Saving souls by helping soles

Amanda Simmons More than 30 years ago, a young Nigerian boy named Manny received his first pair of shoes. It changed his life, because even more...

Breaking down state amendments

Voters statewide will be asked to decide yes or no on six proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the November 8 ballot. Amendments 2,...

Q&A with Plain Dealing mayor candidates

Amanda Simmons Next month will see voters make big decisions about the future of their nation and their town, with Plain Dealing voters picking a...

Q&A with Benton mayor candidates

Sean Green In addition to electing a new president, member of the Senate, and 4th Congressional District, voters in Benton will be picking new leadership...

BPT Sports

Shreveport Mudbugs at home for three games this weekend

The Shreveport Mudbugs are at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum for three games this weekend. The Mudbugs faces the Odessa Jackolopes Friday and Saturday night...

Bossier City golfers help Team Louisiana win Junior River Cup

Three Bossier City golfers helped Louisiana win the 2016 Junior River Cup at Diamondhead Country Club last weekend in Diamondhead, Miss. Carter Jurkovich, Ethan Dial...

Friday Night Mix: Formidable offensive foursome big part of Benton’s success

Much has been made of Parkway’s “Big Three” offensive players and for good reason. The Panthers have three of the best in the state...

Middle school football (update 1): Haughton, Benton tie for first in...

The Bossier Parish middle school district football season closed Tuesday with ties at the top of the seventh- and eighth-grade standings. Greenacres and Benton finished...

BPT Life

Obituary: George Forrest Dunn, Jr.

Services celebrating the life of The Honorable Forrest Dunn were held Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Chapel in Shreveport with Dr. Rowena White...

Obituary: Jeremy Scot Johnston

Jeremy was Born 12-17-80 in Bossier City, LA and Passed Away on 8-30-16 in Lynn, Ark. There will be a Memorial Service for Jeremy at...

Obituary: Lawrence Peter McGowan 9/25/1932 – 10/14/2016

Larry McGowan was born in Boston, MA. He joined the USAF and served his country in Korea. Upon discharge, he settled in Bossier City....

Obituary: Frances Delores Lewing

HAUGHTON - Services celebrating the life of Frances Delores Lewing will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Hill Crest...



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