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The Good Stuff: A brand new beat  KSLA

14-year-old Jamie Willis is an incoming freshman at Benton High School. Just days ago, she found out she made the girls' soccer team. It's just the latest athletic ...



FOLLOWUP: Sheriff's Office Confirms Benton High School Drug Arrests  Bossier Now

The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed a report by BossierNow earlier this week regarding possible drug arrests at a Bossier Parish High School.



Three Benton High students busted for drug possession  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Three Benton High School students have been arrested for drug possession. According to Bossier Schools Public Relations Liaison Sonja Bailes, a tip was ...



Benton High students arrested for grafitti; one has add-on sexual abuse of animal charge  KTAL

Two Benton High School students are behind bars at Bossier Max, after being arrested Monday afternoon for vandalism and other charges.



Benton High School science class focuses on community and environment  KSLA

What sets this interactive learning class apart is a special semester long *service* project.



Delays on Highway 3 South of Benton High School  KTAL

An overturned sand truck at 6068 Highway 3 near Tubbs Hardware has caused traffic delays this morning.



Bossier Parish Schools Special Events: May 13-19, 2019  Bossier Now

The Bossier Parish Senior Class of 2019 is involved in a flurry of activities as they get ready to graduate, says Sonja Bailes, public relations liason with Bossier ...



Business' logo at high school football field causes controversy, legal action  KSLA

BENTON, LA (KSLA) - A Bossier Parish gym has filed a restraining order after a high school attempted to break contract and remove a faith-based business logo ...



Gym logo and Bible verse removed from Benton High football field  KTBS

The fight over religion in schools plays out on a local football field.



High school students in Louisiana arrested for graffiti; one is facing sexual abuse of animal charge  www.brproud.com

Two Benton High School students are behind bars at Bossier Max, after being arrested Monday afternoon for vandalism and other charges.



More accuse Benton teacher of sexual misconduct; additional charges likely  Shreveport Times

More accusers have alleged that a Benton Elementary School teacher committed sexual misconduct as Bossier Parish sheriff's detectives continue to investigate ...



Ask BossierNow: Multiple Bossier Parish High School Drug Arrests?  Bossier Now

Has there been stepped-up drug enforcement in Bossier Parish schools, or a rash of recent arrests of high school students for illegal drugs? That's the question ...



Disaster Management International is helping Benton Elementary School parents  KTBS

Experienced crisis management team helps parents after a Benton Elementary School teacher was arrested for child sex crimes.



Local business logo removed from Benton school football field  MyArkLaMiss

At Benton High School the logo for Christ Fit Gym was painted on the football field and removed Friday.



New Benton High is Bossier's largest construction project to date  Shreveport Times

Bossier Parish soon will break ground on its largest construction project from the parish's 2012 construction bond program – building a new Benton High School.



Attorney: Bossier teacher used cell phone during gym classes for 'lascivious purpose'  Shreveport Times

Bossier school officials said Saturday that outside counselors are being made available. The set a community meeting for Tuesday, Oct. 23.



Haughton High Anglers Win Toledo Bend Lake Open  Bossier Now

The Haughton High School duo of Jase White of Haughton and Cole Golden of Adner brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 14 pounds, ...



Bossier Parish breaks ground for new Benton High School  KSLA-TV

The project is expected to be finished in time for the 2019-20 school year.



La. school forced to remove sponsor's cross and bible verse from end zone  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Louisiana high school was forced to breach a signed sponsorship agreement because the end zone sponsor included both the word “Christ” in their name and ...



School is out but improvements in Bossier Parish still underway  KSLA-TV

Bossier Parish School Board is continuing to make the most out of a $212 million construction bond approved in 2012. The plethora of new schools and ...



Endangered Species Fair at Benton High School is One-of-a-Kind  Be Bossier

Endangered species are getting some much needed love and attention from AP Environmental Science classes at Benton High School.



SEARCH: Bossier and Caddo school performance scores drop under new formula  Shreveport Times

(Try refreshing your browser if the database doesn't appear). School districts in Caddo and Bossier parishes saw their school performance scores drop as the ...



Johnson: California atheists want to spy on Christian students in Bossier  Shreveport Times

The congressman who represents northwest Louisiana said Tuesday that California atheists are trying to spy on Christian student groups at a Bossier Parish ...



Letter: Tax vote on May 4 very complicated  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

On May 4th, 2019 the citizens of Bossier Parish will vote on another tax increase to provide across the board raises for BPSB employees, and address ...



Christian gym logo on Benton football field leads to lawsuit  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The day of a high school football game, the attention has turned from sport to legal matters. Christ Fit Gym, a Christian faith based nonprofit gym in Bossier City, ...



Local church scores win: logo going back on football field  KTBS

(BOSSIER PARISH, LA) - The ad returns. Members of the Bossier Parish School Board have reversed a controversial decision to remove a logo from the football ...



Benton High School names new head basketball coach  KTBS

(Benton, LA)-- There is a new Tiger in town to take over the basketball program at Benton High School and he will be trading his green and gold for purple.



15 BPCC dual enrollment students to receive credentials during commencement  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Bossier Parish Community College's Division of Innovative Learning is proud to announce the graduation of 15 area high school students. Collectively, these ...



2019 graduation ceremonies set for Bossier Schools  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

They have worked hard to wear the tassel and earn the diploma, and in a matter of days, the Bossier Parish Senior Class of 2019 will graduate. A schedule is ...



Bossier schools to gain 500 students this fall  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The Bossier Parish School System is predicted to grow by more than 500 students in the 2018-2019 school year, according to Superintendent Scott Smith.



Bossier Parish Schools Special Events and Veterans Day 2018 Celebrations  Bossier Now

Bossier Schools is excited to host Darrell Scott, founder of Rachel's Challenge, who will speak at a free community event this week, according to Sonja Bailes, ...



Bossier Schools embarks on largest construction project with new Benton High  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

In a matter of months, Bossier Schools is poised to break ground on its largest project to date in the 2012 construction bond program; building a new Benton ...



Groundbreaking coming soon for new Benton High  Shreveport Times

The Bossier Parish School Board unanimously chose Don M. Barron Contractor Inc. to build the new Benton High School during its meeting Thursday night.



School Performance Scores Are in for Louisiana  News Radio 710 KEEL

New school performance scores are in for Louisiana and the news is not good for too many areas. But Education Superintendent Dr. John White says the way ...



Bossier School District holding community meeting tonight  KTAL

The Bossier School District is holding a community meeting tonight following the arrest of a teacher charged with raping a student.



Construction at Kingston Road and Airline, Benton will impact drive times  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Construction in areas on each end of Kingston Road has two of Bossier Parish's busiest thoroughfares down to one lane for short distances and motorists are ...



Bossier Schools votes to fight federal lawsuit regarding prayer, allow logo on high school field  KSLA

The Bossier Parish School Board held a special meeting today about the federal lawsuit claiming it promotes Christianity.



Haughton High School wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Toledo Bend Reservoir Open  KTBS

(Many, LA)-- The Haughton High School duo of Jase White of Haughton, Louisiana, and Cole Golden of Adner, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the scale ...



Instagram post lands Benton High student behind bars on terrorizing charge  KTBS

A post on social media lands a Bossier Parish student behind bars, facing a charge of terrorizing.



Police Jury to study busy Bossier Parish intersection  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The Bossier Parish Police Jury is keeping a close eye on traffic flow ahead of the new Benton High School opening next year. Bossier Parish Engineer Butch ...



Interim Bossier schools superintendent among 6 applicants for the job  KTAL

Six people have applied to become the next Bossier Schools Superintendent, including the man currently serving in the position as interim superintendent.



Judge Jeff Thompson announces candidacy for Court of Appeal special election  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

BENTON — State District Court Judge Jeff Thompson (R-La.) announced his candidacy Thursday for the Second Circuit Court of Appeal, Second District special ...



2019 i3 Art Expo highlights talent of Bossier students  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Inspiration. Imagination. Innovation. All three forces came together showcasing an explosion of creativity at Bossier Schools' second annual i3 Art Expo from Feb ...



Bossier Parish Schools Dominate the World of Archery  Be Bossier

Bossier Parish Schools have dominated the world of archery. Kingston Elementary, Benton Middle, Benton High and Haughton Middle were on target and all ...



Contractors bid for new $45M Benton High School campus  KTBS

Another new building for Bossier Schools as their student numbers increase. On Thursday, contractors submitted their bids for the new Benton High School.



LHSCA All-Star games tip off Saturday | In Case You Missed It  KTBS

For the seventh year in a row, the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission will host the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches Association's All-Star Boys ...



Bossier Parish drivers warned of construction projects on busy roadways  KTBS

BENTON, La. _ Construction in areas on each end of Kingston Road has two of Bossier Parish's busiest thoroughfares down to one lane for short distances and ...



Longtime Benton track and field coaches announce their retirements  Shreveport Times

Scott Carroway and Barry Plunkett are retiring after leading Benton track and field teams for boys and girls.



Photos: Plaquemine High School Principal's Corner  Post South

[1/7] Courtesy Photo. “I want to give a huge congrats to Coach Dillon and our Lady Devils basketball team! The girls played an awesome game on February 14 ...



Big third inning boosts Benton to Class 4A state baseball championship  Shreveport Times

SULPHUR — The Benton Tigers scored seven runs in the top of the third inning and never looked back as the Tigers cruised to a dominating 13-2 win over the ...



New Benton High to bring positive impact on community  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

In a matter of months, Bossier Schools is poised to break ground on its largest project to date in the 2012 construction bond program; building a new Benton ...



College of Business announces 2019-2020 Caddo and Bossier REAL Scholarship recipients  News at Louisiana Tech

Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University, recently announced the recipients of the College's REAL Scholarship for the ...



Data shows highest graduation outcomes in Louisiana history  KTAL

BATON ROUGE, La. (KTAL/KMSS) More Louisiana students than ever before graduated from high school in four years in 2018, according to results released ...



'American Idol' journey ends for Benton teen  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The 'American Idol' journey is over for Benton's Garrett Jacobs. Jacobs was eliminated from the competition Monday night after failing to receive enough votes ...



Bossier Schools select new administrative leader  Shreveport Times

Incoming Bossier Parish SchoolsSuperintendent Scott Smith appointed a new assistant superintendent of administration at the board's regular meeting ...



Louisiana Rep. Johnson Claims California Atheists Are Trying to Spy on Students  Roll Call

Rep. Mike Johnson, who represents a vast swath of Louisiana's northwestern corner, accused California atheist groups of trying to spy on students at a school in ...



Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games March 29-31  kttn

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete ...



Road improvements, park coming to Kingston Road  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The Bossier Parish Police Jury will be making improvements to the Kingston Road corridor ahead of the new Benton High School opening next fall. Bossier ...



Benton gives Ward a birthday present with win  Shreveport Times

Benton coach Mary Ward may never have another birthday celebration like she had Thursday night in her home gym. Not only did the entire gym sing “Happy ...



For second straight year, Lancaster Country Day girls bow to Benton in PIAA Class 1A opener  LancasterOnline

One thing Lancaster Country Day could not do was get in foul trouble. Yet, that's exactly what happened when the Cougars opened the PIAA Class 1A girls ...



Bossier Parish Schools Spring Special Olympics begin | Education  KTBS

(BOSSIER CITY, LA) - Special education students from schools in Bossier Parish competed in the Spring Special Olympics today. Athletes in elementary school ...



Bossier Mayor declares today as Garrett Jacobs Day, local American Idol contestant  KTBS

(Bossier City, LA)-- Benton High School senior and American Idol contestant, Garrett Jacobs was recognized today for his outstanding accomplishment at today's ...



What's next for school board in religion lawsuit?  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

By Stacey Tinsley, stinsley@bossierpress.com. The Bossier Parish School Board is scheduled to have its day in court this spring to fight a lawsuit alleging ...



Stories to watch in 2019 in the ArkLaTex  KSLA

While it's hard to predict what 2019 will bring, there are some stories we expect to be following.



Rep. Johnson: Atheists want to hire private investigators to spy on Bossier schools  MyArkLaMiss

Congressman Mike Johnson says private investigators have been contacted to spy on Christian student groups at Benton High School.



Gingerbread House helps parents talk to their children about sexual abuse  KSLA

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - An outreach effort is underway in the Bossier Parish School District to help parents learn how to best communicate with their ...



Americans United files lawsuit against Bossier Parish Schools  KSLA-TV

Americans United announced in a news release that they have filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to stop the "widespread unconstitutional promotion of ...



UCA Bears add 25 on National Signing Day  KATV

The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new football Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA national signing period. UCA head ...



Tahoe found wrecked in MS belongs to missing LA man  KSLA-TV

A Bossier Parish man's truck has been found wrecked in Mississippi. Now Bossier sheriff's deputies plan to head out for Mississippi on Wednesday morning.



Bossier officials hope lower speed limit reduces accidents  Shreveport Times

Local officials hope a lower speed limit on a six-mile stretch of La. 3 from Bossier City to Benton will increase safety and reduce accidents on the well-traveled ...



NW La. prep volleyball teams add teams, coaches  Shreveport Times

Ruston, Evangel, Northwood among teams with new coaches.



Out of the Darkness: A mother discusses her son's suicide  KSLA-TV

On her son's birthday, Lisa Nix, reflected on her son's life and his suicide that happened over a year ago.



Tragic accident sparks speed limit change on Highway 3 in Bossier Parish  KSLA-TV

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Every day 20,000 cars pass up and down Highway 3, which is also known as Benton Road. The growing volume of traffic and a ...



UPDATE: Read Bossier 1st-grade teacher's note to parents about prayer  Shreveport Times

Bossier Parish first-grade teacher Kelli Aiello told parents in an email earlier this month that "the Lord has laid this on my heart" — "this" being to pray in the ...



Bossier Deputy recognized as "Deputy of the Year"  KSLA-TV

A Bossier Parish sheriff's deputy was recognized by the Louisiana Sheriff's Association as Deputy of the Year.



Bossier Parish teen to compete on 'American Idol' tonight  Shreveport Times

"American Idol" returns for a new season next year - and judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan say they want to do things their own way this time ...



How athletic are local principals?  Shreveport Times

Do you have to be an athlete to preside as principal in Caddo/Bossier high schools?



Bossier Parish school bus involved in crash  KSLA-TV

Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies are on scene on a crash involving a school bus.



LSUS Baseball Coaching Tree Has Plenty Of Roots  Victory Sports Network

The LSU Shreveport baseball program has produced many of current and former Head Coaches as well as Assistant Coaches. This year was a special year...



After child's death, attention turns to Kingston Road intersection in Bossier Parish  Shreveport Times

Five crashes have occurred this year at Kingston and La. 3 in Bossier Parish, including one that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old.



Bossier City singer moves forward on 'American Idol,' honored by hometown  Shreveport Times

April 3 is proclaimed Garrett Jacobs Day in Bossier City.



College of Business announces Caddo and Bossier REAL scholarship recipients  News at Louisiana Tech

May 18, 2018 | Business, General News, Impact. COB logo. Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University, recently announced ...



Students ready to shine at inaugural arts festival in Bossier  Shreveport Times

What to do and see at the inaugural Bossier Schools art fair.



CIC, NICERC get grant worth millions to expand efforts across the US  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) has received a multi-million-dollar grant to help train the next generation workforce. It was announced Tuesday that NICERC ...



Benton's Rutledge excited for Arkansas, SEC baseball  Shreveport Times

Jackson Rutledge was 6-2 with a 2.05 ERA last season for the Tigers.



Come Enjoy Family Fun at the Corn Dog Busker Arts Festival  Be Bossier

Don't let the name throw you off! If you're looking for some fun with the kids this weekend, the Corn Dog Busker Arts Festival is just the place you want to be!



Schools Investigate Inappropriate Behavior at Football Game  News Radio 710 KEEL

There have been some allegations of inappropriate behavior by Benton High School students and parents against visiting Southwood High band members at ...



Bossier teen advances on 'American Idol' to 14  Shreveport Times

Garrett Jacobs has made it to the part of the "American Idol" competition where viewers vote for their favorites.



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Need-to-know facts about Bossier superintendent candidates  Shreveport Times

Nine Louisiana and Texas educators seek to take the helm of Bossier Parish Schools. The candidates vying for the Bossier Parish Schools superintendent job ...



Bossier Schools names 2017 District Teachers of the Year  KTBS

(BOSSIER PARISH, LA) - Three Bossier Parish educators had an entourage of visitors burst into their classrooms Friday with exciting news. They are the 2017 ...



Bossier marks 9-11 with ceremony, Patriot Awards  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

The Bossier City community and elected officials, honored the lives that were lost 17 years ago with the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony and the 2018 Patriot ...



Youth under the rainbow: 'We don't feel safe'  Shreveport Times

Teddy Lowery wanted to die. On Christmas Day, at only 17 years old, he attempted suicide. He isn't alone. The suicide attempt rate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...



Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region  Madison.com

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:



Decade later, scars linger for Marine  Shreveport Times

A decade since he was thrown like a rag doll by a bomb, Iraq costs linger for local Marine.



Bossier deputy arrested and fired for failure to report juvenile sexual assault  KTBS

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington has terminated a Bossier deputy following his arrest for mishandling a case involving a juvenile while serving as a school ...



Men's Golf Signs Elite Class for 2018  LSUSports.net

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Men's Golf program is sure to remain a national power for years to come after signing arguably the nation's No. 1-ranked recruiting ...



Death of Tri-Cities wrestling coach and teacher a 'huge loss'  Tri-City Herald

A beloved teacher and coach in Benton City died Monday morning. There will be an informal gathering Tuesday night at the Kiona-Benton City football stadium ...



2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph  kttn

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete ...



KSLA Salutes: 2nd Bomb Wing Commander Col. Michael Miller  KSLA

Rarely has there been a time when Colonel Michael Miller hasn't had his eyes on the sky.



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