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Wed
28
May

Civic-minded

Pictured on the bottom left are Deputy Bryan Kelley and Registrar Rita James, who gave these students from Winnfield Senior High School a lesson in the voting process.

History and Civics students from Winnfield Senior High School paid a visit to the Winn Parish Registrar of Voters last week to learn about the voting process and the steps necessary to register to vote. Registrar Rita James registered ten students while Deputy Bryan Kelley walked the rest through the different election cycles.
 
Wed
28
May

Winnfield Locals Team Up to Win 2nd Place at Uncle Earl’s

Justin and Casey Pritchett owners of JC Kennels team up with Jacob Turner of Mississippi in the Old and Young Competition at Uncle Earls Hog Dog Trials. JC Kennels dog Rocket and Turners dog Jazebel bayed a perfect score in the first round earning them a place in the bayoff.
 
Wed
21
May

Atlanta High School Book Club Takes Spring Field Trip

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Dr. Katrina Jordan and the Bulldog Book Club at Atlanta High School took a trip to see a movie based on a book that many of them have read and/or are reading. They went to Monroe to see “Divergent” which is a  story about a dystopian society and is similar to the “Hunger Games” movie and book 
 
Wed
14
May

Winn Parish School Board honors 2014 retirees

Back row, left to right: Mike Hearne (Dodson High School), Charles Carroll (Winnfield Middle School), Susan Little (Winnfield Middle School), Tammy Procell (Winnfield Middle School). Front row: Mary Carpenter (Dodson High School), Debra Williams (Winnfield Primary School), Debra Longino (Winnfield Primary School).

The Winn Parish School Board honored retiring teachers before their monthly meeting on May 5. Prior to the 5:30 p.m. meeting, a reception was held to honor seven retired educators from Winn Parish.
 
Wed
07
May

Dupree donates own work to local libraries

Ben Dupree of Goldonna is the fourth generation to live on his property and the third generation of his family to teach at Goldonna School. A self proclaimed “avid outdoors man, husband, father, teacher, coach and man of God,” he can add the adjective “author” to his resume 
 
Wed
30
Apr

Parker, Thornton Exchange Vows

Mr. and Mrs. John Thornton of Tullos and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Parker of Columbia would like to announce the marriage
of their children, Karis Diana LaRae Parker to Zachary Bowen Thornton 
 
Wed
30
Apr

Alysa Kelly to Compete in National American Miss Pageant

National American Miss beauty pageant contestant, Alysa Kelly, a Winn Parish local will be representing her hometown at the upcoming beauty pageant to be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she will be competing for the title of Miss Pre-Teen Louisiana.
 
Wed
23
Apr

Madison Nelson Celebrates 8th Birthday at the Arlington B&B

Visions of grandeur set the day as the girls gathered for a party. Long and short gowns were worn for a beautiful fashion show. All the girls were so beautifully dressed, so elegant with their nails polished, fancy hats, furs and heels. A high tea followed with a light assortment of ladyfinger sandwiches – chicken salad, pimento, and pineapple cream.
 
Wed
23
Apr

The American Legion Auxiliary News

Pictured above are members of Everett S. Fick American Legion Auxiliary of Winnfield, preparing Easter bags for Veterans in Nursing Homes in Winnfield; Martha Jordan, Carolyn Lang and Sandra McLaren.

The Everett S. Fick Unit 9, District 8 American Legion Auxiliary met on Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the home of President Gayle Gilcrease. The meeting was called to order by President Gilcrease and members were led in Pledge of Allegiance and prayer by Carolyn Lang.
 
Wed
26
Mar

Eleventh Annual Trista Tyler Nothing But Net Bass Tourney Held

The 11th Annual Trista Tyler Nothing But Net Bass Tournament held on March 15, 2014 at Red River Midway Marina at St.
Maurice, La. was a great success. A total of 83 boats participated, with most teams weighing in their five fish limit. 1st place of $3,000.00 went to the team of Randy Smith & Eric Hayes with a total of 21.27 lbs., 
 

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