Crisis: Dogs and Cats

By David Corning Who says you can’t teach an old dog something new? I was appalled recently to learn of...

Wood County Candidate Forums

According to Janna Castillo, Wood County Republican Party Chair, various candidates for county office on the March 1, 2022 Primary...

Jamie Ruth Galloway

Mrs. Jamie Ruth Galloway, age 101, passed away on January 3, 2022, in Mt. Pleasant. Jamie was born August 31,1920...

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MLK Day

MLK Day Celebrates Legacy with Parade and Park Day

A four block long parade began the celebration of Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Winnsboro. The 10:30 a.m. parade began in the parking lot of First Baptist Church and followed Elm Street to MLK park where guests were welcomed by speeches by pastors, city leadership,  and a chili lunch. A voter registration table was also made available at...

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Zoe and Elmo

Have We Been Gaslighting Elmo?

By Chuck Roy, Publisher Last week our Associated Press subscription lit up with yet another viral moment. It was about one of our favorite TV characters – Sesame Street’s Elmo. And it seems that Elmo’s unhinged rant about a pet rock resonates with many exasperated citizens and that many Americans said that they could relate to Elmo’s sense of frustration....

Keeping Rover from Roaming

By Jim Rogers, Editor Tuesday, January 18, 2022 may be easily overlooked as the community rushes out of a holiday and into the everyday of life. However, the day may serve as a key moment in creating good neighbors and a better life for outdoor dogs. The Safe Outdoor Dogs Act (Senate Bill 5) went into effect Tuesday. The law...

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WISD Playground

A New Generation Making Memories

As Winnsboro grows and school needs change, Winnsboro ISD is keeping up with the times. Recent changes to accommodate student...

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Candidate Forum in Winnsboro

Staff Report The Winnsboro News will be sponsoring a forum for candidates to showcase their political platforms to potential voters....