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On the weekend of Feb. 12 and 13, the Korkow Rodeo hosted their Fourth Annual Broncs and Bulls competition. Layton Zoss and Tanner Christian both competed in the Ride ‘Em Rank mini bull competition on Saturday night. Zoss won his age division and the event. He was awarded a belt buckle and a $285 cash prize for his championship win.

Mason Moody competed both Friday and Saturday nights. He made the short go on Friday night, but didn’t complete anything on Saturday night. Lawson Zoss competed in his first bull riding competition during the event. According to his mother, he didn’t make the whistle, but he sure had fun. 

The Zoss boys are sons of Charlie and Christy Zoss of rural Forestburg. Christian is the son of Kristi Weber and Stuart Christian of Woonsocket, and Moody is the son of Perry and Tracy Moody of rural Letcher.

…See a photo in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The final scene of “An Evening of Culture: Faith County II” is also the final scene of “Romeo and Juliet” performed by the Mineola Society for Cultural Recognition. Pictured on the floor of the stage are, left to right: Lisa Snedeker as Faye McFaye playing the nurse, Tom Fouberg as Bubba Bedford playing Romeo, Amanda Kilcoin playing Naomi Carson playing Juliet’s mother, Becky Portrament as Mildred Carson playing Juliet and Jordan VonEye as Luther Carson playing Benvolio; standing are Carrie Howard as RuthAnn Barnes playing the friar and Jack Davis as Delbert Fink playing a prince.

See more photos in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Pictured above is Modern Woodmen of America Woonsocket Chapter Jeanette Luthi on right, presenting a check to Sanborn County Ambulance volunteers Gena Eagle, Marla Feistner, Jim VanDenHemel, Kathy Wingert, Sherryl Rankin, Gay Lynne Ames and David Swenson.

Modern Woodmen of America members in the Woonsocket area recently helped raise money for the Sanborn County Ambulance with a special fundraising event in January. Many know first-hand the importance and value of the Volunteer Sanborn County Ambulance team. In December, the Woonsocket Chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America became aware of the need for a washer and dryer for the Ambulance volunteers. In the past, any linens or blankets that the ambulance used were washed at Prairie View Healthcare Center. Because of COVID, this was no longer an option and the volunteers were washing them at home.  The Sanborn County Ambulance team had decided to pursue a project to purchase and install a washer and dryer at the Ambulance shed in Woonsocket so that all laundering could be completed there.

…See a photo in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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