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‘Our religious freedom is not for sale’

‘In God We Trust’ rally stirs community support for Sheriff’s refusal to remove references to God in youth programs The spirit of Independence Day was...

Prep records are made to be broken, but not to be taken seriously

Jerry Byrd “Records are made to be broken, but not to be taken seriously.” That is how I start Chapter Seven (“The Records”) in my first...

Shade trees reduce summer cooling bills

Dan Gill LSU Ag Center   The heat is on, and we can expect daytime highs around 90 and nighttime lows in the 70s from now until September....

Letter of interest from sister town by an old friend

In its July 23, 1942 issue The Bossier Banner reported that J. T. Manry had written to the Banner’s editor about a worthy enterprise...

Mary: Me or Tea!

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has donned her election fatigues and is ready for battle as she seeks a fourth six-year term in 2014. The...

Sheriff to hold ‘In God We Trust’ rally Thursday

From Staff Reports newsroom@bossierpress.com   A rally has been planned on Independence Day to support Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington's refusal to remove religion from the youth programs...

Partisanship Has No Place in Regulatory Bureaucracies

Much has been said, and deservedly so, about the IRS targeting conservative non-profit groups regarding their applications for tax-exempt status. Several Congressional hearings have...

Bossier City native graduates Air Force training

Air Force Airman Dakota L. Havens graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

How to celebrate this fourth of july

Amanda Crane acrane@bossierpress.com   It’s the biggest birthday bash of the year and you’re invited. Millions of Americans will celebrate July 4 as the designated day to commemorate...

Suspect wanted for home improvement fraud

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is asking the public for help in locating a man wanted on a charge of home improvement fraud. Travis...