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Every Family has One of “Those”

By Mandy Manners My husband of more than 25 years, was born and raised in Austin and is fairly normal for someone born and raised in Austin. But 20 years ago his little sister Sally married a gentleman from Louisiana and, well, let’s be honest, her husband is “one of those.” You know what I...

Toad in a Hole

Recipe: Toad in a Hole

By: Mandy Manners Several years ago my daughters and I spent a few weeks in London: it was a wonderful experience. There are various opinions on English cuisine, not all of them positive. We came away with about the same opinions. Several of the evening meals were plain and for the most part, uninspiring. We...

Sofia Talvik

Winnsboro Center for the Arts Presents Sofia Talvik on Stage

WINNSBORO, TX – Winnsboro Center for the Arts presents Swedish musician Sofia Talvik at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at 200 Market St., Winnsboro, Texas. Talvik grew up in Sweden and her Scandinavian heritage has always influenced her music. Her 16-month tour across 37 states has moved her music closer to the Americana tradition. The adventure...

Brandon Green

Green Seeks Second Term on School Board

Brandon Green will seek a second term on the WISD Board of Trustees. Green, who currently serves as President of the board, filed his application last week. Green stated he wants to continue to serve the local board and school district. He said, “…it was time for his generation to be more involved in leadership...

Glen Waddleton

Glen Waddleton

Glen Waddleton, 81, of Winnsboro, Texas went home on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 to be with the Lord and his loved ones who preceded him in death. Glen was born in Wood County to the late Oran and Ethel (Johnson) Waddleton in Winnsboro, Texas on July 10, 1940. He served our country in the Vietnam...

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 needs had left students without playground equipment. COVID restrictions and a need for children to burn off excess energy is now easier at the Winnsboro Memorial Intermediate School. The installation of needed playground equipment has...

Lt. Col (Ret) Allen West

Lt Col (Ret) Allen West speaks at RWWC

By Sue Machetta Lt. Col (Ret) Allen West was the most recent speaker and candidate to appear at the Republican Women of Wood County monthly meeting. The meeting was well attended but a challenge was presented by the candidate to all – register to vote! Additionally, he challenged those persent to remember that our faith...

Winnsboro ISD

WISD Board Approve Grant Request; COVID Numbers Up

By Jim Rogers Enrollment has increased as the Winnsboro ISD returns from the mid-year break. However, attendance is down thanks to COVID, Superintendent Dave Wilcox told school board trustees Tuesday, January 11, 2022 during a called board meeting. During the meeting the board approved submitting a grant request to Texas Community Bancshares (TCBS) for the...

Your Vote Counts

Candidate Forum in Winnsboro

Staff Report The Winnsboro News will be sponsoring a forum for candidates to showcase their political platforms to potential voters. This year, the event will be held at the Carden Hall, 214 N. Franklin Street, Winnsboro, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27. All registered voters are encouraged to attend. Candidates scheduled are...