• South Bossier Fire District #2

    South Bossier Fire District #2 Millage

    Posted Jul 26, 2022
    Voters in South Bossier Fire District #2 will be asked to go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8 to approve a 3.5-mill tax increase to update their department’s aging equipment, and continue to provide essential emergency services for roughly 7,000 residents.
  • Pond

    Farm Pond Management Seminar

    Posted Jul 15, 2022
    Anyone interested in learning how to manage the water quality, fish population, and vegetation in your pond, consider attending a free Farm Pond Management Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 in Bossier City at the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Complex, 2510 Viking Dr., Bossier City.
  • 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).
  • Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries

    Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries Events

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    A pair of events Tuesday at the Plain Dealing branch of Bossier Parish Libraries drew patrons of all ages to the facility for entertainment and crafts, according to Branch Manager Tanika Johnson.
  • Local and state officials turn the first dirt on the Teal-Jones $110 million project.

    Teal-Jones Sawmill Groundbreaking

    Posted Jul 12, 2022
    Dirt was turned Monday signaling construction is ready to begin on a $110 million dollar Teal-Jones sawmill at a site on LA Hwy. 3 in northern Bossier Parish, roughly two miles south of Plain Dealing.
  • Teal Jones

    Teal Jones Group Ground Breaking

    Posted Jul 10, 2022
    Groundbreaking ceremonies for a new Teal Jones Group southern pine lumber plant will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11at the site of the proposed mill, located one mile south of Plain Dealing on LA Hwy. 3.
  • Forrestry

    Free Forestry 201 for Landowners Workshop

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    A free Forestry 201 for Landowners workshop will be offered on Tuesday, July 12 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, in Bossier City. This workshop is hosted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Trailblazer RC&D and is designed to help landowners manage their forest land during dynamic times.
  • Library

    Haughton Library Events

    Posted Jul 5, 2022
    Haughton is a growing community featuring many families and retirees and the local branch of the parish library system, located at 116 West McKinley, prides itself on providing quality, educational fun.
  • StoryWalk

    Plain Dealing Library StoryWalk

    Posted Jul 1, 2022
    Plain Dealing library visitors and patrons were introduced to a StoryWalk recently, an event designed to promote physical activity and literacy, plus generate interest in the library and its programs.
  • 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.
  • Site Tour

    Site Cleanup Tour

    Posted Jun 23, 2022
    A tour Tuesday at the site of the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City gave concerned residents and local officials a first-hand look at what's being done to clean up and mitigate surface soil contamination resulting from the wood treatment process.
  • Juvenile Justice

    Juvenile Justice Workshop

    Posted Jun 18, 2022
    As juvenile crime statistics grow, ways and resources to deal with them seem to shrink. The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) is trying to help.
  • Butch Ford makes comments to open the Bossier infrastructure planning meeting.

    Infrastructure Meeting

    Posted May 24, 2022
    Projects totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars that will impact future development in one of the fastest growing areas of the state were outlined Tuesday during a Bossier infrastructure planning meeting attended by representatives of public and governmental agencies.
  • Trailblazer

    Free Forestry 101 for Landowners Workshop

    Posted May 24, 2022
    A free Forestry 101 for Landowners workshop will be offered Tuesday, June 14 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City. Purpose of the workshop is to help landowners improve the health, profitability, and sustainability of their woodlands.
  • Sewer

    Airline Drive Sewer Project

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Commercial development along north Airline Dr. is continuing at a rapid pace and contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving ahead with an extension of the parish's sewer system to help accommodate new businesses.
  • Ground Breaking

    Ground Breaking at Port of Caddo-Bossier

    Posted May 12, 2022
    Ground has been officially broken for The Port of Caddo-Bossier’s newest tenant, Sunny Point Aggregates. The company is building a new sand and proppants processing facility at The Port.
  • Trailblazers

    Free Farm Pond Construction and Management Workshop

    Posted May 12, 2022
    A free Farm Pond Construction and Management Workshop will be held Friday, May 27 at Red Oak Lake, 1495 Potter Rd., near Haughton, hosted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Trailblazer RC&D.
  • Police Jury member Charles Gray (left) talks about the cleanup with project manager Michael Lehman.

    Former Tronox/Kerr-McGee Wood Treating Facility Cleanup Update

    Posted May 11, 2022
    Cleanup and soil mitigation has been ongoing since February at the site of the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility located on the south side of Green St. at Hamilton Rd. in Bossier City, and work is expected to continue through August.
  • Sawmill Meeting

    Teal Jones Group Sawmill Meeting

    Posted May 10, 2022
    Bossier Parish Administrator Butch Ford and police jury member John Ed Jorden, Plain Dealing Mayor Shavonda Gay and members of the town council met this week to discuss economic opportunities related to a planned Teal Jones Group lumber mill scheduled to be located on LA Hwy. 3 just south of the north Bossier Parish town.
  • NLFA

    North Louisiana Football Alliance Playoffs

    Posted May 10, 2022
    North Louisiana Football Alliance has announced its 2022 playoffs scheduled to begin Saturday, May 24 at South Bossier Park.