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  • Noise

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 16, 2022

    Posted Nov 18, 2022
    Oil and gas exploration plays a big part in the economics of Bossier Parish, and the parish police jury Wednesday moved to help alleviate an issue that has accompanied some of the drilling and well completion process.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 2, 2022

    Posted Nov 8, 2022
    Things are getting a little crowded in some state and parish rights-of-way where service lines are concerned and Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told police jury members the condition could have an impact on future projects.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 17, 2022

    Posted Aug 21, 2022
    Another group of parish asphalt roads that required major overhauls following flood water damage in 2015 and 2016 has been completed.
  • Roads

    Highway Department Maintenance

    Posted Aug 11, 2022
    Maintenance projects on Bossier Parish roads is more than adding either a new surface of asphalt or replacing damaged areas on the roadways.