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  • 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).
  • Glenn Benton

    Police Jury District 2 Projects

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    Projects in Police Jury District 2 in the Haughton area are targeting both streets and drainage in a pair of Haughton subdivisions.
  • Bossier Parish

    LPN Position for Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    Applications are being accepted for a full-time LPN position at the Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility near Plain Dealing. Qualified nurse applicants will possess excellent communication, critical thinking and assessment skills and will be reliable and punctual as well as able to perform her/his job duties autonomously.
  • 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.
  • DOTD

    Jimmie Davis Highway Closure

    Posted Jul 11, 2022
    Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Sunday, July 17, the westbound lane of LA 511 (Jimmie Davis Hwy.) bridge over the Red River in Caddo and Bossier Parishes will be closed for routine bridge inspection.
  • DOTD

    I-20/I-220 Lane Closure

    Posted Jul 11, 2022
    Beginning Monday, July 18, at 7 a.m., the I-20 eastbound ramp to I-220 westbound (Exit 26 near Louisiana Downs) in Bossier Parish will be closed, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Teal Jones

    Teal Jones Group Ground Breaking

    Posted Jul 10, 2022
    Groundbreaking ceremonies for a new Teal Jones Group southern pine lumber plant will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11at the site of the proposed mill, located one mile south of Plain Dealing on LA Hwy. 3.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 6, 2022

    Posted Jul 10, 2022
    Construction on the final link connecting I-220 north to Crouch Rd. could begin within 30 days after the Bossier Parish Police Jury voted Wednesday to accept a bid for phase two of the north/south corridor beginning at the Flat River bridge on Swan Lake Rd.
  • Bossier Parish

    Redistricting Public Comment Form

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury consists of 12 single-member districts. Every 10 years after the release of the U.S. Census, cities, parishes, school boards and states redraw the lines for election districts to keep population equal on their respective bodies based on federal and state law.
  • Bossier Parish

    Board Vacancies

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    Vacancies currently exist on the following parish boards and need to be filled by the Bossier Parish Police Jury: Industrial Development Board of Bossier Parish – two vacancies; Bossier Public Trust Finance Authority Board – one vacancy.
  • Forrestry

    Free Forestry 201 for Landowners Workshop

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    A free Forestry 201 for Landowners workshop will be offered on Tuesday, July 12 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, in Bossier City. This workshop is hosted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Trailblazer RC&D and is designed to help landowners manage their forest land during dynamic times.
  • Fireworks

    Fourth of July Recap

    Posted Jul 5, 2022
    Monday's KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and Country brought a crowd estimated at more than 1,500 to South Bossier Park for a family-oriented event that included more than just a massive fireworks display.
  • Library

    Haughton Library Events

    Posted Jul 5, 2022
    Haughton is a growing community featuring many families and retirees and the local branch of the parish library system, located at 116 West McKinley, prides itself on providing quality, educational fun.
  • StoryWalk

    Plain Dealing Library StoryWalk

    Posted Jul 1, 2022
    Plain Dealing library visitors and patrons were introduced to a StoryWalk recently, an event designed to promote physical activity and literacy, plus generate interest in the library and its programs.
  • South Bossier Park

    Fourth of July Celebration Plans

    Posted Jun 29, 2022
    South Bossier Parish will be in the spotlight Monday, July 4 when the KTBS Freedom Festival giant fireworks display ignites at South Bossier Park, illuminating one of the parish police jury's top recreational and sports facilities.
  • Site Tour

    Site Cleanup Tour

    Posted Jun 23, 2022
    A tour Tuesday at the site of the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City gave concerned residents and local officials a first-hand look at what's being done to clean up and mitigate surface soil contamination resulting from the wood treatment process.
  • South Bossier Park

    South Bossier Park Improvements

    Posted Jun 23, 2022
    Attendance should be huge for south Bossier's first-ever gigantic KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and country Fourth of July fireworks display at the South Bossier Park, and parish police jury workers are making improvements to accommodate the anticipated crowd.
  • Fireworks

    South Bossier Fourth of July Fireworks

    Posted Jun 22, 2022
    South Bossier Parish will see a first on the Fourth when the annual KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and country brings its massive Fourth of July fireworks display to South Bossier Park, located on Caplis Sligo Rd. approximately one mile south of Sligo Rd.
  • Bossier Parish

    Boil Advisory: West Central Bossier Water System

    Posted Jun 22, 2022
    A boil advisory has been issued effective immediately for the West Central Bossier Water system, according to parish Director of Public Utilities Larry Landry.