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Fall tee ball, baseball planned for Mangham area

Registration is currently open for Mangham’s first fall tee ball season.

“Unfortunately, peewee football season will be cancelled, so this is a great opportunity to have our kids involved in a sporting event this fall,” organizer Derrick Tillery said.

 Registration is $80 online through Mangham Dixie Facebook or someone will be at the Mangham boy’s field from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until registration ends Aug. 26.

Riverfield Raiders begin MAIS football season

I don’t guess there would be anyone to disagree that 2020 has been a very strange, difficult and challenging year.

With school attendance ending in mid-March, the teachers and students were forced to adapt to online teaching and learning.

At Riverfield campus, improvements took place, however, over an extended off season and on Aug. 5 RA students returned to school to begin the 2020/21 school year. The beginning of school always means that football season is here.

Drivers asked to take care as harvest begins

Farmers are harvesting soybeans and corn and the cotton harvest is expected to begin by Labor Day this year.

This means drivers in rural parishes will be sharing the road with harvesters, trucks and other large farm equipment. Since this equipment needs additional space and tends to move slowly, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry urges people to be alert and take care when encountering slow moving farm machines.

Items recovered

Rayville Police Lt. Czyz Williams, Chief Willie Robinson Sr., and Investigator Timothy Colvin display items recovered during a recent burglary investigation.

Arrest made following burglary investigation

The Rayville Police Department has made an arrest and recovered items stolen during a recent burglary.

Rayville Police Chief Willie Robinson Sr. advised the Rayville Police Department received a call from a subject at 5:20 p.m. July 26 advising there had been a burglary on Scott Street. The caller advised the homeowner was her mother and she was out of town. Rayville Police Officer Barbara Carroll went to the residence and met the homeowner’s daughter.

Virtual learning program offers AHEC of a Summer

This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students in Richland Parish experienced their first virtual “AHEC of a Summer” program. 

Students spent 100 percent of their time learning virtually with program educator Kym Trisler. Serenity Fletcher, Victoria Jones, Demyia Kelly, Kolton Kelley, Devin Leggins and Landon Littleton spent two weeks learning about health careers, educational requirements and what it takes to be a healthcare provider. 

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