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Manuel Pasillas
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Pasillas Named New Librarian

By Enola Gay Mathews Winnsboro’s Gilbreath Memorial Library has a new librarian. Manuel Pasillas began his task Tuesday January 4, 2022 among the stacks of his new environs. After spending some months assisting at public libraries in Rockwall and McKinney, Pasillas spent part of 2021 as an employee of the Sulphur Springs Public Library in...

Winnsboro Farmers' Market
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Bringing Culture to Agriculture

By Andie Miller As a designated cultural arts district, people have come to know Winnsboro for its art, diversity, and elaborate events. More recently, the Winnsboro Farmers’ Market has gained a spot in the sun as an authentic market boasting farm fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, artisan baked goods, fresh cut flowers, and more....

City special session
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City special session

By Jim Rogers, Editor, The Winnsboro News No action was taken by the Winnsboro City Council during a Special Session December 9th in which they responded to a petition signed by 195 Winnsboro voters. However, the council members did direct city staff to focus on specific projects in the City of Winnsboro Action Plans 2021-2031...

Republican Women of Wood County
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Republican Women of Wood County

by Sue Machetta You should have been there. I had the privilege of attending the monthly meeting of the Republican Women of Wood County (RWWC). Besides lunch and an informative business meeting, we had the opportunity to hear from Don Huffines, a 2022 Republican candidate for Governor of Texas. Besides giving a presentation on what...

Jarvis Christian College Makes Romanian Connection
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Jarvis Christian College Makes Romanian Connection

Hawkins, Texas – Jarvis Christian College President Dr. Lester C. Newman signed a Memorandum of Understanding November 18 with a Romanian university to launch a mutually beneficial student and faculty exchange program between East Texas and Eastern Europe. The MOU will also promote academic and cultural ties between the two schools; promote joint research, seminars,...

Community Thanksgiving Service Focuses on Blessings and Blessing
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Community Thanksgiving Service Focuses on Blessings and Blessing

By Jim Rogers, Editor A Community-wide celebration of Thanksgiving for blessings received and blessings given featured testimonies of thanks, contemporary and traditional hymns, and placed the spotlight on a number of Christian based ministries in Winnsboro was hosted Sunday evening, November 21st by First Baptist Church and Pastor David Rose. The ecumenical gathering of churches...