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Wed
23
Jan

Community Gathered for MLK Prayer Breakfast

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Over 75 in Attendance for the MLK Prayer Breakfast

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, community members of Winnfield gathered at the Winnfield Kindergarten Annex Cafeteria on Monday, January 21 st . Winn Parish Voters and Civic League sponsored a Prayer Breakfast for those in the community. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Etoy Ashley, with a opening song sang by Mr. Franklin Williams. A prayer was received by Rev. Otis Corley, Sr. Mayor George Moss greeted the crowd, along with Mr. Lionel Johnson with the Winn Parish Voters League. Mr. Louis Bell, Jr. gave a small greeting with the purpose of the occasion. 

 

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Wed
23
Jan

Chamber of Commerce Host Annual Awards Reception

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Business of the Year, Louisiana Loggers Self-Insured Fund

The Winn Parish Chamber of Commerce and Tourism held its annual awards reception Thursday, January 17 at the Louisiana Political Museum. Awards were presented to New Business of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year and The Spirit of Myrtis Allen Award.

Chamber President Laurinda Crenshaw welcomed the crowd to the reception and presented the New Business of the Year Award to RAF’s Bar-B-Que. Owners John Bruce and Eric Little both were born and raised in Winnfield. They are 2011 graduates of Winnfield Senior High School. After high school John worked at various restaurants while attending college and learned not only cooking skills but also gained management and business experience. Eric took an interest in grilling and smoking meats and perfected his then hobby through trial and error. The two joined forces in 2014 and jumped into the world of competition BBQ.

 

Wed
11
Sep

Lions Club Presents New Flag to Winnfield High School

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Winnfield Senior High School principal Jane Griffin (Right) received a large, new U.S. flag for the school campus on August 30. It was presented by Lion president Ronnie Brazzell (Left) as an expression of the Club’s patriotism, optimism and civic pride in Winnfield. The entire downtown area enjoys the red, white, and blue flags and banners on several designated “flag days” every year. The 6x9 foot flag Mrs. Griffin received was funded through the Donald L. “Dobber” Brazzell Memorial Flag Project. It is the dream of the Winnfield Lions Club to sign enough sponsors to enable us to increase our project to include decorating the overpass each flagday with fluttering waves of red, white and blue.

 

 

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Wed
11
Sep

Winn Parish School Board Holds September Meeting on September 3rd

On September 3 rd , the Winn Parish School Board held their monthly meeting. The only school board members who were not present were Mr. Walton and Mr. Scott. After the opening invocation, motion to accept the Executive Committee Report, Order of Business, and the Approval of the Minutes from August 5 th all passed.

 

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Wed
04
Sep

Jim Fannin Speaks at the Kiwanis Club Meeting

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Jim Fannin, State Senator

Jim Fannin and wife Kitty were surprise guests at the Kiwanis club meeting, Monday, August 26 th . The Fannins were guests of Sheriff Cranford Jordan. Senator Fannin took the opportunity to speak to the Kiwanis club, not about the election because that is against the rules, but general information about our state.

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Wed
04
Sep

Texas man arrested in 1988 murder of Winnfield Native

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Daniel Andrew MacGinnis

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Patrica Ann Howell Jacobs, orginally from Dodson, married Terry Jacobs from Sikes

In Beaumont, a Tyler County man was arrested in connection in the 31-year-old murder case of Winn Parish native Patrica Ann Howell Jacobs, according to a statement release by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office on Aug. 27.

In conjunction with the Port Arthur Police Department and the Texas Rangers, District Attorney Bob Wortham announces the arrest of Daniel Andrew MacGinnis, 60, of Warren, for the 1988 murder of 36-year-old Patricia Ann Jacobs.

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Wed
28
Aug

WSHS Students Represent Louisiana at FBLA National Convention

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In July, the following WSHS students represented Louisiana at the National FBLA Convention in San Antonio, TX. They competed in Parliamentary Procedure and Web Design. Front row, left to right, David Simmons, Jack Adams and Peyton Little. Back row, left to right, Daniel Simmons, KJ Evans, Matthew Harrel and Jacob Mercer.

 

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Wed
28
Aug

Police Jury Holds August Meeting

On Monday, August 19, the Winn Parish Police Jury held their regular monthly meeting. Under business, Joshua McAllister, the police juror representing District Three, made motions to approve monthly invoices and to extend a lease on a Cat Dump Truck on a month to month basis. No discussion took place on the motion to approve monthly invoices. Joshua McAllister did note that the continual lease of the Cat Dump Truck should be temporary. Both motions passed unanimously. 

 

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Wed
28
Aug

New Life Store Holds Grand Opening

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On Wednesday, August 22, New Life held a grand opening. The New Life store is a resale store that uses its proceeds to help those with drug addiction. This could include counseling, rehab, and ministry for those suffering from addiction. New Life is dependent on donations to remain open and continue to provide rehabilitation services. Donations could be anything from furniture to clothes. The New Life store is located on Main Street in downtown Winnfield.

 

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Wed
21
Aug

Dodson Shooting Leaves One Dead and One Injured

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Justin S. Burnett

At around 5:40 A.M. on Wednesday August 14 th , the Winn Parish Sheriff’s office was notified of a shooting at 104 North Boundary in Dodson, Louisiana. The Sheriff’s units and Dodson Police Department responded. Upon arrival, it was discovered that two white males who had received gunshot wounds to the head. The two victims, Christian Dale Evans, 30, of Jonesboro and Rodger Harrell Gregory, 65, of Farmerville, were left in critical condition. The suspect was Justin S. Burnett, 30, of Sikes, Louisiana.

 

 

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