Wednesday, the Louisiana Department of Education released 2017 LEAP proficiency scores, which revealed Bossier Parish students again exceeded the state average of those scoring at Mastery level or above in English language arts (ELA), math and science.
“With smaller segments we can get funding from NLCOG (North Louisiana Council of Governments),” he said. “We can seek funds for engineering and move from the west and east ends, from Bellevue Road and La. Hwy. 3. The central part would be the last to finish.
“As most of you know, the city is on the grow,” he said. “The recent population estimate that I received from the secretary of state is, as of a year ago, our population is 69,584, so we’re bumping up against that 70,000 mark. And I don’t doubt that we will get there soon.
— Maj. Donnie Keith, who serves on the administrative staff for special events and the intra-agency coordinator for emergency operations. He previously served as the head of the Marine Patrol. Maj. Keith has been employed at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office since 2005 — Maj.
Several agencies — from the Red River Waterway Commission to the Department of Transportation and Development to the Red River Wildlife Refuge and more — were involved in extending the trail to seven miles stretching along the Red River toward DiamondJacks Casino.
Lt. Darron Kerry was promoted after 10 years of service in the Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Kerry started his law enforcement career in Corrections where he worked for one year. From 2010 to 2016, he served as a patrol deputy until he was promoted to head sergeant for the patrol division.
DISA’s milCloud is recognized by the defense industry as a coveted contract and positions CSRA as the industry leader for cloud and military information technology (IT). CSRA’s base contract period runs three years through June 8, 2020, and includes five one-year options.
“’Boomtown Cares’ — that’s our motto, and we care about the people of Bossier City,” Henson said. “We’re able to donate these as we don’t need them anymore on the vessel. We were able to go to the Gaming Board – and our boat in the way it’s moored, it’s kind of permanently moored — and we’re not required to have them anymore.
For the staff at the Bossier Parish Police Jury there’s hours of research, tons of paperwork and a healthy dose of “hurry up and wait” in trying to help parish residents who saw their homes irreparably damaged by catastrophic floods dating back to 2009.