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  • Jurors

    Redistricting Workshop

    Posted Oct 20, 2021
    Bossier Parish continues to grow, with 2020 census figures showing a population of 128,746. With that growth comes change and nowhere is the change more evident than in seven of the 12 Police Jury districts. Jury members met Monday in a workshop session to discuss redistricting to learn just how their individual districts will be impacted.
  • Dr. Scott

    Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) Economic Impact

    Posted Oct 18, 2021
    Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), the anchor of the National Cyber Research Park (NCRP), is fulfilling its promise to grow the economy and diversify the workforce of northwest Louisiana, according to a report by economist Dr. Loren Scott.
  • Bo Brandon

    Bo Brandon Park Facelift

    Posted Oct 18, 2021
    All playing fields at Bo Brandon Park in Princeton will be closed beginning Monday, Oct. 18, according to Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation Director Warren Saucier.
  • A large gathering on the lawn of the Bossier Parish Courthouse observed ceremonies honoring peace officers who died in the line of duty.

    Peace Officer Memorial Day

    Posted Oct 13, 2021
    A Day of Honor and Gratitude Wednesday to remember peace officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice drew law enforcement officers from a number of north Louisiana agencies plus a large crowd of supporters, including family members of the fallen.
  • PAR

    PAR’s Review of the Proposed Amendments on 2021 Ballot

    Posted Oct 13, 2021
    A guide to the proposed Louisiana Constitution amendments on the 2021 ballot has been published by the Public Affairs Research Council. Four proposed amendments will be decided by Louisiana voters.
  • Traffic

    Benton Road / I-220 Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    One of Bossier Parish’s busiest intersections is scheduled for a major overhaul following action last week by the parish Police Jury. Jury members voted unanimously to award a $741,000 contract to Earnest Contracting for turn lane extensions at the Benton Rd. (LA Hwy. 3)/I-220 intersection, a project designed to help improve north and south traffic flow through the area. Bossier Parish and the city of Bossier City will split the project cost.
  • Parish Administrator Bill Altimus (left) talks about renovations on the fourth floor with police jury members Phiip Rodgers (center) and Charles Gray.

    Courthouse Fourth Floor Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    When several Bossier Parish Police Jury office staffers return from the Thanksgiving holiday, they’ll find themselves heading for new surroundings at the parish courthouse.
  • DOTD

    Bodcau Bridge Closure

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    Beginning Monday, Oct. 18, the LA. Hwy. 157 bridge over Bodcau Bayou Relief north of Bellevue will be closed to all traffic according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Fema

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 6, 2021

    Posted Oct 8, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members accepted bids on a number of parish projects Wednesday, including $9.2 million for construction of a new Bossier Parish central library on property at Beckett St. and City Hall Dr.
  • NNO

    National Night Out Against Crime Held

    Posted Oct 8, 2021
    Parish-wide observance of the National Night Out Against Crime last week put one Bossier Parish Police Jury member behind a fryer, providing a night-out cookout for a group of Rosedale subdivision residents.
  • Road Construction

    Current Highway Department Road Projects

    Posted Oct 5, 2021
    Highway department crews with the Bossier Parish Police Jury are continuing programs designed to improve parish roads and drainage systems.
  • Halloween

    Police Jury Office Halloween Decorations

    Posted Oct 5, 2021
    It’s the month for spooks and goblins, and visitors to the Bossier Parish Police Jury offices in the parish courthouse will be greeted by some of the more friendly October ghoulies.
  • Bossier Parish

    Amended Executive Order: September 29, 2021

    Posted Oct 2, 2021
    WHEREAS, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the statewide public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 181 JBE 2021 issued on September 28, 2021, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 181 JBE 2021 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • Bossier Parish

    Broadband Test Helps Locate Need

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Bossier Parish has money to spend that hopefully will encourage broadband providers to increase coverage in areas of the parish that have poor service or none at all, but residents hold the key to identifying areas most in need.
  • I220

    I-20 / I-220  Construction Update

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Construction on a new entrance to Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-220/I-20 interchange is moving ahead, with an expected completion date later this year. Following construction, painting and sandblasting reportedly will continue into early 2022.
  • Police Jury Meeting

    Police Jury Associating Meeting

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Several members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury attended a Region IV meeting of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana (PJAL) held in Ruston Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Library event center.
  • North South

    North South Crouch Road to Dean Road Work

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury continue to push south from Crouch Rd. with clearing and grubbing for the Swan Lake Rd. extension, a thoroughfare that will become the parish’s north/south connection between LA Hwy. 162 and I-220.
  • FEMA

    FEMA Projects - J.R. Drive

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Work has begun on a second group of asphalt roads damaged during floods of 2015 and 2016. Eleven roads in south Bossier Parish are scheduled for repair and reconstruction in Task Order 2.
  • Tech Fellowship

    Louisiana Tech Fellowship

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Louisiana Tech University students are developing innovative solutions to challenges in Air Force Global Strike Command thanks to the Global Strike National Security Fellowship Program.
  • Bossier Parish

    2021 Election Dates

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Primary elections in Louisiana are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 13, but other dates in this year’s cycle are important.