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  • Fireworks

    Fourth of July Recap

    Posted Jul 5, 2022
    Monday's KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and Country brought a crowd estimated at more than 1,500 to South Bossier Park for a family-oriented event that included more than just a massive fireworks display.
  • 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.
  • South Bossier Park

    South Bossier Park Improvements

    Posted Jun 23, 2022
    Attendance should be huge for south Bossier's first-ever gigantic KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and country Fourth of July fireworks display at the South Bossier Park, and parish police jury workers are making improvements to accommodate the anticipated crowd.
  • Fireworks

    South Bossier Fourth of July Fireworks

    Posted Jun 22, 2022
    South Bossier Parish will see a first on the Fourth when the annual KTBS Freedom Fest celebrating God and country brings its massive Fourth of July fireworks display to South Bossier Park, located on Caplis Sligo Rd. approximately one mile south of Sligo Rd.
  • Police Jury

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 15, 2022

    Posted Jun 18, 2022
    Residents of south Bossier Parish will have the opportunity to choose between two Fourth of July fireworks displays, according to information given the parish police jury Wednesday by Parish Administrator Butch Ford.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish Assessor Bobby Edmiston and Police Jury Treasurer Stacie Fernandez explain current parish tax millages during a parish police jury finance committee meeting.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 1, 2022

    Posted Jun 5, 2022
    A section of Poole Rd. from LA Hwy. 71 to Swan Lake Rd. in south Bossier Parish will be declared a "non truck route" following a Wednesday vote by the parish police jury.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson updates the police jury on projects.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 18, 2022

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Bossier Parish agreed Wednesday to join three other local public bodies to help keep the old Jimmie Davis bridge clean once the structure becomes a linear park with the construction of a new bridge over the Red River.
  • DOTD Photo

    DOTD Linton Road Bridge Update

    Posted May 19, 2022
    According to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the Linton Road bridge replacement project over Cypress Black Bayou Reservoir in north Bossier Parish is making progress as it moves toward completion.
  • 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.
  • ExEcellence in Hospitality Award

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Wins Excellence in Hospitality Award

    Posted May 10, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury was recognized Monday for its part in making the inaugural Archery Shooters Association tour event a major success with an Excellence in Hospitality Award presented by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau at its 2022 award ceremony.