Investigators with the Bossier City Police Department Juvenile Unit and the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, School Resource Officers, were made aware of the threats later that night after school was over..
The Bossier Sheriff’s Office has kicked off its Christmas food drive, placing barrels at the entrance to the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton, the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City and at the Tague Parkway Substation at 3135 Arthur Teague Parkway.
Ford said FEMA had agreed to pick up 75 percent of the $160,000 cost of replacing a crane that was being used on the wastewater treatment plant’s outfall structure located on the banks of the Red River. That structure went under water when floods hit in March and is now being rebuilt.
The police department also encourages parents to take advantage of organized, supervised Halloween events for their children and asks them to end door-to-door trick-ortreating by 8 p.m. as a courtesy to residents..
At the South Bossier Park on Caplis Sligo Road, work continues on improvements and irrigation to baseball, softball, lacrosse and soccer fields. And the park has also proved to be the perfect setting for a sport that is competitive and popular as a method to raise funds for worthwhile causes and charities.
It’s no laughing matter. References to clowns in recent social media posts aside, the messages that have been posted recently have alarmed Bossier Parish Schools to the extent that steps are being taken to warn students and parents of the dangers of making threatening posts, even if they are meant as jokes.
Visitors to Benton Farmers’ Market will enjoy seasonal produce such as greens, peas, beans, squash and pumpkins, all grown by local farmers and gardeners. Grass-fed meats and Louisiana seafood will also be available..
Applications will be accepted through the end of business (4:30 p.m.) Oct. 3 at the parish courthouse. Parish Police Jury members will appoint a constable to fill the position at their Oct. 5 meeting, scheduled to being at 2 p.m. in the jury meeting room of the courthouse in Benton.
Mandi Johnson, community engagement librarian at the Bossier Parish Library, said she attended a webinar through the American Libraries Association a couple of months ago. “One of the ideas they had was doing a supply drive for your local animal shelters or rescue groups.
In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop G plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Friday, September 9, from approximately 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish.