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2022 WRA Rodeo Royalty

WRA Rodeo Royalty

Judging for Winnsboro Rodeo Association Royalty was conducted Saturday, May 7. Contestants were judged on horsemanship, interview, modeling and speech during a full day of activities. Royalty will be crowned each night of the rodeo beginning with Junior Princess (ages 3-5) and Princess (ages 6-10) on Thursday, Miss WRA Teen (ages 11-15) Friday, and Miss WRA Rodeo Queen (ages 16-24)...

Kentucky Derby Party

Friends and Neighbors: A Kentucky Derby Party at the Library

By Enola Gay Mathews Although I’m new to Winnsboro life and unfamiliar with The Standard Club, I made more new friends when I attended the Kentucky Derby Party at Winnsboro’s Gilbreath Memorial Library on May 4. The Standard Club carries quite a proud history with over 110 years of providing books and support for our library. Starting ‘way back when’...

Under the Stars

A Magical Night “Under the Stars”

By Jami Moore Winnsboro Center for the Arts will hold its annual gala, Renaissance Under the Stars, on April 2nd at the Winnsboro Civic Center, 900 Wheeler Drive. The evening’s activities will consist of two parts. An outdoor Renaissance Market with an ale/wine garden, live entertainment, and a variety of vendors will begin the festivities at 5 pm.  At 7...

Renaissance Under the Stars

Renaissance Under the Stars

From Winnsboro Center for the Arts Winnsboro Center for the Arts will hold its annual gala, Renaissance Under the Stars, on April 2nd at Winnsboro Civic Center, 900 Wheeler Drive. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Winnsboro Center for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and its new performing arts center planned for 206 Market St. The new venue...

Earth Scape Soap Company

Clean Fun at the WCA

By Chuck Roy Carrie Bell, owner and operator of Earth Scape Soap Company, recently presented a two-day seminar on the modern technology and methods of the old-fashioned art of homemade soaps at the Annex of the Winnsboro Center for the Arts. A full classroom of 10 anxious students learned the mechanics and art of producing rich and luxuriously scented bath...

Winnsboro Center for the Arts

WCA Celebrates 20 Years at Annual Meeting

By Enola Gay Mathews Winnsboro Center for the Arts had plenty to report at its annual meeting on February 9th. Despite the pandemic and having to curtail its entertainment series temporarily, the WCA has been able to continue to offer a variety of activities largely due to grant support, including a Shuttered Venue grant. Educational opportunities such as music and...

Hayley Jasper

Winnsboro Center for the Arts Presents 8th Annual High School Art Competition & Exhibition

The 8th Annual High School Art Competition and Exhibition will be presented by Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) at 200 Market St. Winnsboro, Texas, from March 5 – April 18, and the reception to celebrate the artists will be from 2:30 – 4:30 pm March 20 at WCA. Homeschool students and high school students in the following school districts...

Rock Station

Rock Station Takes On New Life

Welcome to Winnsboro’s Rock Station! No, it’s not a radio station playing rock music, but a local landmark getting a facelift along with a new identity and purpose. Pastor Rhonda Morrison, her husband Barry, and her partner in ministry, David Wineland, plan a refreshed life of service for the small structure across from MLK Park. The project is part of...

Pleasant Hill Quilters

Pleasant Hill Quilters Performance Well Received

Winnsboro, TX – Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) and Helping Young People Excel (HYPE) partnered together to present The Pleasant Hill Quilters in a special performance at 11 am January 22, 2022, at 200 Market St. Winnsboro, Texas. The Pleasant Hill Quilters are a quilting group from Linden, Texas. The group consists of LaWanda Warren, Ethel Blaylock, Oteria McDaniel,...