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Wed
26
Nov

The members of the Winnfield City

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The members of the Winnfield City Council all donned purple at their Nov. 18 meeting in recognition of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Pictured, left to right: Jessie Edwards, Sarah Junkin, Mayor Kiah Beville, Matt Miller, Cheryl Demery and Gerald Hamms
 
Wed
19
Nov

Congressional runoffs on ballot in Winn

Winn Parish voters will join the other parishes in Louisiana and those in the 5th  Congressional District in deciding the next U.S. Senator  and U.S. Representative on Saturday, Dec. 6. Early voting for the general  election will begin on Saturday, Nov. 22 and extend through Saturday, Nov. 29
 
Wed
19
Nov

Christmas Open House 2014

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Christmas Open House 2014 saw hoards of shoppers brave the chilly temperatures in order to see what local businesses had to offer for the upcoming holiday season. This was one of the busiest Open House events in years, as was observed by the dozens upon dozens of entries into the Chamber of Commerce Basket Giveaway
 
Wed
19
Nov

Kiwanis Christmas Parade to roll Dec. 5

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The annual Kiwanis  Christmas Parade will roll through Downtown Winnfield on Friday, Dec. 5, and a theme of “Christmas Blessings” is sure to fill visitors with the holiday spirit. Serving as grand marshals of the 2014 parade are Puckett and Rose Willis, lifelong residents of Sikes and noted Winnfield business owners
 
Wed
12
Nov

Constitutional amendments approved

Fourteen amendments to the Louisiana Constitution  were on the ballot on Nov. 4, and voters approved nearly half of them.
Two acts that directly affect the health care industry in the state, and Winn Parish, won majority victories of 56%. 
 
Wed
12
Nov

Winn backs Cassidy, Dasher in primary

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The Nov. 4 open primary election was light on local elections, but a hotly contested race for U.S. Senate and U.S.  Representative saw a strong turnout in Winn Parish. A runoff for the office of U.S. Senator and 5th Congressional District
Representative will be held on Dec. 6. Incumbent Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu will face Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy for the Senate seat, while Republican Ralph Abraham will challenge Democrat Jamie Mayo for U.S. Representative in the 5th
Congressional District
 
Wed
12
Nov

Winnfield Senior High School honored veterans with a special recognition ceremony

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Winnfield Senior High School honored veterans with a special recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 7, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Veterans of all branches of the military were asked to stand, and the Tigers spirit teams released red, white and blue balloons.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Library ribbon cutting caps long building process

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A chill was in the air on a crisp Wednesday morning when Lawrence White, President of the Winn Parish Library Board, approached the podium in front of the newly constructed library.
 

 

Wed
05
Nov

DART vigil recognizes victims

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Those who attended the second annual D.A.R.T. Vigil last week were welcomed with a warm, sunny afternoon, despite the solemn, stoic occasion in which they had come to participate.
 

 

Wed
29
Oct

“Fill the Helmet” this Saturday

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The Pilot Club of Winnfield will be out this Saturday, November 1st, collecting monies at traffic lights. Please look for them, they will be wearing green shirts, and help them fill the helmets that they will be holding.
 

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