Wed
07
Feb

Darness Funches

Darness Funches, age 85 years old of Winnfield, Louisiana Born on April 8,1932 passed away on February 2,2018 at Mansfield Methodist hospital in Mansfield Texas. Home going Services will be held Saturday February 10, 2018 at Corner Stone Baptist Church 5415 Matlock Rd, Arlington, TX 76018 at 1pm. Viewing will be held at church from 11:30 until 12:30pm. Wake will be held Friday February 9, 2018 from 6pm-8pm at Prestige Mortuary 404 E. Broad St. Mansfield, Texas. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters Kail Pikes, Winnfield, LA., Kerry Bickham, Mansfield, Tx., Katherine Floyd, Mansfield, Tx, Kathy Brown, Monroe, LA, Earlean Dobson, Mansfield, TX. Her sons, Earl Funches Jr. Fort Worth Tx. and Denny Calvin, Winnfield La. Sisters Idamer George, Mansfield Tx and Yolanda Weaver, LaPlace, LA and brother Dexter Hussan Metarie LA.

Wed
24
Jan

Weather Changes The Look of Winn Parish And Brings Warning From State Fire Marshal

Amid a spike of fire-related deaths, and with several more weeks of freezing, frigid temperatures in the forecast,the Office of Louisiana State Fire Marshal issued the following news release on January 17th.

While Louisiana endures a second round of bitter, record-breaking cold weather in as many weeks, state officials from the Governor’s Office to the State Fire Marshal’s Office are encouraging everyone to remain vigilant in maintaining safety while staying warm.

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Krewe Of Kingfish Brings A Soiree In The Swamp To Winnfield

The Winn Parish School Board met on January 8, 2018 and started the new year with electing a new School Board President and Vice President.

School Board Member Durane Johnson gave the invocation, and School Board Member Matt Walton led those in attendance in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Only two School Board Members were not in attendance at the meeting. Those not present included Ms. Sarah McCoy and Ms. Leah Clingan.

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Matt Walton Elected 2018 School Board President

The Winn Parish School Board met on January 8, 2018 and started the new year with electing a new School Board President and Vice President.

School Board Member Durane Johnson gave the invocation, and School Board Member Matt Walton led those in attendance in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Only two School Board Members were not in attendance at the meeting. Those not present included Ms. Sarah McCoy and Ms. Leah Clingan.

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Invasive Species in Louisiana Water, Woods

There are several invasive species in Louisiana that many of us are familiar with. They would include the Chinese tallow trees, feral hogs, and giant salvinia. According to the Louisiana Wildlife Federation, “Millions of dollars are spent annually in our state to control invasive species and their impact on native species, recreational enjoyment and/or ecological balance.”

In October 2017 the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted to modify rules and regulations for approved Domestic Aquatic Organisms to include Sterlet sturgeon. This would allow non-native Sterlet sturgeon in Louisiana for aquaculture proposes including processing for meat and caviar.

 

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Jordan Hill UPC Fishing Tourney Set for March 17

Jordan Hill U.P.C. is calling all fishermen and women, ages 4 and up, to join them on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the St. Maurice Red River Midway Marina.

A Youth Tournament will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. for ages 4 – 12 years, and participating youth need only to bring a pole. Registration for the big tournament begins at 5:00 a.m., with the tournament beginning at safe daylight and ending at 3:00 p.m.

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Mardi Gras Parade 2018

The special Purser Award was presented to the Dugdemona Festival Board’s 1980’s themed float, which was sponsored by Nichols Sporting Goods Store.

 

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Wed
24
Jan

Mrs. Susie Lynn Ashley

Mrs. Susie Lynn Ashley, age 62 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born Monday, January 17, 1955 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her father, Melvin W. James. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 35 years, James Alvin Ashley; mother, Elouise Canerday James; sister, Vera Ables; niece, Sandy Ables Borland (Scott); and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home. Interment followed in Bethlehem Cemetery, in Calvin. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

Wed
24
Jan

Henry Bubba Hubbard

Henry Bubba Hubbard, 78, of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away on January 17, 2018. Bubba grew up in Winn Parish where he spent his career as a logging contractor. “Hub” loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. Bubba’s personality allowed him to build relationships with most everyone that he met. He was a member of The Family Church where he loved connecting with others. Bubba was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of Chatham Masonic Lodge #265. He was also a Barak Shriner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Etta Hubbard; Son, Tracy Glenn Hubbard; Grandson, Brenton Cole Hubbard; Stepson, Mark Randall Brewton; and Brother, James Eugene Hubbard.

Wed
24
Jan

Betty Bonnett Hyde Hutto

Mrs. Betty Bonnett Hyde Hutto, age 82 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at her residence. Born Tuesday, January 14, 1936 in Fort Necessity, Louisiana, she was a member of South Winnfield Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, flowers, vegetables and especially spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Hutto was preceded in death by her parents, Ruben Lee and Birdie B. Franks Bonnett; husband of 30 years, Dallas Ray Hyde, Sr. and husband of 20 years William “Bill” Hutto. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Dallas Ray Hyde, Jr. and his wife Karen and Gary Hyde and wife Jessica; daughter, Debbie Porter and husband Thad; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Eula Miley, Ruby Cruse and Gaye Moore. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Miller officiating. Interment followed in Bolton-Teagle Cemetery, in Winnfield.

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