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  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • DR. WHYTE MEETING

    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.
  • LIBRARY ACTIVITY SUSPENDED

    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.
  • BODCAU DAM OVERFLOW

    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.
  • COVID-19 ART

    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

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • BOAT LAUNCH SOUTH END

    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.
  • ROCKET LAUNCH

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sewer Billing Error

    Posted Nov 13, 2019
    A programming error has been discovered in the rate calculation in the most recent system conversion for the average sewer bill offered by the Bossier Parish Police Jury. The most recently mailed bills did not include this calculation.
  • Bossier Parish

    Governor Commits $10 Million to Louisiana Tech Research Institute

    Posted Nov 13, 2019
    A $10 million commitment from the state’s capital outlay funds will help build a state-of-the-art Louisiana Tech Research Institute on the grounds of the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City.
  • Bossier Parish

    DOTD to Replace 2 Highway 80 Bridges

    Posted Oct 31, 2019
    Work is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 4 on a $4.2 million project to replace a pair of bridges on U.S. Hwy 80 over Fifi Bayou just west of Haughton’s Tall Timbers subdivision.
  • Bossier Parish

    Haughton Walking Trail and Veteran’s Therapy Health Garden Dedication

    Posted Oct 28, 2019
    Dedication services and a ribbon cutting officially opened a walking trail and Veteran’s Therapy Health Garden to the public Monday at the Joe Delaney Memorial Park in Haughton.
  • Bossier Parish

    Work Begins on WK Palmetto

    Posted Oct 24, 2019
    Contractors are in the initial stages of preparing for construction of a health care facility on the grounds of the former Palmetto Country Club.
  • Bossier Parish

    State Senators Honored

    Posted Oct 24, 2019
    State Senators Ryan Gatti (District 36) and Barrow Peacock (District 37) were honored Wednesday with certificates of appreciation from the Bossier Parish Police Jury in recognition of their efforts to secure funding for the extension of I-220 onto Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Bossier Parish

    Storm Damage Assessment

    Posted Oct 21, 2019
    No major damage was reported when heavy rains and winds accompanying a storm front roared through Bossier Parish Sunday evening.