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Earl G. Williamson closed due to safety concerns

June 12, 2024

JUNE 12, 2024 Earl G. Williamson Boat Launch to Remain Closed for Safety Concerns The Earl G. Williamson Park boat launch (11425 LA Hwy. 1, Oil City) remains closed to the public, due to existing danger from high water levels. The pier a...

Parish parks closed due to high water

June 10, 2024

JUNE 10, 2024 PARISH PARKS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER As of today, the following parks are still closed due to high water levels : Earl G. Williamson Park, 11425 LA Hwy. 1, Oil City (Boat Launch and Disc Golf Course only) Horace M. Downs P...

PBS Pinchback Park closed for tree removal

June 10, 2024

PBS PINCHBACK PARK FOR TREE REMOVAL PBS Pinchback Park (7903 Jefferson Paige Rd.-Shreveport) will be closed to the public on Monday, June 10th from 6am – 12noon. Crews will be on-site to remove trees on park grounds. Only...

Parish road closures due to high water – June 7

June 7, 2024

JUNE 7, 2024 HIGH WATER ROAD CLOSURES – JUNE 7 Due to high water in Caddo Parish, the following roads are now closed: Keithville Kingston Rd Wallace Lake Road at Boat Ramp Linwood Avenue (Tyre Rd to Desoto Parish) Newson Rd at end Norris...

Parish road closures due to high water

June 5, 2024

JUNE 5, 2024 HIGH WATER ROAD CLOSURES – JUNE 5 Due to high water in Caddo Parish, the following roads are now closed: Keithville Kingston Rd Wallace Lake Rd at Boat Ramp Linwood Avenue (Tyre Rd to Desoto Parish) Newson Rd at end Norris F...

Parish park closures due to high water

June 4, 2024

JUNE 4, 2024 PARISH PARK CLOSURES DUE TO FLOODING The following parks are closed in Caddo Parish due to high water levels: Milton James “Hookie” Cameron Memorial Park aka Wallace Lake Boat Launch (10500 Wallace Lake Rd.-Shreveport) N...

Parish road closures due to high water

June 4, 2024

MAY 24, 2024 HIGH WATER ROAD CLOSURES – JUNE 4 Due to high water in Caddo Parish, the following roads are now closed: Keithville Kingston Road Wallace Lake Road South Linwood North of Southern Loop/Tyre Linwood South of Barron/Desoto Lin...

Culvert work to begin on Wallace Lake Rd May 8

May 6, 2024

CULVERT WORK TO BEGIN ON WALLACE LAKE ROAD MAY 8 Caddo Parish Public Works will be working to replace the washed out culvert on Wallace Lake Road between the St Andrew’s Place gate and Southern Loop next week. Depending on weather, the...

Caddo Parish Storm Closures Update – April 29

April 29, 2024

    APRIL 29, 2024   PARISH OF CADDO FACILITY CLOSURES – APRIL 29 Due to power outages, the following Parish solid waste compactor sites are temporarily closed: Shirley Francis Compactor  – 7095 Shirley Francis Rd. Mooringsport Compacto...

Parish road closures due to high water

April 16, 2024

While severe weather has moved out of our area, we continue to monitor road conditions and localized flooding due to the cresting of area lakes and tributaries. The following Parish roads are closed. As a reminder, as long as a barricade...

Jones sworn in as new District 6 Commissioner

April 15, 2024

 STEFFON JONES SWORN IN AS DISTRICT 6 CADDO PARISH COMMISSIONER Caddo Parish, LA – Steffon Jones was officially sworn in as the new Commissioner for District 6 during a special meeting of the Caddo Parish Commission on Monday, April 1...

Caddo Parish park closures due to high water

April 10, 2024

The following parks and boat launches are closed in Caddo Parish due to high water: Richard Fleming Park, 7919 Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport Wallace Lake Boat Launch, 10500 Wallace Lake Rd., Shreveport As a reminder, it is unlawful to go...

Sandbag pickup information for Caddo Parish

April 10, 2024

SANDBAG PICKUP INFORMATION FOR CADDO PARISH Due to increased rain and potential for flooding, Caddo Parish residents can continue to pick up sandbags on Wednesday, April 10. Sandbags may be picked up at the Caddo Parish Department of Pub...

Parish park closures due to high water

January 26, 2024

PARISH PARK CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER   Caddo Parish, LA – Effective immediately, the following Caddo Parish parks and boat launch sites will be closed to the public until further notice due to high water levels: Noah Tyson Park (9300...

PARISH ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER

January 24, 2024

Caddo Parish, LA – Due to high water, the following parish roads are now closed in Caddo Parish: Keithville-Kingston Rd Wallace Lake Rd (South End) Gilliam Scott Slough Rd Parish officials will continue to monitor roads for additional...

Caddo Parish Parks winter weather information

January 14, 2024

CADDO PARKS WINTER WEATHER INFORMATION Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation staff are making adjustments to our park sites parishwide in advance of wintry weather conditions. Caddo Parks will officially close all park restrooms starting Mo...

Winter Weather Generator Safety

January 14, 2024

In the event of loss of power, we know many of our citizens will rely on generator power. If used improperly, generators can pose serious risks.   Make sure you are practicing good generator safety with these tips: Read and follow all ...

Winter Weather Road Closures List

January 14, 2024

**WINTER WEATHER ROAD CLOSURES** As we receive closures we will update this post. Latest closures as of January 16: — US Highway 79 southbound at US 80 in Greenwood and northbound at Buncombe Road Officials are also closing US Highway 79...

Caddo Parish prepares for winter weather

January 11, 2024

Caddo Parish, LA – As winter weather moves into the area, the Parish of Caddo has begun preparations parish wide.   “Our two main priorities are the safety of our citizens and continuity of operations,” said Parish Administrator an...

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

January 10, 2024

Winter weather season is here, and as the threat of weather approaches, make sure you have a game plan!  Prepare now to ensure that you and your family are ready in case of emergencies. Sign up now for the Parish’s emergency...

2024 Caddo Commission sworn in; officers selected

January 8, 2024

Caddo Parish, LA – Members of the Caddo Parish Commission for 2024-2029 were officially sworn in during a special meeting of the Caddo Parish Commission on Monday, January 8.   Eleven members of the Commission were sworn in.   New commi...

Parish of Caddo Solid Waste Compactor Holiday Hours

December 22, 2023

PARISH OF CADDO SOLID WASTE COMPACTOR HOLIDAY HOURS Parish solid waste compactor sites will operate under normal hours with the exception of the dates listed below: Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 (Christmas Eve/Christmas) ...

Commission adopts Parks and Recreation master plan

December 15, 2023

The Caddo Parish Commission has adopted its new parish-wide Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The Master Plan was a two year long collaboration with the Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department, City of Shreveport-Publi...

Caddo Commission adopts 2024 budget

December 5, 2023

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADOPTS 2024 BUDGET   Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission officially adopted the Parish of Caddo’s 2024 Annual Operating and Capital Improvement Budget at the Commission’s annual budget adoption mee...

Caddo Parks to host free disc golf clinic

October 9, 2023

CADDO PARKS TO HOST FREE DISC GOLF CLINIC FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS   Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has joined forces with the Shreveport-Bossier Disc Golf Union to host a free Disc Golf Clinic on Saturday, October 14...

Call for artists for 2023 Art in the Park

September 21, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA- The call for artists is underway for the ever popular 2023 Art in the Park on Saturday, November 4 from 12noon to 4pm  at Richard Fleming Park (7919 West Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107).    The event features ...

Caddo Parks opens new disc golf course for citizens

September 20, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has officially opened its first disc golf course at Earl G. Williamson Park, located at 11425 LA Hwy. 1, Oil City, LA.   The nine-hole course is designed to promote physical fitness a...

Robert Nance Park closed September 12-13

September 11, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – Robert Nance Park (14770 Odom Rd, Hosston, LA) will be closed to the public September 12 – 13. Contractors will be sealcoating and striping the main boat launch parking lot.   The park and boat launch will reopen ba...

Caddo Parks to replace channel markers on Caddo Lake

September 6, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department will be replacing channel markers along the Louisiana side of Caddo Lake beginning mid-September.   Caddo Parks will replace a total of 93 channel markers, install 179 n...

Keatchie-Marshall Road bridge now open to traffic

August 25, 2023

The Caddo Parish bridge located on Keatchie-Marshall Road near Highway 169 is now open to regular traffic due to completion of the bridge’s replacement. The Public Works Department completed replacement of the bridge and conducted...

Parish of Caddo storm debris removal update

August 22, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA –The Parish of Caddo’s storm debris removal is nearly complete. Parish contract crews have completed two collection rounds and collected over 33,000 cubic yards of debris.   Crews have started the final round of coll...

Caddo Parish storm debris removal update

August 7, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – As of August 7, Caddo Parish Public Works has removed approximately 22,857 cubic yards of debris from the unincorporated areas of Caddo Parish. Crews continue to remove debris in Caddo Commission districts 8 and 9. Cre...

SLB announces hiring event in Caddo Parish

August 3, 2023

SLB JOB FAIR OPPORTUNITY    Tuesday, August 15th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Shreveport Convention Center, 2nd Floor   SLB recently announced the creation of their SLB Shreveport Technology Center, located in Caddo Parish, which will build es...

Commission urges citizens to report storm damage

July 27, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission wants to remind Caddo Parish residents to report property damage from last month’s storms. Citizens may still report damage to structures by visiting damage.la.gov and filling out a shor...

Latest update from Caddo leaders on storm response

June 18, 2023

Latest updates from Caddo leaders on storm response  CADDO PARISH, LA – State, parish, and city leaders took part in a Unified Command Group meeting today at the Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness w...

Report your storm damage to state/parish

June 18, 2023

REPORT YOUR STORM DAMAGE If your primary home or business suffered damage as a result of last week’s storms, please report your damage to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office/Homeland Security. You can submit a report online...

Cooling Centers open across Caddo Parish

June 17, 2023

COOLING CENTERS OPEN ACROSS CADDO PARISH The following cooling centers locations are now open to assist citizens who may need a place to cool off: Morning Star Baptist Church Life Center, 5340 Jewella Ave, Shreveport, LA This facility is...

Grand reopening of Greenbrook park June 1

June 1, 2023

Just in time for summer–join us today for the grand reopening of Greenbrook Park! A community reopening will be held Thursday, July 1 from 5-7pm! Come enjoy light refreshments and check out the park’s newest upgrades: • New playground ...

Two Caddo parks closed due to rising water levels

April 7, 2023

CADDO PARKS CLOSED DUE TO RISING WATER LEVELS   Caddo Parish, LA –  After consultation with Cross Lake Patrol, the following Caddo Parish parks and respective boat launch sites will close (effective today) due to rising water levels...

Parish of Caddo to host community housing forums

April 5, 2023

PARISH OF CADDO TO HOST COMMUNITY HOUSING FORUMS    Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo is seeking input from citizens across Caddo Parish on housing related issues.  Several community forums will be held in neighborhoods across ...

Subdivision Developments

March 12, 2023

Caddo Parish Subdivision Acceptance The Parish of Caddo is pleased to welcome new subdivisions into our community. New subdivisions promote economic development, beautify the Parish and surrounding communities, and are safe havens for ou...

Oil & Gas 

March 12, 2023

Well Site Locations In an emergency, you need emergency personnel to respond to the correct address as quickly as possible. 9-1-1 addresses have been established to handle this situation. All drilling sites within Caddo Parish are requir...

Caddo Parish Commission Redistricting Process

February 23, 2023

On February 23, 2023 the Caddo Parish Commission adopted Ordinance 6310 of 2023 adopting the new Caddo Parish Commission district lines: Ordinance 6310 Map Plan Components Population Summary Precinct Changes Overview Every 10 years after...

What if we still want to receive check payments?

February 13, 2023

Moving to electronic payments will expedite your receipt of payment, while also eliminating the risk of a check being lost in the mail. However, vendors who do not wish to register for ACH or virtual credit card payments will still recei...

Are there fees affiliated with electronic payments?

February 13, 2023

Caddo Parish and Nvoicepay/Corpay do not charge vendors any additional fees for using these services. However, if you enroll in virtual credit card payments, your credit card processing system may apply the typical card processing fees a...

How can I get paid faster?

February 13, 2023

Caddo Parish has partnered with Corpay Payment Automation to facilitate electronic payments to our vendors. We chose Corpay as they are the leader in vendor payment automation and will ensure that your payments are delivered rapidly and ...

Caddo Commission selects 2023 officers

January 5, 2023

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION SELECTS 2023 OFFICERS The Caddo Parish Commission selected its 2023 leadership at its first regular session meeting of the year on January 5. Commissioner Roy Burrell, District 5 was selected as Commission Preside...

Attorney Standards

January 4, 2023

Trial Court Performance Standards for CINC Representation The following excerpt is from the Louisiana Public Defender Board Guide for attorneys representing families involved in Child in Need of Care and Termination of Parental Rights ...

Parish of Caddo holiday office closures

December 22, 2022

PARISH OF CADDO HOLIDAY CLOSURES Caddo Parish, LA – In observance of the holiday season the Parish of Caddo is observing the following office closures: Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 27 – CLOSED Friday, December 30 – Mond...

June is National Mosquito Awareness Month

June 1, 2022

JUNE IS NATIONAL MOSQUITO AWARENESS MONTH Caddo Parish, LA – June and the summer months bring the yearly onslaught of mosquitoes and their bites to Caddo Parish. As June is National Mosquito Month, Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosq...

Do you offer any summer programs?

April 28, 2022

The Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park pavilion serves as the site of a summer Earth Camp each year. The environmental day camp is sponsored jointly by the Parish of Caddo Parks and Recreation Department and Shreveport Green....

What type of trails do the parks have?

April 28, 2022

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, P. B. S. Pinchback Park, Keithville Community Park, Greenbrook Park, and Stoner Hill Park have handicapped accessible asphalt paths. Walter Jacobs Nature Park has more than five miles of hiking trai...

Can I reserve a park or parks site?

April 28, 2022

Parish park sites are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Park patrons can request a permit to access the utilities, free of charge, via phone, email, regular mail, or fax (318) 212-0229. Reservations can be made for nature prog...

Do any of the parks charge a fee or admission?

April 28, 2022

None of the Parish parks charge an admission fee. The Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park does accept donations to feed the park animals. Earl G. Williamson Park charges for overnight camping. RV camper hook-ups $12/night, areas for...

What are your parks hours of operation?

April 28, 2022

All parks, with the exception of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park and Keithville Community Park, are open to the public from 6 am – 9 pm daily. Boat ramps are open to fishermen 24 hours a day....

I am a victim of domestic violence…

April 28, 2022

If you are in danger, call 911 or the domestic violence hotline at (318) 226-5015 or (888) 411-1333. Contact The Providence House 221-7887 or visit at 814 Cotton Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101. The Providence House offers services...

My child is out of control…

April 28, 2022

If either you or your child is in immediate danger, contact your local police or sheriff’s department. You may call 318-425-1883 to talk with someone about whether your child’s behavior meets the requirements for filing a FINS...

My child has been arrested…

April 28, 2022

If your child has been arrested and brought to detention, an employee will call you and will give you the necessary information. You may ask questions at that time. If your child has been arrested and released to you or another adult, wa...

How do I apply?

March 18, 2022

Submit an Application Online You will need to complete an online application for employment with the Human Resources Department of the Parish of Caddo during the time the job is open. Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p...

Where do I pay my property tax bill?

March 16, 2022

The Caddo Parish Tax Assessor values real estate and personal property in Caddo Parish for property tax purposes. The Parish of Caddo does not collect property taxes. Your property tax bill is sent to you at the end of each year by the C...

What is the Homestead Exemption?

March 16, 2022

The homestead exemption is a tax exemption on the first $75,000 of the value of a person’s home. The value of your home is exempt up to $75,000 from state and parish property taxes. The exemption applies to all homeowners. If your home i...

Can the public use the Courthouse grounds?

March 16, 2022

Courthouse grounds may be used by organizations with prior approval from the Department of Facilities and Maintenance. Organizations must: Provide date/time of intended use Purpose of event to be held Expected number of attendees Be...

What are the symptoms of West Nile?

March 16, 2022

Most people infected with the West Nile Virus will not have any signs of illness.Twenty percent of people who become infected will have mild symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches and occasionally a skin rash on the trunk of the bo...

How is West Nile Virus treated?

March 16, 2022

There is no specific treatment for West Nile Virus infection. In severe cases, intensive supportive therapies are used, such as intravenous fluids and medicine to control fever or pain. Antibiotics may be given for any secondary...

What is West Nile Virus?

March 15, 2022

West Nile Virus is a virus which was previously associated and commonly found in Africa, West Asia and the Middle East. It is not known how long it has been in the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) b...

Is the Parish going to spray for mosquitoes?

March 15, 2022

Yes, when it is necessary to do so, we will operate a spray program. We will monitor known breeding sites and apply larvicide to control mosquitos in their infant stages. We will also check identified locations from citizen complaints an...

Winter weather safety tips

February 3, 2022

As winter weather conditions move into our area, we want to remind citizens to exercise safe travel across Caddo Parish: – Look out for parish work vehicles applying sand to area bridges and overpasses. – Exercise caution when traveling ...

Caddo Parish Commission selects 2022 officers

January 6, 2022

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION SELECTS 2022 OFFICERS The Caddo Parish Commission has selected its officers for 2022. Commissioner John Atkins, District 9 was selected as Commission President.  Roy Burrell, District 5 was elected Vice-President...

Juvenile Court Visitor Information

January 5, 2022

WHAT TO WEAR When coming to court you do not need to dress up but wear nice clothing that is in good shape. Do not wear shorts, warm-up suits, tank tops, halter tops, short skirts or clothes that show your stomach area or your underwear....

Parish History

January 4, 2022

Beginnings: Gateway to the West Located in the northwest corner of Louisiana, Caddo Parish has a unique history reflecting its beginnings as “The Gateway to the West”. Click on our seal shown to the right to learn about meaning behind ...

What kind of benefits do parish employees receive?

November 29, 2021

Employee Benefits Outline of Available Benefits The Parish of Caddo has a very attractive benefits package available to all full time employees. Advancement possibilities and career tracks are available. The following benefits are enjoye...

The History of the Juvenile Court for Caddo Parish

October 4, 2021

The Juvenile Court for Caddo Parish was the second juvenile court established in Louisiana. First implemented in Orleans Parish in 1908, the juvenile court system empowered a special judge to enforce safeguards for the welfare of childre...

Resolution 51 of 2020: Questions and Answers

December 12, 2020

What: ”BY THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION: A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AND ADVERTI...

Mira-Myrtis Road over Black Bayou Lake 

November 23, 2020

SPECIAL NOTICE – 11/23/2020 Mira-Myrtis Road over Black Bayou Lake  Per recommendations of repairs for piles, the current weight limit on Mira-Myrtis Road (Str. # 932559935881), has temporarily changed to a posted load of 10...

Parish Administrator Vita

March 18, 2020

Woodrow (Woody) Wilson, Jr. is a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant with 25 years of service. Woody served at Barksdale Air Force Base where he was assigned as the Chief of Heavy Repair for the 2nd Civil Engineering Squadron. Woody ...

Human Resources Contact

March 2, 2020

Human Resources Staff is available by email, phone, online meetings, video conferencing and by appointment.  Please contact us at (318) 226-6906 or email us at HRD@caddo.org.  Employees wishing to set up an appointment can do so by...

Parish Holidays

December 9, 2019

New Year’s Day - January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21
President’s Day - February 18
Good Friday - April 19
Memorial Day - May 27
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - September 2
Veterans Day - November 11
Thanks...

Parish Veterans Memorial

November 11, 2012

Disclaimer: The Parish of Caddo cannot verify the accuracy of the Veteran information displayed here. Name Rank Branch Years Served City Comments John T Adams Staff Sergeant Army 23 Keithville My service was one of my own desires. I had ...