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March 10 05:37 AM
“Clearing and grubbing means the contractor will be cutting and removing trees and any other obstacles, like fences, that may be in the primary right-of-way of the new road,” Ford explained. “Part of this work will be putting up new fencing where required so utilities can be moved this summer to make room for the new road project.
March 03 05:43 AM
The Bossier High School Jazz TAP Band has been helped along their musical journey to New York City by a number of local agencies and businesses, beginning with Bossier Federal Credit Union, who donated the initial $2,500 to be applied to funding the students’ trip.
March 03 05:43 AM
The month of March kicked off with a celebration when five Bossier Parish schools were awarded the Path to Excellence designation by the Alliance for Education. This distinction singles out Bossier and Caddo schools ranking in the top quarter throughout the state based on strides made from the previous year.
March 03 05:43 AM
The next time — God forbid — that a devastating flood takes place in Bossier Parish, or anywhere else in Louisiana, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office will be better prepared to handle any emergencies that might arise, thanks to the donation of two inflatable rescue boats.
February 24 05:01 AM
Organizers expect to have more than 300 models on display along with displays from the Train Club. Organizers also expect more than 40 vendors to be on-hand with model kits and modeling tools along with train cars of assorted scales as well as electric train parts dealers.
February 24 05:01 AM
Benton’s duties as a member of the executive board include meeting with members of the legislature to discuss legislation and business issues effecting police juries statewide. His election puts Benton in line to become president of the PJA..
February 17 12:32 AM
Investigators with the Bossier City Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Bureau have identified a man and woman who were caught on video setting a fire inside a local business. The incident happened on Feb. 3 at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in the 4000 block of Barksdale Boulevard.
February 17 12:32 AM
All the acreage rezoned Wednesday was the former home of Palmetto Country Club. The owner of the 60- year-old club in Benton ceased operations of the golf course in 2014 citing higher operating expenses and declining membership. WK purchased the property in 2016.
February 17 12:31 AM
“We will not put up with any nonsense at the Boardwalk as the sheriff’s office works closely with the Bossier City Police Department and Boardwalk officials who are stepping up their enforcement of their Parental Escort Policy,” said Sheriff Whittington.

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June 08 09:08 AM
Now I’ll admit that most of us do not regularly run down to our local supermarket to check on whether a fresh shipment of horsemeat has arrived. But I’m not all that enamored by eating nutria, a large rat, that is regularly publicized as a tasty dish by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
June 01 04:24 PM
As the largest recipient of taxpayer dollars in Caddo Parish, the CPSB is indeed an important position. The school board generally receives less publicity than the Shreveport City Council or the Caddo Commission. And similarly, the “political importance” assigned to service as a school board member is the least appreciated.

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