AND THE WINNER IS … Leona Parks of Union City, who submitted her “Zinnias with a Touch of Monarch” image, is The Messenger’s October photo contest winner. She used a Canon 5d Mk3 camera with a 24-70 lens to take the photograph in her front yard. The Messenger is currently accepting entries for the November contest. The winning photo will be published on the front page the following month. To submit a photo for entry, email the image to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Photo Contest.” Emailed images should be no smaller than five inches wide and 300 dpi for the best reproduction. Be sure to include the photographer’s name, address and daytime phone number, as well as where the photograph was made, what kind of camera it was taken with and a brief explanation of the photograph. The deadline for each contest month will be the last day of the month.