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  • Sweeney

    Felesha Sweeney Named Bossier Parish Director of Libraries

    Posted Mar 6, 2023
    Felesha Sweeney, who has served for eight years as assistant branch manager at the Haughton library, has been named to lead the parish system as Bossier Parish Director of Libraries.
  • Brotherton

    2023 Police Jury Association of Louisiana (PJAL) Convention

    Posted Mar 6, 2023
    Police jury members from across the state will meet this week in Shreveport for the 2023 Police Jury Association of Louisiana (PJAL) convention, and the occasion will be bittersweet for one Bossier Parish juror.
  • Members of the police jury's road and subdivision committee discuss drainage issues in the parish.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 1, 2023

    Posted Mar 2, 2023
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members heard Wednesday that delays in construction of the new Bossier Parish central library due to adverse weather conditions and delivery of materials have pushed the anticipated completion date to July.
  • Caplis Sligo Rd

    Caplis Sligo Road Work Continues

    Posted Feb 28, 2023
    Overlay of Caplis Sligo Rd. near the intersection of Sligo Rd. continues despite bouts of bad weather. While contractors move ahead with the project, traffic is reduced to one lane in the work area. Motorists are asked to proceed with caution and to be on the lookout for workers and equipment.
  • Old Brownlee

    Old Brownlee Road Repairs Update

    Posted Feb 22, 2023
    Portions of Old Brownlee near Wemple Rd. and Secret Cove in Lakewood subdivision are undergoing repair by crews from the Bossier Parish Police Jury's highway department.
  • Birds

    Free Birds of Louisiana Workshop

    Posted Feb 21, 2023
    A free Birds of Louisiana workshop will be offered Tuesday, March 14 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City featuring wildlife biologist and author David Moreland.
  • Jury member Jimmy Cochran (left) presents Wesley Reed with a jury resolution praising the young Scout for saving the lives of a family in distress.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 15, 2023

    Posted Feb 16, 2023
    Bossier Parish will be on the receiving end of a pair of grants totaling more than $6.6 million dedicated to construction, improvements and safety measures on several parish roads.
  • Foster Road

    Road Closure: Foster Road

    Posted Feb 13, 2023
    A portion of Foster Rd. in south Bossier Parish has been closed by the Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department for replacement of a culvert.
  • Cypress Lake

    February 3, 2023: Flood Advisory Update

    Posted Feb 3, 2023
    A flood advisory continues through tomorrow (Friday) with a forecast of 1-2 inches of rain in some areas through Friday morning, according to predictions from the National Weather Service.
  • South Bossier Park

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 1, 2023

    Posted Feb 1, 2023
    Groundbreaking has been scheduled Monday, Feb. 6 for four additional athletic fields at South Bossier Park, signaling the start of future expansion plans to keep up with usage at what has become one of the parish's most popular recreational facilities.
  • Snow Plow

    January 31: Weather Advisory

    Posted Jan 31, 2023
    Bossier Parish is not in a winter weather warning but a winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for portions of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana near and north of the I-20 corridor through 9 a.m. Wednesday with freezing rain a possibility.
  • Sandbags

    January 31: Flood Watch

    Posted Jan 31, 2023
    Northwest Louisiana and much of east Texas and southwest Arkansas is under a flood watch through 4 p.m. Thursday with rain expected to continue, according to the National Weather Service.
  • New police jury president Doug Rimmer (right) presents Tom Salzer a plaque of appreciation for his work as president during 2022.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: January 18, 2023

    Posted Jan 19, 2023
    District 8 representative Doug Rimmer was named president of the Bossier Parish Police Jury during the public body's first meeting of 2023 Wednesday. Rimmer, who is in his fourth term on the police jury, has previously occupied the president's chair.
  • Kingtston Park

    Kingston Park Fencing

    Posted Jan 18, 2023
    Posts are set and chain link fencing is going up on a park site on the west side of Fairburn Ave. off Kingston Rd. near Kingston Elementary School.
  • Poole

    Poole Rd. Closure Information

    Posted Jan 5, 2023
    A section of Poole Rd. in south Bossier Parish will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 9 through the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 13 to repair a culvert. Site of the closure is 2.8 miles southeast of U.S. Hwy. 71.
  • High Water

    High Water Update: January 3, 2023

    Posted Jan 3, 2023
    A severe storm front moving across the area Monday dumped heavy rains causing flood waters to rise over roads and, in one case, the washout of a section of roadway in northern Bossier Parish.
  • Bellvue

    Water Systems Update

    Posted Dec 28, 2022
    Christmas holidays turned into overtime working days for Bossier Parish Police Jury workers and parish contractors as frigid temperatures wreaked havoc on water systems in the area.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 21, 2022

    Posted Dec 23, 2022
    Despite recent stretches of bad weather, progress is continuing on the north/south roadway connecting I-220 with Crouch Rd., according to a report presented to Bossier Parish Police Jury members Wednesday by Parish Engineer Eric Hudson.
  • Cold Front

    Cold Front Expected

    Posted Dec 19, 2022
    National Weather Service is predicting the coldest air of the season will be move into the four-state region on Thursday and remain anchored through the upcoming holiday weekend. Actions should be taken this week in preparation for bitterly cold arctic air, forecasters say.
  • Vote

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 7, 2022

    Posted Dec 12, 2022
    Beginning stages for construction of an east-west throughway running from LA Hwy. 3 (Benton Rd.) to Bellevue Rd. at Winnfield Rd. were disclosed Wednesday when the Bossier Parish Police Jury's road/subdivision regulations committee discussed road projects.