About This Place
Plain Dealing is a town in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States best known as the birthplace of former U.S. Representative Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. The population was 1,071 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Shreveport–Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Plain Dealing recorded the state's hottest temperature ever, 114 degrees, on August 10, 1936.
The Plain Dealing Post newspaper was established in the 1980s by publisher Danny D. Scott of nearby Springhill.