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January 20 05:56 AM
announced the promotions of two police officers Wednesday. Kenneth Johnson (far left) was promoted to lieutenant. He joined the Bossier City Police Department in 1994 and is assigned to the patrol division. B.J. Sanford (second from right) was promoted to sergeant.
January 13 05:16 AM
“Crappie fishing is no longer just a cane pole and bobber sport, and the pursuit of this sport fish has never been more popular,” said Crappie University’s founder Gary White. “Across the country, the crappie is gaining on bass as the number one sport fish.
December 23 06:03 AM
“When 911 was established, it was done so that every point of the parish was represented and that has worked very well,” Bennett said. “It is also important that this is a lay board. We saw what would happen when the board of directors was loaded with people who are professionals in one of the fields; fire or police or whatever.
December 02 01:56 AM
“So many places today have become — you’re afraid to take your kids because you’re not sure what’s going to happen. Here, it’s just a small-town, fun event. it’s old-fashioned. People line up the streets with their bags, get their candy, walk around — it’s an old-time feel.
November 25 05:27 AM
Bossier Parish property tax notices were mailed Monday, and homeowners can make their payments in person, by mail, online, and drive-through at convenient locations in the parish. All locations will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays.
November 18 05:39 AM
A vacancy in Dist. 11 was created with the death last week of Wayne Hammack, who served 32 years on the police jury. Resumes or letters may be mailed to the police jury at P.O. Box 70, Benton, LA, 71006 or hand-delivered to the police jury office on the first floor of the parish courthouse in Benton.
November 18 05:39 AM
Tueday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior dedicated the new 96,000-square-foot Integrated Technology Center that ultimately will host 800 new direct jobs and anchor the 3,000- acre National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City.
November 04 06:51 AM
Whittington. the tiny quilts will be given to deputies and Posse members to carry in their pockets as a reminder of God’s love as they go about their duties. The quilts were made by church and community members. They will be distributed to all area law enforcement agencies.

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March 19 06:02 PM
Every five years, several ad valorem property taxes are placed before the citizens for renewals that provide basic city services and salaries/ benefits for our first responders and other city employees. The last time this occurred was 2013. In 2017 the taxes expired, and we made the decision to only go out for the taxes when necessary, and not before.
March 19 06:02 PM
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
March 19 06:02 PM
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.

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