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  1. Louisiana private prison gets about as many complaints as inmates, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | NOLA.com

    A lawyer for the Louisiana Department of Corrections estimated the state receives about 1,500 complaints a year against Winn Correctional Center, a privately run facility in Winnfield that houses about 1,500 inmates. Inmates at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison are pictured on Feb. 3, 2015.

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  2. Mother Jones: Staffer arrested photographing prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    ... about his journalistic standards." West was arrested on Friday and spent the night in jail after authorities in Winnfield, Louisiana, were notified that a person had snuck onto the premises of the prison. Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan told ... 3 comments

  3. Mother Jones: Staffer arrested photographing prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WISW-AM Columbia

    ... about his journalistic standards." West was arrested on Friday and spent the night in jail after authorities in Winnfield, Louisiana, were notified that a person had snuck onto the premises of the prison. Winn Parish Sheriff Cranford Jordan told ... 3 comments

  4. Mother Jones botches investigation into private prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RedState

    Winnfield, Louisiana, is not home to much. The Louisiana Political Museum is housed there and that's about it.

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  5. Estimated $500,000 in drugs seized in SabineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Times

    ... intent to distribute methamphetamine and speeding. No bond has been set. On Feb. 25, Jerry L. Pittman II, 36, of Winnfield, and Cory C. Pennywell, 38, of Hemphill, Texas, were stopped on Highway 6 also for a traffic offense. Deputies seized 254 ...

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  6. Driver cited for ignoring I-49 barricadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Winnfield man was ticketed Friday morning for disregarding a barricade aimed at keeping drivers off a still-icy I-49 North, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. Around 8:30 a.m., Gordon Beauboues, 60, called the Sheriff's Office to report that his 18-wheeler was stuck on the I-49 shoulder after he tried to turn around to avoid the icy bridge. 3 comments

  7. Smiley: Dead reckoningRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... law school in 1948 and was a member of the State Bar until his death. He then practiced law for a short time in Winnfield, Louisiana." Mary Vernoy, of Metairie, says, "Tom Pyburn's Wednesday story about the 'antiques made daily' reminds me of a ...

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  8. Schneckenburger Elementary receives $5,000 in new technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Her school was an honoree along with Devall Middle School in Port Allen and St. Joseph's Academy in Baton Rouge. Winnfield Primary in Winnfield was the winner in a random drawing of all the schools that participated. The Hour of Code challenge is a ...

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  9. Bald eagle struck and killed by vehicle in Winn ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Brandt Barton was traveling on Highway 34 heading into Joyce early Friday morning when something laying on the opposite side of the road caught his eye. What the 18-year-old discovered about two miles east of Winnfield turned out to be a sad ending for a very majestic bird.

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  10. Metro Buzz: EMS feels impact of Mid City emergency room closureRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... "Juba" Diez will be among six people inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum's Hall of Fame on Saturday in Winnfield, La. - the first political figure from Ascension Parish to receive the honor. Diez served as representative for the parish for ...

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  11. La. Political Hall of Fame to honor Scott familyRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Scott family of Alexandria is taking its place among legends of Louisiana politics as family members are posthumously being given special recognition by the Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield. The Town Talk reports the museum will honor the family, which included federal Judge Nauman S. Scott II and his son, state Rep. John W. "Jock" Scott," with the Political Family of Officeholders' Award on Feb. 7 during the Political Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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  12. Funeral services set for family killed in Natchitoches Parish wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... e West family will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 26 at Southern Funeral Home at 202 E. Lafayette Street in Winnfield. Interment will follow in Sardis Cemetery.

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  13. Rep. Jim Fannin to seek Senate District 35 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Town Talk

    ... his candidacy for the Senate District 35 seat, currently held by Bob Kostelka, during a Kiwanis Club meeting in Winnfield this week. Read or Share this story: ...

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  14. Rep. Jim Fannin says he will seek La. Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Fannin, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, spoke to the Kiwanis Club in Winnfield on Monday. Fannin said the dropping price of oil means that the plan approved two weeks ago by the Joint House-Senate Committee to cover a $170.5 million hole in this year's budget will have to change.

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  15. 1 dead, 1 booked in fatal Winnfield shootingRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... wounds and was later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Police later arrested 30-year-old Porcia D. Sanders of Winnfield in connection with the New Year's Day death. She was booked with second-degree murder and was being held at the Winnfield City ...

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  16. One dead after Winnfield shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Winnfield Police Officers say they responded to reports of a shooting around 1:35 a.m. They arrived to find 37-year-old Monte Alexander lying in the doorway of the club with several gunshot wounds. Officers say witnesses tell them a fight broke out in the parking lot. 28 comments

  17. Louisiana football's Postseason Top 50 for 2014: Nos. 45-41Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... ranking: B We knew the No. 1 seed two years running would dominate, but we didn't expect them to shut out rival Winnfield, 41-0, in week one. Why No. 43? Many, after losing in the final minutes of the 2013 championship, returned with a vengeance ...

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  18. Third shot is the charm on massive Winn Parish 8-pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... to 18-year-old Dustin Anders of Deville, a senior at Alexandria High School who was hunting with his dad north of Winnfield, when he finally got his hands on a buck that apparently had some type of death wish. "My dad and I don't belong to a hunting ...

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  19. Class 6A, seven-playoff football system, expanding select/nonselect...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the authors of the select/nonselect proposal adopted for football and recently joined the Executive Committee. The Winnfield principal said she preferred to not see football return from that format, but that each proposal needed serious deliberation ...

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  20. Caldwell, Ellington elected to Political Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The News-Star

    Caldwell, Ellington elected to Political Hall of Fame 2014 Louisiana Political Hall of Fame class will be inducted in Winnfield Feb. 7 Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rGE8uG Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Noble Ellington, two of northeastern Louisiana's favorite sons, are among seven new members of the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame in Winnfield. Other new members include: Charles Emile "Peppi" Bruneau of New Orleans, an attorney who served eight terms in the Legislature; John "Juba" Diez, who served 28 years in the Legislature; the late John Maginnis, a political columnist and founder of LaPolitics.com who died this year; and the late Charles A. "Corky" Marvin; a former district attorney and judge.

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