The Times is a daily newspaper that publishes local, national and international news. The newspaper organizes a variety of contests for its readers. It has been in operation since 1872 and serves northwestern Louisiana. The newspaper promotes economic development, education excellence and beautification projects in the area. The Times has a daily readership of more than 138,000 adults. The newspaper offers publications that include Bossier Voices, Southern Hills Voices, SE Shreveport Voices, The Barksdale Warrior and Red River Moms. It maintains a staff of over 200 employees and features entertainment, sports and health news. The Times provides a variety of advertising and marketing options for businesses.