Mary Lane Ferguson of Garden by the Pond/Tin Roof Gift Shoppe in Winona said three big trends that will be popular this fall will be animal prints, corduroy pants and cardigan sweaters. Continue reading
Other trends Special Treasures is seeing this fall includes:
At Pas Tymes, two of the most popular fall trends they have seen really take hold locally has been the vinyl print tees and the cutout tops—either keyholes at the neck or shoulder tops.
Rochelle Armstrong of Pas Tymes in Winona said they have a wide variety of cutout tops for every trend. Continue reading
The Fall Community Yard Sale was in full swing Saturday in Winona. This family took the opportunity to donate the proceeds of their yard sale to WAGS Animal Rescue.
It gives her a purpose and helps her through the grieving process. It helps keep her son’s memory alive while helping children with the biggest fight of their lives.
Becky Dees is a local photographer and instructor at Winona Public Schools. In the past few years, she supported her son through a serious battle with leukemia. Last year, Greg Dees lost his battle. But #TEAMDEES is determined to keep his memory alive by helping children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital “have more birthdays.”
“It gives me a purpose and helps me to keep Greg’s memory alive while helping other families that have cancer to have a better chance of survival,” Dees said. “Everyone needs to have more birthdays, and parents should never have to bury their children.” Continue reading
“He could find humor in just about any situation,” Eldridge said. “He could tell a story so vividly, you would think you were actually experiencing it. I regret not having used his stories before now. It would have been interesting to see what kind of script we would have had if Arnold had been involved in writing it.”
Following the recent public reading of the 2017-18 Hill Fire script, residents enjoyed what will be the play, Knee Deep, based on “Home Is Where the Heart Is” and “Home Again” written by the late Arnold Dyre. The story, set in 1955, combines several of Arnold’s vivid memories of his family who lived in the Kilmichael area and later at Gore Springs. Characters in the story include Arnold Douglas; his sisters, Bettye Ann, Patricia, Sarah, and Mary Jo; his parents, Arnold and Daisy; his neighbors, Jim and Willie Moore; his friends, Clytee and Red Yates; and his mother’s family, Ruby, Frances, Ora, Jackie, Dink and Tommy. Also included is a short side story involving the character of Neely Trotter. The FALL Hill Fire Show will be October 7-8, 12 and 14. The Spring performance will be April 6,7 and 8. Continue reading