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Long-serving librarian retires from Bossier History Center

By Stacey Tinsley, stinsley@bossierpress.com A long serving librarian and guardian of local history has retired after more than a...

Five high schools, 26 students to represent Bossier at Louisiana Boys State program

Twenty-six students will represent Airline, Benton, Bossier, Haughton and Parkway high schools at the Louisiana Boys State program held at Northwestern State...

Gallery: Benton Rotary roasts Henry Burns

The Rotary Club of Benton's Roast and Toast of Henry Burns was held Saturday, May 4 at the Silver Star Event Center...

History: Donkey Baseball was the sports fad of the 1930s

The 1930s were a dark time for our nation as we suffered through the depression. The great thing about humans is we...

From the Library: Central, Plain Dealing libraries holding summer programs

This week in library news I wanted to share a couple of programs we have going on this summer that we hope...

From the Library: Historical fun facts

Since many of my recent columns have focused on the approach of summer, I thought I’d try a bit of a throw-back...

From the Library: Early voting showcases value of the Geaux Vote app

The other week, I visited the History Center while they were hosting early voting and it made me wonder if there was...

From the Library: Lesser known holidays and anniversaries

Memorial Day having just passed, a day on which we remember and honor our fallen military personnel, I thought it fitting to...

Plain Dealing Middle Schoolers are ‘Too Smart to Start’ with anti-drug program

‘Too Smart To Start,’ was the theme for Bayou North Area Health Education Center’s (BNAHEC)  anti-drug campaign held at Plain Dealing Middle...

From the Library: System-wide party to be held June 1 for summer programming

IT’S HERE! Blast Off into Summer with us at our system-wide party at our Central Library on Saturday, June 1 from 9:00am...