Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Oct. 7-13.

• Banario Brown, 25; 106 Jones St., Rayville; damage to property greater than $100.

• Daniel Turner, 60; 572 Hwy. 132, Delhi; three counts of shoplifting.

• Alisa Lee, 36; 918 MLK Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace by simple drunk and resisting arrest.

• Chazmon Reynolds, 19; 220 Margaret St., Rayville; simple criminal trespass.

Genesis study continues

Pastor Rick Aultman and Mangham Baptist Church invites the community to an expanded Sunday morning sermon emphasis on Genesis at 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13. 

Professor Frank Sherwin will add an additional hour of discussion during a joint session of Sunday School including teens and adults. Sherwin will then open the floor to questions about the biology of Genesis. For example, Louisiana is full of mosquitos. Why did God create the blood sucking insects? Were these parasites in the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve?

Tender Touch Nursery hosts Outreach Festival

Tender Touch Nursery will host its first annual Outreach Festival at 9 .m. Oct. 12.

The sole purpose of the festival is to provide an resource and childcare center to parents and prospective parents,  chairperson Noevellete Dorsey said.

A variety of educational booths will be manned by the NELA Children’s Coalition, Heritage Tax Service/Credit Repair and LSU AgCenter. 

In addition, a number of local small business owners will also have booths featuring their products.

Man arrested for drugs after complaint by wife

Rayville Police Department Sgt. Tim Colvin was performing security at Winnsboro State Bank at 4:40 p.m. Oct. 4, when a vehicle pulled up beside him. The driver advised him that her husband, Christopher Jackson, was harassing her verbally, smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol in the presence of her two grandchildren and her daughter while in the car. 

At this point, the passenger was asked to step out the vehicle so that Sgt. Colvin could obtain his identification.

RPSO introduces new app to help connect with public

The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced the release of its new Apple and Android mobile applications.

“We are working to bring new technology to the department and our mobile apps do just that, allowing us to provide information directly to the public,” Richland Parish Sheriff Gary Gilley said. “This service is at no cost to the department or to the users of the apps.”

The app currently features:

• News Notifications

• Alert Notifications

• Most Wanted Notifications

• Current Active Inmates

• Department Directory


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