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  • Poole Road Construction

    Poole Road Construction Continues

    Posted Nov 23, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury continue to move ahead with the repair project on Poole Rd. in south Bossier Parish. Construction work is one of several projects to replace and repair asphalt roads damaged by floods of 2015 and 2016.
  • Recycle

    Recycling at Bossier Max

    Posted Nov 19, 2021
    A groundbreaking recycling program sponsored by the Bossier Parish Police Jury and the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office has the potential to be beneficial not only to the environment but also to the bottom line of both agencies.
  • DOTD

    DOTD Project - Barksdale Blvd

    Posted Nov 19, 2021
    Work is expected to begin in late November on a project to improve a section of U.S. Hwy. 71 (Barksdale Blvd.) in Bossier City and Parish, according to an announcement from the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Road

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 17, 2021

    Posted Nov 18, 2021
    A proposed privately-funded expressway that would connect southern Bossier and Caddo parishes, including a toll bridge spanning the Red River, took a step forward Wednesday following a vote by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Bossier Parish

    Boil Advisory: East Central Bossier Water system

    Posted Nov 18, 2021
    A boil advisory has been issued effective immediately for the East Central Bossier Water system, according to parish Director of Public Utilities Larry Landry.
  • Mill Material

    Recycled Mill Material for McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour Tournament

    Posted Nov 16, 2021
    Site preparation is continuing with recycled mill material from asphalt roads being used as the base for a 30-plus acre parking area at the site of McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour tournament scheduled for Camp Minden in April of 2022.
  • DOTD

    Upcoming I-20/I-220 Ramp Closures

    Posted Nov 16, 2021
    Ramp and lane closures have been scheduled for the ongoing construction of the new I-20/I-220 Barksdale Air Force Base interchange access project in Bossier Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Flag Football

    Flag Football Tournament

    Posted Nov 16, 2021
    At least one south Louisiana family that faced misfortune as a result of Hurricane Ida will have a happier holiday season thanks to the efforts of a group of athletes in north Louisiana.
  • Fire District

    Benton Fire District #4 Needs List

    Posted Nov 12, 2021
    Saturday, Dec. 11 could prove to be a pivotal day for Benton Fire District #4 when voters in the district go to the polls to decide on a request for a two-mill tax increase.
  • DOTD

    DOTD Bid Letting

    Posted Nov 12, 2021
    Contracts for 20 projects around the state, including two that will impact Bossier Parish, have been let according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Multi-use Trail Surfacing Begins

    Posted Nov 9, 2021
    Laying surface for the southern extension of the Arthur Ray Teague multi-use trail has begun with crews working from the 90-degree curve east to Parkway High School.
  • State Direct for for Broadband and Connectivity Veneeth Iyengar talks about opportunities for expansion of broadband coverage.

    Broadband Conference Update

    Posted Nov 8, 2021
    Representatives from public bodies and agencies in several northwest Louisiana parishes heard updates Monday from Veneeth Iyengar, Executive Director for Broadband and Connectivity, on efforts to attract broadband service providers to underserved and unserved residents in the state.
  • Bossier Parish Police Jury member Bob Brotherton comments during press conference.

    Archery Shooters Association News Conference

    Posted Nov 8, 2021
    Officials from Bossier and Webster parishes, along with representatives of local and state government, emphasized teamwork during a Friday news conference welcoming the McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour to Camp Minden for a 10-year run.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 3, 2021

    Posted Nov 5, 2021
    Technology for Rural America (TFRA), a company with expertise in broadband services, will be retained to consult with the Bossier Parish Police Jury and help identify potential broadband service providers for parish residents in underserved areas.
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Trail Work Continues

    Posted Nov 3, 2021
    Contractors are scheduled to begin paving on the southern extension of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway multi-purpose trail Monday, Nov. 8, with plans calling for work to start on the section between Colleen and the 90-degree curve west of Parkway High School.
  • Bossier Parish Library Board members (from left) Bob Brotherton, Jack Gore, Doug Rimmer and Charles Gray join parish Director of Libraries Heather McEntee (right) in turning dirt at the site of the new central library/history center complex.

    New Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Nov 3, 2021
    Shovels turned dirt Wednesday to officially kick off construction of a new Bossier Parish Central Library and History Center complex, a $9.2 million project located on property at the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St.
  • Library

    Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Bossier Parish Libraries will host a groundbreaking celebration Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. to mark the beginning of construction of a new Central Library and History Center. Ceremonies will be conducted at the site of the new library on the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St. in Bossier City.
  • Fire District

    Bossier Fire District #4 Property Tax Information

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Voters in Bossier Fire District #4 will be asked to approve a two-mill property tax increase dedicated to priority items necessary to help meet the needs of the rapidly growing area north of the Bossier City city limits when they go to the polls Saturday, Dec. 11.
  • Linton

    Linton Road Bridge Work Update

    Posted Oct 28, 2021
    Contractors are continuing to make headway on a pair of bridge projects on Linton Rd., one over the Black Bayou reservoir and another just east of Palmetto Rd. crossing Flat River.
  • Milling

    Mill Material Recycled

    Posted Oct 28, 2021
    When paved roads in Bossier Parish get a makeover, machinery removes the existing surface by grinding the asphalt into small particles. Rather than trying to dispose of that material, the parish has found ways to recycle it.