BPT News

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From Staff Reports Crews contracted by the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) have renewed the battle against giant salvinia on Lake Bistineau, but...

BPT Sports

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Last week, I took a look at how Bossier Parish schools fared during the 2014-15 athletic year. Now it’s time to tale a look...

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The 40th playing of the Independence Bowl is scheduled for Saturday, December 26, at 4:45 CT on ESPN. The Independence Bowl falls on a Saturday...

BPT Life

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The high temperatures that will be with us now until October take their toll in the vegetable garden. Tomatoes set fewer fruit and snap...

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Mary Ellen Wells, 68, of Benton passed away on Monday, June 1st. Mary Ellen was born in Alexandria, La. on March 31, 1947 to...

BPT Schools

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From Staff Reports BENTON — Recent action taken by the Bossier Parish School Board will save taxpayers nearly $700,000. A total of $25 million in bond...

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Sara Brakeville, a STEM teacher at Plain Dealing High School, got a big surprise and a big check last week from CenturyLink, Inc. She was...

BPT Opinion

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Sometimes, we seem to forget the delicate balance of Mother Nature. I quite often think about the exacting perfection with which God designed our...

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One of the many things that I love about living in Shreveport-Bossier is the “do it yourself” attitude that seems to have taken hold,...

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Perhaps the Louisiana Association and Business and Industry doesn’t wield the big stick at the Capitol as it did in years past. And LABI’s undoing...

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Next week will begin the legislative fight over public education. An interesting David and Goliath battle between the pro-public education parent and teacher groups...

NEWS

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The Bossier Sheriff’s Office along with the Haughton Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old girl who has apparently run away...