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 …

Bossier Among Top Parishes in Louisiana for Mortgage Approval

Considered a milestone and in many ways a rite of passage, home ownership has long been a way for Americans to invest their money and put down roots in a community. After the housing crash and subsequent 2008 recession, that milestone felt much farther away for many. As the economy continues to improve, however, Americans are finding opportunities for home …

Fun Facts About the History of Plain Dealing

The town of Plain Dealing has grown and changed over its 100-plus years. But the constant has always been the people. The town is filled with passionate residents who love its pace and quality of life. Pat Boggs is owner of Kelly Pharmacy. He has lived all of his 60 years in the town. “My favorite thing about Plain Dealing …

Ring in September with a Bossier Calendar

Welcome September 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 …

How Healthy is Bossier Parish?

When it comes to health and overall well being, southern states have long been considered among the unhealthiest in the nation. And many times the national ranking of Louisiana’s health hasn’t been good as a considerable part of the population has issues with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease to name just a few . But recently there has been some …

Meet the 2018 Blog Contributors

BeBossier.com is written and edited by a team of people who love Bossier City, Louisiana. We discover compelling stories within our city and parish, so that we can share our passion with you. Our goal is to showcase all of the incredible resources and amenities Bossier has to offer. Meet our team of blog contributors for 2018: Jessica Carr An …

Do You Know the History of the Bossier Parish Courthouse?

The corner of Benton Road and Burt Boulevard is where the beautiful Bossier Parish Courthouse has found its forever home. I say forever home because before 1972 the location for the Bossier Parish Courthouse was ever-changing. Starting in 1843 until the final resting point, the Bossier Parish Government met in five different places. This means for over 129 years the …

August Arrives With A Bossier Calendar

Welcome August 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 …