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Tigers Land Seven on District 3-2A District Team

Winnfield Senior High School is proud to announce the annual post-season awards for the 2018 Football Season. Seven Tigers received recognition from District coaches as All District selections. Eight players received Honorable Mention.

Coach Lyn Bankston says “this is a tribute to all the hard work, dedication, and mindset these players developed and for the attitude they had towards their teammates.” He added, “It’s just a culture you have to develop and mindset which will far exceed the athletic playing field”.

 

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Winn Parish Schools Improve Overall Grade

The Winn Parish School Board met on Monday, December 3, 2018. In this meeting Superintendent Steve Bartlett announced that Winn Parish’s schools have received their scores from the Louisiana Board of Education.

Without a doubt, he was thrilled to announce that Winn Parish improved from a Grade “C” to a Grade “B” for the 2017-2018 school year. Coming in at 78.5%, Winn Parish schools were happy to see improvements in all areas of the parish.

The school performance scores are determined on the school assessments (test scores), the schools growth and improvement from one school year to the next, ACTS scores for high school, Work keys testing (High school), and the percentage of students that graduate in four years (high school).

 

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Martha Ann Stone

Mrs. Martha Ann Stone, age 78 of Sikes, Louisiana passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018.

Born Friday, March 1, 1940 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Grace Mizell Warner and Henry Hardy Warner, Sr.; husband, Lee Stone, Sr.; brothers, J. B. McCain and Henry H. “Jr.” Warner; and children, Michael L. Bishop and Tony L. Bishop.

Mrs. Stone worked, formerly, for Winn Council on the Aging and currently a housekeeper. She was a faithful reader of God’s Word, which she lived daily in her life. Mrs. Stone attended Jordan Hill United Pentecostal Church for many years, and more recently attended The Family Church of Winnfield. She loved helping others and will be remembered for her gentleness, as she never met a stranger. Mrs. Stone always had a hug and a kiss for everyone. She loved her plants and gardening, but more than anything she loved spending time with her family, whom she prayed for daily.

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Lewis Howell

Graveside services for Lewis Howell, 90, were held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 19, 2018 at Crowville Masonic Cemetery, with Rev. Ron Charrier officiating. Burial followed in Crowville Masonic Cemetery, under the direction of Young’s Community Memorial Funeral Home-Winnsboro, LA.

Lewis, worked for Exxon Mobil for 32 years, was born on June 18, 1928 in Franklin Parish, LA, He was a Faithfull servant of God and in his younger days loved to fish and hunt. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Alma Howell; two brothers, Robert and J.W. Howell.

Survivors left to cherish his memory are his wife of 68 years, Doris Fay Howell of Sikes, LA; daughter, Pam Cordray and her husband Dennis of Wimberly, TX; two granddaughters, Karia Usemoto and her husband Todd of Los Angeles, CA, and Kristy Cordray of Wimberly, TX

Online registry/condolences at www.youngscommunity.com .

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Dr. Charles O. Rolen

Dr. Charles O. Rolen – Age 89 of Franklin, TN. December 2, 2018. Preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. Rolen; son, Timothy Rolen; brothers, Joe Rolen, Jr., James “Dub” Rolen & Howell Rolen; & sisters, Alene Coon, Ella Parker & Orelle Parker.

Survived by sons, Charles “Chuck” Rolen, Jonathan “Jon” Rolen, Philip L. Rolen & Joel A. Rolen; grandchildren, Sonya M. Mayurick, Christina L. Anders, Andrew P. Rolen & Matthew D. Rolen; great grandchildren, Steven, Kaylee & Kelsey; and brothers, Donald Ray “Mickey” Rolen, Connie Rolen & Ronnie Rolen.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home, HICKORY CHAPEL, 5852 Nolensville Road, by Beverly Robbins. Interment Christ Church Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. Family served as Pallbearers. Visitation was Thursday from 4-7 p.m. & Friday from 1-2 p.m. at WOODBINE FUNERAL HOME, HICKORY CHAPEL Directors 615-331-1952 Still Family Owned

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Sandra Sue Northcutt James

Mrs. Sandra Sue Northcutt James, age 61 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Mrs. James was an avid gardener and a great cook. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and daughter who will be missed by all who knew her.

Born Sunday, August 25, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her father, Malcolm Northcutt; siblings, Michael Northcutt, Terry Northcutt, Malcolm Northcutt, Jr. and Debbie Moore.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Duane Starks, Keith Norman and Shane James; daughters, Shelly James, Keri Clark and Kole Clark; mother: Ella Borland Northcutt; siblings, Carla Franks (Michael), Donna Northcutt, Connie Mayfield, Dennis Northcutt (Mary), Timothy Northcutt and Ronnie Northcutt; six grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends,

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Registration for WYBL Basketball 2019

The City of Winnfield Recreation Department has begun registration for its annual youth basketball program. Recreation begins on Monday NOVEMBER 5 th , and will run through Friday December 14 th . Regular registration fee for this league is $40.00. Boys and girls ages 4-15 are eligible for this exciting program. 

 

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American Pickers is Coming to Louisiana

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Louisiana. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in December 2018. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit sow follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for the America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them. As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items. 

 

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State Trooper, Chris Adams Speaks to Rotary

L/R Rotarian Delane Adams, Officer Chris Adams, Officer Albert Paxton

Rotarian Delane Adams had the program for the week of November 28 th , Rotary meeting.

He invited his son Chris Adams, whom works with the Louisiana State Police, to speak on the HAZMAT operations in Louisianan. Adams works with an emergency service unit that gets called out to control hazardous materials and explosives. For the North West region that Adams works in, there are 4 responders, himself and then his Lieutenant that cover that area. This region covers 29 parishes.

He presented several pictures of past HAZMAT incidents that have happened in Louisiana. This covers plants, barges, trucks, trains, and so much more transportations that carry hazardous material or things that are explosives or could potentially be explosives.

 

 

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Kiwanis Now Accepting Donations for “Toys for Kids”Project

If you would like to donate to the Kiwanis Toys for Kids this year, your donation can be made to P.O. Box 30, Winnfield, LA 71483. Each year there seems to be more children in need of some help, and that is exactly what Kiwanis goal is. This sponsorship has helped so many in the past. 

 

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