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July 13 12:02 PM
SWEPCO will install “smart switches” on a circuit that stretches from the CenturyLink Center to Airline Drive near I-220 and east toward Bossier Parish Community College. These switches automatically will isolate outages, reducing the number of customers affected.
July 06 02:25 PM
“The Pea Farm provides an opportunity for non-violent offenders to be productive and help provide for the food they and other inmates will eat,” said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. “It teaches some a trade, gives them a work ethic, and helps them take pride in what they do.
July 06 02:25 PM
When it comes to hitting the bull’seye, the young athletes at Benton Elementary School are right on target. The team recently came in first place at the 2017 NASP World Archery Tournament in Louisville, Ky., bringing home the world championship title..
July 06 02:25 PM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington oversees the youth program that teaches leadership skills, physical training, teamwork, discipline and confidence-building skills. The program also instills the Marine Corps values of honor, courage, and commitment, and promotes a healthy drug-free lifestyle.
June 29 03:38 PM
BEEF is a perpetual endowment for Bossier schools created in 1985 by then- State Sen. Foster Campbell. Former Gov. Edwin Edwards set aside the first halfmillion dollars in tax revenue from Louisiana Downs to fund BEEF. Sen. Campbell later amended the legislation that added state tax revenue collected from Bossier City casinos.
June 29 03:38 PM
Two Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputies recently graduated with 32 other law enforcement leaders from Louisiana and other states in the inaugural Command and Leadership Education Program with the National Command & Staff Command during a ceremony in St.
June 22 11:13 AM
“Our Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit personnel have noticed an increase in heavy truck traffic that could be exceeding the posted weight restrictions on some of our bridges,” said Parish Engineer Butch Ford. “This is a public safety concern of ours and we’re going to be weighing trucks to be sure they are in compliance.

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July 13 12:02 PM
This challenge is compounded by the closure of many rural banks. Larger banks often buy smaller banks, then close branches in more rural markets. There are now 625 rural counties in the country without a community bank. There are 37 counties without a single bank, and 115 counties served by just one bank.
July 13 12:02 PM
What they will not do, because they can't, is remember: Remember a time before the 9/11 attacks, or the changes in American society that took place in the aftermath of those attacks. They won't be equipped to yearn for better days that they've only heard about at second-hand from their parents and grandparents.

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