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  • Dog

    Dog Rescued From Plastic Jug

    Posted Nov 1, 2022
    Judy Stewart's job as head of the Bossier Parish Police Jury's animal control department doesn't usually require her to spend hours chasing a helpless animal through the woods. But, in her words, "You do what you have to do."
  • North South

    North Bossier Shared-use Trail Update

    Posted Oct 28, 2022
    Contractors are making progress on the North Bossier shared-use trail, running along Wimple Rd. from near The Colony to Lakewood subdivision. The approximately 1.5 miles of trail was one of several projects bid by the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Cost of the trail is roughly $700,000.
  • Cross Country

    District 1-5A Cross Country Meet Held At South Bossier Park

    Posted Oct 28, 2022
    Parkway and C.E. Byrd high schools were team champions in boys' and girls' divisions of the District 1-5A cross country meet held recently at South Bossier Park.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 19, 2022

    Posted Oct 24, 2022
    Winter is closing in and some fields at one local sports facility are closing to give parish workers the chance to make improvements for the beginning of Spring activities, parish Director of Parks and Recreation Warren Saucier told police jury members Wednesday.
  • South Bossier Park

    Fields at South Bossier Park to Close for Three Weeks

    Posted Oct 21, 2022
    Fields at South Bossier Park, a.k.a., William A. Lucky III Field of Dreams, will be closed for three weeks beginning Wednesday, Oct. 26, according to Warren Saucier, parish Director of Parks and Recreation.
  • Mike Johnson

    Congressman Visits Plain Dealing

    Posted Oct 21, 2022
    Fourth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson highlighted local and national issues Thursday during a stopover at Plain Dealing's community center, pointing to the area's potential economic gain with the construction of a new lumber mill.
  • History

    Dr. Diana Greenlee Presents at History Center

    Posted Oct 21, 2022
    One of the state's premier historical sites was featured this week when Dr. Diana Greenlee discussed current research at Poverty Point World Heritage Site for a crowd of 48 patrons as part of a Louisiana Archaeology Month event at the Bossier Parish Central Library's History Center.
  • Chris Rippetoe explains elements of the parish's hazard mitigation plan for representatives from Bossier Parish and city government.

    Bossier Parish's Hazard Mitigation Plan

    Posted Oct 20, 2022
    Bossier Parish's hazard mitigation plan was the subject of a Thursday meeting where officials from Bossier Parish and parish communities were presented information critical to the adoption of mitigation procedures that will meet state and federal guidelines.
  • KBB

    Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) Wins Award

    Posted Oct 18, 2022
    Hard work pays off and Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) recently earned top recognition for their work by being awarded the "Outstanding Affiliate Award" from Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB).
  • Scam

    Bossier Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scam

    Posted Oct 14, 2022
    Detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office are warning Bossier residents about another round of the same phone scams circulating in the parish.
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) Road Work

    Posted Oct 12, 2022
    Highway department workers for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are cutting out and repairing sections of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) in preparation for an asphalt overlay project on the roadway that is scheduled to begin soon.
  • 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.