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Wed
17
Sep

Winnfield Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter

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Winnfield Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter is presented with certificates of appreciation from Winnfield District 1 Councilwoman Cheryl Demery 
 
Wed
17
Sep

9/11 Remembered

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Winnfield Fire Department Captain Cassidy Martin raises a special flag on the morning of September 11, 2014. The flag contained the names of all the first-responders who lost their lives on that fateful morning in 2001. In addition, the Winnfield Lion’s Club placed American flags in front of several businesses and throughout Main Street, and the flagpoles at city square flew throughout the day as a somber reminder
 
Wed
10
Sep

Winnfield man killed in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge – Shortly before 7:30 am on Sept. 4, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 73 (Jefferson Hwy.) at Floynell Dr. in East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash took the life of 62-year-old Robert M. Vines of Winnfield 
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

School Board approves 201415 budget

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The Winn Parish School Board held a special budget hearing just before the Sept. 2 regular meeting on Tuesday. Tami Austin, Business Manager, presented the board with the finalized 2014-2015 consolidated budget, which required any feedback from
the board and the public before being added to the regular meeting agenda.  
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

Fire Department welcomes new fire engine

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 Members of the Winnfield Fire Department were all smiles as the newest member of their brigade turned off of Highway 167 and headed for their office on South Abel Street. The “new used” 1997 model fire engine will be used in place of an older vehicle that had been in use since 1976. Financed completely through the WFD and without taxpayer money, the new engine sports a 70-ft. ladder and a $162,000 price tag.  
 

 

Wed
03
Sep

Sportsman’s Tax Holiday Sept. 57

The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday takes place Friday, September 5, through Sunday, September 7. Act 453 of the 2009 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature enacted the “Annual Louisiana Second
Amendment Weekend Holiday Act” that provides an exemption from state and local sales and use taxes on individuals’ purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies on the first Friday through Sunday of each September
 
Wed
03
Sep

LDEQ gives update on new Courthouse parking lot

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The $275,000 courthouse parking lot project received a visit from representatives of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality on Thursday. The lot, which is completely funded through a grant provided by the LDEQ’s Clean
Water State Revolving Fund, is due to be completed in mid- September
 
Wed
03
Sep

Local funeral home restores Hearse, links to a rich past

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Southern Funeral Home, a family-owned business in Winnfield for over 60 years, has adopted a new link to the past in the form of a 1949 Cadillac Hearse.
 
Wed
27
Aug

53 qualify in parish elections

53 parish nominees qualified for fall elections during the Aug. 20-22 qualifying period. The offices of 8th Judicial District Court Judge, District Attorney, Winnfield City Judge and Winnfield City Marshal will all see their incumbents serving another
term
 
Wed
27
Aug

Light agenda makes for quick jury assembly

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The Winn Parish Police Jury met on Monday, Aug. 18 to hear several items on a light agenda. Guest and audience participation included 4-H County Agent Donny Moon, who approached the jury to thank them for their support of the Winn Parish 4-H program and brought along several 4-H members who placed in events on the regional, state and national level
 

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