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Wed
17
Dec

Youngsters “Shop with a Cop” for Christmas presents

Winnfield City Police and Firemen banded together this  weekend to help give a few kids a Merry Christmas. The Winnfield Police and Fire Department took 50 youngsters to Wal-Mart on Saturday and gave them $100 to spend on Christmas presents for themselves or members of their families
 
Wed
17
Dec

Escaped convict captured after highspeed chase

An escaped convict from the Winn Correctional Center was apprehended by the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office on Sunday evening. The Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from the correctional center at about 4:34 p.m. that a convict had
possibly escaped from the facility 
 
Wed
10
Dec

Road tax fails; Winn backs Republican candidates

Louisiana will have two Republican Senators holding concurrent offices for the first time since 1876 after the Dec. 6 general election saw Rep. Bill Cassidy unseat incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu in a sizeable defeat. Cassidy secured 712,330
votes to Landrieu’s 561,099, signaling a 56% win over the incumbent’s 44%.
 
Wed
10
Dec

Winnfield Christmas Parade observed without delay

Rainy weather held out long enough for the Winnfield Christmas Parade to roll through Downtown Winnfield on Friday and officially mark the beginning of the Christmas season in our area
 
Wed
10
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.
 
Wed
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.
 
Wed
03
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
 
Wed
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
 
Wed
26
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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