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Farmer helps Care and Share

Richland Parish farmer Cliff Mills directed $2,500 to Care and Share Ministries  through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. 

As part of their mission, the organization will use the funds to provide a food pantry for the community.

Kolton Kelley, a sophomore from Delhi Charter School, placed first in the individual exhibit category at the April 6 Louisiana State History Day Competition and also won the William Still Award for Excellence in Primary Research.

DCS student takes first in History Day event

Kolton Kelley, a sophomore from Delhi Charter School, placed first in the individual exhibit category at the April 6 Louisiana State History Day Competition hosted at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans and will advance to the National Competition held June 9-13 on the campus of the University of Maryland near Washington, DC. Kelley advanced to the state competition after placing first at the Monroe Regional Competition hosted at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum on March 16. 

Rayville man pleads guilty to mail fraud

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that Ronald W. Reeves, 68, of Rayville, pleaded guilty Friday before U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty to two counts of mail fraud for his role in a scheme to steal nearly $400,000.

According to the guilty plea, Reeves conspired with others from April 2014 to April 2017 to fraudulently divert mail from the intended recipients to himself in order to obtain checks, credit cards and identifying information of the victims. 

Kindergarten registration set

Richland Parish Schools will host kindergarten registration from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 through May 3.

Registration will take place at the school which the child is to attend.

Parents are asked to bring:

• The child’s Social Security Card;

• The child’s birth certificate;

• The child’s completed shot record; and

• Three proofs of residence.

To register for kindergarten, a child must be five years old on or before Sept. 30.

RPSO sets date for Day at the Lake

The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office will hosts its annual Day at the Lake from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at Poverty Point State Park in Delhi.

Lunch will be served at 11 a.m., featuring fried fish, French fries and hushpuppies.

The event for Richland Parish senior citizens will feature door prizes, plinko, popcorn, snow cones, live entertainment, boat rides and fishing.

A bus will pick up seniors at 9 a.m. May 10 at the courthouse in Rayville and at 9:30 a.m. at the Delhi Substation in Delhi.

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