Winn Parish is located in north-central Louisiana, 50 miles north of Alexandria and 100 miles south-east of Shreveport. There are 972 square miles in the Parish of Winn.
Winn Parish was officially created by the state legislature in 1851 from lands formerly belonging to the neighboring parishes of Rapides, Natchitoches, and Catahoula. The official organization was completed in 1852. In 1869 Winn Parish gave up part of its original area for the formation of a new southern neighbor, Grant Parish. Winnfield, the parish seat since its organization is located in the geographical center of the parish. The parish was named after Walter O. Winn, the representative who sponsored the legislation to establish the parish.
The Winn Parish Police Jury accepts white goods (appliances) televisions, furniture, etc. for disposal at the Winn Parish Road Barn located at 501 Thomas Mill Road, Winnfield every 1st Thursday of each month between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Bins are provided, and this service is free of charge. Someone will be there to assist you. Dates for 2023 are:
REGULAR MEETING DATES FOR YEAR 2023:
(special called meetings posted once scheduled)
Tuesday, January 17
Tuesday, February 21
Monday, March 20
Monday, April 17
Monday, May 15
Tuesday, June 20
Monday, July 17
Monday, August 21
Monday, September 18
Monday, October 16
Monday, November 20
Monday, December 18
The Winn Parish Police Jury is accepting applications for a Truck driver. Position will be full time with benefits. Duties will include operating such equipment as dump truck, small farm type tractors with blade or bush hog or other equipment as needed. Provide routine maintenance on equipment, perform physical labor as required and maintain simple records of equipment operations. MUST POSSESS CLASS A OR B CDL LICENSE. Minimum qualifications: 3 months of experience operating one or more kinds of equipment specified for the class or 6 months to 1 year of experience in general labor or maintenance work. Applications for employment may be picked up at the Secretary/Treasurer’s office located in the Parish Courthouse, 119 W. Main Street, Room 102 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on Friday March 17, 2023.
JOSHUA MCALLISTER, PRESIDENT
KAREN TYLER, SECRETARY/TREASURER
The Winn Parish Police Jury is an equal opportunity employer.