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Dec

School Board warns of budgetary issues ahead

Winn Parish School Superintendent Steve Bartlett did not mince words when alerting the school board at the Dec. 1 monthly meeting of upcoming budget hurdles that will have to be met in 2015

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Wed
03
Dec

Congress, Parish Sales Tax on Dec. 6 ballot

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. In the U.S. Senate race, Sen. Mary Landrieu will face Rep. Bill Cassidy in what has become the most expensive election cycle in the history of Louisiana.
 
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03
Dec

Black Thursday

The turkey and dressing had barely had time to cool and LSU had just kicked off, but that didn’t stop shoppers from getting a jump-start on their Christmas lists at Wal-Mart on Thanksgiving night in Winnfield. The mayhem began at 6:00 p.m., when the first of three “Event” sales started.
 
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Dec

The Fresenius Medical Center

The Fresenius Medical Center and Winnfield Dialysis experienced a jolt on Wednesday, Nov. 19, when a car drove into
the side of the building in the middle of the afternoon
 
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26
Nov

Museum selects 2014 hall of fame inductees

The Louisiana Political Museum is proud to announce the 2014 Louisiana Political Hall of Fame Inductees. Induction  activities begin in Winnfield, Louisiana on Saturday, February 7, 2015 with a reception from 4 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Political Museum, located at 499 East Main Street
 
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Nov

The Winn Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

The Winn Chamber of Commerce and Tourism welcomed its newest member with a ribbon- cutting last week. Vintage Belles Boutique, a clothing stop for hip and fashionable girls and women, is located at 103 North Beville Street in Winnfield
 
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26
Nov

The members of the Winnfield City

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
 
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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
 
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Nov

Christmas Open House 2014

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
 
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19
Nov

Kiwanis Christmas Parade to roll Dec. 5

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
 

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