News

  • New Library

    New Bossier Parish Central Library Moving Ahead

    Posted Oct 27, 2020
    Plans for a new $9.5 million Bossier Parish Central Library are moving forward.
  • Bossier Parish’s Correctional Facilities Tax Info

    Bossier Parish’s Correctional Facilities Tax Info

    Posted Oct 27, 2020
    An ad valorem tax that provides funds for the operation of Bossier Parish’s correctional facilities will be up for renewal on Saturday, Dec. 5 when voters return to the polls to conclude this year’s election cycle.
  • First Responders Day at Cypress Black Bayou

    First Responders Day at Cypress Black Bayou

    Posted Oct 22, 2020
    Bossier Parish/City first responders – law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel – were honored Thursday with the inaugural “First Responders Appreciation Day” at Cypress Black Bayou marina.
  • First Responders

    First Responders Appreciation Day at Cypress Black Bayou

    Posted Oct 15, 2020
    All Bossier Parish/City first responders – law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel – are invited to the inaugural “First Responders Appreciation Day” at Cypress Black Bayou on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Early Voting

    Early Voting Begins Friday, October 16

    Posted Oct 14, 2020
    Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election begins Friday, Oct. 16 will continue through Tuesday, Oct. 27, according to Bossier Parish Registrar of Voters Stephanie Agee. Voting hours will be from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day except Sundays.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful Receives Grant

    Posted Oct 8, 2020
    Keep Bossier Beautiful has been selected as a recipient of the Healthy Communities Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization according to Lynn Bryan, KBB Executive Director.
  • Trailblazers

    Trailblazers to Present Free Waterfowl Migration Sessions

    Posted Oct 7, 2020
    Four free Waterfowl Migration Patterns and Trends workshops will be offered in north Louisiana cities to provide information on what to expect this hunting season, plus waterfowl and wetlands conservation.
  • Public Affairs

    PAR (Public Affairs Research Council) Amendments Guide

    Posted Oct 5, 2020
    PAR (Public Affairs Research Council) has released its guide to the proposed 2020 state of Louisiana Constitutional amendments, along with an explanation of each.
  • Trailblazer Field Day 1

    Trailblazer Forestry Workshop

    Posted Oct 5, 2020
    Area landowners learned better management practices of timber resources during a Friday workshop session at Red Oak Lake in Haughton, sponsored by Trailblazer RC&D.
  • Watertank 2

    Dogwood Water Tank Grounds

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    Workers have finished fine tuning the site of the new ground storage tank at Dogwood for the Consolidated Waterworks/Sewerage Dist. No. 1, according to Director of Public Utilities Larry Landry.
  • Trialblazer

    Trailblazer Workshop: October 2, 2020

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    A free Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) workshop and field tour will be held Friday, Oct. 2 at Red Oak Lake near Haughton to provide information to forest landowners on how to make their woodlands healthier, more profitable, and sustainable.
  • NLCOG

    Transportation Plan Study

    Posted Sep 11, 2020
    In order to spend federal dollars on local transportation projects and programs, a metropolitan area must have a Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP, or the Long-Range Transportation Plan).
  • Department of Treasury

    Tuesday with State Treasurer John Schroder

    Posted Sep 11, 2020
    Small business owners in the state could be eligible for up to $15,000 in expenses incurred during COVID 19 under a new state law, the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program.
  • Loading Items

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Helping Calcasieu Parish

    Posted Sep 5, 2020
    Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, a 26-foot truck loaded with much needed supplies left the Benton courthouse heading to Calcasieu Parish. With the effort, Bossier Parish is helping a friend that stepped up when help was needed.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: August 31, 2020

    Posted Sep 1, 2020
    WHEREAS, 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 public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 110 JBE 2020 issued on August 26, 2020, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 110 JBE 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Friday, September 11, 2020, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Residents Encouraged to Self-Report Storm Damage

    Posted Sep 1, 2020
    Louisiana is trying to determine the damage to residential structures and businesses throughout Bossier Parish from Hurricane Laura, and the following is the reporting web app the state is using.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: August 7, 2020

    Posted Aug 7, 2020
    WHEREAS, 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 public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020 issued on August 6, 2020, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 96 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Friday, August 28, 2020, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • Bill Altimus

    Bill Altimus Moves Up in NACO

    Posted Aug 3, 2020
    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus has been named a vice chair of the Transportation Steering Committee for the National Association of Counties.
  • US Census

    Census 2020 Information

    Posted Jul 24, 2020
    Reminder postcards from The U.S. Census Bureau are being sent this week to an estimated 34.3 million households. This will be the final mailing from the Census Bureau before census takers begin visiting nonresponding households across the nation in mid-August.
  • Bossier Parish

    Utility Assistance for Non-Profits

    Posted Jul 24, 2020
    Difficult economic times have placed many families in situations where it’s difficult to pay all the bills. Utility bills are a major concern as temperatures continue to soar.