The teenage cowboy

Haughton teen is making waves in bull riding Amanda Simmons From the moment the gate opens, Marshall “Tucker” Nesbit is holding on for dear life as...

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor: Bossier newspaper reacts to attack

Ann Middleton Bossier citizens reacted to the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 as did the rest of the United States—with horror.  That...

Protecting your home for the holidays

First installment in 2-part Christmas Safety Series Sean Green Even though there’s not a green guy who will raid your house and Bossier City isn’t “Whoville,”...

Meet Haughton’s new police chief

Amanda Simmons It’ll be business as usual when Haughton’s new police chief takes office. Todd Gibson has spent the past two decades in Haughton, serving with...

BPT Sports

All-District 1-3A football team

NOTE: The All-District 1-3A team was selected by the district's coaches. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE QB — Lakendrick Ross, Mansfield. RB — LyTavious Anderson, BTW, 5-8, 185, Jr.;...

High school basketball: Parkway, Benton tournaments on tap this week

The Barksdale Federal Credit Union Parkway and Benton Lady Tigers tournaments start Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. The Parkway tournament features a field of 10 boys...

High school boys basketball: Airline, Bossier, Benton win

The Airline Vikings, Bossier Bearkats and Benton Tigers posted boys basketball road victories Tuesday night. Airline downed Minden 67-61, Bossier topped Plain Dealing 54-35 and...

High school girls basketball: Ward’s 35 points lift Benton to double...

Sophomore Emily Ward scored a season-high 35 points to lead the Benton Lady Tigers to a 59-57 double overtime victory over West Monroe in...

BPT Life

History: Woodsmen for a day

Merely lending assistance in building a log cabin was no small task as evidenced in the following article from the Bossier Banner’s January 22,...

Mardi Gras season looms for NWLA

Bossier-Shreveport is preparing for a huge Mardi Gras season in 2017 featuring masked balls, massive parades and quirky neighborhood celebrations. Shreveport-Bossier is home to...

Obituary: Imogene Mayberry

BOSSIER CITY- Services celebrating the life of Imogene Mayberry, 100, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Hill Crest...

Obituary: Georgie Eleanor “Miss Elli” Boyd

Georgie Eleanor Cammack Boyd, "Miss Elli" graduated from Neville High School, Monroe, studied at LSU, and Northeast in Monroe, where she met her beloved...



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