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2022 WHS FFA Banquet

FFA Students Recognized at Banquet, 2022-23 Officer Team Announced

By Shiela K. Haynes Winnsboro FFA students and supporters filled the Winnsboro Civic Center Monday evening for a time of celebration, recognition of outstanding members, and installation of officers for 2022-23. Chapter president Cody Ellison was recognized with the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award. The award is given to a senior student and is a symbol for excellence. It is a...

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)...

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...

Farmers Market

Winnsboro Farmers Market

By Nancy Roy It may still be cool outside but you can make bet that area vendors have already begun to plow, plant, till, polish, and otherwise get ready for the opening day of the 2022 season for the Winnsboro Farmers Market (WFM). Opening Day will be April 2 according to the Winnsboro Wizard for all things Park and Recreationally...

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...

Winnsboro Farmers' Market

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. Stacy Finley, the Market Manager,...