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Wed
23
May

2018 Graduation Ceremonies Held at Winn Parish Schools

Graduations have once again gone by for the year of 2018. A total of one hundred and fortyeight graduated this past week for Winn Parish. From Winnfield Sr. High School there were 88 graduates, from Calvin a total of 21 graduates, Dodson High School gradu ated 23, and lastly Atlanta High School finished out with 16 graduates.

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Wed
16
May

Winn Parish School Board Honors Retirees

On May 7, 2018, the Winn Parish School Board recognized seven employees for the Winn Parish School Districts in their years of service followed by retirement. The Superintendent of the school board opened up with a warm welcome to family and friends who had come out to support these retirees. From Atlanta High School, Denise Young recognized Paul Collins who served as a coach. From Dodson High school Principle Beth Parker recognized two employees.

Wed
16
May

House Fire Takes Family’s Home of 25 Years

Tuesday, May 8th, the Winnfield City Fire Dept. received a call around 2:30am for a working house fire. It was said to be 40- 50% involved when the City Fire Dept. arrived on scene. The WPFD#3 was also on the scene. The residents’ neighbor’s made the call to 911 Emergency, when the residents of the household notified them. The family that lived at 128 Ridge Avenue resided there for over 25 years. Thankfully there ware no injuries to the occupants or the firefighters on scene. The occupants have contacted American Red Cross for relief and assistance. To the officials knowledge there were no working smoke detectors in the house. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

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Wed
16
May

Greetings From the New Editor

Greetings! My name is Rachael Montgomery, and I am the new Winn Parish Enterprise Editor. I have lived in Winn Parish all my life, residing in the small community of Jordan Hill. I graduated high school from Georgetown High, and recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Louisiana College. I am a member of the Jordan Hill UPC congregation, where I help with the music and Sunday school. I am looking forward to completing my Masters in Criminology next summer through Loyola University of New Orleans. It is a privilege to serve as the editor for the town of Winnfield, a town I hold dear to my heart. I am looking forward to being of service for my community, along with our city officials. I am here to serve you, the town of Winnfield, bringing to you the weekly news of our great community.

 

Wed
09
May

53 Honored at Scholars’ Banquet in Winn Parish

ystem honored 53 students with a Senior Scholars Banquet on Monday, April 30. Graduating seniors from Atlanta High School, Calvin High School, Dodson High School, and Winnfield Senior High School who have earned a 3.5 GPS for their entire high school career were recognized for this achievement before graduating this month.

 

The program, which included a meal of grilled pork steak, cheesy mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, green salad, rolls, chocolate cake and iced tea, included guest speaker Dr. Aneal Veluvolu, a former student of Winnfield Senior High School who is now a specialist of internal medicine and medical oncology at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, LA. Veluvolu is the son of Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, who practiced medicine in Winnfield for several years before moving to Shreveport. Winn Parish Superintendent Steve Bartlett introduced Veluvolu as a favorite son of the Winn Parish School System.

 

 

Wed
09
May

Winn Parish Sheriff

Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan and his wife, Dianne, are shown with Bill Robertson at last week’s appreciation dinner for Sheriff Jordan. Robertson, a former interim pastor of the First Baptist Church of Winnfield, is the Director of Pastoral Lesdership Team for the Louisiana Baptists. He was the special guest speaker for the event. The appreciation dinner was held at the Huey P. Long Campus of the Central Louisiana Technical College. The dinner drew area sheriffs, judges, and elected officials from Winn and surrounding parishes.

 

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Wed
02
May

Annual Market Fest Set for Saturday May 12 in Winnfield

By Rachael Montgomery

The Winnfield Farmers’ Market would like to invite the Town of Winnfield to a day filled of fun for all ages! The Seventh Annual Market Fest hosted by the Winn Farmers’ Market will be held in the downtown Main Street area of Winnfield on Saturday, May 12th, from 9am to 2pm. This is a great family filled opportunity to come out and support your local farmers’ market. The day will include local music, food and art show, featuring old fashioned corn grinding, a blender bike, and the Winn Master Gardeners.

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Wed
02
May

Downtown Garage Sale this Saturday

The Winnfield Downtown Garage Sale will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 5.

Just in time for spring cleaning, the 2018 Downtown Garage Sale will have spaces available in the large parking lot between the Pea Patch and the Winnfield Post Office, as well as some Downtown merchants who will be set up in front of their businesses.

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Wed
02
May

Huey P. Long Campus will hold Pinning Ceremonies

Huey P. Long Campus will hold Pinning Ceremonies on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at the CLTCC Huey P. Long Campus 5960 Hwy 167 North Winnfield, LA .

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Wed
02
May

George Moss elected Mayor of Winnfield

A runoff mayoral election was held on Saturday, April 26 in Winnfield, with only two items on the agenda: Mayor and Council Member from District 1.

George Moss, no party, defeated Democrat Jessie Edwards with 52% of the vote on Saturday. Moss was elected with 766 votes to 698 votes for Edwards.

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