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Calvin native speaks to LSMSA students

James Calhoun, a 1971 graduate of Calvin High School, spoke to the students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Calhoun spoke to students and suggested that they emulate Dr. King by preparing themselves with education, compassion and understanding and breaking their silence when injustice surfaces anywhere.
 
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Jan

Kisatchie Quilters Begin New Year

The Kisatchie Quilt Guild held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at the First Assembly of God Church in Winnfield. President, Vera Robertson, called the meeting to order and welcomed the members. Jo Gresham opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Sandy Smith. The minutes of the November 21, 2013 meeting were read by Sandy Smith, Secretary. Martha Jordan gave the treasury report and read a Thank You letter from the pastor of the First Assembly of God Church.
 
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22
Jan

Garrett, Knotts to Wed

Mr. and Mrs. James Stanley Garrett of Calvin, LA proudly announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Somer Laurel, to Jason “Brandon” Knotts of Winnfield, LA. Somer is the granddaughter of Mrs. Erline Martin and the late Mr. James C. Martin, Jr. Also, Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Garrett. All are from Calvin, LA
 
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15
Jan

Bates Presents Mt. Grace with Check from Kiwanians

Several ladies from Mt. Grace for Women spoke to the Kiwanis club, Monday,January 6th. Sarah Crockett whose  responsibility is public relations thanked the club for the invitation to be there and introduced Sandy Bentley who is the Director of the Women’s Center. Mrs. Bentley spoke about the nonprofit faith-based program that provides residential care to men and women with alcohol, drug and other life-controlling problems.
 
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15
Jan

Payne Speaks at Recent Rotary Meeting

Winnfield Rotarians heard a tale of love Jan. 8, when a young woman described how she is striving to fulfill a promise she made to her father who was dying. And how a young man left a career he loved for another that would allow him to support his growing family.
 
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ADK Welcomes the Lion’s Club

ADK welcomed Winnfield Lion’s Club representatives Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kennedy to its October meeting. They presented a program, which showcased the wonderful work that the Lion’s Club does in our community and around the world. One of their most involved programs is the collection of used glasses, which are distributed to third world countries. Other programs include programs about diabetes, hearing aides, and adult literacy. Another interesting Lion’s Club project is a youth camp for disabled children.
 
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30
Dec

Book Fair Hosted At Atlanta High School

Mrs. Bridgette Bartlett and Clifford

From November 4th to November 8th, Dr. Katrina Jordan and the Atlanta High School Library held a Fall Book Fair. This year, the Book Fair was located in the conference room. The entry way was decorated with sand dunes, palm trees and hieroglyphs in celebration of the Egyptian theme of the fair. Friday, November 1st was sneak peek day. BBC (Bulldog Book Club) members and teachers were able to shop early.
 
Mon
30
Dec

The students of WSHS have earned a combined total of 6,344.9 Accelerated Reader points

The students of WSHS have earned a combined total of 6,344.9 Accelerated Reader points for the 2nd nine weeks of school. The top point earners for first block classes were honored with a pizza party on Monday, December 16, 2013 Standing (L to R): Tyler Cox, Samantha Knighten, Dustin Parker, Alexis Mosley, Zach Williams, Joseph Blanchard, Dasia Beard, Logan Hancock. Seated Middle (L to R): Shontierra Mosley, Baili King, Hunter Martin Alex VanBlaricum, Rosa Robinson, Ke’Andrea Rachal. Seated Floor (L to R): Chyemina Williams, Victoria O’Bryan, Kali Lawrence, Samantha Hyde. Not pictured: Drake Woodard and Jackson Teal.
 
Mon
23
Dec

Shelton thanks local sponsors for funding performance at Macy’s Parade

MaKayla Shelton and her parents would like to thank the business, family and friends for their help in her trip to the 87th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. She is the daughter of Steve and Liz Shelton, the granddaughter of Cloy and Janie Shelton and John and Annette Womack. She enjoyed her participation with The Macy’s Great American Marching Band that performed at Herald Square on November 28, 2013, in New York City, New York.
 
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23
Dec

Parker, Thurman Exhange Vows

Diana Lynn Parker and Justin Ray Thurman were wed August 4, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Covenant Church in Rusk, TX with Pastor Jan Pate performing the double ring ceremony. Music was provided by Susan Pate and Bri’ann Driver. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Jimmy Parker of Memphis, TN. Diana is the daughter of Janet Parker of Rusk, TX. Her maternal grandparents are Norma Dunn Lamberson of Winnfield and the late Jimmy Ray Dunn.
 

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