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.
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.
Every two years alumni members of Rayville Colored/Rayville Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton High School from around the county convene for a reunion of all classes.
The event took place at the Alumni Center in Rayville June 29 through July 1 with the theme “Keep the Light Shining.”
A motorcycle crash claimed the life of an off duty EMT in Richland Parish on Saturday night.
Around 9:20 p.m. July 14, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Pony Greer Road and Blaylock Road in Richland Parish.
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.