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Wed
14
May

Gates announces Public Service Commissioner candidacy

Keith Gates appeared at the Louisiana Public Service Commission meeting in Bossier City on May 7 and announced that he would challenge Foster Campbell for the Public Service Commission (“PSC”) District 5 seat this fall. Gates stated that he entered the race “because the people of our state deserve lower rates, better service, and less bull.”
 
Wed
07
May

Beville elected mayor of Winnfield

The City of Winnfield elected its newest mayor on Saturday, May 3 and named two new candidates to the City Council.
Benjamin “Kiah” Beville, retired businessman and lifelong resident of Winnfield, won a narrow victory against challenger Raza “Ali” Mughal
 
Wed
07
May

Jury supports El Camino East/West Corridor

The April 21 meeting of the Winn Parish Police Jury began with guest speakers from three very different areas of Louisiana development. First, Road Superintendent Perry Holmes presented a road update to the jury and gave thanks as he  repares to end his term as President of the Louisiana Parish Engineer’s and Supervisor’s Association.
 
Wed
30
Apr

Mayoral Election: Know Your Candidates

Prior to the May 3 general election for the office of Mayor of Winnfield, both candidates were asked to participate in an interview about their qualifications and ideas that they would like to share for how they would serve Winnfield as mayor.
 
Wed
30
Apr

Winn Relay for Life this Friday

The Winn Parish Relay for Life Event will be held this Friday night at Stokes- Walker Stadium at Winnfield Senior High
School. The opening ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a welcome from Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan and a  prayer by Rev. Russell Jones 
 
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.
 

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