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30
Jul

Drug arrest made in St. Maurice

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On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation/Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) arrested Tony Terrel Martin (B/M 32 yrs) of Saint Maurice, LA. Earlier this month, LSP AFO Narcotics Agents received information concerning Martin.
 
Wed
30
Jul

Sheriff’s “Litter Patrol” begins weekly rounds

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The Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Winn Parish Police Jury, began a parish-wide clean up effort on Monday, July 20. Litter Patrol will work three days a week to clean up roads throughout the parish. Inmates will be used for labor, and a sheriff’s deputy will accompany them to help those roads in the parish that do not see a lot of cleanup effort
 
Wed
23
Jul

Log truck tumbles over on major intersection

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Law enforcement personnel responded to a call at 9:09 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, concerning an overturned 18-wheeler at the intersection of Highway 84 and 167 in front of P.K. Smith Motors. The log truck was taking the turn onto 167 when it toppled over onto a vacant lot across from P.K.’s. A driver and a passenger were in the vehicle, but both refused medical attention
 
Wed
23
Jul

New Winn Parish Library nearing completion

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Pictured above is a section of the new Winn Parish Library that will contain much of the reading material. The standard genres will be housed here, with a separate part of the library set aside for children. The new building will be completed and ready to open in the coming weeks. For more pictures from inside the library
 
Wed
16
Jul

Plum Creek make sizeable donation to WSHS Football Program

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Plum Creek Timber in Joyce donated a $6,000 check to the Winnfield Senior High School Tiger Football Team on Friday, July 11. The money will go toward the purchase of a utility vehicle to be used by the football program. Pictured on the field at Stokes-Walker Stadium are, left to right: Delane Mareno (Plum Creek), Dr. Jane Griffin (WSHS Principal), Karen Sanders (WMS Teacher), Jamie Daughtry (Plum Creek), Matt Sutton (Plum Creek) and Andy Pyles (WSHS Tigers Head  Coach).
 
Wed
09
Jul

City officials sworn in July 1

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A bright, warm summer morning greeted several Winnfield citizens as they gathered in the Winnfield Civic Center to take the oath of office and assume their new elected positions on July 1. Mayor Kiah Beville, Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter
and Winnfield City Council members Jesse Edwards, Gerald Hamms, Sarah Junkin and Matt Miller were officially sworn into office during a ceremonious event notable for the air of “hope” surrounding the Winnfield Civic Center
 
Wed
09
Jul

NRA cuts $20,000 check in Winn

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The National Rifle Association Foundation wrote out a check to the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office totaling $20,000. The money was the cut of what was raised from the 2013 NRA Banquet that was held in Winn last August. Upkeep of the Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range is the primary use of the money.
 
Wed
09
Jul

Winn students participate in AHEC summer program

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For the fourteenth consistent year, Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (Central LA AHEC) collaborated
with Winn Parish Medical Center and Winn Parish School Board to bring the “A-HEC of a Summer” program to students in the area. Selected high school students volunteer at Winn Parish Medical Center for 15 days during the summer.
 
Wed
02
Jul

Winnfield Class of ‘64 hold 50 year reunion

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The Winnfield High School class of 1964 hosted the 50 anniversary of their graduation during the weekend of June 27 and 28 at the Winn Civic Center. The class of ’64 was the last to graduate from the old high school, located across from the Winnfield Primary School, before the opening of the current Winnfield Senior High School. 
 

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