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  • GUMBO

    ConnectLA Applications In

    Posted Jan 13, 2022
    ConnectLA has received applications from 23 companies for the first round of the Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities program.
  • Linton Bridge

    Linton Road Bridge Update

    Posted Jan 11, 2022
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Jury are continuing to make progress on a new bridge over Flat River and roadway alignment to Linton Rd. at the site.
  • DOTD

    I-20/I-220 Lane Closures

    Posted Jan 7, 2022
    Ramp and lane closures have been scheduled for the ongoing construction of the new I-20/I-220 Barksdale Air Force Base interchange access project, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Bossier Parish

    Constable in Bossier Parish District 5 Position Open

    Posted Jan 6, 2022
    Applications are now being accepted for the position of Constable in Bossier Parish District 5 to fill the unexpired term of David Hamm who has resigned.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 15, 2021

    Posted Dec 17, 2021
    Slightly more than 54 miles of parish roads will be receiving a facelift over the next three years after Bossier Parish police jury members were presented the road overlay program covering 2022 through 2024.
  • Bossier Parish

    Teal Jones Group Evaluating Plant in Plain Dealing

    Posted Dec 17, 2021
    Teal Jones Group owners Tom and Dick Jones announced that the company is evaluating Bossier Parish for a planned $110.5 million southern yellow pine lumber plant. The new sawmill would support 125 new direct jobs, with average annual salaries of $47,000, plus benefits.
  • Bill Altimus gives his final report Wednesday as Bossier Parish Administrator.

    Bill Altimus to Retire December 31, 2021

    Posted Dec 16, 2021
    “It’s been quite a ride,” Bill Altimus said as he pondered his 25 years serving Bossier Parish, as a member of the parish police jury and as parish administrator. “Who would have thought in just twenty years we would be recognized as one of the most progressive and fastest growing areas in the state.”
  • Firetruck

    Benton Fire District #4 Millage Passes

    Posted Dec 14, 2021
    Voters in Benton Fire District #4 have approved a two-mill tax increase dedicated to new equipment and needs of a department tasked to provide protection to one of the fastest growing areas of Bossier Parish.
  • Payroll Specialist Vickie Meek has a larger space.

    Renovations to the Fourth Floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are Complete

    Posted Dec 8, 2021
    Renovations to the fourth floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are complete and that means several members of the parish police jury’s staff are making themselves at home in new surroundings.
  • Building

    Benton Fire District #4 Millage Update

    Posted Dec 6, 2021
    Voters in Benton Fire District #4 will head to the polls Saturday, Dec. 11 to determine the fate of a proposed two-mill tax increase dedicated to updating the department’s ability to provide emergency services to residents of one of the fastest-growing areas of the parish.
  • Bossier Parish's courthouse is showing signs of the Christmas season, giving night-time passers by a light display.

    Bossier Parish Courthouse Christmas Lights

    Posted Dec 2, 2021
    Christmas decorations and lights are featured at the Bossier Parish Courthouse, bringing a seasonal atmosphere to the building and grounds and lighting up the nights.
  • Billy Montgomery receives a "surprise" gift from Bossier Parish Police Jury President Jerome Darby.

    Billy “Coach” Montgomery Retirement Celebration

    Posted Dec 2, 2021
    A group of state and local elected officials and dignitaries handed out resolutions and praise to Billy “Coach” Montgomery Wednesday in celebration of his years of service to Bossier Parish as an educator, coach and state representative.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 1, 2021

    Posted Dec 2, 2021
    Engineers and highway department officials will be traveling Bossier Parish roadways in the very near future to get a first-hand look at infrastructure needs in preparation for the 2022 road program.
  • CVEU Executive Officer John Cloud calibrates a set of portable scales using the parish's press.

    CVEU Scales Reset

    Posted Nov 30, 2021
    A little inter-governmental cooperation, especially among law enforcement agencies, often goes a long way toward solving a problem.
  • 2021 Christmas

    Christmas Holiday Decorations

    Posted Nov 29, 2021
    ‘Tis the beginning of the Christmas season and the offices of the Bossier Parish Police Jury already reflect the onset. Another Marissa Broughton original graces the police jury office entrance while Marissa and Jessica Aldridge combined talents to prepare the display just off the courthouse entrance.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bodcau Dam Road Closure

    Posted Nov 29, 2021
    A section of Bodcau Dam Road will be closed starting Monday, Nov. 29 and will be closed for 5 months. This closure is located between Ben Durden Rd and Duck Dam Rd.
  • Poole Road Construction

    Poole Road Construction Continues

    Posted Nov 23, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury continue to move ahead with the repair project on Poole Rd. in south Bossier Parish. Construction work is one of several projects to replace and repair asphalt roads damaged by floods of 2015 and 2016.
  • Recycle

    Recycling at Bossier Max

    Posted Nov 19, 2021
    A groundbreaking recycling program sponsored by the Bossier Parish Police Jury and the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office has the potential to be beneficial not only to the environment but also to the bottom line of both agencies.
  • DOTD

    DOTD Project - Barksdale Blvd

    Posted Nov 19, 2021
    Work is expected to begin in late November on a project to improve a section of U.S. Hwy. 71 (Barksdale Blvd.) in Bossier City and Parish, according to an announcement from the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Road

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 17, 2021

    Posted Nov 18, 2021
    A proposed privately-funded expressway that would connect southern Bossier and Caddo parishes, including a toll bridge spanning the Red River, took a step forward Wednesday following a vote by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.