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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
25
Nov

Artists will host Maker’s Fair Dec. 8­10

Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art will present the annual Maker’s Faire, a bazaar of original art, handcrafts, textiles, paintings, ceramics and more created by students and faculty.

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Wed
25
Nov

State Fire Marshal’s Office Shares Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

This year, Louisiana residents have heard a lot about the dangers of carbon monoxide as it relates to the use of portable generators during power outages. But did you know carbon monoxide, or CO, can also be a hazard when it comes to heating your homes?

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Wed
25
Nov

Calvin store hopes to preserve the past

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Kenneth Bates showing his catalogue of military veterans that he’s collected from the Calvin area.

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From left, German Helmet during Cold War era, British Tanker Helmet, American Tanker Helmet (Bate’s Helmet during his time in the army) and French Foreign Legion Helmet on display at the Wattsville Center.

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Original doors from the Calvin High School in 1929 serving ast he door to the Wattsville Center.

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Photographs from the Wattsville School, dating back as early as 1910

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Kenneth Bates showing his father’s honorable dishcarge papers from the military, that is part of his museum.

Kenneth Bates has always had a passion for history, and his newly erected store, the Wattsville Center, in Calvin, has became his passion project in collecting and showcasing the history of the town.

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Wed
18
Nov

WSHS has three FFA students elected as Area II officers, First time since 2017

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Annie Heard sophomore at Winnfield Senior Highschool, who was elected to be Area II FFA Vice President

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Lauren Poole sophomore at Winnfield Senior High School was selected by NomCom to be Area II FFA President

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Peyton Little junior at Winnfield Senior High School who was elected as Area II FFA Treasurer.

Winnfield Senior High School students Lauren Poole, sophomore, Annie Heard, sophomore, and Peyton Little, junior, have the distinction of being the first students in Winnfield since 2017 to be elected to Area II, an area that includes 10 parishes, office positions.

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Wed
18
Nov

Early voting in Winn Parish begins November 20

Early voting in Winn Parish begins November 20
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For the Dec. 5, 2020 election, Early Voting will be held in the Registrar of Voters Office in Room 105 of the courthouse Friday, Nov.20 through Saturday, Nov. 28 (closed Sunday, Nov. 22, Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27) from 8:30 am until 6:00 pm. Bring a valid Louisiana Driver’s License or State ID.

Sample ballots are posted in the hall outside the Registrar’s office and are also available on the Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.la.gov

Covid-19 safety precautions are still in effect. Please enter through the main entrance on Main Street and follow the signage to the Registrars Office. Voters are encouraged to wear a mask.

Below are the samples ballots for the Dec. 5 election.

Wed
18
Nov

Sheriff Jordan hosts Veteran’s Day Luncheon

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From left special guest speaker Judge Jay McCallum, newly elected Louisiana Supreme Court District 4 judge and Cranford Jordan at the Winnfield Veran’s Day Luncheon. For more pictures, see page 5.

Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan hosted his annual Veteran’s Day Luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Huey P. Long CLTCC and invited all veterans to come out and enjoy a barbecue chicken meal and celebrate all they did to protect and serve their country.

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Wed
11
Nov

Attorney General Jeff Landry Informs Consumers Of Recently Recalled Child Products

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is encouraging consumers to be mindful of several child products that have recently been recalled.

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Wed
11
Nov

Christmas Open House in Winnfield Thursday & Friday

Christmas Open House in Winnfield Thursday & Friday

Christmas Open House in Winnfield Thursday & Friday

The Winn Chamber of Commerce and Tourism and local business of Winnfield have planned some of their busiest nights of the holiday season with their Christmas Open House taking place Thursday Nov. 12 and Friday Nov. 13 from 2-7 p.m. each night.

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