Bossier Schools to showcase student talents May 3
BSO deputy arrested, charged with solicitation of prostitution
Navy Week provides essential volunteer aid to local food bank
Navy Week honors reserve forces centennial, community’s shared heritage
Golf: Benton begins quest for 4th straight state title Monday
Baseball: Benton completes sweep, advances to quarterfinals
Baseball: Benton one win away from advancing in 4A playoffs
Photo Gallery: Benton vs. Lakeshore, Game 1
History: Happier days at the Old Wyche Home
Library: Bossier Library Expo is coming
Obituary: Betty Jean Dahl Sorensen
Carlson: Profiling Clerk of Court candidate Monica Hudson
Brown: Long live the Barksdale Air Show
Hannah: Problem with repeal of inventory tax
Letter: AFCEA asks for the local community’s generosity
History: James B. Gilmer’s treasure map
November 12, 2014
J.T. Manry’s article about James B. Gilmer in the September 29, 1932 issue of The Bossier Banner documented not only the life of Gilmer,...
History: Gilmer the enterprising pioneer
November 5, 2014
The Bossier Banner’s issue for September 29, 1932 carried a long article about James B. Gilmer written by J. T. Manry. Two previous articles...
History: More on James Gilmer
October 29, 2014
Last week’s column described Orchard Place, the palatial home built by James Gilmer in Bossier Parish. This column will describe the man himself, continuing...
History: James Gilmer was pioneer in Bossier
October 22, 2014
In its September 29, 1932 issue The Bossier Banner ran a sketch of James Blair Gilmer who was the son of George Oglethorpe and...
History: Two local businesses of long ago
October 15, 2014
Often researchers who come to the History Center are seeking information about early businesses in the Shreveport/Bossier area. In the early 1930s The Bossier...
Businesses early in Shreveport-Bossier’s history
September 24, 2014
An article in the August 4, 1932 issue of The Bossier Banner proclaimed ‘The Red Rock Grocery is Name of New Store.’” “How many of...
History: Civilian Conservation Corps enlistments in 1940
September 17, 2014
From 1933-1942 the Civilian Conservation Corps operated to provide relief to families with young unmarried men who had difficulty finding jobs. Manual labor jobs...
Sweet potato houses cheap and profitable
September 10, 2014
Although potato houses were well known in the states of Delaware, Maine and Maryland in the early twentieth century, even in 1940 the Bossier...
The Bossier Parish boy who more than made good
September 3, 2014
The June 28, 1928 issue of The Bossier Banner took pleasure in printing an article about a friend and former playmate and schoolmate of...
Yarns told by Uncle Monch in 1928
August 27, 2014
In its July 5, 1928 issue The Bossier Banner printed some really far-out folktales. “The reporter appreciated having as a caller Friday of last week...
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