Chuck Smith, president of the Randolph County Animal Shelter, has accepted from Suzan T. Scholl her watercolor painting finished with an acrylic overlay so no glass is needed. “Kudzu Grows on Butler’s Mill” circa late 1900’s is the second-place prize in the raffle drawing to raise funds for the shelter. First-place prize is $300 in cash and the third-place prize is a Kindle. Gyclee prints of the original watercolor are available for $85 each. Her depiction is of when the mill was first built before subsequent changes.
The book sale will be held on Saturdays, Oct. 6 and 13 at Chris Mitchum's old cotton warehouse on Main Street across from the Cedarwood Cemetery.
The raffle tickets can be purchased from any board member. They are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held at noon on Oct. 13.
Modern Woodmen of America Chapter 16200, Tallapoosa City, Ala., paid to print the tickets and flyers. All proceeds raised from this project will be matched up to $2,500 by the home office of Modern Woodmen of America. All funds raised will be used for necessary renovations. The book sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday.