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Obituary – Jesse C. Patton, Sr.

Jesse C. Patton, Sr. Bossier City, LA - Jesse C. Patton, Sr., age 60 of Dubach, Louisiana, went home to be with his Jesus, after...

Bossier Parish’s unsolved mystery

Three decades plus old case murder is a lesson in extremes Bossier's Old Cold Case, is a lesson in extremes. Bossier Parish's oddest cold case murder...

History: Roads in south Bossier covered by back water

The Bossier Banner’s January 21, 1932 issue reported that roads in the southern part of Bossier Parish were being covered by backwater caused by...

Get It Growing: It’s blackberry season

If you picked dewberries or blackberries from the wild as a child (or adult) and miss those wonderful, shiny black fruit bursting with sweet...

Get It Growing: It’s not too late for midsummer bedding plants

If you want to boost the color in your landscape, nurseries still have a good selection of colorful bedding plants that will thrive in...

Get It Growing: Basil is great for summer gardens

Grown and used in cuisines around the world, basil is also indispensable to Louisiana cooks. Besides having extraordinary taste, basil is attractive and really...

ACT Presents “Little House on the Prairie”

The Academy of Children's Theatre will open it's 2014-2015 season with its production of Little House on the Prairie. The production will run Nov. 1, Nov. 7-8, at...

Miss Bossier City, Benton, Louisiana Bayou crowned

Bossier City native, Caroline Daughdrill, was crowned Miss Louisiana Bayou 2014 on Saturday, February 15, at Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport. She is...

History: Railroads helped Bossier grow (Part 2)

In last week’s column we learned how old records documented the growth of Bossier Parish after railroads came to the parish. The Bossier Banner...

Pell 20th anniversary

Celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary, Brian and Jane Pell of Bossier City hosted an "Open House" with family and friends on December 13, 2015.