Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Sept. 16-23.

• Ashley Qualls, 28; 116-B South Circle Drive, Rayville; failure to appear on no proof of insurance.

• Tiffany Hawkins, 29; 313 Francis St., Rayville;  cyberstalking.

• Eddie Booker, 42; 23 Plum Tree, Rayville; aggravated assault.

• Michael Templeton, 37; 304 Hayes St., Rayville; improper telephone use and cyberstalking

Crew Lake UMW host first meeting of fall season

United Methodist Women of Crew Lake United Methodist Church in Start had their first meeting of the fall season on September 13, 2018.

Connie Ward blessed the meal prepared by her and Lillian Whitten. After everyone enjoyed the meal, Connie Ward gave the devotional “More Than One Man”. Scripture was taken from the book of Matthew. All received a blessing.

Dianne Williams, President opened with business, asking for the treasurer’s report by Melva Gilbert and reading of the minutes by Lillian Whitten. She also welcomed a new member.

Riverfield Raiders now 2-1 in district action

The Riverfield Academy Raiders traveled to Raymond, Miss., to take on the Central Hinds Cougars this past Friday night.

The game ended in a tough district loss for Riverfield. Both teams went into the contest with 2-0 district records. The loss put Riverfield at 2-1 in district action.

They are not, however, out of the playoff picture by any means. With three games left on the regular schedule, two of which are district match ups, the Raiders remain poised and focused on the victories ahead.

Delhi Bears still undefeated after week four

The Delhi Bears are still undefeated four games into the season following their 22-21 victor over the Cedar Creek Cougars.

Cedar Creek actually took the lead 6-0 at the end of the first quarter, but Delhi came back strong with two unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 14-6 lead at halftime. The Bears scored on a 17-yard pass to tie the game up 6-6, then score again with a second pass and chipped in the two-point conversion to seal the lead.

Cedar Creek tied it up again in the third quarter by scoring eight points for to enter the final quarter at 14-14. 

Parish students given head start on college

Local Richland Parish High School students were invited to attend the Annual Richland University, College and Career Fair on Sept. 13 at the Rayville Arts Center.

This event is a combined effort among all three Richland Parish High Schools: Rayville High School, Mangham High School and Delhi High School

Representatives from nearly 34 colleges, universities, service organizations, and military branches were in attendance. 

Guest speakers included Mayor Harry Lewis and Pastor Shane Lester.


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