Thelma Theresa Hebert Moody passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 22, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born on March 1, 1926, in Rayne, Louisiana, to Nettie Laura Plattsmier and Valery Leonard Hebert, the youngest of their five children.... more
The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus performs a free concert for veterans at the Richland Parish Arts Center in Rayville. The concert took place April 6 following a ceremony at the Northeast Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery. The U.S. Army Field... more
Business and civic leaders from throughout the parish mingled, enjoyed fellowship and heard Congressman Ralph Abraham’s keynote speech during the first annual meeting of the Richland Parish Chamber of Commerce The meeting was held Tuesday night at... more

Betty C. Bell

Betty C. Bell, 63, a resident of Mangham, and a homemaker, died April 10, 2017.

Services are incomplete at this time, under the direction of Tennant Funeral Home of Rayville.

Betty Munholland

Betty Munholland, 75, a resident of Pioneer, and a homemaker, died April 9, 2017.

Services were Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at noon at Tennant Funeral Home in Rayville.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of April 2-9.

• Quanevelyn Martinez, 18, 126 North Circle Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace by fighting.




The 2014 Rayville Angel Allstars are Molly Allen, Mary Madilynn Bennett, Rylee Gibson, Ashlyn Sepulvado, Moriah Adams, Katelyn Branch, Olivia Dannehl, Gabrielle Riggins, Gracie Rowton,


Lester Harrell, 87, of Delhi died Tuesday.

He was a retired accountant.

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