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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Bossier City Wide Street Improvements Phase 1

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Several Bossier City streets will soon see repairs as part of the 2023 City Wide Street Improvements Phase 1 project. 

The $1.7 million project will kick off on Friday, January 27, 2023 with construction on Mondello Way in north Bossier City to re...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Mayor Chandler's statement on budget amendment for Sportran

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January 24, 2023

Dear Citizens of Bossier City,

 

On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the City Council introduced an ordinance to cut funding to Sportran by $400,000. While I am open to renegotiating this contract that has been in place since the mid-1970...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

BPAR to open registration for Adult Spring Softball

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It may be chilly outside, but Bossier Parks & Recreation has their mind on Spring! 

That means it’s time for Adult Spring Softball team registration! 

The cost is $300 per team. There will be co-ed, church, and men's...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Traffic signal to be installed at Innovation Drive & Swan Lake Rd. intersection

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A busy Bossier City intersection will soon see improved traffic flow and safety through the installation of a new traffic signal.

Crews have already completed installing the signal pole foundations, mast arms, and the signal heads at the intersection of In...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Bossier City Water System earns ‘A’ grade from LDH

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The City of Bossier City water system has earned the top grade following a community drinking water system accountability evaluation from the Louisiana Department of Health. 

The system earned a perfect 80 out of 80 points based on seven standards...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

BCPD searching for attempted murder suspect

Xavier Reese

The Bossier City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a individual who is wanted for attempted first degree murder.

Detectives are looking for 20-year-old Xavier Reese, who is wanted for two counts of Attempted First Degr...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Bossier City Police officers featured in 'Salute the Badge' segment

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The heroic and life-saving actions of three Bossier City Police officers were featured in KTAL NBC 6's 'Salute the Badge' segment. 

Officers Derron Kerry, Siera Cocherell, and Russell Engi responded to a shooting involvi...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Bossier Parks & Recreation Public Input Survey

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Do you have two minutes?

That's all you'll need to fill out a brief survey regarding your experiences and input on funding for future projects. 

The City of Bossier City is interested in feedback from citizens regarding possible i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Bossier City Police Corporal receives national certification for emergency management training

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Today, Bossier City Police Cpl. George Fanning received a national certification for extensive emergency management training and experience in response to multiple types of natural and other disasters.

Col. Gene Barattini, Military Emergency Management Aca...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

BCPD investigates complaint of peace officer impersonation

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In November 2022, Bossier City Police received a complaint regarding an incident that took place at a business in the 3100 block of Airline Drive. 

The complaint alleged that an individual in an unmarked police model SUV identified himself as a po...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Bossier City Civic Center to host Ark-La-Tex Sports Cards & Memorabilia Show

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Sports fans, this one’s for you! The Bossier City Civic Center will host the Ark-La-Tex Sports Cards & Memorabilia show this weekend.
On Saturday, January 7, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., trading card enthusiasts and fans will take over ...
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Posted on: January 4, 2023

BPAR to host 3-man, adult basketball season

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Lace up your basketball shoes!
Bossier Parks and Recreation will be hosting an adult, 3-man basketball season. The season will consist of league play and a double elimination tournament.
The number of games in the season will be determined by the amount tea...
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Posted on: December 30, 2022

City of Bossier City to improve traffic flow with new turn lane at Innovation Drive

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The City of Bossier City will improve traffic flow and safety through the construction of a new turn lane at the intersection of Innovation Drive and Swan Lake Road.

The project includes the construction of a 300’ southbound right turn lane onto ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

City of Bossier City urges fireworks safety during New Year’s celebrations

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As we prepare to ring in the new year, the Bossier City Fire Department advises residents who plan to celebrate the holiday with fireworks to keep a few important tips in mind.

Bossier City’s fireworks ordinance allows fireworks to be sold and se...

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Posted on: December 25, 2022

City of Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #4

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Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #4
December 25, 2022 - 9:15 am
From Mayor Tommy Chandler
Our crews were very busy on Saturday as calls for service related to water leaks and burst pipes increased significantly. Today, the sun will be out and the temperature...
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Posted on: December 24, 2022

City of Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #3

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Public Utilities Arctic Blast Update #3
December 24, 2022 @ 7:00 AM
From Mayor Tommy Chandler
As we approach 40 hours of sub-freezing temperatures, the water distribution system is holding steady. The tanks were able to gain levels overnight, which is positi...
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Posted on: December 23, 2022

City of Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #2

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Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #2
December 23, 2022 - 6:20 pm
From Mayor Tommy Chandler
The Bossier City Public Utilities department and other city employees have been busy today responding to both residential and commercial water leaks. The calls have bee...
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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Know who to call

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Residents of Bossier City, Louisiana and others who live outside the city but are Bossier City water customers should keep these phone numbers nearby. 

If you have no or low water pressure or burst pipes call City of Bossier City...

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Posted on: December 23, 2022

City of Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #1

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Bossier City Arctic Blast Update #1
December 23, 2022 - 10:00 am
From Mayor Tommy Chandler
Our team in Public Utilities and our partners with Manshac have prepared extensively for this weather event and continue to closely monitor the water system. The syste...
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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Bossier City homicide suspect dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Rodney Drew Clim

Bossier City Police detectives have closed their investigation into Tuesday’s night’s shooting that killed a Bossier City woman. 

At approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the Parkland Villa Apartment complex on Shed Ro...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Bossier City residents urged to prepare for below freezing temperatures

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The first day of winter is bringing with it bitterly cold temperatures, and Bossier City residents are urged to make the necessary preparations.

Temperatures are forecast to fall drastically into the low teens on Thursday night, December 22nd, with highs o...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Bossier City Police investigate domestic-related homicide

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Bossier City Police detectives continue their investigation this morning into a Tuesday night shooting that left a woman dead and her ex-boyfriend as the suspected assailant.

At approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the Parkland Villa Apartment co...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Field of Dreams Park to close due to extreme cold temperatures

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Effectively immediately, Bossier Parks and Recreation officials have closed the Field of Dreams Park located at 4714 Hazel Jones Road due to the arctic blast forecast for the area.

As a precautionary measure against the extremely cold temperatures, the wat...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Mayor Chandler welcomes coaches for Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl

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It’s Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl week! Mayor Tommy Chandler and Shreveport Mayor-elect Tom Arceneaux helped welcome the teams and coaches to the area Monday evening, as the countdown begins to game day. The University of Louisiana at...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

City of Bossier City launches new social media platforms

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You’ve heard it plenty of times: Follow us on Facebook! The City of Bossier City is inviting you to do just that with the launch of its official social media pages that now include a Twitter and Instagram account in addition to Facebook.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Investigation continues into shooting that left three juveniles injured

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Bossier City Police detectives are continuing their investigation this morning into a Wednesday evening shooting that left three juveniles injured, one critically.

Police responded at approximately 8:30 p.m. on December 14, 2022 to reports of several gun s...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Hours-long stand off ends peacefully with suspect in custody

Demarcus McCall Jr - BCPD

A four hour long stand off with an armed individual ended peacefully early Monday morning due to the efforts of both the Bossier City Police and Fire Departments. 

At approximately 2:00 a.m. on December 12, 2022, BCPD dispatch received a call from...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Paying Homage to Our Military - New Images on Arena Basketball Floor

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Expect to see a new patriotic look when attending upcoming basketball games at CenturyLink Center. “It was time to refurbish our basketball floor after years of use,” says Rebecca Bonnevier, ASM Global General Manager of CenturyLink Center.

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