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Schools plan meet and greet

Parents of students attending Rayville schools are invited to a meet and greet from 5-7 p.m. July 18 at the Rayville Civic Center.

The purpose of the meeting is for parents to meet the administrators of Rayville elementary, junior high and high schools as well as the new Rayville head football coach.

All parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, administrators, cafeteria and custodial staff members, business leaders, ministers and public officials in Richland Parish School Board Districts 3, 5 and 6 are invited to attend the meet and greet.

Football camp

Jonathan Holland, former Mangham graduate, Louisiana Tech Bulldog, and Oakland Raider, along with Mangham High School alumni and fellow college and NFL teammates, hosted his first annual Trust the Process football camp. Youth of all ages enjoyed training, drills, and motivational words

Holland football camp successful

Jonathan Holland, former Oakland Raider, Louisiana Tech Bulldog and Mangham Dragon standout, partnered with Mangham Athletics and the Mangham Booster Club to present his first annual Trust the Process Youth Football Camp.

The camp for children ages 6-16 years old took place June 29 at Mangham High School.

“I am extremely honored to host my youth summer football camp in my hometown. The goal for this camp is to make a positive impact within the community and surrounding areas,” Holland said.

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Police gain parking lot during cleanup program

Rayville will be getting a cleaner look thanks to a $20,000 Louisiana Government Assistance Grant.

“We were able to get this grant and we’re going to use it for our demolition program,” Rayville Mayor Harry Lewis said.

The town will use the money to tear down vacant buildings throughout Rayville and clean up the lots. 

“This is something we are able to do through a grant without it costing the taxpayers a cent,” Lewis said.

Wreaths Across America seeking sponsors for 2019

Just like the men and women of the armed forces throughout the ages have answered the call to serve, so have many answered the call to sponsor wreaths for their military dead through Wreaths Across America, but many more are needed. 

The Rhymes Memorial Building, in downtown Rayville, will once again be the local headquarters for Wreaths Across America, which gives loved ones the chance to honor those who served in the military with a balsam wreath placed on their gravesite. 

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