Day at the Lake rescheduled

The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office and TRIAD has rescheduled its annual Day at the Lake event to avoid bad weather forecasted for Thursday and Friday.

Originally scheduled for May 10 at Poverty Point Marina State Park in Delhi, the event will now be held on June 28.

Lunch will 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. 

It is sponsored by the RPSO and Triad.

Memorial Day event planned at state cemetery

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting nine poignant events that will each pay tribute to the members of our U.S. Armed Forces, from across all generations, that answered the call to duty and paid the ultimate price in order to protect our freedoms.

 The America we know today would not be the same were it not for the men and women we honor on Memorial Day.

West Carroll man arrested for child pornography

A West Carroll Parish man was arrested after investigators were able to download pornography that he made available. 

In September of 2018 thru February of this year, the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit initiated an undercover investigation into individuals possessing and distributing images of pornography involving juveniles in West Carroll Parish.  On Friday, April 26, 2019, State Police Detectives, along with West Carroll Parish Deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in Pioneer. 

Two suspected of abuse in Start

Two Richland Parish residents have been arrested on charges stemming from the alleged abuse of a juvenile.

Richland Parish Sheriff Gary Gilley said Caleb Clements, 24, was arrested March 28 and charged with rape and pornography involving juveniles.

 This arrest came after Clements was found living with an underage female not related to him in the Start area. 

Investigation revealed the mother, Lisa Rogers, had left the minor child in the care of Clements while she visited family in Alabama. 


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