Troopers arrest Rayville man for distribution of child pornography

In June 2018, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Special Victim’s Unit began an undercover child exploitation investigation involving images/videos of child sexual abuse.  As part of the investigation, a search warrant was served today at a residence in Rayville by the Louisiana State Police, FBI Task Force Agents and the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Richland students do well at state horse show

A number of Richland Parish riders did well at the 49th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 7 to 11.

Coordinated by the LSU AgCenter, the event was held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

Local award winners were:

• Public speaking, third, Cadience Jinks, Richland Parish.

• Individual demonstration, junior division: second, Anna Marie Poland, Richland Parish; and third, Allie Grayson, Richland Parish.

• Individual demonstration, senior division: fifth, Dora Dawson, Richland Parish.

Louisiana offers digital driver’s license service

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Louisiana’s new digital driver’s license App is available to the public.  It will enable an image of a physical Louisiana license to be displayed on cell phones ensuring that Louisiana drivers who have their cell phones will always have access to their license. 

LA Wallet was created under Louisiana law of Act 625 by Baton Rouge Rep. Ted James.


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