Sydney Biedenharn’s daughter, Reina Walker Bailey, said, “It speaks to our heart a lot because my mother was a teacher, and we all attended the Bossier Parish school system, so this is something we are giving back … and it’s something we can directly see how the money is allocated.
Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker and Councilmember-At- Large David A. Montgomery Jr. presented a certificate of recognition and appreciation to Jerry and Pat Hawkins for their support of the unit that plays a critical role in protecting citizens and aiding police in their daily work to ensure the city is a safe place to call home.
Bossier Parish residents, especially those in extreme southern and northern parts of the parish, who find themselves needing sandbags are reminded they don’t have to drive to Benton in order to pick up the items that could help prevent flooding of their homes and property.
Bossier Parish Schools Superintendent Scott Smith said, “When we think about this time of the year, we think about a lot of the festivities, but we have to also realize that sometimes the best Christmas present for many, many families is just having a good meal on the table.
“Inspectors called us about some issues with some of our long bridges,” Ford told members of the parish police jury Wednesday. “We have to determine how we deal with an issue where we have one house on the other side of a bayou and a bridge that’s going to cost more than a million dollars to rebuild.
The bogus text messages appear to be from the recipients’ bank and may even include some of the numbers from their bank card account. The fake text messages request that the card holder call a phone number and provide the PIN to the bank card or other personal information such as a social security number.
Lottery winner Dwayne Pullen has great timing. A day that would have been remembered as sour for the Bossier City resident turned sweet when he won $100,000 on his morning coffee run! Only an hour after winning the top-prize on $5 scratch-off, “In the Money,” Pullen’s truck broke down for good.