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Wed
25
Jun

Winnfield High School Reunion to be held this weekend

The Winnfield High School class of 1964 will be hosting the 2014 Winnfield Class Reunion this weekend. The event will kick-off at 6:30 on Friday with a dinner and dance at the Winnfield Civic Center, followed by coffee on Saturday morning from 10:00 until noon
 
Wed
18
Jun

Jindal signs education legislation in Winnfield

Gov. Bobby Jindal appeared in Winnfield on Thursday, June 12 to sign HB 944, a bill that will strengthen the “JumpStart” program in Louisiana. Designed to provide certain job skills in educational criteria in rural and urban high  schools, JumpStart allows for a career diploma to be an equivalent to the traditional high school diploma 
 
Wed
18
Jun

Driver injured in log truck accident

A Winn Parish log truck driver sustained injuries after an accident resulted in his log truck overturning while traveling 
on Highway 499. Law enforcement officials responded to an emergency call on Monday afternoon about an accident south of Sikes. Daniel Wilson of Sikes was driving his log truck when his  load shifted while taking a curve.
 
Wed
18
Jun

Alice in Wonderland comes to Winnfield Library

Alice in Wonderland will take a trip through the rabbit hole and end up at the Fellowship Hall of First Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23. Area children will be thrilled as The Hamstead Stage performs a play as part of the Winn Parish Library’s Summer Reading Program
 
Wed
11
Jun

“Harvey Rabbit and Friends” returns to library June 12

“The Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show” will be appearing at the Moss Street Gym on Thursday, June 12 at 10 a.m. and at the Fellowship Hall of the Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. as the library continues with the 2014 Summer Reading Program,
“Fizz, Boom, Read!”
 
Wed
11
Jun

Victim escapes with bruises, account of sexual slavery in Natchitoches

Chains, guns, attempts to flee. Law enforcement officers struggled to describe a case of human trafficking and sexual slavery uncovered Saturday, May 31 that resulted in multiple arrests. The investigation began around 11 p.m. when Robeline Assistant Town Marshall Shelby Borders was approached by a victim dragging a 35-foot logging chain and a bucket.
 
Wed
11
Jun

Deputy recognized for 50 years of service

Few can claim that they spent 50 years in service to the  community, but Deputy John H. Martin is one of them. Martin began his career in Winn as an Auxiliary Deputy under Sheriff Sanford Jordan in the early 1960s, and he has been working within the reigns ever since
 
Wed
04
Jun

Audirsch reflects on tenure as mayor

B. R. Audirsch was elected mayor of Winnfield in 2010 in the midst of a changing American economy. We have seen small towns in north Louisiana disintegrate as small businesses take hit after hit and industry finds it more profitable to employ other countries in an increasingly more global economy
 
Wed
04
Jun

Summer Reading Program begins June 4

Registration has begun for the 2014 Winn Parish Library Summer Reading Program at all five library locations: Atlanta, Calvin, Dodson, Sikes and Winnfield. This free program is open to children from birth through  the fifth grade, and all activities are based on this summer’s science theme: Fizz, Boom Read.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Students participate in AHEC

Central Louisiana’s “AHEC of a Summer” program is offered to high school students who are looking for a career in the medical field. Eight students from local schools attended “A-HEC” at the Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield
 

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