The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men and is seeking a third in connection with a shooting death last weekend in Rayville. The Richland Parish Sheriffs Office received a 911 call in reference to shots being fired into a residence... 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

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of July 17-23.
• Destiny C. Daniels, 19, 1737 Highway 618, Winnsboro; four counts of failure to appear.

Dorothy Self

Memorial service for Dorothy Self, 81, of Rayville, will be held at a later date under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Euna Vandy Fife

Funeral services for Euna Vandy “Van” Fife were held Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia, Louisiana with Bro. Keith Fife and Bro. Glen Lowery officiating.




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,


Thank you Lord. for your grace, for your mercy, for your forgiveness, for your protection, for your guidance, for your friendship, for your peace, for you unfailing love, for being my Savior!


CROWLEY - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St.

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