News

  • Flooding

    Bossier Parish Flooding

    Posted May 12, 2023
    A line of thunderstorms packing heavy rains began moving through Bossier Parish early Thursday bringing high waters to several neighborhoods and potential flooding of some parish roads in low-lying areas.
  • Duckwater

    Swan Lake Road Development Continues

    Posted May 10, 2023
    Residential and commercial development in Bossier Parish continues at a rapid pace, and areas where infrastructure improvements are occurring are ripe for new construction.
  • One of the projects on the drawing board is extension of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway from the 90-degree curve, near Parkway High School, south to the intersection of LA Hwy. 527 and U.S. 71 at Taylortown.

    Capital Outlay Projects

    Posted May 8, 2023
    Bossier Parish has big projects in mind for the next fiscal year and it's going to take some help from the area's legislative delegation to move up the ladder of the state's capital outlay list to get them done.
  • Pond

    The Trailblazer Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Pond Planning Seminar

    Posted Apr 22, 2023
    The Trailblazer Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Pond Planning seminar was a success.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Love the Boot Week

    Posted Apr 17, 2023
    In celebration of Love the Boot Week, a statewide effort to clean up and beautify Louisiana, Keep Bossier Beautiful volunteers and partners will be hard at work with the below listed projects, according to KBB Executive Director Lynn Bryan.
  • Trailblazer

    Free Farm Pond Construction and Management Workshop

    Posted Apr 12, 2023
    A free Farm Pond Construction and Management workshop will be offered Friday, April 21 at Red Oak Lake, 1495 Potter Road, near Haughton.
  • Sweeney

    Felesha Sweeney Named Bossier Parish Director of Libraries

    Posted Mar 6, 2023
    Felesha Sweeney, who has served for eight years as assistant branch manager at the Haughton library, has been named to lead the parish system as Bossier Parish Director of Libraries.
  • Birds

    Free Birds of Louisiana Workshop

    Posted Feb 21, 2023
    A free Birds of Louisiana workshop will be offered Tuesday, March 14 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City featuring wildlife biologist and author David Moreland.
  • Bellvue

    Water Systems Update

    Posted Dec 28, 2022
    Christmas holidays turned into overtime working days for Bossier Parish Police Jury workers and parish contractors as frigid temperatures wreaked havoc on water systems in the area.
  • Cold Front

    Cold Front Expected

    Posted Dec 19, 2022
    National Weather Service is predicting the coldest air of the season will be move into the four-state region on Thursday and remain anchored through the upcoming holiday weekend. Actions should be taken this week in preparation for bitterly cold arctic air, forecasters say.
  • Firestation

    South Bossier Fire District #2 Millage Passes

    Posted Nov 12, 2022
    Voters in South Bossier Fire District #2 have said yes to a 3.5-mill tax increase dedicated to upgrading equipment and meeting needs of a department tasked to provide protection for roughly 7,000 residents in the rural area.
  • Library Drive

    Library to Hold Holiday Drives

    Posted Nov 8, 2022
    Looking for a worthy cause to support during the holiday season? Stop by any branch of your Bossier Parish Library system and find three opportunities to help during the library system's Give For Good campaign.
  • CIC

    CYBER.ORG Range Ribbon Cutting

    Posted Nov 7, 2022
    Governor John Bel Edwards Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly announced the launch of the Louisiana-funded CYBER.ORG Range during a press conference and ribbon cutting at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City Monday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Ceremony

    Posted Nov 4, 2022
    Governor John Bel Edwards and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are looking to address the nationwide shortage of cybersecurity professionals.
  • South Bossier Fire

    South Bossier Fire District #2 Vote

    Posted Nov 4, 2022
    It's only a matter of days now before voters in South Bossier Fire District #2 head to the polls where they will be asked to approve a 3.5 mill tax increase to help update their fire department's aging equipment.
  • 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."
  • 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).