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  • Bossier Parish

    Information on Broadband Connectivity in Louisiana

    Posted Sep 21, 2021
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  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Extension Multi-use Trail Work

    Posted Sep 20, 2021
    Clearing has begun on an extension of the Arthur Ray Teague multi-use trail, a project that will take the trail from its current terminus at the Caroline lake boat launch on the Red River Wildlife Refuge south to Parkway High School.
  • Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Deer Workshop

    Posted Sep 16, 2021
    A whitetail deer workshop, “Improving Your Deer Herd Quality,” is scheduled Friday, Oct. 8 at the History Center of the Bossier Parish Library in Bossier City.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    911 Remembrance Planned

    Posted Sep 8, 2021
    Keep Bossier Beautiful and the City of Bossier City will present a special 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony of 9-11 on Saturday, Sept. 11 beginning at 9 a.m.
  • Connect LA

    Parish Broadband Update

    Posted Sep 2, 2021
    Making broadband services available to all areas of Bossier Parish can be boiled down to providing incentives for companies in the industry, and Parish Administrator Bill Altimus believes a major incentive is already available in the form of money. Lots of it.
  • Donations

    Hurricane Ida Evacuees Donation Delivery

    Posted Sep 2, 2021
    Evacuees from Hurricane Ida currently making their temporary homes at the camping grounds, cabins and cottages of Cypress Black Bayou recreation area have a few more items to help make their stay more comfortable, thanks to donations from the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • FEMA

    Hurricane Disaster Assistance

    Posted Aug 31, 2021
    Governor John Bel Edwards has received approval for Public Assistance (PA) Emergency Protective Measures for all 64 parishes and Individual Assistance (IA) for the parishes affected by Hurricane Ida.
  • Evacuees

    Evacuees from Hurricane Ida at Cypress Black Bayou Park

    Posted Aug 30, 2021
    Evacuees from Hurricane Ida who have found a temporary home at Cypress Black Bayou Park will have some of the essentials needed to make their stay a little more comfortable thanks to assistance from the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
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    Courthouse Air Quality Enhancement

    Posted Aug 28, 2021
    Enhanced indoor air quality can be a critical factor in a healthy environment for visitors and employees at the Bossier Parish Courthouse and all parish facilities, and the Bossier Parish Police Jury will be making a significant investment to help ensure cleaner air.
  • LTI2

    La. Tech Research Institute Moving Ahead

    Posted Aug 25, 2021
    Construction on the new La. Tech Research Institute facility is moving ahead, and both local and state officials are anticipating the benefits to the I-20/Cyber corridor.
  • Bossier City Mayor Tommy Chandler, CIC Executive Director/President Craig Spohn, Gov. John Bel Edwards and La. Tech University President Dr. Les Guice turn dirt.

    Louisiana Tech University’s Research Institute (LTRI) Groundbreaking

    Posted Aug 25, 2021
    Louisiana Tech University’s Research Institute (LTRI), currently under construction on the grounds of the Cyber Innovation Center, is seeking new ways to provide work for both industry and defense partners and provide research and development for Global Strike.
  • Bossier Parish

    Amended Executive Order: August 2, 2021

    Posted Aug 3, 2021
    Please read the latest Amended Executive Order regarding mask in the courthouse.
  • DRA

    Broadband Connectivity Test

    Posted Aug 3, 2021
    State of Louisiana officials are asking Bossier Parish residents to take a quick test to help provide broadband connectivity to all areas that have no or poor service.
  • FCC

    Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    Posted Aug 3, 2021
    Households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic could find assistance under the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, a temporary relief program administered by the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Bossier Parish

    Cypress Fiber Optics Down

    Posted Jul 29, 2021
    A fiber optics line serving the Cypress Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District was accidentally severed Thursday by a contractor working in the area.
  • Lady Chops

    Lady Chops at the Park

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    Drum Roll Please. If this lady can get sticks on it, she can play it. Lady Chops brought an hour of high-energy, education and entertainment to Tall Timbers Park Wednesday, delighting a group of adults and children with a display of adaptations that turned buckets, pots and pans, and a Cajun rubboard into instruments.
  • Bossier Parish

    Trash Pickup Will Continue

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    Although Bossier Parish will continue picking up certain trash and debris at no charge to residents, parameters have been established to determine what will qualify for removal.
  • Forestry

    Free Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) Workshop and Field Tour

    Posted May 17, 2021
    A free Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) Workshop and Field Tour will be offered on Friday, June 11 at Red Oak Lake near Haughton to provide information to forest landowners on how to make their woodlands healthier, more profitable, and sustainable.
  • Bossier Parish

    Emergency Broadband Benefits

    Posted May 8, 2021
    A Federal Communications Commission program designed to help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been announced by the state of Louisiana’s Broadband Development and Connectivity office.
  • Alison Lerma Smith Retirement

    Alison Lerma Smith Retirement Resolution

    Posted May 3, 2021
    Alison Lerma Smith retirements from the LSU AgCenter’s Bossier Parish Extension Office, retired on April 30, 2021 after 42 years of service.