Feel the furs event planned at Poverty Point

Join the interpretive ranger to discover what animals may have lived at Poverty Point World Heritage Site, and what their furs feel like. 

Learn what features the animals would have had to help them survive in and near the bayous of the area. 

This program, for children age 6-12, will be on Dec. 21, under the picnic pavilion at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Take advantage of this family day at Poverty Point World Heritage Site and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while visiting the site.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Dec. 2-8.

• Tamuika Collins, 31; 443 Dacron St., Rayville; driving under suspension.

• Darren Collins, 29; 314 Wood St., Rayville; criminal mischief.

• Betty Reynolds, 30,214 Russell St., Rayville; simple assault.

• Julia Penn, 26, 120 Brooks CV, Brandon, Miss.; driving under suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and careless operation with an accident.

Saints Alive enjoy November meeting and fund raising auction

Saints Alive, a ministry of First Baptist Church, met for its monthly meeting Nov. 18. Saints Alive meets during the months of September through May. Anyone 50 or over is invited to join. Membership dues are $10 per person for the year. We have delicious meals, wonderful Christian entertainment/ministry and the best fellowship ever. Come for a visit, and then if you would like to join you are most welcome. 

Pioneer woman loses life in single-vehicle accident

A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Pioneer woman.

Shortly after 8:40 a.m. Nov. 25, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 20, just west of Rayville.

The initial investigation revealed a 2007 Kia Sorrento, driven by 50-year-old Regina Watson, was traveling west on Interstate 20.  For reasons still under investigation, Watson’s vehicle veered into the median.  

Honor Rolls

Delhi Elementary

Delhi Elementary School principal Joan Rhodes is proud to announce the honor roll students for the second six-week grading period.

Banner Roll (All A’s):

• Kindergarten: Milaynah Armstrong, Jaxson Billings, Nikyla Desselle, Jai’ceon Johnson, Desinique Williams, MyKylah Williams, Raelyn Williams, Jaleah Dykes, Austin Jones and Mariah Owens.

• First grade: Madisyn Brown, Ja’Mariyah Carroll, Torrian Gray, Danali Longino, Allisia Massey and Samiya Owens.


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