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  • Soil Health

    A Free "Soil Health in Your Garden" Workshop

    Posted May 2, 2022
    A free "Soil Health in Your Garden" workshop will be offered Tuesday, May 10 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City, featuring soil scientist Rachel Stout-Evans who will present information to help gardeners understand and manage soil health to improve production.
  • Bossier Parish

    McKenzie Archery Shooters Association (ASA) Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour Update

    Posted Apr 29, 2022
    Results are in and figures show the inaugural McKenzie Archery Shooters Association (ASA) Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour held at Camp Minden April 21-24 was a success.
  • Operation Clean Sweep

    Operation Clean Sweep Update

    Posted Apr 25, 2022
    We are excited to share the results from Operation Clean Sweep and the power of working together. Leaders and community members worked for the betterment of our parish on a beautiful Saturday morning to clean up our community during Love the Boot week.
  • Crawfish

    ASA Crawfish Boil

    Posted Apr 25, 2022
    ASA tournament officials joined local guests and dignitaries Friday evening for an introduction to Louisiana cuisine with a crawfish boil on the grounds of Camp Minden sponsored by the Webster Parish Convention & Visitors Commission.
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    2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour

    Posted Apr 18, 2022
    Archers from across the country will meet at Camp Minden Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24 for the 2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour, an event that will kick off a 10-year run at the 15,000 acre facility west of Minden.
  • Forestry

    Forestry Management in Dynamic Times Workshop

    Posted Apr 10, 2022
    A free Forestry Management in Dynamic Times workshop will be presented Monday, April 25 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful E-Waste Event

    Posted Mar 24, 2022
    Bossier Parish residents will have the opportunity to safely recycle old electronic devices free of charge during the Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) E-Waste recycling event scheduled Saturday, March 26.
  • Oversize Load

    Oversize Load Stop

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    A recent stop of an oversized load on a parish road by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) points to a problem that potentially could cost parish taxpayers millions of dollars in repairs to vital infrastructure.
  • Tables

    New Tables at Lake Plain Dealing Park

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    Visitors to Lake Plain Dealing Park have something new that will add to their recreational experience at the facility, which is part of Louisiana’s National Scenic Boom or Bust Byway.
  • Recycle

    Keep Bossier Recycling Efforts

    Posted Mar 10, 2022
    A partnership of the Bossier Parish Police Jury (BPPJ), Bossier Sheriff’s Office (BSO), Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) and Renew Waste was formed to create the first program in Louisiana to incorporate corrections into a recycling initiative from the multifacility prison complex.
  • Library

    Bossier Parish Libraries Win Award

    Posted Mar 4, 2022
    Bossier Parish Libraries has been awarded the prestigious Beacon of Hope Award in recognition of their five-year partnership with the Volunteers of America of North Louisiana.
  • Lt. Gov

    Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser Meeting With Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB)

    Posted Feb 25, 2022
    Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will greet Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) board members and volunteers Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8:45 a.m. at the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Viking Dr. substation at 2510 Viking Drive.
  • Bossier Parish

    Trailblazer RC&D Has Scheduled a Free Spring Gardening Workshop

    Posted Feb 18, 2022
    Trailblazer RC&D has scheduled a free Spring gardening workshop on soil health on Tuesday, March 8 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City, featuring Horticulture specialists from the LSU AgCenter.
  • Burn Ban

    Statewide Burn Ban

    Posted Feb 14, 2022
    Due to extremely dry conditions, State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a statewide cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to their authority under R.S. 40:1602.
  • Burn Ban

    Burn Ban - Benton Fire Dist. #4

    Posted Feb 11, 2022
    A burn ban has been declared for the area covered by Benton Fire Dist. #4 beginning immediately, according to Fire Chief J.T. Wallace.
  • Helping Tracey Hilburn celebrate her retirement are (from left) police jury member Doug Rimmer, police jury President Tom Salzer and Parish Administrator Butch Ford.

    Tracey Hilburn, Director of 911 Communications District, Retires after 31 Years

    Posted Feb 11, 2022
    She was the first employee hired in Bossier Parish Communications District No. 1 and after 31 years of playing a major role in the 911 system’s growth and success, Tracey Hilburn will be retiring at the end of February.
  • Police jury member Glenn Benton (left) and Fire Chief Robert Roe talk about the new road connecting fire district station and Forest Hills subdivision.

    New Rod for Fire District #1

    Posted Jan 24, 2022
    A joint effort between Bossier Parish Fire Dist. 1 and the Bossier Parish Police Jury is expected to go a long way toward helping head off problems both during emergency situations in a local neighborhood and in the case of accidents on U.S. Hwy. 80.
  • GUMBO

    ConnectLA Applications In

    Posted Jan 13, 2022
    ConnectLA has received applications from 23 companies for the first round of the Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities program.
  • Bossier Parish

    Constable in Bossier Parish District 5 Position Open

    Posted Jan 6, 2022
    Applications are now being accepted for the position of Constable in Bossier Parish District 5 to fill the unexpired term of David Hamm who has resigned.
  • Bossier Parish

    Teal Jones Group Evaluating Plant in Plain Dealing

    Posted Dec 17, 2021
    Teal Jones Group owners Tom and Dick Jones announced that the company is evaluating Bossier Parish for a planned $110.5 million southern yellow pine lumber plant. The new sawmill would support 125 new direct jobs, with average annual salaries of $47,000, plus benefits.