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    State Fire Marshal Releases Restaurant Guidelines to Open

    Posted Apr 30, 2020
    Governor John Bel Edwards’ COVID-19 Proclamation JBE will be released May 1 revealing strict standards for all restaurants and food services that provide outdoor patio venues.
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    Emergency Declaration

    Posted Apr 8, 2020
    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 Stay at Home Executive Order issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020, and amended on April 2, 2020, by Governor John Bel Edwards, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19. In accordance with said amended declaration, the Bossier Parish Courthouse will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 22, 2020, beginning at 5:00 p.m., and will remain closed through Sunday, April 30, 2020. This provision may be extended beyond Monday, April 30, 2020, by further order.
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    COVID-19 Precautions

    Posted Apr 1, 2020
    Medical specialists predict the problems facing our community could reach a peak soon. We have been asked to take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) and we are now asking you, as citizens of Bossier Parish, to do more.
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    COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

    Posted Mar 23, 2020
    In accordance with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ state-wide stay home order, the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton will be closed to the public beginning Monday.
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    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus Discusses COVID-19

    Posted Mar 19, 2020
    COVID-19 has changed the American way of life drastically and public entities like the Bossier Parish Police Jury are aware that while things may be difficult, services to the public must continue.
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    COVID-19 Layoffs: What to do

    Posted Mar 18, 2020
    Those who were laid off as of Monday due to coronavirus restrictions imposed by Louisiana’s governor have until 5 p.m. Saturday to file an unemployment insurance claim, according to the Secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
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    Bossier Parish Libraries Closed

    Posted Mar 17, 2020
    All Bossier Parish library locations will be closed effective Wednesday, March 18 and will remain closed until further notice. The library Board of Control voted to issue the notice of closure.
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    Judicial District Court COVID-19 Notice & Courthouse Update

    Posted Mar 16, 2020
    In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Louisiana and across the nation, the 26th Judicial District Court encompassing Bossier and Webster parishes has issued a General Order affecting court activities.
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    Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation Facilitates Closed For Group Gatherings; Open for Individual and Family Recreation

    Posted Mar 16, 2020
    Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation will be closing its facilities for group gatherings. Sports games, tournaments, and practices are cancelled until April 13, 2020. Playgrounds, walking tracks, and picnic/camping areas will remain open for individual and family recreation.

    Bossier Parish Unified Command Meeting

    Posted Mar 14, 2020
    Members of the Bossier Parish Unified Command, made up of parish officials and heads of emergency/first responder departments, heard reports on the COVID-19 and its impact on the state during a Friday conference call with the governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

    Bossier Parish Libraries Suspends All Library Programs and Events

    Posted Mar 14, 2020
    Amid questions and concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Bossier Parish Libraries will suspend all library programs and events, including outreach events, effective Saturday, March 14.

    Bossier Parish Weather Update

    Posted Mar 12, 2020
    Bossier Parish is not currently expecting dangerous flooding from any of its waterways, according to Ian Snellgrove, director of the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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    COVID-19 VIrus Information

    Posted Mar 11, 2020
    While the Louisiana Public Health Department is the lead agency on the COVID-19 virus and is already promoting local public awareness campaigns, Bossier Parish’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness wants to reemphasize first that no one needs to panic.

    Bill Altimus Appointed to State Commission

    Posted Feb 11, 2020
    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus has been named to the state of Louisiana’s Broadband for Everyone in Louisiana (BEL) Commission. Altimus will be the Louisiana Police Jury Association’s representative on the panel.
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    Sewer Main Failures Kingston Plantation subdivision near Col. Burt Blvd. and Cattails Trail

    Posted Feb 11, 2020
    Some sewer main failures have been experienced due to groundwater issues.

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Walking/Biking Trail

    Posted Feb 7, 2020
    If it’s true that numbers often tell the tale, then the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway walking/biking trail is one very popular attraction.

    Rocketeers in the Park

    Posted Jan 16, 2020
    It’s not just sporting events that attract groups to South Bossier Park during the week and on weekends.
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    USATF Cross Country Compete

    Posted Nov 25, 2019
    A little cold weather didn’t chill the enthusiasm of hundreds of runners Saturday for the 2019 USA Track & Field national cross country championship qualifier at South Bossier Park.
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    Junior Olympics Cross Country Meet

    Posted Nov 14, 2019
    Bossier Parish’s South Bossier Park will host a qualifying meet for the 2019 USA Track & Field (USATF) national cross country championships on Saturday, Nov. 23, according to Juan Plaza, head coach at River Cities Track Club.
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    Plain Dealing Road Now Open

    Posted Nov 14, 2019
    Contractors have completed work on a bridge on S. Arkansas St. in Plain Dealing and the road is now open for traffic.