Hayes was shy, introverted and extremely close to his mother. He knew leaving for Texas would be tough. Even the car ride to get from his home in Rayville, Louisiana to the University of Houston was terrifying.
Eula D. Britton Elementary Champs: Morehouse and Richland – “Boys” 1959-1960
Eula D. Britton Elementary Champs: Morehouse and Richland – “Boys” 1959-1960. Photo includes NBA great “Elvin Hayes” and Rayville Mayor Harry “Kayo” Lewis.
The Tragic Death of Rayville Native Hervey Mangham: LSU Baseball Star Dies From Accident On The Ball Field (ca., 1908)
Hervey Mangham was born the tenth of ten children. His mother and father faced heartbreak after heartbreak earlier in their marriage. All five of their first five children died in infancy or at a very young age…. Read More
Remembering Dolores “Dolly” Sapp, of Start (1933-2019)
Personal Remembrances of Mrs. Dolly Sapp The communities of Start and Crew Lake were saddened with the loss of Mrs. Dolores “Dolly” Sapp, on December 28, 2019. I’ve known Mrs. Dolores my… Read More
1929 State Champion Rayville Hornet Football Team
1929 Rayville Hornet State Championship Football Team Sat, Jan 11, 1930 – 1 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com In the picture standing, left to right:… Read More
1928 Rayville Hornet Football Team
Hornet Football Team of 1928 Sat, Nov 23, 1929 – 7 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com