests

The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics/Vice Task Force conducted a prostitution sting recently here in Bossier City that resulted in arrests for prostitution and pandering, but...

A new place to worship

Cypress Baptist Church has celebrated a historic milestone. Sunday morning’s service brought together generations dedicate the new Worship Center and Penny Lane preschool building. Both...

BPT Sports

High school girls basketball: Benton, Plain Dealing aim for second-round upsets

The Benton Lady Tigers will be looking for their second straight upset when they take on the Salmen Lady Spartans in the second round...

High school baseball: Season gets underway Monday

The high school baseball season gets underway Monday with three games. Airline hosts North DeSoto, Parkway visits Lakeside and Haughton faces St. Mary’s at Northwestern...

High school softball: Season begins Monday

The high school softball season begins this week. Airline and Haughton open Monday with games at Louisiana Tech. The Lady Vikings face Ruston at noon and...

High school track and field: Haughton’s Lister, Parkway’s Wilder win state...

Haughton's Josh Lister and Parkway's Adrianna Wilder won their respective events in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Indoor Track and Field State Meet on Saturday...

BPT Life

Obituary: C.O. Brown, Jr

ELM GROVE - Services to honor the life of Mr. C.O. Brown, Jr., 66, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017,...

Obituary: Larry D. Lenington-Taylor

BENTON - Funeral services for Larry D. Lenington-Taylor., will be 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Bossier City,...

Gallery: Krewe of Gemini Grand Ball

(Pictured above: King and Queen Jack and Karen Murphy) The Krewe of Gemini celebrate their Grand Ball XXVIII on Saturday, Feb. 11 with this year’s theme "Salute America." The...

Obituary: John Jeter Sr.

BOSSIER CITY - John Ralston Jeter Senior was born August 4th,1933 in Shreveport, LA and passed February 14th, 2017. John served honorably during the...

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Bossier City, US
light rain
68.8 ° F
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