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Blind Joe Reynolds Used Music to Speak Out

Mar 14, 2018
courtesy / chronoglide.com

Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Blues guitarist and songwriter, Blind Joe Reynolds recorded eight songs with Paramount Records and Victor Records.  Reynolds was given the nickname “Blind Joe” after losing both of his eyes from a shotgun blast following an altercation.

Although left blind, Reynolds remained outspoken and candid by often using his music as a tool to speak out against societal injustices.

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A Richwood Correctional Center Officer was arrested Saturday during a routine shake-down at the jail for having contraband on his person in the institution.

According to the police report, 41-year-old Tyre D. Manning was discovered with two packs of cigarette tobacco, a cell phone and two sandwich bags of synthetic marijuana. The synthetic marijuana was concealed in a potato chip bag. Manning was then arrested and transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center for booking and confinement.

There is no further information at this time.

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The Richwood Rams in Monroe in Ouachita Parish will play in the 3A State Championship against West Feliciana at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Friday.  There are many fans that want to go watch, but can’t afford to make the long trip.  Tyron Dickens is trying to help raise money through his non-profit program K-9 Outreach.  Dickens says donations have started coming in.

 

Performance Review Gone Bad

Jun 15, 2017
opso.net

A man is jailed after shooting co-worker over a performance review.

Madison W. Goins, 65, of Richwood was arrested after allegedly shooting his son.

The police report states there was a verbal altercations between the two when the younger Goins tried to leave in his vehicle, but was blocked. He then challenged his father who allegedly retrieved a shot gun and shot the victim in the shoulder.