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Wed
20
Apr

Lunch and Learn to be Sponsored by the LSUAgCenter

The LSU AgCenter will sponsor a Lunch and Learn on Monday, April 25, 2016 at noon in the Extension office located downstairs in the courthouse suite 4. Featured speaker will be Mrs. Janie Shelton on container plantings and hangings baskets. Lunch will be provided for a charge of $5. Please pre-register by Friday, April 22, by calling 318-628-4528. It is the policy of the LSU AgCenter that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.

 

Wed
13
Apr

AHS FBLA Turns Up the Heat at State Leadership Conference

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Atlanta High School FBLA attended the 2016 Louisiana FBLA State Leadership Conference (SLC) April 3-5, 2016 at the ULL Cajundome. AHS was represented by 25 members competing in 17 different competitions at this year’s SLC. The theme for the conference was “Turning Up The Heat On Business.” During the opening session Katelyn Jordan (January) and Marisa Mercer (August) were recognized as 2015-2016 members of the month for Louisiana FBLA. 
 

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Wed
13
Apr

Downtown Garage Sale May 7

The 2016 Downtown Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 7AM. Spaces for set up are located Downtown in the large parking area between The Pea Patch and the Post Office. Some Downtown merchants will be set up in front of businesses.  
 

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Wed
13
Apr

School Board Tax Renewed 10 More Years

The Winn Parish School Board Additional Aids Tax will be renewed for 10 more years. The tax, a special tax for the purpose of providing additional support toward the expenses of the School Board, has been in effect for more than 40 years, and after winning by 341 votes in the April 9 election, it will remain in effect until the year 2026. 
 

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Wed
13
Apr

Kate Nevils: Winn Parish 8th Grade Student of the Year Goes Far

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Katherine Nevils, Winn Parish 8th-grade Student of the Year, is headed to the Louisiana State Student of the Year competition – and she plans on winning. An 8th-grader at Winnfield Middle School, Katherine won first place in the 8thgrade division of the district competition where she was up against students from Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Desoto, Claiborne, Grant, Jackson, Lincoln, Union and Webster Parishes.   
 

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Wed
13
Apr

A fire broke out

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A fire broke out in a vacant home at Front Street and South Ave. on April 7 at 4:47 p.m. The home was 60 percent involved upon arrival, according to the Winnfield Fire Department. The fire spread to an adjacent structure, and firefighters were able to put it out. At 1:34 a.m., the fire department responded to a call where the fire in the second home, which was also vacant, had reignited. There were signs of suspicious activity and the fire is under investigation. 
 

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Wed
06
Apr

Federal Data Show Louisiana Has Nation’s Widest Gap in Pay for Women

BATON ROUGE – Data compiled by the federal government show Louisiana has the nation’s largest gap in wages between women and men. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Louisiana is behind every state and the District of Columbia in gender wage disparity. The data show women in Louisiana earn an average of 65 cents for every dollar paid to men, a wage gap of 35 percent.

 

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Wed
06
Apr

Learn to Raise Backyard Chicken Flocks April 9

Town and Country in conjunction with the Louisiana Master Gardeners and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service is proud to present an educational seminar designed to enlighten and teach those interested in becoming more self-sufficient.

 

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Wed
06
Apr

Three Sworn In To Winn Republican Parish Executive Committee

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Three new members of the Winn Republican Parish Executive Committee were sworn in by District Judge Jacque Derr at a ceremony in the Winn Parish Courthouse today: J. Keith Gates, Samantha L. Kelly, and Matthew Walton. After Judge Derr administered the oath of office, the Committee’s first meeting came to order with Rev. Ricky Vines leading the Invocation and Luke and Alysa Kelly, ages 6 and 9 respectively, leading the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

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Wed
06
Apr

Police Jurors

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Police Jurors Josh McAllister, Deionne Carpenter and Allen Michael McCartney attended Legislative Day in Baton Rouge lobbying for assistance for Winn Parish to contend with the flood disaster.

 

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