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Traffic stop ends with drug arrest

A routine traffic stop turned into a drug arrest in Delhi on Feb. 16.

Sgt. Craig Frasier made a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation on Broadway Street in Delhi. Upon coming in contact with the driver, Sgt. Frasier ran his driver’s license information and the driver was driving with a suspended license. 

Sgt. Frasier and K-9 Nero performed a search on the outside of vehicle and K-9 Nero alerted on the vehicle. Sgt. Frasier then asked the driver if there were any narcotics in the vehicle and the driver replied yes. 

Honoring Good Citizens

The Boeuf River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honor DAR Good Citizens at the Presidents Day Tea at the home of Angela Hales. Cohostess was Dora Heath. Taking part were, from left, DAR Good Citizen Chairman Mary Pruitt, Becky Russell, Mangham High School DAR Good Citizen Annaliese Russell (Richland Parish Winner and second-place district winner), Mangham High School Guidance Counselor Tara Smith, Riverfield Academy Guidance Counselor Kelly Prine, Riverfield Academy DAR Good Citizen Keisha Patel, Sharmila Patel and District Judge Will Barham.

Boeuf River DAR honors Good Citizens

The Boeuf River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honor DAR Good Citizens at the Presidents Day Tea at the home of Angela Hales. Cohostess was Dora Heath.  Taking part were, from left, DAR Good Citizen Chairman Mary Pruitt, Becky Russell, Mangham High School DAR Good Citizen Annaliese Russell (Richland Parish Winner and second-place district winner), Mangham High School Guidance Counselor Tara Smith, Riverfield Academy Guidance Counselor Kelly Prine, Riverfield Academy DAR Good Citizen Keisha Patel, Sharmila Patel and District Judge Will Barham.

Delhi crops forum centers on uncertainty

Trade and price uncertainties best describe the agricultural market outlook on the eve of the highly anticipated release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report, LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum.

Held Feb. 7 at the Delhi Civic Center, the meeting drew about 85 farmers and industry representatives.

Scholarships available to local students

The William and Hannah McClain Foundation has scholarships available for two deserving students of the 2019 graduating class of Rayville High School. 

To be considered for a scholarship the student must meet the following criteria:

• Has maintained at least a 2.8 grade point average for grades 9-12 (enclose a sealed official transcript application).

•  Must be financially disadvantaged.

• Must be accepted as a full-time student in a college/university of his/her choice (please submit a copy of the college/university acceptance letter).

New police dog

Sergeant Craig Frasier and Staff K-9 Nero

Delhi police add new police dog to patrol force

The Delhi Police Department has added a new police dog.

Delhi Police Chief Roy Williams is proud to introduce the newest addition to Delhi Police Department, Staff K-9 Nero. 

Nero is a 18-month-old dual-purpose Belgian Malinois. 

Nero is trained in narcotics, tracking, criminal apprehension and article evidence search. 

Sergeant Craig Frasier completed a 120-hour K-9 handlers course at LAK9 in Maurice and will work with Nero at the DPD.

Chief Williams said he is glad to have Nero on his staff. 

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