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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’...

62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo

The 62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo

May 19-21, 2022 Winnsboro Rodeo Arena The 62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo presented by Texas Country Ford takes place May 19-21. Three nights of rodeo with competition featuring professional and amateur cowboys and cowgirls, some local and others from around the nation. Rodeo princesses are announced on Thursday and Friday evenings, and the rodeo queen will be crowned Saturday. This year,...

Friends and Neighbors

by Enola Gay Mathews My Mom the Iris Hunter Iris blooms are showing up all over the place! No matter the color, iris blossoms always bring me happy thoughts of my mom and her perennial green thumb. Wherever she lived, there would be flowers! And her iris, as an easy transplanter, always went with her. She’d often stop and ask...

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...

Agricultural Business of the Year - Jersey Girls Milk Company

Chamber’s 2022 ‘Western Roundup’ Honors Six Citizens

By Enola Gay Mathews Winnsboro hospitality and it’s ‘can do’ spirit shone brightly at the annual Awards Banquet on February 15, 2022. The Winnsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and various committees created a fun and memorable evening that evidenced their teamwork. Johnny Wetzel Jr. also served the role of emcee. Each table was set for six and...