Bossier Sheriff encouraged by new ordinance on fake firearms

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is encouraged by the new ordinance recently passed unanimously by the Bossier Parish Police Jury that addressed the serious matter...

Explosion rocks Camp Minden

Bruce Franklin bruce@press-herald.com Louisiana State Police has reportedly dispatched their HAZMAT team following reports of an explosion at Camp Minden. Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton, who is...

BPCC’s Open Campus is scaling up student success

From Staff Reports newsroom@bossierpress.com Bossier Parish Community College’s “Open Campus” free online courses have now helped significant numbers of students test up or out of...

What’s ahead for University Health, LSU med school?

Sean Green sean@bossierpress.com As the relationship between LSU, University Health and the hospital's operator, the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, deteriorates, what lies ahead? Early...

BPT Sports

High school football: Thursday’s scores

Parkway 40, Byrd 16 Woodlawn 24, Bossier 20

Shreveport Mudbugs play home opener Thursday night

The Shreveport Mudbugs play their home opener Thursday night against the Lone Star Brahmas at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum. The game starts at 7:11...

Friday Night Mix: In 10th year as head coach, Bossier’s Concilio...

If you want to know how Michael Concilio is regarded at Bossier High, just ask one of his players. “He’s such a great man, a...

Middle school football: (Update 1) Benton seventh- and eighth-grade teams remain...

Two weeks into Bossier Parish middle school district play, Benton is the only school without a loss in the seventh- and eighth-grade divisions. In eighth-grade...

BPT Life

Obituary: Timothy Kirkpatrick

Timothy Wayne Kirkpatrick, 51, passed away at his La Junta home on September 16, 2016. He was born on September 22, 1964 in Shreveport,...

Get it Growing: It’s time to divide Louisiana irises

It always surprises me that some Louisiana gardeners are not familiar with our native Louisiana irises. Some of the most beautiful irises we can...

Library: Best things in life are free – like Library Loot

Whenever something is offered for free, we want to know if strings are attached because not many things in life are truly free.  However,...

Obituary: CMSgt Retired USAF Edward L. Ellis

HAUGHTON - Funeral services for Edward Ellis, age 83, will be held at 2 PM on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Hill Crest Memorial...

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Bossier City, US
clear sky
61.8 ° F
61.8 °
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63%
1.2mph
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Fri
76 °
Sat
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Sun
82 °
Mon
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