AND THE WINNER IS … Josie Bowlin of Rives is the winner of The Messenger’s October photo contest. She took this image of a cotton field and barn near Kenton with a Nikon D5600. The monthly contest is open to amateur photographers in Obion County and the surrounding area. The Messenger is encouraging entries for the November edition of the contest to be Thanksgiving related. Entries must have been taken within the last year and submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of the email should be “Photo Contest.” Emailed images should be no smaller than five inches wide and 300 dpi for the best reproduction. The photographer’s name, address and daytime phone number must be included, as well as where the photograph was made, what kind of camera it was taken with and a brief explanation of the photograph. Images with people in them must have identifications and permission for submission from the person or people in the photograph.