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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Accepting Resumes for Bossier Parish Representative on Northwest Louisiana Human Services District (NLHSD) Board

    Posted Dec 5, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury is currently accepting resumes for a vacancy on the Northwest Louisiana Human Services District (NLHSD) board. This appointment is for a three-year term. Board meetings are held the third Monday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Shreveport Behavioral Health Clinic, 1310 North Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71107.
  • Bossier Parish

    Accepting Resumes for Bossier Parish Representative on Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau Board of Directors

    Posted Dec 5, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury is currently accepting resumes for a vacancy on the Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau Board of Directors. This appointment is for a three-year term. The board meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. for approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours, with the possibility of additional meetings being called during the year depending on the committee to which the board member is assigned.
  • Noise

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 16, 2022

    Posted Nov 18, 2022
    Oil and gas exploration plays a big part in the economics of Bossier Parish, and the parish police jury Wednesday moved to help alleviate an issue that has accompanied some of the drilling and well completion process.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 2, 2022

    Posted Nov 8, 2022
    Things are getting a little crowded in some state and parish rights-of-way where service lines are concerned and Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told police jury members the condition could have an impact on future projects.
  • North South

    North Bossier Shared-use Trail Update

    Posted Oct 28, 2022
    Contractors are making progress on the North Bossier shared-use trail, running along Wimple Rd. from near The Colony to Lakewood subdivision. The approximately 1.5 miles of trail was one of several projects bid by the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Cost of the trail is roughly $700,000.
  • Cross Country

    District 1-5A Cross Country Meet Held At South Bossier Park

    Posted Oct 28, 2022
    Parkway and C.E. Byrd high schools were team champions in boys' and girls' divisions of the District 1-5A cross country meet held recently at South Bossier Park.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 19, 2022

    Posted Oct 24, 2022
    Winter is closing in and some fields at one local sports facility are closing to give parish workers the chance to make improvements for the beginning of Spring activities, parish Director of Parks and Recreation Warren Saucier told police jury members Wednesday.
  • South Bossier Park

    Fields at South Bossier Park to Close for Three Weeks

    Posted Oct 21, 2022
    Fields at South Bossier Park, a.k.a., William A. Lucky III Field of Dreams, will be closed for three weeks beginning Wednesday, Oct. 26, according to Warren Saucier, parish Director of Parks and Recreation.
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) Road Work

    Posted Oct 12, 2022
    Highway department workers for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are cutting out and repairing sections of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) in preparation for an asphalt overlay project on the roadway that is scheduled to begin soon.
  • Road Work

    North South Roadwork Update

    Posted Oct 8, 2022
    Contractors are beginning to drive pilings on the future bridge over Cypress Bayou, part of the north/south corridor project connecting I-220 at Swan Lake Rd. to LA Hwy. 162 via Crouch Rd.
  • Starbase

    STARBASE Louisiana at South Bossier Park

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Students from four local high schools put their rocketry engineering and design skills to the test last week at South Bossier Park, practicing for events that could launch them into national competition where up to $100,000 in scholarships and prizes is at stake.
  • Kennith Starnes, director of Section 8 Housing, gives his annual report to police jury members.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 5, 2022

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Projects to repair and replace asphalt roads in south Bossier Parish that were damaged by floods in 2015 and 2016 are continuing to move ahead, Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told parish police jury members Wednesday.
  • Halloweeen

    Halloween Decorations

    Posted Oct 4, 2022
    Visitors to the Bossier Parish Police Jury offices at the Benton courthouse are currently being greeted by a friendly group of spooks and a newly decorated tree to announce the approach of Halloween.
  • North South Road Work

    North - South Roadway Work Continues

    Posted Sep 29, 2022
    Work is steadily moving ahead on the northern section of the parish's north-south roadway that will eventually connect I-220 at Swan Lake Rd. with LA Hwy. 162 via Crouch Rd. Completion of the extension from Swan Lake Rd. at the Flat River bridge to Crouch Rd. is expected to take two years.