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Wed
15
Feb

Dr. Mark Shelton

Dr. Mark Shelton was guest speaker at the Jan. 18 meeting of the Rotary Club of Winnfield. He gave members an interesting insight of medical equipment by first giving an entertaining history of the industry standard, the stethoscope. Then he showed them the newest to arrive in Winnfield, a hand-held ultrasound device. Accompanying Dr. Shelton to the meeting were physician’s assistant Michelle Malzahn and physical therapist Jim Muse

 

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Wed
15
Feb

Former District Leader Tells of Rotary History at Recent Meeting

Many service organizations feature weekly meeting speakers who address a range of topics other than those of the organization itself. The Rotary Club of Winnfield is one but recently heard from a speaker who told local members a little of the history of Rotary. Former district governor Pamela Stewart of Ruston who was here on Feb. 8 injected a number of quiz questions and the answers she received verified that much of her information was new to many. Most could recall that Paul Harris of Chicago with Rotary’s founder. But the trail ran cold beyond that.

 

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Wed
08
Feb

The Rotary Foundation recently

The Rotary Foundation recently recognized Jay Hinckley, treasurer of the Rotary Club of Winnfield, for his outstanding level of personal giving to the foundation by naming him a “Major Donor.” The Rotary Foundation supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. The Foundation transforms gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, it taps into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into Rotary priorities, such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. Foundation grants empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact. In photo, club president and Hinckley’s daughter Jennifer Vidrine makes the award presentation during the February 1 meeting here.

 

Wed
08
Feb

The Rotary Club of Winnfield showed

The Rotary Club of Winnfield showed its support to the student- athletes in Winn’s 4-H Outdoor Skills program with a presentation of arrows and .22 ammunition for use in the program. Agent Donny Moon spoke briefly to the club at its Feb. 1 meeting and brought with him three participants from Winnfield Middle School. In photo are Matt Walton, Wyatt Jordan, Lathan Snowden, Jennifer Vidrine and Ethan Boone.

 

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Wed
01
Feb

Randa Connor Speaks to Kiwanis Club January 23

Randa Connor spoke to the Kiwanis club Monday, January 23, 2017. She grew up in Winnfield and after college knew she wanted to serve her community. She has a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice and is employed by Eckerd Kids. This job involves meeting the needs of children. In Winnfield she is involved with the Hog Dog Trials, the Forest Festival and the Winnfield Coalition.

The Winnfield Coalition is a group of business individuals who are working through community services to help others, in particular children. The coalition meets the 2nd Monday of each month at noon at the Library and anyone that would like to be involved is welcome to attend the meetings.

Wed
01
Feb

Happy 91st Birthday Mother Lois Collins

You are invited to Mother Collins 91st birthday February 5, 2017. We are requesting all friends and family to attend church service with her at Mt. Olive Baptist Church at 11 a.m. and then lunch after the service.

 

Wed
25
Jan

Kisatchie Quilt Guild January 19 Meeting

The monthly meeting of Kisatchie Quilt Guild was held on January 19,2017 with Carolyn Bramlett opening with prayer following by the Pledge of Allegiance. Reading of the November meeting minutes was given by Secretary Virginia Smith and Treasurer Billie Ann Bates gave her report. Benevolence report was given and request was taken for cards to be sent.

There was no report from the I Spy and Burn Quilt projects committee.

It was announce that the Jefferson, TX quilt show will be on January 27, 28 and 29, 2017.

 

Wed
18
Jan

The students of WSHS have

The students of WSHS have earned a combined total 4,285.4 Accelerated Reader points for the 1st nine weeks of school. The top point earners for first block classes were honored with a pizza party on Monday, December 19, 2016. Standing (L to R): Kevin Burton, Faith So, Jemarco Ballard, Harlie Gorham, Natalie Evans, Saaudiya Dale-Nixon, Kalani Sibley, and Ms. Paula Price (Librarian). Seated (Middle-L to R): Julie Bartley, Kelli Hemphill, and Elizabeth Heard. Seated (Floor-L to R): Jeshunta Walker, Laura Desadier, Ashley Carpenter, Ana Reynoza, and Janeberlyn Lejeune. Not pictured: Mersadies Ganey.

 

Wed
18
Jan

WGHA November Meeting Held

On November 19, 2016, the end of the year meeting of Winn Genealogy & Historical Association was held with a very good attendance. Guest speaker Mr. J.C. Hanna was introduced by program chairman Donald Boyett and held everyone’s attention with the revelation of the help needed to care for graves of Confederate soldiers. Mr. Hanna is the Louisiana Division Commander for The Sons of Confederate Veterans. Several of our members joined this worthy cause. We hope to have Mr. Hanna back during this new year. For those interested we do have some info on the SCV and there is a lot more to be found online.

 

Wed
04
Jan

Ratcliff, Villanueva to Wed

Michael and Kayla Taylor Ratcliff announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Dannah Paige, to Oscar Villanueva, son of Oscar Sr. and Caritina Villanueva. Dannah and Oscar will exchange vows on January 28,2017 at the pavilion of the pines, 290 Co. Rd. 252, Jasper, TX. The 4:00 pm wedding will be followed by a sit-down dinner and reception.

 

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