Sock moccasin event planned at Poverty Point

Take a pair of tube socks and use them to make your own moccasins from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. May 4 under the picnic pavilion at Poverty Point World Historic Site.

This program is for children age 6-12 years of age. The socks and trim will be supplied, and you supply the creative ideas – choose the colors to go on your moccasins or put ribbons on them. 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 April 14-21.

• Andrea Adams, 47; 200 Ridgedale Drive, West Monroe; driving under suspension.

• Taylor Wilbanks, 30; 558 Hwy 854, Delhi; driving under suspension.

• Joseph Reed, 54; 201 Meadowlark St., Rayville; domestic abuse battery.

• Bobby Martin, 19; 206 Jones St., Rayville; theft less than $300.

• Michelle Reynolds, 43; 212 McConnell Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace (general).


Boeuf River Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met April 15 at the Richland Parish Library in Rayville. Taking part in the meeting were, from left, Regent Angela Hales, guest speaker Diane Abraham and hostesses Mary Griffin and Sue Paillette.

DAR hears historic highlights of Washington D.C.

Boeuf River Chapter NSDAR met Monday April 15, 2019 in the Richland Parish Library.

Hostesses were Mary Griffen, Sue Pailette and Judie Bell. Members and guests enjoyed delicious refreshments during a social period.

Regent Angela Hales called the meeting to order and led the DAR ritual. We were glad to have guest Diane Abraham for the program and Charlotte White from Winnsboro to install new officers.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of April 8-14.

• DeQuandra Scheanette, 24; 136 A South Circle Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace by fighting.

• Connie Clark, 49; 144 Oak St., Epps; criminal mischief.

• Kristen Philley, 25; 107 Fire Tower Road, Vicksburg; criminal mischief.

Sanctuary Quartet entertains Saints Alive

Saints Alive, a ministry of First Baptist Church, held its monthly meeting on Monday, March 25th.

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. 

The meeting was opened by our President Judy Slayter. The tables were decorated in green for Saint Patrick’s Day by Mike and Beverly Jackson. 


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