Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of March 11-18.

• Wilijah Naylor, 43, 208 Oak St., Rayville; simple burglary.

• One juvenile was charged with no driver’s license.

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The Rayville Police Department issued a total of 17 traffic citations this week. That number includes 11 for speeding, one for careless operation with an accident, one careless operation, one improper turn with an accident, one no seatbelt and two no proof of insurance.  

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RSB earns 5-star rating

BauerFinancial of Coral Gables, Fla., the nation’s premier bank rating firm, is proud to announce that Richland State Bank, Rayville, has once again secured its highest, 5-Star rating. 

A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and sustaining this top 5-Star rating for 75 consecutive quarters, Richland State Bank has also procured a top 10 percent designation. This means that Richland State Bank has maintained Bauer’s highest rating consistently for longer than 90 percent of the industry. 

Saints Alive enjoy the music of Bill Thorpe

By Judy Slayter

Special Report

Saints Alive, a ministry of First Baptist Church, Rayville, met on Monday, February 26, at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

President Helen Diamond welcomed everyone. Prayer requests were voiced. We were so happy to have Mike Robinson, Bill Thorpe, Mickey Shoemaker Fisher, Hope Davis, and Allen and Diane Nettles visiting with us.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of March 4-11.

• Kenneth Boston, 53, 18 Tuscany Way, Rayville; simple battery (two counts).

• Detra Brown, 32, 518 Eugene St., Rayville; theft greater than $300 and less than $1,000.

• Timothy Chaplin, 25, 4782 Hwy 165 South, Monroe; no driver’s license.

• Johnathan Bell, 28, 206 Cotton St., Rayville;  disturbing the peace by fighting.


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