Parish News

April 17 Police Jury Meeting Notes (04/18/2019)
Developers and engineers who build and design new homes in an area designated as the Red River floodway in Bossier Parish now have a new set of standards to follow for streets in those subdivisions following Wednesday’s parish Police Jury meeting.

All boat launches at the Cypress-Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District facilities are closed until further notice (04/14/2019)
District Manager Robert Berry Berrry said Sunday morning the water levels in the lakes had become high enough to justify closing the launches. Heavy rains locally and in areas with bayous that feed the lakes have caused a significant rise in the water level.

Police Jury Meeting Highlights (04/04/2019)
Bossier Parish residents who found themselves without garbage pickup service after a local hauler went out of business should pick the company of their choice as a replacement without new regulations governing that industry, according to a parish police jury committee.

On Time Trash Pick Up No Longer In Business (03/27/2019)
A waste pick-up company that had been serving Bossier Parish customers apparently is no longer in business.

Parish Gets Project Money (03/27/2019)
It’s official. Bossier Parish now has just over 20 million dollars available for parish road and bridge repairs, and to purchase additional water systems, beginning almost immediately and continuing through 2021.

Billy Montgomery Inducted Into The Northwestern State University Long Purple Line (03/25/2019)
Billy Montgomery added one more honor Saturday to an already impressive list when he was inducted into the Northwestern State University Long Purple Line, an award for outstanding achievement and service by an NSU grad.

TestIt Mobile App Available for Testing Internet Speed (03/12/2019)
A lack of internet and cell phone service in many parts of the country has led to the development of an app designed to obtain accurate information to determine who has broadband and, more importantly, who does not. At last week’s meeting of the National Association of Counties (NACo), the mobile app “TestIT” was launched to identify areas with low connectivity to help ensure adequate funding for broadband infrastructure. App users will be able to test their broadband speeds with the push of a button.

Cassidy, Kennedy, Johnson, Abraham: Louisiana's Cyber Innovation Center is Helping Keep Our Country Safe (03/05/2019)
The Digital Age demands a workforce capable of defending us from modern threats. Americans today face cyber threats not only from hostile foreign nationals, but also from hackers, child pornographers, spies and thieves invading our homes and businesses through our computers.

Lake Bistineau getting fishing aids (02/08/2019)
Area fishermen will soon be getting a little extra help in their pursuit of game fish on Lake Bistineau, thanks to the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Parks and Recreation Department and the La. Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Bossier Parish Transportation Plan (01/31/2019)


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