• North South

    North/South Roadway Update

    Posted Sep 20, 2023
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving along nicely with preparing the base for the new north/south roadway that will connect Interstate 220 at Swan Lake Rd. with LA Hwy. 162 via Crouch Rd.
  • Rodeo

    Bossier Elementary Students Attend Benton Rodeo

    Posted Sep 20, 2023
    More than 600 Benton elementary school students were treated to a sneak preview of the 15th annual Ray Forchier Memorial Rodeo recently where featured entertainment was riding, roping and clowning around.
  • Head of the police jury's property standards division, David Ghormley, reports on a case Wednesday.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 6, 2023

    Posted Sep 7, 2023
    One of Bossier Parish's least publicized but increasingly more popular parks will be receiving a major facelift following action by the parish police jury Wednesday during its regular session.
  • Bossier Parish

    9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Posted Sep 5, 2023
    The public is invited to the annual September 11 Ceremony.
  • Bossier Parish

    Boil Advisory: Dogwood South

    Posted Aug 31, 2023
    A boil advisory affecting the Dogwood South water system has been put in place effective immediately, according to Larry Landry, Bossier Parish Director of Utilities.
  • Bossier Parish

    Burn Ban Continues

    Posted Aug 29, 2023
    Mother Nature eased her drought-like grip on Bossier Parish and parts of northwest Louisiana with showers late Sunday and early Monday, but dry conditions remain and a burn ban continues in the parish and statewide.
  • Flood Awareness

    Flood Awareness Week

    Posted Aug 21, 2023
    August 21 to 25 is Louisiana Flood Awareness Week, an opportunity to educate citizens on the many ways to prepare for floods and mitigate future damage.
  • Old Plan Dealing Road Work

    Old Plain Dealing Rd Overlay Project

    Posted Aug 21, 2023
    Sections of Old Plain Dealing Rd. are receiving a makeover from parish police jury highway department crews. The overlay project is part of the parish's road maintenance/repair program.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 14, 2023

    Posted Aug 17, 2023
    Parish residents who may still have debris from the severe storms that hit the area in mid-June will have until September 1 to report locations to the parish highway department for removal.
  • Bossier Parish

    Firefighters Deployed

    Posted Aug 15, 2023
    Firefighters from multiple Bossier Parish fire departments have been deployed to Sabine Parish to assist in controlling wildfires that have caused extensive damage in Kisatchie National Forest near the Florien community.
  • SBA

    Low-interest Federal Disaster Loans

    Posted Aug 14, 2023
    Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Louisiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and straight-line winds that occurred June 10 - 18 causing wide-spread damage across the northwestern part of the state.
  • Road

    Road Closure: Antrim Rd. in North Bossier Parish

    Posted Aug 10, 2023
    Antrim Rd. in north Bossier Parish will be closed until further notice due to an accident that has caused major damage to a bridge.
  • North South

    Update on New North/South Roadway to Dean Point Road Update

    Posted Aug 9, 2023
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving steadily southward with construction of the new north/south roadway that will connect I-220 with Crouch Rd.
  • Burn Ban

    Statewide Burn Ban

    Posted Aug 8, 2023
    Due to extremely dry conditions statewide and concern over first responder safety in these dangerously high temperatures, State Fire Marshal Dan Wallis, along with Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain has issued a statewide cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1602.
  • Water Rescue Training

    Water Rescue Training

    Posted Aug 7, 2023
    Rescuing victims from wrecked vehicles is a challenge for emergency personnel, and that task becomes even more difficult if the accident involves a body of water.
  • After receiving permission from the state, debris from the June storms is placed at a burn pit on Maeshack Rd. in south Bossier Parish. A second pit is located near Plain Dealing.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 2, 2023

    Posted Aug 4, 2023
    Companies contracted by the Bossier Parish Police Jury to remove debris from storms which hit the parish in mid-June have completed their task, removing more than 11,000 cubic yards of storm-related materials.
  • DOTD

    U.S. Hwy. 80 Westbound Lane Closures

    Posted Aug 4, 2023
    Beginning Monday, Aug. 7 at approximately 8 a.m., the outside lane of U.S. Hwy. 80 westbound (E. Texas Street) from Youree Street to Hamilton Road in Bossier City will be closed, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Conference

    Administrative Officials Attend Conference

    Posted Aug 1, 2023
    Administrative officials from parishes around the state, including Bossier Parish Secretary Rachel Hauser and Assistant Secretary Megan Ramos, exchanged views and studied issues during the annual Louisiana Organization of Parish Officials 68th annual training conference at Bossier City's Horseshoe Casino.
  • architects' proposals for the gateway project.

    Welcome to Bossier Gateway Design Winners

    Posted Jul 31, 2023
    A "Welcome to Bossier" Gateway concept featuring a B-52 bomber wing has been selected by a committee of community leaders as the top proposal from among six submissions from a group of local architects.
  • Bossier Parish

    DOTD Bridge Work

    Posted Jul 27, 2023
    A pair of bridges will see traffic narrowed to one lane according to the state Department of Transportation and Development and both will have an impact on Bossier Parish motorists.