Oak Grove banker named to board

Paige B. Oliver, president and CEO of the Bank of Oak Ridge in Oak Ridge is one of four new members the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.

The council, composed of representatives from financial institutions of various sizes in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District, is part of a Federal Reserve initiative to enhance communication with community bankers.

Poverty Point hosts ranger-led hike

Visitors to Poverty Point World Heritage Site are invited to take part in a ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park March 16.

Participants will meet in the museum at 10 a.m. for an introductory video; the hike can take up to two hours to complete, depending on the pace of the group. Be advised that this program is weather permitting.

Operation Round Up applications available

Nonprofit organizations within Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative’s service area are invited to submit applications for grants through NELPCO’s Operation Round Up.

The deadline for the current grant cycle is 4:45 p.m. March 29.

Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative  launched Operation Round Up, which is having a positive impact on the community it serves, in January 2016.

Donations collected from Cooperative members who voluntarily “round up”  their bills to include extra pennies have made it possible for grants to be awarded.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Feb. 17-24.

• Matthew Frederick, 26; 913 Carroll St., Rayville; shoplifting.

• Deshun Kelly, 29; 208 Leo St., Rayville; simple burglary and resisting arrest by flight.

• Ronnie Martin, 55; 437 Dacron St., Rayville; attempted forcible rape.

• Fannie McDowell, 73; 124 St. Louis St., Apt 1, Delhi; shoplifting.

• Jerome Killion, 40; 205 St. Louis St., Delhi; driving under suspension and speeding.

Boeuf River, NSDAR, meets

Boeuf River, NSDAR, met Monday, Jan. 21 in the home of Gayle Waller with Jodie Waller as co-hostess.

Nine members present enjoyed delicious refreshments prior to the business meeting. This is the program where we report on all the projects of the year. One of the special ones was the Wreaths Across America. Veterans and patriotism are the special focus of this group. We all enjoy privileges in this country thanks to all who serve in the military.

Regent  Angela Hales called the group to order and led the DAR ritual. Committees gave information to send to headquarters.


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