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  • Bossier Parish

    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.
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    Edwards orders Restore Louisiana program reopened

    Posted Oct 2, 2018
    Gov. John Bel Edwards has instructed the Office of Community Development to reopen the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program survey until Oct. 19 and extend the formal application deadline until Nov. 16.
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    Fire District 4 sees rating improve

    Posted Sep 28, 2018
    Bossier Parish Fire District 4 received some good news recently and that translates to very good news, plus something extra in the pocketbook, for residents of the rural fire district.
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    South Bossier Fire Dist. 2 has new chief

    Posted Sep 28, 2018
    Ryan Foster was a 17-year-old junior at Parkway High School in 2002 when he was bitten by the firefighter bug and that bite led him to rural fire district 2 in south Bossier Parish where he signed on as a volunteer.
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    State association meets in Bossier City

    Posted Sep 27, 2018
    Parish engineers and supervisors from across the state were in Bossier City Wednesday and Thursday for the Fall meeting of the Louisiana Parish Engineers and Supervisors Association held at Margaritaville Resort.
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    Tall Timbers park is popular with kids' teams

    Posted Sep 19, 2018
    A late afternoon visit to the Police Jury's park adjacent to Tall Timbers subdivision on U.S. Hwy. 80 will usually reveal a beehive of youth sports activities as little leaguers practice their skills.
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    Restore Louisiana coming to Shreveport

    Posted Sep 18, 2018
    Residents impacted by the 2016 floods can receive assistance completing their Restore Louisiana surveys when the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program visits Shreveport.
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    Water well near completion at parish camp

    Posted Sep 14, 2018
    Contract drillers for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are completing a water well at the Parish Camp located on Lake Bistineau in south Bossier.
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    Veterans' garden, trail opens in Athens

    Posted Sep 7, 2018
    Veterans looking for piece and quiet and the solitude of a garden setting now have a place to go, and it’s tucked away in a small town among the rolling hills and green pastures of La. Hwy. 9 in Claiborne Parish, about half way between Homer and Arcadia.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury commits to BAFB project

    Posted Aug 16, 2018
    Bossier Parish will soon officially become a partner in the Barksdale Access Interchange Improvement Project that will provide a north/south access road from the intersection of I-20 and I-220 to a new Barksdale Air Force Base entrance gate.
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    Parish continues mosquito spraying program

    Posted Aug 14, 2018
    Part of the Bossier Parish Police Jury's regular road program is spraying for mosquitoes along parish roads and in neighborhoods throughout the parish.
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    Census 2020 on Bossier Parish priority list

    Posted Jul 18, 2018
    Although more than a year remains before the 2020 census count begins in earnest, the U.S. Census Bureau considers the massive undertaking to be just around the corner. In Bossier Parish, officials have been looking around that corner for several months now.
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    Parish Camp use remains high

    Posted Jul 17, 2018
    The park is currently being refurbished and plans are on the drawing board for additional features at the park including a new bathroom facility.
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    High winds take down trees at Parish Camp

    Posted Jul 5, 2018
    High winds leading a fast moving thunderstorm toppled a pair of large trees at the Parish Camp on Lake Bistineau in south Bossier, sending highway department crews into action to remove the debris.
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    Trio honored by War Veterans' Home

    Posted Jun 27, 2018
    Three individuals who played a major role in establishing the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans' Home in Bossier City saw their efforts rewarded with a plaque that is now displayed in the Home.
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    ART multi-purpose trail sporting new signage

    Posted Jun 25, 2018
    Hikers and bikers taking a trip along the two-plus miles of Arthur Ray Teague Parkway multi-use trail will find new signs giving information on the trail itself and the adjoining Red River National Wildlife Refuge.
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    DOTD says Barksdale interchange in RFP phase

    Posted Jun 22, 2018
    Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, has announced a significant advancement in the I-20/I-220 Interchange into Barksdale Air Force Base Project in Bossier Parish.
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    Estate planning workshop set

    Posted Jun 11, 2018
    A free Estate Planning Workshop will be conducted Thursday, June 21 at the Bossier Parish History Center (adjacent to the Central Library), 2206 Beckett St. in Bossier City to discuss assets planning.
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    Dogwood project nearly complete

    Posted May 30, 2018
    Repairs to a 40-foot washout along a drainage pipe behind homes in Dogwood subdivision are almost complete. Parish police jury highway department workers have replaced and covered a new section of drainage pipe, and a thick layer of rock is being applied to help prevent erosion.
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    Police Jury to improve Kingston Rd. ahead of school

    Posted May 21, 2018
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury will be making improvements to the Kingston Road corridor ahead of the new Benton High School opening next fall.