• ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Trail Work Continues

    Posted Nov 3, 2021
    Contractors are scheduled to begin paving on the southern extension of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway multi-purpose trail Monday, Nov. 8, with plans calling for work to start on the section between Colleen and the 90-degree curve west of Parkway High School.
  • Bossier Parish Library Board members (from left) Bob Brotherton, Jack Gore, Doug Rimmer and Charles Gray join parish Director of Libraries Heather McEntee (right) in turning dirt at the site of the new central library/history center complex.

    New Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Nov 3, 2021
    Shovels turned dirt Wednesday to officially kick off construction of a new Bossier Parish Central Library and History Center complex, a $9.2 million project located on property at the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St.
  • Library

    Library Ground Breaking

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Bossier Parish Libraries will host a groundbreaking celebration Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. to mark the beginning of construction of a new Central Library and History Center. Ceremonies will be conducted at the site of the new library on the corner of City Hall Dr. and Beckett St. in Bossier City.
  • Fire District

    Bossier Fire District #4 Property Tax Information

    Posted Oct 29, 2021
    Voters in Bossier Fire District #4 will be asked to approve a two-mill property tax increase dedicated to priority items necessary to help meet the needs of the rapidly growing area north of the Bossier City city limits when they go to the polls Saturday, Dec. 11.
  • Linton

    Linton Road Bridge Work Update

    Posted Oct 28, 2021
    Contractors are continuing to make headway on a pair of bridge projects on Linton Rd., one over the Black Bayou reservoir and another just east of Palmetto Rd. crossing Flat River.
  • Milling

    Mill Material Recycled

    Posted Oct 28, 2021
    When paved roads in Bossier Parish get a makeover, machinery removes the existing surface by grinding the asphalt into small particles. Rather than trying to dispose of that material, the parish has found ways to recycle it.
  • Library

    Library Construction Ceremonies

    Posted Oct 27, 2021
    Ceremonies set to kick off construction of new Bossier Parish Library central branch, complete with History Center.
  • Archery

    Archery News Conference Scheduled

    Posted Oct 27, 2021
    News conference scheduled to announce partnership with archery shooters association, a move that will have a 10-year economic impact on Webster/Bossier/Caddo parishes.
  • LDEQ

    Bossier City Hazard Site Cleanup

    Posted Oct 26, 2021
    A series of public meetings and information session about plans to clean up contaminated soil near the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City have been set Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn Camellia Room located at 2015 Old Minden Rd.
  • Road Work

    Milling Asphalt Surfaces in Country Place Subdivision

    Posted Oct 25, 2021
    Streets in a Bossier Parish subdivision are being resurfaced with an eye toward safety and better drainage during rainy weather.
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Multi-Use Trail Work Continues

    Posted Oct 22, 2021
    Contractors are continuing to make headway on construction of the $1.3 million southern extension of the multi-use trail along Arthur Ray Teague Parkway.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 20, 2021

    Posted Oct 22, 2021
    Finding providers to deliver broadband services to unserved and underserved areas of Bossier Parish is an ongoing process, Parish Administrator Bill Altimus told police jury members Wednesday.
  • Jurors

    Redistricting Workshop

    Posted Oct 20, 2021
    Bossier Parish continues to grow, with 2020 census figures showing a population of 128,746. With that growth comes change and nowhere is the change more evident than in seven of the 12 Police Jury districts. Jury members met Monday in a workshop session to discuss redistricting to learn just how their individual districts will be impacted.
  • Dr. Scott

    Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) Economic Impact

    Posted Oct 18, 2021
    Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), the anchor of the National Cyber Research Park (NCRP), is fulfilling its promise to grow the economy and diversify the workforce of northwest Louisiana, according to a report by economist Dr. Loren Scott.
  • Bo Brandon

    Bo Brandon Park Facelift

    Posted Oct 18, 2021
    All playing fields at Bo Brandon Park in Princeton will be closed beginning Monday, Oct. 18, according to Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation Director Warren Saucier.
  • A large gathering on the lawn of the Bossier Parish Courthouse observed ceremonies honoring peace officers who died in the line of duty.

    Peace Officer Memorial Day

    Posted Oct 13, 2021
    A Day of Honor and Gratitude Wednesday to remember peace officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice drew law enforcement officers from a number of north Louisiana agencies plus a large crowd of supporters, including family members of the fallen.
  • PAR

    PAR’s Review of the Proposed Amendments on 2021 Ballot

    Posted Oct 13, 2021
    A guide to the proposed Louisiana Constitution amendments on the 2021 ballot has been published by the Public Affairs Research Council. Four proposed amendments will be decided by Louisiana voters.
  • Traffic

    Benton Road / I-220 Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    One of Bossier Parish’s busiest intersections is scheduled for a major overhaul following action last week by the parish Police Jury. Jury members voted unanimously to award a $741,000 contract to Earnest Contracting for turn lane extensions at the Benton Rd. (LA Hwy. 3)/I-220 intersection, a project designed to help improve north and south traffic flow through the area. Bossier Parish and the city of Bossier City will split the project cost.
  • Parish Administrator Bill Altimus (left) talks about renovations on the fourth floor with police jury members Phiip Rodgers (center) and Charles Gray.

    Courthouse Fourth Floor Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    When several Bossier Parish Police Jury office staffers return from the Thanksgiving holiday, they’ll find themselves heading for new surroundings at the parish courthouse.
  • DOTD

    Bodcau Bridge Closure

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    Beginning Monday, Oct. 18, the LA. Hwy. 157 bridge over Bodcau Bayou Relief north of Bellevue will be closed to all traffic according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).