5 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Bossier Civic Center

You probably drive by the Bossier Municipal Complex and Civic Center often, and maybe even visit on occasion. While you might know that the venue plays host to a lot of really great events throughout the year, we want to share with you 5 facts about the Bossier Civic Center that you probably don’t know!

December 2018 is here! Check out our Bossier Calendar

Welcome December 2018! Need a way to track the days and celebrate the best stuff in Bossier? We’ve created a monthly calendar featuring artwork by Bossier architect, Mike McSwain. Alongside his team at his architectural firm, Mike has created some of Bossier’s most iconic buildings in recent history: CSRA Integrated Technology Center, the Cyber Innovation Center and the East Bank …

History Walking Tour Celebrates 175th Bossier Parish Anniversary

Current day residents got the rare opportunity to walk in the shoes of generations gone by during a special tour of downtown Bossier City this past weekend. A Bossier History Walking Tour was held during the East Bank Shop Small Market Saturday, Nov. 24, as part of the Bossier 175th Anniversary celebration. It was planned and hosted by the Historical …

5 Things People in Bossier Are Thankful For

Tis the season to be thankful! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Bossier residents are reflecting on the many things in their lives that they’re thankful for this holiday season. Check out these five things that some people in Bossier are thankful for.

Each Week Cafe USA Coffee Club Celebrates Veterans and Camaraderie

Just down the road from the main gate of Barksdale Air Force Base sits a very unassuming building with a meaningful name – Café USA. Located on Barksdale Boulevard in South Bossier, the café serves as not just a place to fill up on a good, home-cooked meal or a cup of coffee. For many, it’s a meeting spot, a …

Start November with a Bossier Calendar

Welcome November 2018! Need a way to track the days and celebrate the best stuff in Bossier? We’ve created a monthly calendar featuring artwork by Bossier architect, Mike McSwain. Alongside his team at his architectural firm, Mike has created some of Bossier’s most iconic buildings in recent history: CSRA Integrated Technology Center, the Cyber Innovation Center and the East Bank …

Haunted Sightings on Sligo: Oakland Plantation

Looking from Sligo Road nestled between the massive trees and surrounded by bushes lies a white house. You might miss it upon first glance. This two-story plantation home was built by Dr. Abel Skannal in 1832. The construction continued until 1848 and was completed in 1850. This home is known as the Oakland Plantation. Blood, sweat and tears went into …

5 Transplanted Locals Share Why They Love Living in Bossier Parish

When a person grows up in an area they usually know all the things to love about living there. Whether you’ve lived here all your live or have recently moved here, we thought you might like to hear what five people who have transplanted to the area say they love about Bossier Parish.

Do You Know the History of Bossier Railroads?

Every town or community in the United States owes its existence to the development of transportation infrastructure. Much of history has stories about once thriving communities that became ghost towns in a matter of years if not months, thanks to the detour of something vital like a waterway, roadway or railroad. There are countless communities that have disappeared because they …

October Arrives: Here’s A Bossier Calendar

Welcome October 2018! Need a way to track the days and celebrate the best stuff in Bossier? We’ve created a monthly calendar featuring artwork by Bossier architect, Mike McSwain. Alongside his team at his architectural firm, Mike has created some of Bossier’s most iconic buildings in recent history: CSRA Integrated Technology Center, the Cyber Innovation Center and the East Bank …