Wed
10
Oct

Cross Country Races At Pine Prairie

Tyler Hight claimed top honors as the Tiger cross country team placed fifth at the Prairie Run held at Pine Prairie High School. Hight was first in 16:54 while Cole Debusk was 13th in 20:05, Kaleb Hemphill 17th in 21:34, and Edward Teal at 25th in 22:21. Brandon Florence finished with a time of 25:45 while Dylan Irby came in at 30:58 over the 3 mile course.

In the varsity girls race, Grayce McDavid finished 11th with a time of 25:27. This was her first race of the season.

 

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10
Oct

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, international health campaign lasting the month of October that is intended to increase global awareness of breast cancer. In the United States the monthlong campaign is known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first organized effort to bring widespread attention to breast cancer occurred as a weeklong event in the United States in October 1985.

Since then, campaigns to increase awareness of the disease, to educate people about methods of prevention and early detection, and to raise money to support research have extended to countries around the world.

 

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10
Oct

Hardtner Fall Festival Scheduled for October 19th

Our Health Fair will be Friday, October 19th, from 10am-2pm under the pine trees on the walking track in front of Hardtner Medical Center. We anticipate over 100 vendors, including, but not limited to: home healths, hospices, nursing homes, insurances, banks, rehab centers, sitter services, specialty physicians, and medication programs. There will be music, games and door prizes. We will have free thyroid screenings, blood pressure checks, vision screenings, and glucose checks. Heart screenings will be available for $30 if you are interested. We will have the LPSO Drug Dog Demonstration and our Drunk Driving Simulation Course.

 

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Wed
10
Oct

Mrs. Irine Ashley

Mrs. Irine Ashley, age 84 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Born Saturday, March 17, 1934 in Winnsboro, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Hudson Franks and Hubert Perry Franks; husband, James Ashley; and brother, W. H. Franks. Mrs. Ashley enjoyed being outside working in her flower beds, cooking and walking. She loved her family and friends. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Connie Ashley; sons, Alvin, Eddie (Jerri), Woody (Lynn), Pat, and Chris Ashley; grandchildren, Gary (Natasha), April, Kevin, Payton, Summer, Bryce, and Leah; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Lea Glass; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends., The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Southern Funeral Home, from 12:00 PM until time of services. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Spikes and Rev.

Wed
10
Oct

Albert Michael “Mike” Cockerham

Mr. Albert Michael “Mike” Cockerham, age 70, of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018. Born Thursday, December 4, 1947, in Winnfield, he was a member of First Baptist Church of Winnfield and was a graduate of Northwestern State University with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. His hobbies included fishing, woodworking and gardening, but above all, he most enjoyed helping other people. Mr. Cockerham was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Howard and Clara Rachel Carpenter Cockerham; first wife, Janice Richards Cockerham; siblings, Howard Cockerham, Frances Williams and Cathy Franks; nephew, Roger D. Lowery.

Wed
10
Oct

Billy Wayne Strickland

March 3, 1942 – Oct. 7, 2018

Wed
03
Oct

Mayor Holds Public Town Hall Meeting

September 27th, Mayor George Moss called to order a public town hall meeting. His goal to was to anyone with concerns for the city to be brought before him, to allow their voice to be heard and take care of their situation.

The first thing the Mayor presented to the audience was the thanks to the staff of the City Hall, for not only working so well in the past 90 days he has been in office, but also doing the preparations for the meeting.

He mentioned that the software for City Hall has been updated. When he first started in office, it was brought the mayor’s attention that there was mold growing in the certain parts of city hall, so there fore they have been renovating the inside of city hall with new walls and flooring. Also the Allen building has been refreshed with a new coat of paint on the outside, and the inside, along with new chairs and tables.

 

 

Wed
03
Oct

Winn Health Unit to Offer Flu Shots Oct. 11

Drive-thru (or walk –up) flu shot event will be taking place at the Winn Parish Health Unit. It will take place on October 11, 2018 from 8am- 3:30pm. This is a great opportunity to protect yourself from the flu.

Those of high risk are people over the age of 65, pregnant women, anyone with lung, heart, liver, kidney, nerve and endocrine problems.

 

 

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Wed
03
Oct

Downtown Fall Fest Scheduled for October 30th

First United Methodist Church, in conjunction with the Winn Chamber of Commerce, the City of Winnfield, and the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office, would like to invite you to join us down town for our Sixth Annual Fall Festival on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.

 

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Wed
03
Oct

Tiger Cross Country Races at Cedar Creek Invitational

The Winnfield Tiger cross country team competed at the prestigious CedarCreek Invitational this past weekend finishing 12th in a tough field of 20 schools from all classifications. The Tigers were led by senior Tyler Hight who finished 4th overall out of approximately 250 runners.

 

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