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  1. Fakes Galore -- But Not One Of Them Could Match Huey LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Townhall

    ... bayous of his native state. For back in Louisiana, he was a subject of song and story: By 1932 Huey Pierce Long of Winnfield, La., was already the classic Man on Horseback -- only he didn't need a horse, just a truck and a loud speaker. As prim John ...

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  2. Whitaker earns PI Kappa Alpha honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

    ... : eval()'d code ). Northwestern State University alumnus Matthew Whitaker of Winnfield, a Spring 2016 graduate, was named a finalist for the Robertson Most Outstanding Undergraduate Award during Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity's bi-annual convention in ...

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  3. Former Rep. Jimmy Long Sr. killed in car wreck in NatchitochesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... served as chairman of the House Education Committee. He was inducted into the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame in Winnfield in 2000. Read or Share this story: ...

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  4. George Warren WoodelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

    ... daughter Peggy Sanderson and husband Randy of Robeline; step-daughter, Patty Chandler and husband Donnie of Winnfield; step daughter Brenda Arnold and husband Bruce of Benton; step-son, Chris Gallien and wife Susan of Youngsville; sisters Betty ...

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  5. Funeral services set for man beaten to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Funeral services have been set for a man who was found dead inside a home on Long Street July 27. According to the family of Cedric Atkins, his wake will be Friday at the Winnfield Funeral Home on Hollywood Avenue from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The Caddo Parish Coroner reports Atkins' died of blunt force trauma, but what led up to his death is still being investigated. The person who found Atkins' body reportedly told police the door had been forcefully opened, and that it appeared the home had been rummaged through.

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  6. Obama shortens terms for 214 prisoners; 2 are from LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... (September 8, 2000) Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on December 1, 2016. + Jeremy Payton (Winnfield, La) Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Western District of Louisiana Sentence: 240 months' ...

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  7. Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Black Enterprise

    ... access to college in prison." Working with three facilities in Louisiana-St. Gabriel Department of Corrections, Winnfield Correctional Center, and Madison Parish Detention Center-Wiley College will offer the following degrees: Associate of Arts, ...

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  8. Ohio city reviewing black officer's post about white copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the post, which appears to be a comment on another person's observations. Vincent's profile lists his hometown as Winnfield, La. about 150 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, but does not say he works for the Cincinnati Police Department. Police Chief ...

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  9. From Captive to Captor: A Journalist's Journey from Prisoner to Prison GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    ... unconventional approach. He went undercover, spending four months as a prison guard at Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana. His 35,000-word story provides a rare, harrowing look at the closed world of private prisons - a system that ...

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  10. Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Effingham Herald

    ... officer at Winn Correctional Center. For four months, Bauer trained and worked in the private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana, to see first-hand what countless investigations and TV shows like Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" have sought to expose ...

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  11. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... these entities since he took office and sees room for the "consolidation" of various boards. Sen. Gerald Long, R-Winnfield, said the number of boards and commissions is "far too large to be manageable," and the state could probably cut up to a third ...

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  12. Six shocking discoveries from a reporter who spent four months as a guard in a private prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... of prisons in the US. During his time as a guard at Winn Correctional Center, which holds about 1,500 prisoners in Winnfield, Louisiana, he saw stabbings, a prison break, and innumerable incidents of abuse and trauma. "It's your home for 12 hours a ...

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  13. "When you get around a prison, you don't fuck around, okay?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... 7:45 p.m. The night was warm and overcast when I set out to collect "B-roll" of the prison, a 20-minute drive from Winnfield, the nearest town. Between the prison and the Kisatchie National Forest was a wide, unfenced field. I didn't know it at the ...

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  14. A Reporter Went Undercover As a Guard in a Private Prison and Was Changed ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mediaite.com

    ... prison. The entire account of Bauer's time at Corrections Corporation of America's Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana is shocking. Beginning with his experiences being trained by COs who told guards not to get involved if inmates were ...

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  15. A Reporter Who Spent Four Months Undercover as a Private Prison Guard ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Gawker

    ... of prisons in the U.S. He worked as a guard at Winn Correctional Center, a prison of about 1,500 inmates in Winnfield, Louisiana. In that time, he saw stabbings, seemingly bloodthirsty fellow guards, and one prison break. As he frankly documents in ...

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  16. Jena man faces up to 10 years for illegal silencersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ith an undercover agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. They met on May 10, 2016, in Winnfield, and the undercover agent purchased three silencers.

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  17. I saw stabbings, lockdowns, and inmates and officers pushed to the edge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... even ask about the time I was arrested for shoplifting when I was 19. When I call Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana, the HR lady who answers is chipper and has a smoky Southern voice. "I should tell you upfront that the job only pays ...

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  18. Jena man faces up to 10 years for illegalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, authorities said. They met on May 10, 2016, in Winnfield, and the undercover agent purchased three silencers. Law enforcement agents searched Durham's home on May 19, 2016. They ...

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  19. 2 Winnfield men plead guilty to firearms chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two Winnfield men face up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of possession of a stolen firearm. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 33-year-old Ashton L. Howard and 26-year-old Aaron Thomas pleaded guilty in a hearing last week before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes.

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  20. Street toughness in country community launchedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Daily World

    Street toughness in country community launched 'A-Train' Anthony "A-Train" Thomas learned his powerful running style by playing in the street. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Anthony Thomas was an All-American at Winnfield High School, a three-year starter and record holder at Michigan and eventually the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year.

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