Cool Kids program aids residents of Tallulah

Deanna H. Harrison’s Cool Kids Mentoring Program hosted its first Relief Drive Saturday at the Rayville Civic Center Branding the theme “Am I My Brothers Keeper.”

The program was collecting water for the Town of Tallulah. The goal was to collect 100 cases of water between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. 

Program Event Planner Erica White went to social media for help and the cry was heard. 

Cool Kids was able to collect 132 cases of water to be delivered on Monday morning. 

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Jan. 21-28.

• Joseph Davis, 66, 705 Spruce St., Rayville; simple battery.

• April Adkins, 37, 2107 North 7th St., West Monroe; no driver’s license.

• Tony Gary, 35, 105 Waldorf St., Rayville; resisting arrest, no license plate lamp and two brake lamps.

• Laquita Briggs, 33, 105A South Circle Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace by fighting.

Poverty Point slates demonstration of ancient tools

Go back in time and learn about an ancient culture, the Poverty Point inhabitants, that once lived in northeast Louisiana more than 3,500 years ago and how they developed and created tools used in their everyday lives. 

The program will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1- 4 p.m., with demonstrations beginning on the hour.

Poverty Point World Heritage Site offers visitors the unique opportunity to study the culture of area inhabitants from 1600 to 1100 BC. 


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