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.
On Wednesday, Bossier Schools announced the expansion of its Virtual Learning Academy, which will now give middle school students, in addition to high school students, the ability to customize their education via a hybrid program.
“We do everything humanly possible to prepare these recruits for an outstanding performance in a dangerous, stressful job,” said Whittington. “Graduation from the P.O.S.T. course is only the beginning. Today’s law officer continues training throughout his career, to face new challenges, such as terrorist threats and active shooters.
Born on Sept. 7, 1915, Cole is the last surviving member of the “Doolittle Raid.” On April 18, 1942, he was the co-pilot on Crew No. 1, who alongside Jimmy Doolittle, helped lead 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers and 80 airmen in the first Pacific victory as a response to Pearl Harbor some five months earlier.
The range features 12 shooting lanes with targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards. Basic targets will be available at the range, but shooters can also bring their own paper targets. You will need to bring your own weapons and ammunition, since none will be available at the range.
With the focus on flooding once again in Louisiana, police jury members approved a $57,766 bid last week for drainage projects designed to help move high water away from parish neighborhoods. Projects awarded were in Chimney Lane and on the Princeton Road.