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  • Trailblazers

    Free Timber Workshop

    Posted Sep 19, 2022
    Timber expert Ricky Kilpatrick will share 10 timely tips to help timber producers navigate the current timber market and avoid potential problems during a free workshop scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett Street in Bossier City.
  • Plain Dealing Mayor Shavonda Gay listens as state Sen. Robert Mills talks about good news for her town.

    State Senator Robert Mills Visits Plain Dealing

    Posted Sep 15, 2022
    State Senator Robert Mills discussed good news for Plain Dealing including possible state dollars to help improve community infrastructure, during a Thursday visit with town officials.
  • Comcast officials meet with the Bossier Parish Police Jury broadband study committee.

    Broadband Services Coming To Plain Dealing

    Posted Sep 15, 2022
    Plain Dealing residents will soon have broadband services available after a national company announced plans to extend fiber optic services to the north Bossier Parish community, thanks to a state grant.
  • 911 LIBERTY GARDEN

    Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Posted Sep 7, 2022
    Keep Bossier Beautiful and the city of Bossier City will present the annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Sunday, September 11 at 9:00 a.m. in tribute to those who lost their life in the horrific terrorist attacks on the nation.
  • Launch

    Bossier Parish Receives Federal Grant for Parish Camp

    Posted Sep 3, 2022
    Bossier Parish is on the receiving end of a $700,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Land Water Conservation Fund to improve and increase facilities at Parish Camp, located on the southern end of Lake Bistineau off Fairview Point Rd.
  • Cassidy

    U.S. Senator Dr. Bill Cassidy Visits Cyber Innovation Center

    Posted Aug 30, 2022
    U.S. Senator Dr. Bill Cassidy pointed to the accomplishments and future plans of the Cyber Innovation Center during a Tuesday morning meet-and-greet at the Bossier City facility.
  • LFMA

    Louisiana Flood Awareness Week

    Posted Aug 29, 2022
    Louisiana Floodplain Management Association is holding its first annual Louisiana Flood Awareness Week August 29 to September 2.
  • KBB

    Keep Bossier Beautiful "Dinner Under the Stars" Set for September 18

    Posted Aug 29, 2022
    What do gumbo, outdoor dining, and keeping our community clean all have in common? It’s all part of the inaugural “Dinner Under the Stars” event that will allow diners to savor A Taste of the East Bank. Most importantly, all will be supporting the vitally important mission of Keep Bossier Beautiful.
  • Bossier Camp

    Lake Bistineau Drawdown Continues

    Posted Aug 12, 2022
    Lake Bistineau water levels are beginning to show the effect of a drawdown scheduled by the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) which began in late July, but boating enthusiasts and sportsmen can still access the lake for recreation, hunting and fishing.
  • Burn Ban

    Burn Ban Lifted

    Posted Aug 11, 2022
    A parish-wide burn ban which was implemented July 14 has been lifted, effective immediately, according to an announcement by the fire chiefs in Bossier Parish.
  • Wildlife

    Free Fall Wildlife Food Plot Workshop

    Posted Aug 11, 2022
    A free Fall Wildlife Food Plot workshop will be offered on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City to provide information on how to improve wildlife habitat by establishing or improving wildlife food plots.
  • Library

    New Library Construction Update: August 5, 2022

    Posted Aug 5, 2022
    Steel beams are going up on the new $10 million, 39,000-plus square foot Bossier Parish Library System central branch location and expanded history center at the corner of Beckett St. and City Hall Dr.
  • Trailbazor

    Free Logistics of Logging Workshop

    Posted Aug 2, 2022
    A free Logistics of Logging workshop will be offered on Tuesday, August 9 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City to help timber landowners navigate harvesting and marketing their timber.
  • Bossier Library

    Bossier Parish Library's Summer Experience

    Posted Jul 29, 2022
    Bossier Parish Library's Summer Experience programming is winding to a close, and two recent programs at the Central Branch featuring animal friends were very popular with younger patrons.
  • (from left) Bossier Parish Police Jury animal control officers Judy Stewart and Cody Hughes with Gregg Rang, who donates to the animals at the Benton shelter

    Donation to Benton Animal Control

    Posted Jul 26, 2022
    It's right at 1,000 miles from his 70-acre farm in Harvard, Illinois to Benton, but it's a trip Gregg Rang has made a half dozen times. And, if he has his way, it will be only the next of many more.
  • South Bossier Fire District #2

    South Bossier Fire District #2 Millage

    Posted Jul 26, 2022
    Voters in South Bossier Fire District #2 will be asked to go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8 to approve a 3.5-mill tax increase to update their department’s aging equipment, and continue to provide essential emergency services for roughly 7,000 residents.
  • Pond

    Farm Pond Management Seminar

    Posted Jul 15, 2022
    Anyone interested in learning how to manage the water quality, fish population, and vegetation in your pond, consider attending a free Farm Pond Management Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 in Bossier City at the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Complex, 2510 Viking Dr., Bossier City.
  • LDWF will ask the state DOTD to close gates at the Lake Bistineau dam.

    Lake Bistineau Drawdown

    Posted Jul 14, 2022
    A drawdown of Lake Bistineau in Webster, Bossier and Bienville parishes to begin Monday, July 25 has been scheduled by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF).
  • Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries

    Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries Events

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    A pair of events Tuesday at the Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries drew patrons of all ages to the facility for entertainment and crafts, according to Branch Manager Tanika Johnson.
  • Local and state officials turn the first dirt on the Teal-Jones $110 million project.

    Teal-Jones Sawmill Groundbreaking

    Posted Jul 12, 2022
    Dirt was turned Monday signaling construction is ready to begin on a $110 million dollar Teal-Jones sawmill at a site on LA Hwy. 3 in northern Bossier Parish, roughly two miles south of Plain Dealing.