Panel delays Louisiana Checkbook bill

BATON ROUGE — The Senate Finance Committee on Monday delayed consideration of a transparency website amid concerns among Republican senators about the cost. House...

Donelon: insurance proposal could be ‘catastrophic’ for state

BATON ROUGE — State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon cautioned Monday that a proposal by President Trump to allow the purchase of health insurance policies...

Bossier Sheriff’s Office expanding river search for missing mother and son

Update to story posted Friday March 16, 2018 From the Bossier Sheriff's Office: Bossier Sheriff’s Office added more boats Monday to the search on the Red...

Rep. Johnson hosts 2018 Congressional Art Competition

Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) is hosting the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s Fourth District again this year. All high school students in the 15 parishes...

BPT Sports

Powerlifting: Benton’s Jordan Myles win state title

Benton senior Jordan Myles won the Division II 181-pound division in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Powerlifting State Championships last week at Rapides Coliseum in...

College softball: No. 17 BPCC sweeps Paris JC, hosts No. 3...

The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs swept Paris Junior College 12-1 and 13-4 in a Region XIV softball doubleheader on Monday in Paris,...

High school softball: Airline downs Southwood, stays unbeaten in district play

The Airline Lady Vikings started the second half of District 1-5A play with a 7-4 victory over Southwood on Monday at Airline. In another District...

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women’s basketball coach

John Rennie steps down as BPCC women's basketball coach In a press release received by the Bossier Press-Tribune from the Bossier Parish Community College Sports...

BPT Life

Obituary – James Melvin Maples, Jr.

James Melvin Maples, Jr. James Melvin Maples, Jr. was born on April 23, 1951 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to James M Maples, Sr. and Imogene Butcher...



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