BPT wins eight LPA awards

The Bossier Press-Tribune brought home eight awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s 2015 Better Newspaper Editorial Competition. The BPT received second place in the General Excellence...

History in the making

Airline High School is tearing down its past to make room for its future. Demolition began last week on the school’s E-Wing, located on the...


Drive through any major intersection in Bossier Parish and you’ll see signs posted along the rights-of-way, or on utility poles, advertising businesses, garage sales,...

State increases texting-while-driving fines

Fines for texting or using social media while driving in Louisiana have increased. First time violators will be fined up to $500, up from $175. Fines will...

BPT Sports

Eight parish athletes make All-State track and field team

Eight Bossier Parish athletes have been named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-State Track and Field Team. Five Haughton athletes made the boys team...

Benton finishes runner-up in own 7-on-7 tournament

The Benton Tigers finished runner-up in the Benton 7-on-7 Football Tournament on Saturday at First Baptist Bossier’s Freedom Fields. Benton fought back through the losers’...

Airline, Haughton Dixie Majors teams complete successful week

The Airline and Haughton No. 1 Dixie Majors teams completed the week undefeated with victories Thursday night. Airline defeated Evangel 10-5 at Airline, and Haughton...

Photo gallery: Benton 7-on-7 Football Tournament at Freedom Fields

Images from Friday's action in the Benton 7-on-7 Football Tournament at Freedom Fields

BPT Life

Obituary – SSgt. Mercedes Perez Salinas

SSgt. Mercedes Perez Salinas A burial and memorial service for SSgt. Mercedes Perez Salinas will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at...

Obituary – James Byron Braswell

James Byron Braswell, Jr. BOSSIER CITY, LA - A memorial service for James Byron Braswell, Jr. will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25,...

Obituary – Kenneth Cornelius Elliott, Jr.

Kenneth Cornelius Elliott, Jr. Funeral services will be held for Mr. Kenneth Cornelius Elliott, Jr. on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 1:30 PM in the...

Obituary – Dora Castore

Dora Sue Shields Castore BOSSIER CITY, LA - Funeral services for Dora Sue Shields Castore will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016...
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