‘American Idol’ journey ends for Benton teen

The ‘American Idol’ journey is over for Benton’s Garrett Jacobs. Jacobs was eliminated from the competition Monday night after failing to receive enough votes from...

Louisiana Constitutional Convention bill advances out of committee

By Tryfon Boukouvidis, LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — The House Appropriations Committee on Monday approved a bill that would call a limited...

LA Tech and BPCC to share STEM Building for cyber,...

Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice and Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) Chancellor Rick Bateman signed a memorandum of understanding today focused on increasing...

Sheriff Whittington to hold first ever BSO job fair

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is seeking more than a dozen positions and is taking a unique route on how to fill them. The BSO will...

BPT Sports

High school golf: Benton takes Region I-II title

The Benton Tigers won the Region I, Division II golf championship Monday at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria. The Tigers shot a 326, finishing...

High school tennis: Parkway freshman Washington Division I girls singles runner-up

Parkway freshman Paris Washington finished runner-up in Division I girls singles in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Tennis Tournament on Tuesday at ULM. Washington defeated...

High school girls basketball: Bossier head coach Williams steps down

DeShawn Williams has resigned as head girls basketball coach at Bossier after three seasons. Williams is moving to Dallas. His wife, an Air Force recruiter,...

High school baseball: Walk-off double lifts Benton into second round of...

An outstanding performance by pitcher Andrew McPherson and a Cade Scott walk-off double in bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Benton Tigers to...

BPT Life

Bossier Sheriff deputies surprise four-year-old on his birthday

Four-year-old Hudson celebrated his birthday at his home in north Bossier Parish April 21 with friends and family...And a couple of special guests. Bossier Sheriff’s...



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