• Red Chute Bayou at Dogwood is bank full, but holding steady.

    Bossier Parish Water Levels

    Posted Jan 26, 2021
    Despite several days of rainfall in Bossier Parish and areas to the north that bring additional water into the area’s streams and bayous, no serious problems with high water have occurred, according to Ian Snellgrove, Director of the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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    Executive Order: January 13, 2021

    Posted Jan 25, 2021
    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 6 JBE 2021 issued on January 12, 2021, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 6 JBE 2021 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
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    Snow in Bossier Parish

    Posted Jan 11, 2021
    Bossier Parish’s first snowfall of 2021 began shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 10), depositing amounts ranging from one to three inches. Snowfall ended across the area early Monday morning, according to weather reports.
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    Keep Bossier Beautiful Campaign

    Posted Jan 6, 2021
    Keep Bossier Beautiful volunteers removed almost 10,000 cigarette butts from five high traffic intersections in Bossier Parish near the vicinity of Lamar digital billboards. The educational media blitz “Keep Your Butts in Your Pants” was displayed for 30 days and 500 free pocket ashtrays were distributed to smokers.
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    Broadband for State of Louisiana, Bossier Parish

    Posted Dec 9, 2020
    An estimated 332,000 rural Louisiana residents, including just over 2,700 in Bossier Parish, will gain access to high-speed broadband following a Federal Communications Commission Rural Digital Opportunity Fund phase 1 auction.
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    Standard & Poor Rates Bossier Parish

    Posted Nov 23, 2020
    Bossier Parish’s financial condition is considered stable and in a position to continue moving forward according to a report from what is considered the nation’s largest of the Big Three credit-rating agencies.
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    WK Palmetto Project Update

    Posted Nov 20, 2020
    Contractors continue to move forward with construction of the future Willis-Knighton Palmetto Medical Park health care facility on the grounds of the former Palmetto Country Club in Benton.
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    Sewage Rate Increase

    Posted Nov 19, 2020
    Bossier Parish residents and businesses will be seeing an increase in their sewerage/water bills as costs of construction and maintenance continue to rise, making rate adjustments necessary.
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    Bo Brandon Park Dirt Work

    Posted Nov 16, 2020
    Playing fields at Bo Brandon Park in Princeton are receiving a facelift with the additional of more dirt to the surface in order to level the infield portions of the ball parks.
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    Bossier Parish’s Correctional Facilities Tax Info - Part 2

    Posted Nov 16, 2020
    Voters will be asked to continue funding operations of Bossier Parish correctional facilities by granting approval to renewal of a 3.02 mill ad valorem tax when they go to the polls Saturday, Dec. 5.
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    Early Voting Drive Through

    Posted Oct 28, 2020
    A record-breaking number of Bossier Parish residents cast their 2020 election ballots early, according to parish Registrar of Voters Stephanie Agee.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.