Woman arrested for arson

Bossier City Fire Department investigators arrested Kailey Marie Wise, 18, of Benton, Thursday for simple arson in connection with the Feb. 3, 2017 incident...

Suspect arrested for Bossier bank robbery

Detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office arrested a bank robber just hours after he committed an armed robbery of the Bossier Federal Credit Union...

Authorities seek bank robber

Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man who robbed at gunpoint a credit union in Bossier City Wednesday afternoon. A man walked into...

New development exemplifies Haughton’s growth

Amanda Simmons amanda@bossierpress.com Heavy machinery is clearing space for a 70 acre commercial development in Haughton. Mayor Jack Hicks said the property, located on LA 3227 just...

BPT Sports

Photo gallery: Elm Grove vs. Cope 7th- and 8th-grade boys basketball

Images from Tuesday's Elm Grove-Cope seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball games at Cope.

High school baseball: Haughton, Benton open season with victories; Parkway comes...

The Haughton Buccaneers and Benton Tigers won season baseball openers Tuesday. The Bucs downed St. Mary's 9-2 at Northwestern State's Brown-Stroud Field in Natchitoches. The...

High school softball: Parkway, Benton open season with wins

The Parkway Lady Panthers and Benton Lady Tigers won season softball openers Tuesday. Parkway downed North Webster 10-5 at Parkway. Benton took care of Byrd...

High school boys basketball: Bossier, Plain Dealing at home in first...

The Bossier Bearkats, Airline Vikings and Plain Dealing Lions are headed to the boys basketball state playoffs. The brackets were released Tuesday after the LHSAA...

BPT Life

Obituary: Mary Lou White

BOSSIER CITY - Funeral services for Mary Lou White will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Rose-Neath Bossier Chapel. Officiating will be...

Obituary: Thomas E. Davis

BOSSIER CITY - Memorial services for Thomas E. Davis, 78, of Bossier City, LA will be held Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in...

Obituary: Col. Ray G. Thompson (USAF, Ret.)

BOSSIER CITY - Col. Ray G. Thompson (USAF, Ret.) passed away February 18, 2017, surrounded by his three loving children. Visitation will be at...

Obituary: Elizabeth Ann Swanson

Elizabeth Ann Swanson passed February 15, 2017. She was born August 23, 1947 in Hopton, Suffolk, England to father, Basil William Savage and mother,...

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