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Flu vaccines offered at state health units

The Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at parish health units across the state until Feb. 12.

The vaccine is available to anyone who has not yet received a vaccine this flu season.

Because of the level of flu activity and the success of the no-cost flu clinics held last week when more than 2,800 vaccines were administered at more than 60 locations across the state, the Department is extending this effort to meet the demand and need for flu vaccinations in Louisiana.

Political Announcement

I am Harry Lewis, a candidate for re-election as mayor of Rayville.  It would be an honor and privilege to continue to serve you in this position.

Please allow me an opportunity to share a snapshot of my personal, educational and political history.  I am married to Marie Harris Lewis.  We have a daughter and granddaughter.  Rayville is my home and there is no other placer I’d rather live.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Jan. 29 through Feb. 4.

• Demarion Clark, 18, 215 Francis St., Rayville; leash law violation.

• William Warren, 57, 354 Wall Williams, West Monroe; disturbing the peace by loud music.

• Demontae Johnson, 29, 117 Powell St., Rayville; two counts of disturbing the peace and a bench warrant.

• Takelya Barker, 18, 420 Scott St., Rayville; simple criminal trespassing.

Noble honored by Louisiana with distinguished service award

Charles Noble III of Mangham was recently given the Distinguished Service to North Louisiana Agriculture Award  at the Northeast LA Ag Expo awards banquet in West Monroe. 

The presentation was made by Sen. Francis Thompson, who is chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee for Louisiana.

In 1979, Charles Noble left his engineering career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to join his parents on the family farm in Richland Parish. 

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