The approach of Tropical Storm Cindy means heavy rainfall in Ark-La-Tex. Four to six inches of rain is anticipated in Shreveport/Bossier. The Bossier Parish Police Jury Engineering Department is making sure that all of the sandbag machines are ready in case our area needs them. Most sandbag distribution points are giving sandbags between 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There are five different Sandbag distribution points

  1. Elm Grove: South Bossier Fire District 2, 3551 Louisiana Highway 527, Fire Chief Kenny Tyson at (318) 987-2555.
  2. Haughton: Haughton Fire District 1, 4494 U.S. Highway 80, Fire Chief Robert Roe at (318) 949-9440.
  3. Haughton: Town of Haughton, 120 W. McKinley Ave., Mayor Jack Hicks at (318)) 949-9401.
  4. Plain Dealing: Town of Plain Dealing, 205 W. Palmetto (318) 326-4234.
  5. Benton: The Bossier Parish Highway Department Maintenance Barn, 410 Mayfield St. in Benton
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The Bossier Emergency Operations Center is working alongside National Weather Service to update local officials as needed.

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