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17
Nov

Tigers face Avoyelles in second round action

The Winnfield Tigers will make a repeat trip to Moreauville this year when they face Avoyelles High School in the second round of the State Class 2A playoffs.

The Mustangs finished third in District 4 A losing only to Many, the defending state champs, and Red River of Coushatta. They are 9-2 on the year and host a 4-2 league slate.

Winnfield and Avoyelles met in week five of the 2021 season. The Mustangs claimed a 40-12 victory over the Tigers. The only other District 4A teams still in the playoffs are No. 1 Many who is facing No 17 East Feliciana and No. 8 Red River is taking on No. 9 Rosepine.

Avoyelles enters the game ranked fourth in the state while Winnfield is ranked 13 th .

They won their first round game against Bunkie, another district foe, last week by a 42-7 score. When Avoyelles and Bunkie met in district action earlier this year, Avoyelles came out on top 54-13.

Wed
10
Nov

Winnfield Primary School Veterans Day Parade set for Wednesday morning at 9:30 am

Winnfield Primary School would like to invite the veterans in our community to participate in a parade through the campus of Winnfield Primary School on Wednesday, November 10 th at 9:30am. The students want to show their love, support, and appreciation to the men and women who have served or are currently serving in our military.

Veterans will ride in their own vehicles and lineup will begin at 9:00am starting at the corner of Allen St. and S. St. John and will wrap up at the playground.

Although all veterans are welcome to ride through the parade this is a closed event and NOT open to the public. This is to protect our students, faculty and staff.

Wed
10
Nov

Winn Parish School Board holds Monday night meeting

The Winn Parish School Board met for their monthly meeting on Monday, November 1, 2021. All board members were present except Browning and Clingan. At the meeting were children representing Winnfield Middle School 4-H. They presented information on their activities and one student demonstrated the difference in turkey calls and sounds. Atlanta High School 4H offered a video presentation that included their participation in wood skills competition in Springhill.

Two resolutions were passed. The first being district reapportionment and also continued employment of special counsel.

Superintendent Simmons offered comments on the lifted ban on mask requirements within the schools but stressed that school bus transportation still required masks. He also reminded everyone of the Veterans Day programs that will be coming up soon.

Wed
10
Nov

Vigil is Held to Honor Victims of Domestic Violence

Vigil is Held to Honor Victims of Domestic Violence

Pictured are: Jessica, Lynsie, Meredith, Mary, Anne, Renee, Sarah, Emily, Erica, Kim, Brita, Madison, Tina, Stacey.

Vigil is Held to Honor Victims of Domestic Violence

Cranford Jordan Winn Parish Sheriff

Vigil is Held to Honor Victims of Domestic Violence

George Moss City of Winnfield Mayor

DART (Domestic Abuse Resistance Team) held their annual candle light vigil on November 2, 2021 at Winnfield 1 st Assembly of God. This event is held to honor and remember victims of domestic abuse within the seven parishes DART covers, with Winn being one of those parishes. Pastor Shaun Garner opened the event with prayer and shared a word about the need for programs such as DART within the community. The ladies from Teen Challenge were in attendance and several of the ladies shared their stories of domestic violence. Other guest speakers included Sheriff Cranford Jordan, Mayor George Moss, and Karla Wroten with KVCL Radio. Each shared information about DART services and how important it is to work together to combat this crisis. Also as part of the yearly program, a roll call was done with the names of victims in the seven parishes that have been killed by domestic violence and concluded with a candle lighting ceremony to honor their memory.

Wed
10
Nov

Winnfield Masonic Lodge to host gumbo dinner

It’s gumbo weather again and the Winnfield Lodge is here to serve. Come out and join us on Dec. 3 , 2021, from 11am-1pm. We are located at 106 N Bevill. Tickets are $10 each dine in or take out. For more information please contact 542- 2370, 413-1415, or 413- 1185.

Wed
10
Nov

Open House Will Bring Live Music

Winn Chamber of Commerce will be providing live music by David Procell and Mike Roberts, and the Comeback Kids with Lindsay Procell and Lewis Spikes on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 during the annual Christmas Open House here in Winnfield. They will be preforming next to Pea Patch so bring your lawn chairs or park and sit in your vehicle.

Wed
10
Nov

Christmas Downtown Open House November 11 and 12

The following is a list of businesses that will be participating in the Christmas Open House:

Images by Donna located in Rhema Nutrition

Life’s Little Blessings

Vintage Belle Boutique

Barn Door Boutique

Uptown Studio

Carolyn’s Popin Sweet Treats

Pretty Baked

Scentsational Scents and Jennifer’s Gaudy Girls

Family Jewel Box

You Never Know Shop

La Political Museum Vendors

Nichols

Pea Patch

Located in Pea Patch will be the following vendors:

Mary Delilah’s

So Blessed

Monday’s Child

Crayon Princess

Rustique Farmhouse

Smith Land & Cattle

Unique Designs by Audrey

Wed
10
Nov

Sheriff to sponsor luncheon for all veterans

Sheriff Cranford Jordan will be hosting a luncheon on Nov. 11, 2021 at 12:00pm for all veterans. This event will be held at the Huey Long campus of La Central Community College on US 167. Dr. Jerry Pipes will be the guest speaker.

Wed
10
Nov

Winn Parish residents vote

Two hundred and five absentee ballots were cast in the first five days of absentee voting at the Winn Parish Registrar of Voters Office. Ninety-one of those were in person, according to Registrar of Voters Bryan E. Kelly.

Winn Parish voters will have no local issues on the Saturday, November 13 ballot but they’ll join the rest of the state in voting on four proposed amendments to the state constitution.

Absentee or Early voting concluded Saturday. However, due to early deadlines we have the voting total through the end of day on Thursday, November 4.

A recap of the first five days of absentee voting showed a total of 205 votes cast. There were 76 Democrats casting absentee votes, 101 Republicans and 28 listed as other party.

Female voters have outnumbered male voters. They were 119 females to cast early votes while 86 males voted early.

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