Tracy Estes

“Stitching” together to help first responders


State Representative Tracy Estes, center, receives a donation of 250 face masks made by local volunteers. The masks will be given to area first responders. From l-r: Pam Smith, Larry Gillentine, Frances Gillentine, Estes, Barbara Bishop, Rodney Fike and Sharon Fike. (Courtesy photo)

DOUBLE SPRINGS - ”Stitching” together in this trying time of pandemic, there is a group aiming to help make life easier for others.
Sharon Fike, of Double Springs, got the idea to help make face masks to give to first responders in the area. State Representative Tracy Estes will be distributing them amongst Winston and Marion counties.

Estes wins AASB’s highest honor


State Representative Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, receives the Legislative Award from Alabama Association of School Boards Executive Director Sally Smith.
BIRMINGHAM - State House Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, was recently presented with the Legislative Award, as chosen annually by officials with the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB).

Chromebooks for all Winston students


Chromebooks are being used at Lynn High School. From left are Roger Hayes, Winston County Commission chairman; Jeff Stokes, Lynn mayor; Representative Tim Wadsworth; Senator Greg Reed; Lauranne James, executive director and LHS Principal Todd Tittle.
WINSTON COUNTY - A “one to one” initiative has paid off for the Winston County School System, thanks to the Resource Conservation and Development of Northwest Alabama council association.