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Boeuf River honors memory of two longtime members

Boeuf River Chapter, NSDAR, met Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Rhymes Memorial Library.

Hostess was Mary Pruitt.

Members enjoyed delicious refreshments during the social period.

Regent Angela Hales called the meeting to order and led the DAR ritual. The President General’s Message was read by Jodie Waller. Minutes of the November meeting were read by Charlotte Sims and the treasurer’s report was read.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Jan. 15-21.

• Conner Shaw, 26, 202 Rhymes St., Rayville; driving under suspension.

• Kenneth Ellis, 57, 216 Margaret St., Rayville; trespassing.

• Cancatreal Logan, 33, 233 Horn Road, Rayville; unauthorized use of an access card (eight counts).

• Christopher Contretas, 37, 4001 Blumentritt Road, San Angelo, Texas; shoplifting.

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Cahill travels to England to commemorate suffrage

Bernadette Cahill, sometime resident of Rayville, is returning home to Britain to help commemorate the hundred years since some British women finally won the vote. 

She will speak on Feb. 3 at a commemorative conference in Cambridge University, England.  

Scottish-born and educated Cahill will also speak on Feb. 6 in a town that for years headquartered a suffragette campaign in Scotland – exactly 100 years to the day the parliamentary bill which finally recognized the principle of votes for women became law by enfranchising married women and female property holders. 

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Jan. 7-14.

• Fredrick Wheeler, 41; 1902 Louisa St., Rayville; disturbing the peace (general).

• Jamari Walker, 18; 905 Martin Luther King Drive, Rayville; hit and run.

• Terrell Reynolds, 23; 221 Russell St., Rayville; aggravated burglary and simple possession of Schedule II.

• Delancey Price, 18; 411 Linda Street, Rayville; aggravated burglary and Simple Possession of Schedule II.

Cox offers app to aid first responders

Cox Funeral Homes has graciously invested back into the community in order to promote the saving of lives. 

The funeral home staff recognized a very unique opportunity to assist local first responders through an ingenious marketing initiative that could help save lives.  

The funeral home asks that you download the Vital ICE (In Case of Emergency) app, from either the Apple App Store or Google Play, for your smart phone and enter in their code: #3637.  

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