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  • Bossier Camp

    Lake Bistineau Drawdown Continues

    Posted Aug 12, 2022
    Lake Bistineau water levels are beginning to show the effect of a drawdown scheduled by the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) which began in late July, but boating enthusiasts and sportsmen can still access the lake for recreation, hunting and fishing.
  • Burn Ban

    Burn Ban Lifted

    Posted Aug 11, 2022
    A parish-wide burn ban which was implemented July 14 has been lifted, effective immediately, according to an announcement by the fire chiefs in Bossier Parish.
  • Wildlife

    Free Fall Wildlife Food Plot Workshop

    Posted Aug 11, 2022
    A free Fall Wildlife Food Plot workshop will be offered on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City to provide information on how to improve wildlife habitat by establishing or improving wildlife food plots.
  • Library

    New Library Construction Update: August 5, 2022

    Posted Aug 5, 2022
    Steel beams are going up on the new $10 million, 39,000-plus square foot Bossier Parish Library System central branch location and expanded history center at the corner of Beckett St. and City Hall Dr.
  • Trailbazor

    Free Logistics of Logging Workshop

    Posted Aug 2, 2022
    A free Logistics of Logging workshop will be offered on Tuesday, August 9 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City to help timber landowners navigate harvesting and marketing their timber.
  • Bossier Library

    Bossier Parish Library's Summer Experience

    Posted Jul 29, 2022
    Bossier Parish Library's Summer Experience programming is winding to a close, and two recent programs at the Central Branch featuring animal friends were very popular with younger patrons.
  • (from left) Bossier Parish Police Jury animal control officers Judy Stewart and Cody Hughes with Gregg Rang, who donates to the animals at the Benton shelter

    Donation to Benton Animal Control

    Posted Jul 26, 2022
    It's right at 1,000 miles from his 70-acre farm in Harvard, Illinois to Benton, but it's a trip Gregg Rang has made a half dozen times. And, if he has his way, it will be only the next of many more.
  • 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.