Northeast Louisiana Ambulance and AirEvac of Rayville are shown working to airlift a patient from a serious crash on Saturday. The ambulance service urges motorists to ensure all occupants are properly restrained. Wearing your seat belt will dramatically reduce your chance of being injured or killed in a crash. While not all crashes are survivable, seat belts can greatly decrease the occupant’s chance of death and will greatly reduce the extent of injury.
Richland Parish deputies Frank Jones and Neal Harwell, Sheriff Gary Gilley, Delhi Mayor Jesse Washington and Rayville Mayor Harry Lewis and mingle with D.A.R.E. essay contest winners from throughout the parish.
The Walmart stores and their truck drivers held a fish fry for the residents of the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Home in Monroe recently. They have held a fish fry each year for the past ten years. They say it is an honor to do this for the veterans and enjoy doing it. The Veterans Home provides quality care for the aging veteran. Churches, veterans and civic groups provide daily activities. Some of the drivers cooking fish were, from left, Freddie Harris and Rickey Oliver of Delhi and Justin Meredith of Grayson.
Taking part in the Richland Parish Chamber of Commerce’s delegation to Northern Exposure at the state capitol are, from left, Patrick Savage, Chelsea Higginbotham, Scott Franklin and Hunter Fife and Luke Letlow (not shown).
Haley Salsbury successfully won the state titles in the 3200 race, 1600 race and 800 MM race May 4 at the 3AAA State Meet in at Jackson Prep in Jackson, Miss. She placed first overall in all three races over all other divisions. This summer she will continue to work hard and run with the Ultimate Performance Track club out of Monroe and will attend the AAU Junior Olympics Meet in Greensboro, N.C. in August. She is the is daughter of David and Candace Salsbury of Start,