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Wed
18
Jun

Moss Graduates Junes 1

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Deja Monez Moss graduated from South Oak Cliff High School on June 1, 2014. She was one of the top 30 honorees
in her class of 200 students. She received four honors. One in National Honor Society, one for the Academic Decathlon team, German Honor Society and High Honors
 
Wed
11
Jun

Seven Winn Parish students awarded Plum Creek scholarships

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Plum Creek has awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven Winn Parish students. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually
awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation
 
Wed
04
Jun

Jordan Hill Cemetery Meeting Held

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In celebration of Memorial Day, the Jordan Hill Cemetery committee met on Sunday, May 25 at 3 p.m. for it’s annual get together to celebrate Memorial Day and to honor all the veterans by placing a flag at the graveside of all former veterans
 
Wed
04
Jun

Scenes from the 2014 Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Fair

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On Saturday, May 17, Sheriff Cranford Jordan and the Winn Parish D.A.R.E. program hosted a D.A.R.E. Fair. The event was held at the Winnfield Civic Center, where everyone enjoyed a day of safe and drug-free fun.
 
Wed
28
May

Civic-minded

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 
 

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