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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.
  • 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

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fire District

    Benton Fire District #4 Needs List

    Posted Nov 12, 2021
    Saturday, Dec. 11 could prove to be a pivotal day for Benton Fire District #4 when voters in the district go to the polls to decide on a request for a two-mill tax increase.
  • State Direct for for Broadband and Connectivity Veneeth Iyengar talks about opportunities for expansion of broadband coverage.

    Broadband Conference Update

    Posted Nov 8, 2021
    Representatives from public bodies and agencies in several northwest Louisiana parishes heard updates Monday from Veneeth Iyengar, Executive Director for Broadband and Connectivity, on efforts to attract broadband service providers to underserved and unserved residents in the state.
  • Bossier Parish Police Jury member Bob Brotherton comments during press conference.

    Archery Shooters Association News Conference

    Posted Nov 8, 2021
    Officials from Bossier and Webster parishes, along with representatives of local and state government, emphasized teamwork during a Friday news conference welcoming the McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour to Camp Minden for a 10-year run.
  • Bossier Parish Library Board members (from left) Bob Brotherton, Jack Gore, Doug Rimmer and Charles Gray join parish Director of Libraries Heather McEntee (right) in turning dirt at the site of the new central library/history center complex.

    New Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Nov 3, 2021
    Shovels turned dirt Wednesday to officially kick off construction of a new Bossier Parish Central Library and History Center complex, a $9.2 million project located on property at the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St.
  • Library

    Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Bossier Parish Libraries will host a groundbreaking celebration Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. to mark the beginning of construction of a new Central Library and History Center. Ceremonies will be conducted at the site of the new library on the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St. in Bossier City.
  • Fire District

    Bossier Fire District #4 Property Tax Information

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Voters in Bossier Fire District #4 will be asked to approve a two-mill property tax increase dedicated to priority items necessary to help meet the needs of the rapidly growing area north of the Bossier City city limits when they go to the polls Saturday, Dec. 11.
  • Library

    Library Construction Ceremonies

    Posted Oct 27, 2021
    Ceremonies set to kick off construction of new Bossier Parish Library central branch, complete with History Center.
  • Archery

    Archery News Conference Scheduled

    Posted Oct 27, 2021
    News conference scheduled to announce partnership with archery shooters association, a move that will have a 10-year economic impact on Webster/Bossier/Caddo parishes.
  • LDEQ

    Bossier City Hazard Site Cleanup

    Posted Oct 26, 2021
    A series of public meetings and information session about plans to clean up contaminated soil near the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City have been set Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn Camellia Room located at 2015 Old Minden Rd.
  • 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.
  • 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.