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Wed
30
Mar

LSMSA To Host Program For Young Entrepreneurs

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Do you have a great idea? Are you willing to think creatively, work smart, fail and learn, take risks and reap rewards? Do you want to start your own business? If so, then you should be among the 14 young entrepreneurs from around the state to take part in a week of guided inspiration, practical information and fun.
 
 
Wed
30
Mar

Couple to Wed Saturday

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Tama Durham and Nehemiah Phillips Jr. are proud to announce their engagement. Tama is the daughter of Annette Luke Durham and Foster Durham of Winnfield. Nehemiah is the son of Brenda Jackson and Nehemiah Phillips Sr. of Winnfield.
 
 
Wed
23
Mar

CASA is Coming to Town

The CASA program is coming to serve the foster children of Winn Parish and we need your help! CASA is currently looking for community volunteers who are looking to give back to their community by becoming an advocate. CASA Advocates are trained volunteers who are appointed by a judge to advocate for foster children. Advocates visit kids on a regular basis and make recommendations regarding the child’s best interest. The goal is that each child be placed in a safe, permanent home.

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Wed
23
Mar

Rotary and the Promise of a Polio-Free World

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Bob Holeman told Winnfield Rotarians he remembers that he was crossing the junior high school yard in Baton Rouge when he heard that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. When he interviewed World War II veterans, all recalled where they were when they learned that Pearl Harbor had been bombed. All in the room could also go back in their minds to that moment of triumph of man walking on the moon and the national pain of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Wed
09
Mar

Jeff Cox

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Jeff Cox, district judge for Bossier and Webster parishes, was guest speaker at the March 2 meeting of the Rotary Club of Winnfield. He explained that he grew up in a business surrounding and his father instilled in him the desire to save money. He’s brought that into the court system by working to bring resolution to each case as quickly as possible, reducing costs incurred through delay.
 
Wed
09
Mar

Dr. Eric Dupree Shares His Children’s Book with Kiwanis

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Local physician Dr. Eric Dupree shared with the Kiwanis club Monday, February 22nd that he has written and had published a children’s book. The title of the book is “The Special Colt”. Dr. Dupree was inspired by his mother who wrote stories but was never published. The story was written in about 30 minutes after hearing a sermon in church about Jesus entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday on a colt that had never been ridden. 
 
Wed
02
Mar

Sheriff Hosts Kiwanis Club

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The Kiwanis Club met at the Dan L. Page Memorial Rifle Range on President’s Day (February 15). The Club heard officer Edward Harrell speak on his job as the School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Department. Harrell is the retired fire chief of the City of Winnfield with 32 years of service for the Fire Department. Sheriff Jordan started this program, assigning officer Harrell’s “beat”, at the Winnfield Senior High/Winnfield Jr. High Schools. These two schools are the ones with the most potential for problems in the Parish.

 

Wed
02
Mar

Bank of Montgomery

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Bank of Montgomery is a $100 sponsor of the Trista Tyler “Nothing but Net” Scholarship Bass Tournament. The 13th Annual Tournament will be held on April 16 at the Red River Midway Marina in St. Maurice.

 

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Wed
24
Feb

Nichols Speaks at Recent Rotary Meeting

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Winnfield Rotarians heard a view on the history and role of law enforcement when Mike Nichols, a 33-year veteran of the Alexandria Police Department and now an investigator with the Winn District Attorney’s Office for the past 9 years was guest speaker Feb. 17.

 

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