News

Wed
15
Jan

Winn Parish School Board elects new president

by Charles Crain
 
The Winn Parish School Board began their first meeting of 2014 with the election of a new board president. Exiting-president Matt Walton handed the seat at the end of the table over to the newly elected Durane Johnson. Johnson then announced the nomination of Christy Harrell for the position of Vice-President.
 
Wed
15
Jan

Missing Person Found

Monroe Police are currently investigating a found body in the 2700 Block of Desiard St. at approximately 1:00 PM Monday. The body of a white male subject was found behind a business located at the above location. A neighbor was walking in the area when his dog found the body. The body appeared to have been at the location for several weeks and was in a somewhat decomposed state.
 
Wed
08
Jan

Kiah Beville announces mayoral candidacy

I am announcing my candidacy for Mayor of Winnfield in the upcoming election in April. I am 58 years old and was born and raised here. As a citizen and business owner in Winnfield for the last 30 years, I believe I am qualified to govern and guide the city over the next four years and into the future.
 
Wed
08
Jan

Smith is “Dressed To Kill” for new T.V. show

by Charles Crain
 
Tori Smith loves to hunt. If hunting were the Super Bowl, she would be the person you would want playing quarterback. The Winnfield native is bringing that attitude to a new television show on the Sportsman Channel.
 
Mon
30
Dec

Winnfield’s Year in Review

Here, we conclude our Year in Review with a look back at the last six months of 2013. Infrastucture development, traditional celebrations and even a slain rap artist made this a year not to be forgotten.
July
Teen rap artist slain in Winnfield Aspiring rap artist Addarren “Lil’ Snupe” Ross was murdered early Thursday morning at Maplewood Apartments in Winnfield. At 4:07 a.m. Thursday morning, the Winnfield City Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at the Maplewood Apartments at 1901 South Jones Street. Upon arrival, officers found Ross, age 18 of Jonesboro, had been shot twice in the torso area. First responders were unable to revive Ross and he was declared dead at the scene by Winn Parish Coroner Investigators.
 
Mon
30
Dec

“Shop with a Cop” deemed success

The Winnfield Police and Fire Departments, in conjunction with the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Winn Marshal’s Office, held a “Shop with a Cop” event on Sunday, Dec. 22.
 
Mon
30
Dec

Christmas Eve Crash

It was not a very merry Christmas for two Dixie Medical Equipment deliverymen. While out on a delivery, a truck pulled out in front of the drivers on the 4-lane. The crash resulted in a cracked pelvic bone for the driver and a broke wrist for the passenger. This photo depicts the vehicle in the aftermath of the accident.
 
Mon
30
Dec

Over 50 people gathered at Louisian Seafood Unlimited

Over 50 people gathered at Louisian Seafood Unlimited on December 17, 2013 for a Pro-Life Townhall presented by Louisiana Seafood Unlimited and Louisiana Right to Life. After enjoying what one resident termed the best gumbo he ever had, those in attendance learned that, even though Louisiana is consistently ranked the most pro-life state in the nation, approximately 22 babies are aborted in Louisiana every day.
 
Mon
30
Dec

Out of the Past: News Was Good, Bad, Funny, Tragic in ‘51

Winn Parish contributed big news throughout 1951, a review of the past 52 Enterprise issues reveals. It was sometimes good, sometimes bad, sometimes funny, at other times tragic. You probably have forgotten the highlights of the year just past, so scan this recap of what the Enterprise news editor considers the top events of 1951.
 
Mon
23
Dec

2013: The Year in Review

by Charles Crain
 
2013 has come to an end. At press time, there are just eleven days left in the year, and we find ourselves continually asking “where has the time gone?” Winn Parish has gone through some changes in the last 12 months. Some good, some not-so-good; such as the pendulum swings.
 

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