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Wed
30
Apr

The 2014 Louisiana Forest Festival

The 2014 Louisiana Forest Festival was met with large crowds who reveled in the warm and sunny weather. Visitors were treated to lumber stripping, axe contests and displays of equipment used to make products that we use every day
 
Wed
23
Apr

Atlanta board in use

The bulletin board located outside of the Atlanta Town Hall.

The Village of Atlanta recently installed a bulletin board outside the town hall. It will be used to keep the community informed of what is happening in municipal government and to give them the opportunity to fully participate in municipal government.
 
Wed
23
Apr

Forest Festival set for this Saturday

A festival celebrating the economic backbone of Winn Parish will be delivering family fun this Saturday, April 26. The 2014 Louisiana Forest Festival will be held at the Winn Parish Fairgrounds and promises to be packed with something for every member of the family.
 
Wed
23
Apr

Scam Alert: Microsoft technician

It seems as though a new scam is brought to the attention of the Enterprise every week, and they appear with such frequency that it can be challenging just to keep up awareness before another one appears. The latest scam is probably one of the easiest in which people may fall victim: fake computer problems solved with “help” from a “representative” from “Microsoft.”
 
Wed
16
Apr

Body of missing boy recovered

Search and rescue teams from Winn, Rapides, Natchitoches, DeSoto and various other parishes enacted an exhaustive search last week for 3 year-old Alden Garland, who fell into a culvert of rushing water while fishing with his parents on April
7.
 
Wed
16
Apr

Council authorizes bonds for electric utility facility

The April 8 meeting of the Winnfield City Council was the first held after the city election primary the previous Saturday.
Guest and audience participation included Kenneth Dudley, who stated that the council meetings would no longer be filmed by him, but asked that the council purchase a camera and provide a recording of the meetings for broadcast purposes.
 
Wed
16
Apr

Trini Triggs to headline Forest Festival

Louisiana Country music star Trini Triggs will be the headlining act at a concert on Apr. 26 at the Louisiana Forest Festival in Winnfield. The concert kicks off at 4:00 p.m. and $10 pre-sale  tickets are available now and may be purchased by any
Forest Festival committee member. Kids 5 years and under get in free 
 
Wed
09
Apr

City election returns secure victories and runoffs

The primary election for the offices of mayor and city council of the City of Winnfield was held on Saturday, April 5. All of those races, with the exception of one city council district, will be held again in a general election on Saturday, May 3. Early voting for that election will run fromSaturday, April 19 through Saturday, April 26 
 
Wed
09
Apr

Saline Lake cleanup project underway; volunteers needed

Residents of the Saline Lake community met on Tuesday morning to pick up litter that had been thrown on Mulligan Inn, Lakeshore and Trawick roads. The thirteen volunteers gathered because they had noticed that litter had become a big problem in the area
 
Tue
08
Apr

Body of missing boy found

Divers prepare to descend into the culvert where the boy fell.

UPDATE: at 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday morning, the body of 3 year-old Alden Garland Dauzat was recovered in a bed of brush about a quarter of a mile away from where he fell on Monday morning. Sheriff Cranford Jordan confirmed the findings and extended his gratitude to the many search and rescue teams from surrounding parishes who helped recover Dauzat.

A "Love Fund" for Dauzat and the family has been established at Sabine State Bank in Winnfield.

Original story:

Search and rescue teams from Winn, Rapides, Natchitoches and Red River Parishes continued the search for a 3 year-old boy who fell into a culvert that spills into Sonnett Creek on Parish Road 727, or more commonly known as Spillway Road.

Divers combed the rushing water that has calmed and rescinded since the boy fell on Monday morning.

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