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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
12
Aug

Bicyclist Killed in Winn

Sedrick Swagerty, of Maryville, Tennessee, was struck and killed in Winn Parish on August 25 pn Hwy 84, near Allbritton Road.

For reasons still under investigation, Swagerty turned from the shoulder and entered the westbound travel lane. This resulted in Swagerty being struck by a 2007 Dodge pickup. The collision ejected Swagerty off of his bicycle, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

 

 

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Wed
12
Aug

WPSB opens 2020­2021 school year, announces change to plan for PK­5 grades

The Winn Parish School Board met for their regular called meeting to open the school year.

With the special called meeting the week before, the Winn Parish School Board announced their back-to-school plan to safely return during COVID-19, but amendments were made to allow for children k-5 to attend virtually on Fridays, instead of attending face-to-face all five days.

Superintendent Steve Bartlett said this will give time for the teachers to make their virtual lessons, where before they had no day to attend to students to the virtual only students like teachers in 6-12 grades.

 

 

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Wed
12
Aug

Winnfield hosts Police and Firefighter appreciation lunch

Winnfield hosts Police and Firefighter appreciation lunch

Mayor George Moss presenting an appreciation award to the Winnfield Police and Fire Departments from the City of Winnfield

Winnfield hosts Police and Firefighter appreciation lunch

Police officer reading A Policeman’s prayer at the Winnfield Police and Firefirghter Appreciation Lunch

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The City of Winnfield hosted an appreciation lunch for the Winnfield Police and Fire Department.

“We wanted to let them know we’re not like a lot of those cities that are in the business of defunding the police departments and fire departments,” George Moss, Mayor of Winnfield said. “We realize how important they are to us, and how important they are for the people of Winnfield. We wanted to show our appreciation for them, it’s the least we could do.”

Jessie Philips grilled hamburgers on the grill, and lunch was served to those who attended free of charge, and a raffle gave gifts to five lucky winners.

 

 

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Wed
12
Aug

WPMC gives out bonuses, announces renovations

WPMC gives out bonuses, announces renovations

Pictured right, Rock Bordelon, owner of the Winn Parish Medical Center, announced renovations to the medical center and bonuses for all of its employees.

Winn Parish Medical Center was visited by the owner, Rock Bordelon and many others on Monday, August 10. He also announced that the Medical Center will be receiving renovations and that their 180+ employees will be receiving bonuses for their hard work during the COVID-19 crisis.

Bordelon said that the facility, which was bankrupt when he bought it in 2016, was the only one of his 12 hospitals that exceeded expectations financially and “have gone above and beyond during this crisis time” with taking in COVID patients from other areas to help treat them.

“Every employee will be getting a bonus that worked,” Bordelon said. “Everybody stepped up. From the janitorial department, housekeeping to the nursing staff, everybody will be receiving the bonus to show our appreciation.”

 

 

Wed
05
Aug

Winn Parish School Reminder

The school district came to the decision to to push back the start of school from Aug. 10 to Aug. 17, to allow teachers and faculty time to record lesson plans for online learning, and to prepare for the new updated face-to-face learning.

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Wed
05
Aug

Winnfield Senior High graduate Jake Lashley signs with Champion Christian baseball

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Jake Lashley signing to Champion Christian College in Hot Spring, Arkansas

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From Left Dwaine Roark, Jake Lashley, Jennifer Lashley and Jeremy Lashley

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Dwaine Roark and Jake Lashley who had donned his Champion Chrstian Tiger Hat

Graduating Senior at Winnfield Senior High School Jake Lashley officially signed to attend and play college baseball at Champion Christian College Tigers, located in Hot Springs Arkansas, on July 28

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Wed
05
Aug

Winnfield CLTCC student featured by Center for American Progress, Boston Globe about Growing Value of Community Colleges and Workforce Training

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Olivia Cohea who has recently been featured in the Boston Globe

Three years ago, Olivia Cohea dropped out of high school. Overwhelmed with family challenges and surrounded by naysayers telling her she was not suited for college, she was on a path that could make her just another statistic in a state filled with hard-luck stories, failed dreams, and unrealized potential.

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Wed
29
Jul

U.S. coin shortage Hits Winn Parish Stores, Fast Food Restaurants

Toilet paper shortages started during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, now coin shortages have surfaced in America. Signs are popping up telling customers to pay with exact change or to pay with credit or debit cards.

When the economy shut down, so to did the U.S. Mint, which prints the coins that go into circulation.

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