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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.

Joint operation leads to pair of drug arrests

Rayville Police Chief Robinson advised a three-month undercover drug operation between his officers and the Delhi Police Department has paid off with two arrests.

Chief Robinson stated that RPD Investigator Jerry Davis Sr., DPD Asst. Chief Jermaine Estes and DPD Narcotic Agent Craig Frazier joined together to investigate drugs.

Chief Robinson advised that they will continue to work drugs and if you are caught, you will be arrested. 

No wake zone announced

Richland Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness Director Dawn Williams announced April 8 that effective immediately the Woolen Lake is under an Emergency No Wake Zone.  

“Due to backwater and watercraft traffic pushing water into homes and camps we felt this is action is necessary,” Williams said. “We are attempting to protect homes and the public’s safety.” 

This no wake zone will be strictly enforced by Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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