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  • Site Tour

    Site Cleanup Tour

    Posted Jun 23, 2022
    A tour Tuesday at the site of the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City gave concerned residents and local officials a first-hand look at what's being done to clean up and mitigate surface soil contamination resulting from the wood treatment process.
  • Juvenile Justice

    Juvenile Justice Workshop

    Posted Jun 18, 2022
    As juvenile crime statistics grow, ways and resources to deal with them seem to shrink. The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) is trying to help.
  • Butch Ford makes comments to open the Bossier infrastructure planning meeting.

    Infrastructure Meeting

    Posted May 24, 2022
    Projects totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars that will impact future development in one of the fastest growing areas of the state were outlined Tuesday during a Bossier infrastructure planning meeting attended by representatives of public and governmental agencies.
  • Trailblazer

    Free Forestry 101 for Landowners Workshop

    Posted May 24, 2022
    A free Forestry 101 for Landowners workshop will be offered Tuesday, June 14 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City. Purpose of the workshop is to help landowners improve the health, profitability, and sustainability of their woodlands.
  • Sewer

    Airline Drive Sewer Project

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Commercial development along north Airline Dr. is continuing at a rapid pace and contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving ahead with an extension of the parish's sewer system to help accommodate new businesses.
  • Ground Breaking

    Ground Breaking at Port of Caddo-Bossier

    Posted May 12, 2022
    Ground has been officially broken for The Port of Caddo-Bossier’s newest tenant, Sunny Point Aggregates. The company is building a new sand and proppants processing facility at The Port.
  • Trailblazers

    Free Farm Pond Construction and Management Workshop

    Posted May 12, 2022
    A free Farm Pond Construction and Management Workshop will be held Friday, May 27 at Red Oak Lake, 1495 Potter Rd., near Haughton, hosted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Trailblazer RC&D.
  • Police Jury member Charles Gray (left) talks about the cleanup with project manager Michael Lehman.

    Former Tronox/Kerr-McGee Wood Treating Facility Cleanup Update

    Posted May 11, 2022
    Cleanup and soil mitigation has been ongoing since February at the site of the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility located on the south side of Green St. at Hamilton Rd. in Bossier City, and work is expected to continue through August.
  • Sawmill Meeting

    Teal Jones Group Sawmill Meeting

    Posted May 10, 2022
    Bossier Parish Administrator Butch Ford and police jury member John Ed Jorden, Plain Dealing Mayor Shavonda Gay and members of the town council met this week to discuss economic opportunities related to a planned Teal Jones Group lumber mill scheduled to be located on LA Hwy. 3 just south of the north Bossier Parish town.
  • NLFA

    North Louisiana Football Alliance Playoffs

    Posted May 10, 2022
    North Louisiana Football Alliance has announced its 2022 playoffs scheduled to begin Saturday, May 24 at South Bossier Park.
  • Soil Health

    A Free "Soil Health in Your Garden" Workshop

    Posted May 2, 2022
    A free "Soil Health in Your Garden" workshop will be offered Tuesday, May 10 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City, featuring soil scientist Rachel Stout-Evans who will present information to help gardeners understand and manage soil health to improve production.
  • Bossier Parish

    McKenzie Archery Shooters Association (ASA) Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour Update

    Posted Apr 29, 2022
    Results are in and figures show the inaugural McKenzie Archery Shooters Association (ASA) Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour held at Camp Minden April 21-24 was a success.
  • Operation Clean Sweep

    Operation Clean Sweep Update

    Posted Apr 25, 2022
    We are excited to share the results from Operation Clean Sweep and the power of working together. Leaders and community members worked for the betterment of our parish on a beautiful Saturday morning to clean up our community during Love the Boot week.
  • Crawfish

    ASA Crawfish Boil

    Posted Apr 25, 2022
    ASA tournament officials joined local guests and dignitaries Friday evening for an introduction to Louisiana cuisine with a crawfish boil on the grounds of Camp Minden sponsored by the Webster Parish Convention & Visitors Commission.
  • ASA Logo

    2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour

    Posted Apr 18, 2022
    Archers from across the country will meet at Camp Minden Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24 for the 2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour, an event that will kick off a 10-year run at the 15,000 acre facility west of Minden.
  • Forestry

    Forestry Management in Dynamic Times Workshop

    Posted Apr 10, 2022
    A free Forestry Management in Dynamic Times workshop will be presented Monday, April 25 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful E-Waste Event

    Posted Mar 24, 2022
    Bossier Parish residents will have the opportunity to safely recycle old electronic devices free of charge during the Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) E-Waste recycling event scheduled Saturday, March 26.
  • Oversize Load

    Oversize Load Stop

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    A recent stop of an oversized load on a parish road by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) points to a problem that potentially could cost parish taxpayers millions of dollars in repairs to vital infrastructure.
  • Tables

    New Tables at Lake Plain Dealing Park

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    Visitors to Lake Plain Dealing Park have something new that will add to their recreational experience at the facility, which is part of Louisiana’s National Scenic Boom or Bust Byway.
  • Recycle

    Keep Bossier Recycling Efforts

    Posted Mar 10, 2022
    A partnership of the Bossier Parish Police Jury (BPPJ), Bossier Sheriff’s Office (BSO), Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) and Renew Waste was formed to create the first program in Louisiana to incorporate corrections into a recycling initiative from the multifacility prison complex.