Lifestyle

Wed
25
Mar

Hog Dog Trials to begin this week

Claude L. O’Brian, one of the original organizers of the Uncle Earl Hog Dog Trials, alongwith his granddaughter, Randa Connor visited the Rotary Club of Winnfield last week anddiscussed the history of the hog dog trials and how the event has grown to what it is today.The world’s largest hog baying competition has been in existence annually since 1995 andwill be held this weekend at the fairgrounds from March 25 through the 29.

 

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Wed
25
Mar

Winnfield Lions Club “Just Because”Roses delivered this week

WeekWinnfield Lions Club’s “JUST BECAUSE”ROSE SALEofficially began March 1st2015.The Lions Club Rose Sale Project involvesLions Club members selling “Just Because”Long Stem Roses (assorted colors) to thosethat want to express their love and appreciationto that special person in their life. The Winnfield Lions Club along withWinnfield Nursing and Autumn LeavesNursing is also sponsoring a CommunityProject designed to make certain that all resi-dents in the local nursing facilities receive onedozen “Just Because”long stem roses (assort-ed colors).

 

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Wed
18
Mar

Taliaferro, Lionetti to Wed

Doctor and Mrs. Henry Govan Taliaferro, Jr. of West Monroe announce the engagement of their daughter, Sloane Elizabeth, 
to Stephen Thomas Lionetti of New York City. He is the son of Mr. Thomas Anthony and Dr. PJ Lionetti of Houston, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Norwood Smith of Winnfield, Louisiana and the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Govan Taliaferro, Sr. of Jonesville, Louisiana. The groom is the grandson of Ms. Joanne Patterson of Beaumont, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony C. Lionetti of Rochelle Park, New Jersey.
 
 
Wed
18
Mar

Webster, Skinner to Exchange Vows

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Glynn Webster, of Atlanta, Louisiana, would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bridget Diane, to Chance Tate Skinner, son of Mrs. Pamela Skinner, of Alexandria, Louisiana, and the late Mr. Robert William Skinner. The bride to be is a graduate of Winnfield Senior High School, and Louisiana Tech University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
 
 
Wed
11
Mar

I thank the Lord fo

I thank the Lord for 42 years of marriage to my beautiful wife June. There will never be another like you. Love, Stanley King

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Wed
11
Mar

Senior Resource Representative

Matt Sutton, on the left, Senior Resource Representative for Plum Creek in the Winn District visited the Winnfield Rotary Club recently and gave an excellent presentation on Plum Creek’s presence in Louisiana and more specifically Winn Parish. Obviously, the timber industry is probably  our most valuable resource in Winn Parish. The company isamong the largest private landowners in Louisiana with 399,000 acres of forestland in 11 parishes. A good portion of  that is right here in our parish, which is centrally locatedand this is one of the reasons they have just built a new central facility in Joyce. Last year they planted more that 8 million seedlings in our state and they have been certified to meet the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Standard, a comprehensive forestry management program that combines sound business practices and environmental responsibility.  On the right, is Rotarian Ted Wold

Wed
04
Mar

Winn students attend 4H Fashion Camp event

4-H Fashion Camp entitled, “I Partied with the State 4-H Fashion Board” was held recently with five 4-H members and four leaders attending from Winn Parish
 
Wed
25
Feb

Out of the Past: Miss Maud Smith

Miss Maud Smith, a former Winn Parish teacher who retired in 1960 after teaching 5th grade for fourteen years in Winnfield, recalls to staff historians a few highlights of her career and documents herewith. a bit of her own personal history.
 
 
 
Wed
25
Feb

Autumn Leaves Residents Celebrate Mardi Gras

Autumn Leaves Residents Celebrate Mardi Gras
 
Wed
18
Feb

Winn Parish Students Advance at FBLA District Feb. 6, 2015

Students from Winn Parish High Schools made a trip to Northwestern State University on Friday, Feb. 6 to participate in the Future Business Leaders of America District III Competition. Winnfied Senior High School and Calvin High School had an impressive showing, with several students advancing to the competition at the state level
 

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