Operation Round Up applications available

Nonprofit organizations within Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative’s service area are invited to submit applications for grants through NELPCO’s Operation Round Up.

The deadline for the current grant cycle is 4:45 p.m. March 29.

Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative  launched Operation Round Up, which is having a positive impact on the community it serves, in January 2016.

Donations collected from Cooperative members who voluntarily “round up”  their bills to include extra pennies have made it possible for grants to be awarded.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Feb. 17-24.

• Matthew Frederick, 26; 913 Carroll St., Rayville; shoplifting.

• Deshun Kelly, 29; 208 Leo St., Rayville; simple burglary and resisting arrest by flight.

• Ronnie Martin, 55; 437 Dacron St., Rayville; attempted forcible rape.

• Fannie McDowell, 73; 124 St. Louis St., Apt 1, Delhi; shoplifting.

• Jerome Killion, 40; 205 St. Louis St., Delhi; driving under suspension and speeding.

Boeuf River, NSDAR, meets

Boeuf River, NSDAR, met Monday, Jan. 21 in the home of Gayle Waller with Jodie Waller as co-hostess.

Nine members present enjoyed delicious refreshments prior to the business meeting. This is the program where we report on all the projects of the year. One of the special ones was the Wreaths Across America. Veterans and patriotism are the special focus of this group. We all enjoy privileges in this country thanks to all who serve in the military.

Regent  Angela Hales called the group to order and led the DAR ritual. Committees gave information to send to headquarters.

Saints Alive celebrate Mardi Gras

Saints Alive, a ministry of First Baptist Church, held its monthly meeting Jan. 28. 

Saints Alive meets during the months of September through May. Anyone 50 or older 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. 

DCS robotics team wins state excellence award

Delhi Charter students Ethan Morris, Kyle Peters and Wyatt Wiggins won the Excellence Award  Feb. 23 at the Louisiana VRC State Championship.  

The Excellence Award is given to the overall top team. It is the highest honor given out in the VEX Robotics Competition. The recipient of this award is a team that exemplifies overall excellence in creating a high quality VEX robotics program. 


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