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  • Bossier Parish

    Hazard Waste Spill

    Posted Oct 21, 2019
    A tractor-trailer hauling a piece of oil field equipment leaked hazardous material last week over an approximate eight-mile stretch roadway stretching from northbound I-49, onto La. Hwy. 2 and continuing to just east of La. Hwy. 3.
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    Senators to be Recognized

    Posted Oct 17, 2019
    A pair of Louisiana state senators will receive special recognition Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. for their efforts in helping obtain funding for an eastern entrance to Barksdale Air Force Base.
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    Volunteers Receive Training from National Weather Service

    Posted Oct 9, 2019
    Volunteers interested in helping the National Weather Service locate and identify hazardous weather were instructed in how to gather and report information during a Skywarn spotter seminar Wednesday.
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    Waterfowl Migration Patterns and Trends Workshop Scheduled

    Posted Oct 7, 2019
    Waterfowl migration patterns and trends will be the subject of free training workshops scheduled in the north Louisiana area on Oct. 17, Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 in West Monroe, Ruston and Bossier City.
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    New Water/Sewerage Billing System Implemented

    Posted Oct 7, 2019
    A new billing system is being instituted for Bossier Parish’s Consolidated Waterworks/Sewerage District No. 1 in order to establish a more consistent billing date, parish officials have announced.
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    Lake Bistineau Burn Ban on Exposed Lake Bed

    Posted Aug 10, 2019
    Bossier Parish joined its across-the-lake neighbors Webster and Bienville parishes Wednesday by issuing a burn ban on the exposed Lake Bistineau lake bed. Officials said the ban will be in effect indefinitely.
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    Powerful Storms Hit Near Benton

    Posted Jun 20, 2019
    A powerful storm packing a possible tornado slammed Bossier Parish northeast of Benton Wednesday around 11:30 p.m. causing widespread damage including leveling trees, downing power lines and destroying at least two residences.
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    Pumphouse Construction Update

    Posted May 17, 2019
    Workers with R&R Roofing and Remodeling, contractors for the parish Police Jury, are putting the finishing touches on a new building to protect the water well and equipment at the Parish Park in south Bossier.
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    I-220 Extension Into Barksdale Air Force Base Groundbreaking

    Posted May 15, 2019
    Local and state elected officials plus a large gathering of area supporters saw the first shovels of dirt turned on the future extension of I-220 into Barksdale Air Force Base, a roughly $90 million project that will finally give the base an entrance/exit onto I-20.
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    Access Road to Barksdale Airforce Base Contract Signed

    Posted Apr 24, 2019
    It’s official. A contract was signed and notice to proceed was issued Wednesday to mark the beginning of a $71.8 million project that will construct a new access road into Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-20/I-220 interchange east of Bossier City.
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    Parish Gets Project Money

    Posted Mar 27, 2019
    It’s official. Bossier Parish now has just over 20 million dollars available for parish road and bridge repairs, and to purchase additional water systems, beginning almost immediately and continuing through 2021.
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    On Time Trash Pick Up No Longer In Business

    Posted Mar 27, 2019
    A waste pick-up company that had been serving Bossier Parish customers apparently is no longer in business.
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    Billy Montgomery Inducted Into The Northwestern State University Long Purple Line

    Posted Mar 25, 2019
    Billy Montgomery added one more honor Saturday to an already impressive list when he was inducted into the Northwestern State University Long Purple Line, an award for outstanding achievement and service by an NSU grad.
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    TestIt Mobile App Available for Testing Internet Speed

    Posted Mar 12, 2019
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    Cassidy, Kennedy, Johnson, Abraham: Louisiana's Cyber Innovation Center is Helping Keep Our Country Safe

    Posted Mar 5, 2019
    The Digital Age demands a workforce capable of defending us from modern threats. Americans today face cyber threats not only from hostile foreign nationals, but also from hackers, child pornographers, spies and thieves invading our homes and businesses through our computers.
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    Lake Bistineau getting fishing aids

    Posted Feb 8, 2019
    Area fishermen will soon be getting a little extra help in their pursuit of game fish on Lake Bistineau, thanks to the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Parks and Recreation Department and the La. Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries.
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    Parish responders team with military for drill

    Posted Dec 12, 2018
    Teamwork is the key to success in many cases, especially when the safety of perhaps thousands of individuals hangs in the balance. And the key to refining teamwork in emergencies involving hazardous materials is training.
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    Numbers up for early voting

    Posted Oct 25, 2018
    Bossier Parish voters are beginning to learn the way to the new voting site conveniently located closer to thousands of south Bossier residents who would like to save a few miles during early balloting.
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    Waterfowl workshop planned

    Posted Oct 18, 2018
    Waterfowl enthusiasts will be able to pick up valuable information on one of their favorite topics during a seminar scheduled for Monday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Complex, 2510 Viking Dr. in Bossier City.
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    Census 2020 looking for workers

    Posted Oct 5, 2018
    Uncle Sam is looking for a few good people. And, he’s ready to pay an attractive wage for individuals he can count on to count well.