• Bump Skaggs and Kent Rogers

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 2, 2021

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    District 5 police jury member Jack “Bump” Skaggs announced his retirement from the public body Wednesday, telling his cohorts that a career move made it necessary for him to step aside.
  • Lady Chops

    Lady Chops at the Park

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    Drum Roll Please. If this lady can get sticks on it, she can play it. Lady Chops brought an hour of high-energy, education and entertainment to Tall Timbers Park Wednesday, delighting a group of adults and children with a display of adaptations that turned buckets, pots and pans, and a Cajun rubboard into instruments.
  • Bossier Parish

    Special Meeting Announced For Replacement of District 5 Jury Member

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    A special meeting of the Bossier Parish Police Jury will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 14 in the jury meeting room in the Bossier Parish courthouse to appoint a replacement for jury District 5. This vacancy was created by the resignation of Jack “Bump” Skaggs.
  • Bossier Parish

    Trash Pickup Will Continue

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    Although Bossier Parish will continue picking up certain trash and debris at no charge to residents, parameters have been established to determine what will qualify for removal.
  • Health Fair 1

    Police Jury Holds Healthfair for Employees

    Posted Jun 1, 2021
    Nurses from the Bossier Parish Correctional Center administered wellness tests and parish employees learned how to recognize symptoms of stroke and heart attack during the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s first Informational Health and Wellness Fair last week.
  • Smoke Test

    River Ridge Smoke Test

    Posted May 27, 2021
    Sewer lines in a section of River Ridge subdivision along Country Club Dr. were tested Thursday by Consolidated Waterworks and Sewage District #1 to determine if inflow or infiltration of rain water is working its way into the system.
  • Linton Bridge

    Linton Bridge Caution

    Posted May 26, 2021
    On Thursday, May 27, the contractor will begin removing components of the old Linton Rd. bridge structure over Black Bayou Reservoir, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Views of the current drainage ditch.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 19, 2021

    Posted May 20, 2021
    Bids have been requested on a pair of major infrastructure projects in the parish, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • Forestry

    Free Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) Workshop and Field Tour

    Posted May 17, 2021
    A free Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) Workshop and Field Tour will be offered on Friday, June 11 at Red Oak Lake near Haughton to provide information to forest landowners on how to make their woodlands healthier, more profitable, and sustainable.
  • Bossier Parish

    Emergency Broadband Benefits

    Posted May 8, 2021
    A Federal Communications Commission program designed to help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been announced by the state of Louisiana’s Broadband Development and Connectivity office.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 5, 2021

    Posted May 6, 2021
    Bossier Parish will remain in the business of picking up certain trash and debris at no charge to homeowners, but parameters will be established to determine what will qualify for removal.
  • Alison Lerma Smith Retirement

    Alison Lerma Smith Retirement Resolution

    Posted May 3, 2021
    Alison Lerma Smith retirements from the LSU AgCenter’s Bossier Parish Extension Office, retired on April 30, 2021 after 42 years of service.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful Award

    Posted Apr 30, 2021
    Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented Keep Bossier Beautiful with its 2020 President’s Circle Award. A President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of Keep America Beautiful in creating clean, green, and beautiful communities.
  • Glynn Price explains the rental assistance program to the Bossier Parish Police Jury.

    Rental Assistance Clinic

    Posted Apr 30, 2021
    Renters and landlords who may be facing financial hardship or unable to pay rent as a result of circumstances caused by the COVOD 19 pandemic may be eligible for relief under the state of Louisiana’s U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
  • Bossier Parish

    Mask at Courthouse Lifted

    Posted Apr 29, 2021
    Some restrictions put in place at the Bossier Parish Courthouse due to the COVID-19 threat have been amended. Beginning April 28, certain protocols that were in place in order to gain access into the courthouse have been lifted. Those changes are noted in an amended emergency executive order issued by the president of the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Parish engineers Eric Hudson (left) and Butch Ford talk about construction projects with members of the Police Jury's Road/Subdivisions Regulations Committee prior to Wednesday's meeting.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 21, 2021

    Posted Apr 23, 2021
    Work on the Linton Rd. bridge spanning Black Bayou has begun which means the heavily-traveled roadway is closed, but traffic appears to be moving smoothly along detour routes, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • Bossier Parish

    FEMA Storm Assistance

    Posted Apr 22, 2021
    Citizens still have time to register for disaster assistance for the winter storm that hit the area Feb. 11 through Feb. 19 under the Individual Assistance declaration, but the deadline for doing so is approaching. Deadline for filing is May 10.
  • Views of the current drainage ditch.

    White Oak Drainage Project

    Posted Apr 15, 2021
    Work is scheduled to begin in early summer on a major drainage ditch in the Dogwood subdivision, a project that will help move stormwater out of the area more quickly.
  • Bossier Parish

    Linton Road Bridge Closure Reminder

    Posted Apr 14, 2021
    Motorists are reminded by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development that the project to remove and replace the Linton Road bridge over Black Bayou Reservoir in north Bossier Parish will begin Tuesday, April 20 with a complete closure of the bridge.
  • Goodman

    Goodman Springs Road Bridge Closing

    Posted Apr 12, 2021
    One bridge on Goodman Springs Road has been completed and reopened Monday, but another nearby bridge will be closed Tuesday.