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  • Road Work

    North South Roadwork Update

    Posted Oct 8, 2022
    Contractors are beginning to drive pilings on the future bridge over Cypress Bayou, part of the north/south corridor project connecting I-220 at Swan Lake Rd. to LA Hwy. 162 via Crouch Rd.
  • Foresters and timber land owners viewed a video on land and wildlife management.

    Free Forestry Wildlife Field Day Held Friday

    Posted Oct 8, 2022
    A free Forestry Wildlife Field Day Friday at Red Oak Lake near Haughton gave forest landowners an opportunity to learn about forest health, managing forestland for wildlife, harvesting, and more.
  • Starbase

    STARBASE Louisiana at South Bossier Park

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Students from four local high schools put their rocketry engineering and design skills to the test last week at South Bossier Park, practicing for events that could launch them into national competition where up to $100,000 in scholarships and prizes is at stake.
  • Kennith Starnes, director of Section 8 Housing, gives his annual report to police jury members.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 5, 2022

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Projects to repair and replace asphalt roads in south Bossier Parish that were damaged by floods in 2015 and 2016 are continuing to move ahead, Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told parish police jury members Wednesday.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) Grant

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) has been selected as a recipient of an Affiliate Program Grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization, according to Lynn Bryan, KBB's Executive Director.
  • Halloweeen

    Halloween Decorations

    Posted Oct 4, 2022
    Visitors to the Bossier Parish Police Jury offices at the Benton courthouse are currently being greeted by a friendly group of spooks and a newly decorated tree to announce the approach of Halloween.
  • North South Road Work

    North - South Roadway Work Continues

    Posted Sep 29, 2022
    Work is steadily moving ahead on the northern section of the parish's north-south roadway that will eventually connect I-220 at Swan Lake Rd. with LA Hwy. 162 via Crouch Rd. Completion of the extension from Swan Lake Rd. at the Flat River bridge to Crouch Rd. is expected to take two years.
  • South Bossier Fire

    Bossier Parish Fire District #2 Millage

    Posted Sep 29, 2022
    Bossier Parish Fire District #2 Chief Ryan Foster is hoping voters say yes on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to the department's request for a 3.5 mill tax, a millage that will go a long way toward bringing much-needed equipment up to date.
  • Eric Hudson gives his parish engineer's report.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 21, 2022

    Posted Sep 25, 2022
    Bossier Parish has seen its share of good fortune in receiving state and federal money to help fund parish projects, and Parish Administrator Butch Ford told members of the police jury that the parish hopefully will have success in funding requests to the state's capital outlay program.
  • Sand Donation

    South Bossier Park Gets Sand Donation

    Posted Sep 20, 2022
    A hefty donation to the Bossier Parish police jury's recreation department is going a long way toward improving several athletic fields at South Bossier Park.
  • Trailblazers

    Free Forestry Wildlife Field Day

    Posted Sep 19, 2022
    A free Forestry Wildlife Field Day is scheduled for Friday, October 7 at Red Oak Lake, 1495 Potter Rd. near Haughton to give forest landowners an opportunity to meet foresters, and learn about forest health, managing forestland for wildlife, harvesting, and more.
  • 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.
  • Sligo

    Caplis Sligo Road Work

    Posted Sep 15, 2022
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are scheduled to begin road construction on Caplis Sligo Rd. from Sligo Rd. to Shadow Ridge Dr. beginning Monday, Sept. 19.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 7, 2022

    Posted Sep 7, 2022
    Bossier Parish will team up with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to replace a critical piece of equipment designed to help keep the boat launch at Parish Camp on Lake Bistineau free from aquatic vegetation that has been a lake-wide problem.
  • 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.