Local riders win at regionals

Two Richland Parish 4-H members brought home awards from a recent regional horse show.

They were among 4-H’ers from 13 states who participated in the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show, held Aug. 1 to 5 in Perry, Ga.

Dora Dawson finished in second place, ranch breakaway roping; fifth place, ranch trail; eighth place, ranch working cow horse; and eighth place, ranch riding and Abby Claire Hillman took ninth place, pole bending.

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 

Donations help COA aid seniors

The Richland Parish Voluntary Council on Aging is accepting donations to its Sponsor a Senior fundraiser.

“Donations to the Sponsor a Senior fundraiser help us serve senior citizens in Richland Parish, COA director Mickey Shoemaker Fisher said. “The Richland Parish Police Jury provides invaluable assistance by helping pay some of our operating expenses. We are so blessed to be part of this caring community.”


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