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  • Linton

    Linton Road Overlay

    Posted Aug 2, 2022
    An overlay project on a portion of Linton Rd. from Parks Rd. to Linton Cutoff Rd. is currently underway and crews from the Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department are working to complete the job by the weekend.
  • NACO

    National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference

    Posted Jul 25, 2022
    A contingent of Bossier Parish Police Jury members were part of the large group of delegates attending the National Association of Counties (NACo) conference and exhibition in Cade County, Colorado last week.
  • Bridge Closed

    Flat River Bridge Closure

    Posted Jul 22, 2022
    According to an announcement by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the LA Hwy. 527 bridge over Flat River in south Bossier Parish will be closed, beginning on Monday, August 1.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 20, 2022

    Posted Jul 22, 2022
    Bossier Parish is on sound financial footing with all funds "trending in the right direction" and no findings to report that would show anything negative.
  • Bridge

    Linton Road Bridge Open

    Posted Jul 15, 2022
    There'll be no more detours for motorists hoping to drive Linton Rd. over Cypress Black Bayou. A new bridge over the reservoir was officially declared open to traffic Friday shortly after 4 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Police Jury

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 15, 2022

    Posted Jun 18, 2022
    Residents of south Bossier Parish will have the opportunity to choose between two Fourth of July fireworks displays, according to information given the parish police jury Wednesday by Parish Administrator Butch Ford.
  • Bossier Parish Assessor Bobby Edmiston and Police Jury Treasurer Stacie Fernandez explain current parish tax millages during a parish police jury finance committee meeting.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 1, 2022

    Posted Jun 5, 2022
    A section of Poole Rd. from LA Hwy. 71 to Swan Lake Rd. in south Bossier Parish will be declared a "non truck route" following a Wednesday vote by the parish police jury.
  • Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson updates the police jury on projects.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 18, 2022

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Bossier Parish agreed Wednesday to join three other local public bodies to help keep the old Jimmie Davis bridge clean once the structure becomes a linear park with the construction of a new bridge over the Red River.
  • DOTD Photo

    DOTD Linton Road Bridge Update

    Posted May 19, 2022
    According to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the Linton Road bridge replacement project over Cypress Black Bayou Reservoir in north Bossier Parish is making progress as it moves toward completion.