ETC… for Wednesday January 9th


The first Food For Seniors distribution for 2019 is scheduled next Monday at the Red River Council on Aging. Distribution will be from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. Other dates in 2019 are March 11th, May 13th, July 8th, September 9th, and November 4th. Senior citizens who are not registered for the Food For Seniors boxes may do so by contacting the Council on Aging at 932-5721.

The Red River Parish Police Jury has elected officers for 2019. At their meeting Monday night, jurors voted to re-elect Shawn Beard as President and Ben Taylor as Vice President.

SCAM ALERT: Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office shared a post: “We have received word that a local business in our parish has received a request for a donation from this caller identifying himself as “Matt”. Please read the attached information concering this apparent scam and always remember to do your research before making any donation.

“If you are a local citizen/business and have fallen victim to this scam, please contact the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-932-4221.”

From Barbara Riggs Holland at Davis Springs: “Davis Spring Church is NOT collecting money for someone named Michael who fell from a deer stand. Someone who says they’re “Matt” is calling people asking for donations. He even gives an account number to send the money to. Please do NOT donate any money!”

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