The Letcher Legion Auxiliary recently judged poppy poster submissions, with the winners as follows:

Class 1 – first, Vada Enfield; second, Laina Dise; third, Hannah Wurtz;

Class II – first, Sophie Wurtz; second, Jonah Wurtz; third, Kaitlyn Wurtz;

Class III – first, Lincoln Wurtz; second, Simon Wurtz; third, Damaris Wurtz.

The winning posters have been sent to Hot Springs to be judged for District winners.

…See one of the winning posters in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The Artesian and Letcher American Legion Auxiliaries judged essays and poems written by the students of Sanborn Central School. 

Winners judged by Artesian are as follows: 

Essays Class I (third and fourth grade) – first place, Lexi Fridley; second place, Cade Wilson; third place, Conrad Olson;

Essays Class II (fifth and sixth grade) – first place, Mason Morgan; second place, Olivia Peterson; third place, Keira Pollard; 

Essays Class III (seventh and eighth grade) – first place, Olivia Conrad; second place, Ledoux Bracha; third place, Evalynn Olson; 

Poems Class I (third grade) – first place, Hannah Hinker; second place, Sullivan Licht; third place, Cade Wilson; 

Poems Class II (fourth grade) – first place, Lexi Fridley; second place, Mila Weber; third place, Harper Torgerson;

Poems Class III (fifth grade) – first place, Keira Pollard; second place, Wylie Bracha; third place, Ethan McGuire.

Poems and essays judged that won from Letcher were:


Class I (grades three and four) – first, Brody Uecker; second, Aurelia White; third, Landon Hoffman;

Class II (grades five and six) – first, Whitney Adams; second, Beau Enfield, third, Adalie Enfield;

Class III (grades seven and eight) – first, Westen White, second, Mckenzie Uecker; third, Madilyn Morris;


Class I (grade three) – first, Hannah Pollard; second, Nolan Enfield; third, Vada Enfield;

Class II (grade four) – first, Brody Uecker; second, Quinn Easton; third, Aurelia White;

Class III (grade five) – first, Adalie Enfield; second, Beau Enfield; third, Ecniel Melendez.

The first place winners from each group have been sent on to the district level competition.

…See pictures of the winners in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The Letcher Volunteer Fire Department held their annual “Texas Hold ‘Em” poker tournament fundraiser on Saturday evening, Jan. 27. A total of 65 poker players entered the friendly competition. Winners were Corey Flatten (high hand for the night), Tyler Klumb (second place), Jon Vermeulen (first place) and Scott Senska (third place). 

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

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