News, sports and entertainment for Richland Parish, La.

Judge James M. “Jimbo” Stephens was sworn in by Judge Terry Doughty as the new judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeal Nov. 17 at the Richland Parish Courthouse in Rayville. With his wife Faith at his side, Judge Stephens took the oath of office... more
The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men and is seeking a third in connection with a shooting death last weekend in Rayville. The Richland Parish Sheriffs Office received a 911 call in reference to shots being fired into a residence... more
The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus performs a free concert for veterans at the Richland Parish Arts Center in Rayville. The concert took place April 6 following a ceremony at the Northeast Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery. The U.S. Army Field... more

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 5.
• Lenzy Felton, 51, 502 MLK Drive, Rayville; no driver’s license.

Linda Lowry

Graveside services for Linda Lowry, 69, of Rayville, LA were held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Greer Cemetery, Rayville, LA with Rev.

Robert Porter

Funeral service for Robert “Bobby” Porter, 74, of Monroe, LA were held Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Rev. Waylon McCormick officiating.

Johnny W. Kline

Johnny W. Kline, 70, of Mangham was born on August 6, 1947 in Winnsboro to his parents-Leonard Jennings and Eddie Mae McCartney Kline and passed from this life on November 2, 2017 in Wisner.




The 2014 Rayville Angel Allstars are Molly Allen, Mary Madilynn Bennett, Rylee Gibson, Ashlyn Sepulvado, Moriah Adams, Katelyn Branch, Olivia Dannehl, Gabrielle Riggins, Gracie Rowton,


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Funeral services for Johnnie Sanford, 75, of Rayville, were held Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Bro. Troy Dennard officiating.