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03
Jun

Winn Parish Library plans three days of activities

Excitement is in the air thisweek at Winn Parish Libraryand the Branch Libraries willbe the scene of three fun-filledprograms beginning Monday,June 8, Wednesday, June 10and Thursday, June 11.

 

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Wed
03
Jun

Jury sets public meeting date for tax adoptions

A special called meeting ofthe Winn Parish Police Juryon May 27 saw the official announcement of the date when the jury will adopt the2015 ad valorum tax returns.Winn Parish Police Jury President Jack Mc Farlandgave notice of the public meeting, which will be heldon Monday, July 20 at 4:45p.m.

 

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Wed
03
Jun

Wound Care Awareness Week in high gear at WPMC Teen

Monday, June 1 was the official start of “Wound Care Awareness Week” at the WinnParish Medical Center, high-lighting a service that is unique to this part of the state.There are 6.7 million patients who suffer with non-healing advance wounds, thegreat majority of them areDiabetics. The WPMC seesseveral different cases of Diabetic wounds and pressu reulcers in the area through theHyperbarics Chamber at theWound Clinic.

 

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Wed
27
May

Library presents “Great Scott! It’s Magic”

David Scott, Illusionist and magician, will be in Winn Parish on June 3 and 4 as heentertains children of all ages  t the libraries. David will create magical memories at the Sikes Branch Library on Wednesday, June 3 at 10:00 a.m. and again at the CalvinBranch Library at 2:00 p.m. On Thursday, June 4, David  Scott will perform his magic at the Main Library in  Winnfield at 10:00 a.m. and at the Atlanta Branch Library at 2:00 p.m. 

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Wed
27
May

Hundreds of friends and family of the late Chuck

Hundreds of friends and family of the late Chuck Weeks laced up their running shoes and took part in the Chuck Weeks Memorial Pro-Life 5K on Saturday, May 23 in Winnfield. The 5K raised over $7,000 for the Louisiana Right to Life Foundation and the Chuck Weeks Memorial Fund. The runners, who numbered over 300, varied in age as young as a year old (Jack Henry and John William Carter, who participated in their strollers) to those in their 60s and 70s. “We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support,” said Vickie Weeks. “It was a great day to honor Chuck, and this will definitely be a yearly event.” For more pictures from the race, and a list of winners  

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Wed
27
May

Sales tax revenue up from same point in 2014

Sales tax revenue in Winn Parish saw a sharp increase during the first quarter of 2015, according to numbersreleased by the Winn Parish School Board. Sales tax increases were seen in the City of Winnfield and the Law Enforcement District Sales Tax. The City of Winnfield collects a 1.5% tax and the Law Enforcement District collects .5%.

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Wed
20
May

Winnfield Senior High School celebrated

Winnfield Senior High School celebrated five seniors on April 30 who have earned schol-arships to four Louisiana colleges. Dazy Turner will attend Grambling State University ona cheer scholarship, Amelia Domangue will attend Louisiana College on a band scholar-ship, David Miller and Rosa Robinson will attend the University of Louisiana at Monroeon a band scholarship and Ananda Glover will attend Southern University on a cheerscholarship.

 

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Wed
20
May

Trista Tyler Memorial Awards $8,000.00 In Scholarships

The Trista Tyler Memorial Scholarship Committee awarded $8,000.00 to Winn Parish Seniors that met the criteria for 2015. General requirements for this $500.00 scholarship are an overallgrade point average of 3.2 or better, ACT score of 18 or above, be a member of the school’s athletic team for at least 2 years including Senior year, be active in at least 2 clubs or school organi-zations, have a good attendance record and have no major disciplinary action, good character, pleasant personality and exhibit dedication.

 

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Wed
20
May

Jordan named CEO of Jackson Parish Hospital

The Jackson Parish PoliceJury and the Jackson ParishHospital Board of Directorshave asked Bobby Jordan toserve as CEO of the JacksonParish Hospital in order tomove their hospital forward.Jordan has accepted basedupon a limited term time‐frame. He has 40 plus yearsdedicated to the operationof hospitals within theHumana/HCA HospitalCorporations.

 

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Wed
20
May

Winn Parish

Scenes from the 2015 Winn Parish AgCenter Market Fest

 

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