Richland Parish football teams open play

The Delhi Bears topped the host Mangham Dragons football team 44-27 in Friday’s season opener.

With the win, the Bears start their season at 1-0 as they travel to Vidalia this Friday to take on the Vikings. The Vikings are also 1-0 after defeating Sicily Island 34-7.

Mangham starts the season at 0-1 as the Dragons prepare to host St. Frederick Sept. 7. 

The Warriors are coming into the outing with a record of 1-0 after a 30-7 win against D’Arbonne Woods.

Scouting night set

The Louisiana Purchase Council, Boy Scouts of America will host a Join Scouting School Night kickoff at 6 p.m. Aug. 30  at Delhi United Methodist Church.

Parents or guardians and their sons and daughters are encouraged to attend the kickoffs to learn about all that Cub Scouts has to offer. Boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade are eligible to participate in Cub Scouts. Boys must be 11 years old or in the sixth grade to join. For more information, visit www.louisianapurchasecouncil.org. 

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Aug. 19-26.

• David Phillips, 35; 437 Crew Lake Loop, Rayville; no driver’s license, unsafe vehicle, no insurance and expired license plate.

• Ambience Shaw, 24; 114 A North Circle Drive, Rayville; disturbing the peace by fighting.

• Carla Summers, 39; 231 Church St., Rayville; disturbing the peace by fighting.

• Lauren Modisette, 32; 167 Hooter Road, Monroe; driving under suspension.

Franklin named to bank board

Cross Keys Bank is pleased to announce that Rayville native and Richland Parish Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman, Scott Franklin has been elected to serve on the Cross Keys Bank Board of Directors. 

With the bank’s recent decision to reinvest in Rayville with a new branch building, and Scott’s fervent enthusiasm for his community, the relationship will be fruitful for everyone involved.


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