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Community News Archives for 2018-04

Bake Sale Fundraiser


 

 

 

Bake Sale: May 4, 2018 9:00 a.m. On the Center Square – 1:00 P.M. FOR Kyle & Mackenzie Sheldon
 
Kyle’s last day of work was November 30, 2017 on his Birthday. He went home for his first appointment and never dreamed how life would change.
 
Kyle was diagnosed on December 7, 2017 with Lymphoma at UT Southwestern Cancer clinic in Dallas where they did scans and biopsy’s which came back positive for Non-Hodgkin’s Follicular Lymphoma, Stage three/four.  The cancer was in his bone marrow.
 
Kyle started Chemo, monoclonal Antibody, and many oral medications. After the 3rd treatment Kyle showed amazing Improvement. May 11th will be his last Chemo treatment. Then they will travel to Dallas every 2 months for 2 years for Monoclonal Therapy.
 
Kyle & Mackenzie have had Family, Friends and even Strangers donate to help them financially.
Per Mackenzie:  “It’s impacted my family in the way that our 3 children know something’s wrong, but it’s impossible to explain to kids what cancer is, and I don’t want them to know how sick their daddy really is. Some days keeping a brave face is hard, but I want my kids to have a normal a life as possible. They’re shipped around between our home and my parent’s house for when we are in Dallas. We’ve just told them their daddy is sick and makes trips to Dallas for medicine. I thank God they’re so young and just accept what I say and don’t ask too many questions about it. It’s hard accepting the fact that Kyle may have to live with this disease for his whole life, that it may not ever go away.”
 
Kyle & Mackenzie Shelton are members of Smyrna Baptist church in Huxley.  Due to Kyle’s illness they have not attended for some time.  Their children attended Lydia, also.
For information call: Regina Danley @ 936-591-1822; Catherine Livingston @ 936-332-0060
 
 
 

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Thank You From Child's Advocacy Center


 

 

It has been a great Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month at the Shelby County Children's Advocacy Center! Thank you for your commitment to raising awareness in our community. #childabuseawareness #knowthefacts
 
 
 
Anna Register
 
 

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Tenaha Church of Christ Open House


 

 

The Tenaha Church of Christ will have an Open House celebrating their new buidling on Sunday 6th at 2 p.m. Tenaha Church of Christ is located 1 mile east of Tenaha on HWY 84.
 
 
 

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Free Support Group


 

 

Hope Community Medicine will be hosting a Support group for families/friends of adults who may have suffered from addictive behaviors. This will begin May 1st from 6:30 to 8:00pm (and every Tuesday after). It is located in the portable building @ 325 Tenaha St. (beside chicken express). Please feel free to call 936-591-8380 for any questions. There is no cost to attend. 

 
 

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SPECIAL GUIDED MUSEUM TOUR AT MANSFIELD STATE HISTORIC SITE


 

 

 
The Mansfield State Historic Site museum houses many rare and unique artifacts from the Civil War period.  At 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, park staff will conduct a special guided tour of the battlefield museum that goes beyond the display text cards. Little-known facts and inside stories on the museum’s artifacts, including rare uniforms, soldiers’ letters and personal effects, Civil War weaponry and more will be revealed. 
 
Mansfield State Historic Site is located on LA Hwy. 175, three miles south of Mansfield.  Admission is $4 per person ages 4-61; seniors 62 and over and children 3 and under are admitted free.  For more information, call 318.872.1474 or 888.677.6267, or visit www.LaStateParks.com.
 
 
 

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Center Baseball & Softball Update


 

 

 
The Center Rougherrider boys lost to the Rusk Eagles 3 to 1.
 
The Center Ladyrider girls lost to Bullard 11 to 0.  
 
 
 
 
 

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Teacher Appreciation Reception


 
Presented by Home Community Medicine
Hosted by the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
 
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Teacher Appreciation reception, Presented by Hope Community Medicine and hosted by the Shelby County Chamber was held on Wednesday, April 25 at the Windham Civic Center in Center at 4:00 p.m. The reception is held annually to salute and recognize the dedicated administrations and teaching staff of all the Shelby County school districts.  The Chamber of Commerce Education committee presented each school campus Teacher of the Year with a Certificate of Recognition and announced the Shelby County Teacher of the Year for Elementary and Secondary schools.  This is a time when gratitude and appreciation is expressed to the educators throughout the county.  Congratulations to all the Campus winners!!  The Teacher of the Year from the Shelby County  School Campuses are:
 
Center Christian Academy –  Joanna Birdwell
 
F.L. Moffett Primary School –  Emily Newton
Center Elementary School –  Jennifer Barlett
Center Intermediate School –  Debra Hippler
Center Middle School –  Cindy Tomlin
Center High School –  Dough Moore
Roughrider Academy – John Jackson
 
Excelsior ISD – Angela Gillis
 
Joaquin Elementary School –  Shelli Vaughn
Joaquin Junior High School –  Mark Lawrence
Joaquin High School –  Anne Patrick
 
S.W. Carter Elementary –  Jackie Myers
Shelbyville Middle School –  Sally Wilburn
Shelbyville High School – Cole Harrison
 
Tenaha Elementary School – Stacie Barr
Tenaha Middle/High School – Teresa Wiist
 
Timpson Elementary –  Lucinda Simmons
Timpson Middle School – Darryl Joyner
Timpson High School –  Tanya Hammett
 
The Elementary Teacher of the Year is Lucinda Simmons from Timpson Elementary.  The Secondary Teacher of the Year is Teresa Wiist, a teacher at Tenaha Middle/High School.  Congratulations to these outstanding Educators!
 
The Pam Phelps Friends of Education Award went to the Bone Hill Foundation.  The Bone Hill Foundation provides all Shelby County Seniors with scholarships.  Roy Blackshear was present to accept the award.
 
Thank you to all the table sponsors and businesses who donated gifts for door prizes!
Gold sponsors for the event are Farmers State Bank and Shelby Savings Bank. 
 
 
 

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Medical Bake Sale


 

 

A medical bake sale fundraiser will be held for Kyle Shelton to help pay for his cancer treatment.  It will be held on Friday May 4th, 2018 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the downtown Center city square.  For more information call 936-591-1822.  
 
 
 
 
 

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Chamber Banquet


 

 

The 96th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet Presented by Farmers State Bank will be held May 1st at 6:00pm at the Windham Civic Center.
 
The Center High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Mr. Chris Smith will be performing in the front lobby.  The Panola College Jazz Band under the direction of Mr. Dwaine Hubbard will be performing during dinner.  Join the Chamber for a night of entertainment and awards
 
Tickets are still available.  Tickets are $35.00 each Contact the Chamber to reserve your seats at 598-3682.
 
 

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Benefit Bake Sale & Garage Sale


 

 

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Benefit Bake Sale and Garage Sale to help with funeral expenses for Jeannie DeGaugh’s family.
Jeannie passed back in November of 2017. Jeannie did not have burial insurance nor life insurance. Jeannie’s two (2) living children have been left with the burden of paying for her burial. It's been a struggle.
 
Let's help them have some peace and finally get this bill paid off!
 
The bake sale and Garage sale will be held Friday, April 27th on Hwy 7 W from Center To
Nacogdoches at the Storage buildings; From 9am - 1pm.
 
For more info please contact Regina Danley 936.591.1822 or Catherine Livingston 936.332.0060.
 
 
 

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St. John Baptist Church Dedication For Fellowship Hall


 

 

St. John Baptist Church in Tenaha  is having a dedication for a new fellowship hall that was donated by the late Paulyne Evans. The dedication will be Sunday, April 29 at 2:30. Rev Chandler Pettis is the pastor.

 
 
 

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Termite Swarms Sighted


 

 

 
Last week, our office got a call from one who saw a cloud of flying insects coming out of an old stump.  “It almost looked like rising smoke, but it was all bugs,” they said.  
What they saw were termites and those termites were swarming. 
 
Adult reproductive termites are dark-brown to blackish insects, about 3/8 inch-long. Commonly referred to as “swarmers”, the job of reproductive termites is to mate and start new colonies. Termite swarmers may or may not have wings, as their wings often are shed shortly after flight.  
Swarming termites are often confused with ants but can be distinguished by two simple characters. Termites lack the “pinched” waist of ants.  A termite’s body profile is shaped like a grain of rice.  Ants always have some sort of pinched, narrow “waist”.  
 
 Also, termite wings are equal in length, compared to ants that have distinctly longer front wings.  With an infested home, it is not uncommon to find insect wings inside on a window sill.  Look carefully thru them to see if you can see a size difference.  If they are all similar in size, those are termites.
 
Although termite swarmers can, occasionally, enter homes through open doors or windows, finding termite swarmers indoors is a reliable signal of infestation. Termite swarms can occur throughout the year, but are most commonly seen between the months of February and May in Texas.
 
But what about the termites you find outside in your mulch or in an old stump?  In Texas, termites abound in the soil wherever wood is to be found. Most yards, especially those in older, established neighborhoods, support termites. While termites are more abundant in some locations, chances are good that your yard has termites. Finding termites in a fence or woodpile, or in landscape timbers, does not necessarily mean that your home needs to be treated, but it should alert you to the presence of termites around your home.
 
Should you find termites in your yard, a few simple steps can help reduce your risk of becoming infested. First, familiarize yourself with what termites look like so that if you notice swarms of any unusual indoor insects, you will know whether your house should be inspected. 
Second, examine the foundation of your home to see whether mud shelter tubes are present that might indicate termite activity. Termite shelter tubes are hollow soil tunnels extending from the soil to your house and provide runways for termites to travel between their underground nest and their food supply (your home).  If you do find any suspicious mud structures, leave at least part of the material in place for a professional termite inspector to examine. 
 
Finally, keep soil and debris, such as stacked wood, away from the foundation of your home. This reduces the chance of termite entry and makes it easier to inspect your home for termite signs.
If you suspect termites, it’s a good idea to have a professional inspect your home. Because of the specialized equipment and chemicals needed to effectively and safely treat your home, it’s nearly always best to hire a professional. Do-it-yourself termite control chemicals are commonly sold through do-it-yourself stores. 
 
For spot treatments, in a very limited area, these products might be as effective as some of the professional’s weaker products; however, it takes a professional to thoroughly treat a home. I would only attempt to use a “Do-it-yourself” termite control product around low value structures such as sheds, fence post, decks and wood piles.
 
 
 
 
 

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Pond Day 2018


 

 

 

 

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Concert Cancelled


 

 

A concert by the Contemporary Ensemble at Stephen F. Austin State University, originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus, has been canceled.
 
For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407.
 
 
 
 

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SFA student outreach program offers students opportunity to volunteer around the world


 

 
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Stephen F. Austin State University students interested in making a difference in lives across the globe now have that opportunity with the student chapter of the medical outreach program Volunteers Around the World.
 
Students involved in the program can work with patients and doctors, distribute medications, and teach classes on health hygiene and nutrition in clinics located in Central and South America and Asia.
 
The student chapter was started by Mary Dang, junior biology major from Sugar Land, after a medical mission trip to Costa Rica.
 
"It opened my eyes to a world outside of the one I had always known and inspired me to share the same passion I have for health care with as many students as possible," Dang said. "Not only do I want to travel abroad on these medical outreach trips to help provide the essential health care that is lacking within these developing nations, but I also want to spread awareness throughout my own local community."
 
The chapter is planning a trip to Vietnam for the end of 2018 and is involved in local outreach, volunteering at The Brown Family Health Center and Lexington Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, and in other community-service projects around Nacogdoches.
 
"The VAW is a great chance for students to travel and learn hands-on medical experience," said Dr. Brian Barngrover, faculty advisor for the chapter and assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. "This is a unique opportunity for students regardless of major."
 
The program is open to all majors. For more information, email vawsfasu@gmail.org, or visit @vawsfasu on Twitter or Instagram.
 
 
 
 

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Missionary Day Program


 

 

Mt. Zion C.M.E invites you to their 5th Sunday Missionary Day Program this Sunday 29th at 11 a.m.  The guest speaker will be Mr.s Sharon Hamilton of the Mt. Gillion Baptist Church, in Center, TX.  
 
 
 
 

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Center Sports Update


 

 

 

Center Boys Baseball

 
Center HS (Winner District 16) vs. Gladewater HS (4th place District 15)
 
Game 1: Thursday, May 3rd at 7 p.m.
 
Game 2: Saturday, May 5th at 1 p.m.
 
Game 3: 30 minutes after Game 2, if needed.
 
The playoff series will be held at Tatum Sports Complex, 600 Crystal Farm RD., Tatum, TX 75691
 
 
 
 

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Center Church of Christ 60th Anniversary


 

 

 

 

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Broadcast team to carry softball playoff series


 

 

Stephen Shires and Chris Watlington of the Roughrider Broadcast Team are pleased to announce that they will carry play by play of the Lady Rider Softball Playoff Series this Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27.  The game will appear as a video feed with audio on the team's Facebook page: Roughrider Radio Broadcast Team.  Thursday and Friday certain pre-game interviews will be recorded live early in the day and will be viewable from recording up until game time.  The actual pre-game show will begin at 5:50 pm both nights with first pitch scheduled for 6:00.
 
If a third game is needed, it will begin as quickly as possible after the second game on Friday night, some time around 8:00 pm.  
 
 

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Sardis Annual Homecoming


 

 

 
The Sardis Cemetery Annual Homecoming and Fish Fry will be held on Saturday May 5th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Catfish plates with all the trimmings with tea or water for $8.00 each.  
 
 

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Shelby County Outreach Ministries Meeting


 

 

 

 

 

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Strong Triumph Church Annual Revival


 

 

Strong Triumph Church, under the leadership of Elder Faye Dell Allen, invites everyone to their annual revival, May 3-5, 2018 starting at 7 p.m. each night. The evangelist for the week is Pastor Brandon Owens of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Center, Texas. Please come out and join us as we lift up the name of the Lord. For more information, please call Elder Faye Dell Allen at 936-368-2611/936-572-5810. 

 
 

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Shelby County Chamber Banquet


 

 

The 96th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet, Night of Stars, will be held May 1st at 6:00 p.m. at the Windham Civic Center.   Tickets are still available.  Tickets are $35.00 each Contact the Chamber to reserve your seats at 598-3682.

 
 

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Go Texan Spring Fling


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Green Wing Day


 

 

 
The Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Green Wing Day will be on April 28th at the Weldon Boles Cabin located on CR 1006 which is old city lake road. For more information call 936-332-8157.
 
 
 
 

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Library Book Sale


 

 
The Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library in Center is having their book sale this week Tuesday April 24th - Saturday April 28th.  Paperback books for .50 and hardback books for only $1.  For more information call 936-598-5522.
 
 
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Free Comic Book Day


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library is proud to be a participant of “Free Comic Book Day” this year on May 5, 2018!
 
To coincide with the addition of all of our new graphic novels (able to be purchased due to a grant from the Tocker Foundation of Austin, Texas), we will be giving a free comic book to the first 75 people to check out a graphic novel on Saturday, May 5.
 
Come join us in celebrating “Free Comic Book Day” at the library!
 
(Library card is required to check out any books or graphic novels! If you do not have one, please come prepared to get one! Call us to ask how!)  936-598-5522
 
 
 
 

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Joe's Car Spa Project Graduation


 

 

Joe’s Car Spa in Center will be donating to Shelbyville High School Project Graduation. For every car that goes through their automatic car wash on Tuesday, April 24  they will donate $5 to the Project Graduation. Students, Parents, Grandparents, Friends….. Get your car washed at Joe’s Car Spa on Tuesday!  

 
 
 

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Shelby County Cruisers Car Show Results


 

 

The 3rd annual Shelby County Cruisers Spring Fling Car Show was held this past Saturday.

 

 

Click Here For the Results:

 

 

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Panola announces All-State musicians


 

 

 
Three Panola College band students performed with the Texas Community College All State Band in San Antonio as part of the Texas Music Educators Association Convention.
 
 
 
They include, from left: Savana Hanaway, flute, Carthage; Urias Quetzala, trombone, Garrison, and Esmeralda Acosta, flute, Center.
 
 
 
Six Panola College vocal music students were selected to perform with the All State Choir in San Antonio as part of the Texas Music Educators Association Convention. They include, front row, from left, Shelby Brown, Tatum; Shannon James, California; and Jame’Cia Taylor, Georgia; back row, from left, Ahmad Casel, Jacksonville; Christion Taylor, Longview, and Hunter Moon, Beckville.
 
 

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Joaquin VFD Fundraiser


 

 

 

 

 

At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, immediately before the cakewalk, we will be holding a very special tribute to our nation’s veterans. We would like to invite all veterans, and their families, from Shelby County and surrounding communities to come out and allow us to thank them for their service in a very unique manner. Also, we would like our local media to come out and capture the event. We have put together a one of a kind salute to veterans that we would like to share with everyone. Thank you! 

 
 
 

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Joaquin ISD School Board Meeting


 

 

Joaquin ISD will have a school board meeting on April 26th at 4:00 p.m. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Shelby County Shooters, Inc. Meeting


 

 

 
 
The annual meeting of the Shelby Couty Shooters will be held on April 26th at 7 p.m. at T & R Steaks & More on Hurst Street in Center, TX.
 
Items of business will include election of officers, financial reports, club activity reports.
 
Current memberships expire on May 01, 2018.
 
For more information call: 936-598-9062.
 
 
 

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Blount Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Program


 

 

 
Pastor Byron Coutee, Jr.
Center, Texas
Presents:
 
Annual Choir Anniversary
May 6th, 2018 @ 3:00pm
 
Guest speaker:
Pastor Dr. Troy Allen
Mt. Beulah Baptist Church
Lufkin, Texas
 
We would like to extend an invitation to all churches, choirs, praise teams, and soloists.
Please come fellowship and help us lift up the Mighty Name of Jesus!
 
 
 
 
 

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VFW LOYALTY DAY OBSERVANCE, TUESDAY MAY 1ST


 

 

Loyalty Day originally began as "Americanization Day" in 1921 as a counter to the Communists’ May 1 celebration of the Russian Revolution. On May 1, 1930, 10,000 VFW members staged a rally at New York’s Union Square to promote patriotism.   May 1st evolved into Loyalty Day and the first official observance of the day was in 1959 after the signing of Public Law 85-529 on July 18, 1958. 
 
 
Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary invite the public to join them at the Senior Nutrition Center, Loop 500 in Center to reaffirm our allegiance to the United States of American and pay tribute to the heritage of American freedom.  This program will take place on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Come out and stay for lunch.
 
 
 
 

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Center Baseball Schedule


 

 

The Center Roughrider boys baseball team defeated the Carthage bulldogs 4 - 1, they will have an away game in Rusk this Friday at 7 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

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New Hope CME Church Appreciation Program


 

 
Appreciation Program honoring musicians, Brother Michael Baker(pianist) and brother Carter McQueen (Drummer), will be held on Saturday May 5th at 7 p.m. 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville Band Booster Meeting


 

 

Shelbyville Band Boosters will have a meeting tonight 4-23-18 at 6 p.m. All members are urdged to attend.  They will be discussing the May 19th band trip to Memphis.
 
 
 

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PWPS Meeting Results


 

 

The PWPS held their monthly meeting Saturday,4/21/18 with a large attendance to hear the very informative workshop on "Using Flash Indoors and Outside" presented by Janet Windham Hughes.  The April Challenge featured a total of 26 photographs submitted by members for voting and critique on "Reflections".  The quality of the pictures was outstanding and showed the talent of all who participated.  
 
The Piney Woods Photographic Society is meant for camera enthusiasts of all skills and interests. Our goal is to help you become a better photographer and give you a place to meet others who share your passion for photography. We try to create programs and activities with information and instruction for all skill levels in an environment of support and cooperation.
 
Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings with or without a member.
 
 

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Shelbyville Track Update


 

 

Boys Regional Qualifiers
 
Shot Put:  Kawon McCowin
Discus:  Jordan Boykins
4x200 Relay:  Jacobi Jackson, Marcos Horton, Keldric Wilson, Mac Wheeler
200:  Mac Wheeler
4x400:  Jacobi Jackson, Marcos Horton, Keldric Wilson, Kurtrick Allen
 
Girls Regional Qualifiers
 
Keanna Osby - Area Champion - 400 M Dash (4 years in a row!) 
Keanna Osby - Area Champion - 800 M Run (4 years in a row!)
Jasmine Osby - 2nd Place - 100 M. Dash 
Girls 4x100  Relay - Regional Qualifier - Jasmine Osby, Molly Windham, Jakaitlon Bolton, Taniya Barnes
Girls 4 x 200 Relay - Regional Qualifier - Molly Windham, Jakaitlon Bolton, Taniya Barnes, Jasmine Osby
 
They will compete on April 27-28, 2018 at Palestine High School in the 2018 UIL Regional Meet. 
 
Go Dragons!
 
 
 

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Center Sports Update


 

 

Baseball

 

Center Roughriders Take 4-1 Victory Over Carthage
 
Center took home a 4-1 victory and the series sweep over Carthage on Friday night at The Horseshoe.  Carthage opened up scoring in the first inning, when Gunner Capps doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. The Riders pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. Alejandro Flores singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and Logan Mitchell homered on a 2-1 count, scoring three runs.  Jaxon Covington got the win for Center. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out nine and walking one.  Austin Glaze took the loss for Carthage. He lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out five. Tyler Fountain started the game for the Roughriders. He surrendered one run on one hit over two innings, striking out three.  Flores, Mitchell, Covington, Dalton Alexander, and Clay Snider each collected one hit to lead the Riders.  Dylan Leach led Carthage with two hits in three at bats.
 
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Girls Track
 
Regional Qualifiers:
Long Jump:  1st... Malashia Cartwright (Area Champion)
400Relay:  3rd...Mekayla Cartwright, Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Malashia Cartwright
800Relay:  3rd....Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Jakayla Weathered, Malashia Cartwright.
Other finishers:
100m Dash:  Mekayla Cartwright, 7th
800m Dash:  Allison Jones, 6th
1600m Run:  Jessica Alvarado, 8th
1600 Relay:  Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Malashia Cartwright, Millie Medina, (Jennifer Huichapa), 7th
Shot Put:  Alexandria Patton, 6th and MaKenzie Mireles, 8th
 
Boys Track
 
The Center boys finished 9th out of 11 teams at the area track meet.  Places are as follows:
3200m Run:  Jacob Garcia (1st Place & Regional Qualifier), Jonathan Bustos (4th place & Regional Qualifier)
1600m Run:  Jacob Garcia (1st place & Regional Qualifier)
400m Relay:  Jamichael Weathered, Ja'Kedric Watts, Ja'Kadric Watts, Marques Hall (7th place)
1600m Relay:  Ja'Kadric Watts, Alexis Lopez, Ja'Terious Evans, Jermaine Preston (7th place)
The 4A Region 2 Track Meet will be next Friday and Saturday on the campus of Texas A&M-Commerce
 
 

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Smith Cemetery Dinner


 

 

The Smith Cemetery Association will have an annual Dinner on the Ground at 12:15 noon on Sunday, April 29.2018.  We meet at the Smith Cemetery that is just off  HWY 7 E about 6 miles from Center. This is your chance to contribute to the upkeep of the cemetery and to meet friends and relatives from this community.  The committee hopes to see a lot of members on that day.

 
 

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Nacogdoches AG Awareness Banquet


 

 

 

 

 

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Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes


 

 

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes will be offered at Sassy Red's Bakery, 1000 Tenaha Street in Center, Tx starting Tuesday, May 1st at 7 p.m.
 
This is a 9 week course which will be held every Tuesday evening.The classes are sponsored by Heritage Baptist Church and there is no charge to attend.  Information on obtaining materials for the class will be given at the first meeting or you may contact Roy Davis, coordinator, for more information at 936-598-8418 or email at roydavis1953@sbcglobal.net.
 
This is the same course that we held last year.  Again, there is no charge to attend the classes. 
 
 
 

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The Board of Trustees Center ISD Town Hall Meeting


 

 

A NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM of the Board of Trustees of Center Independent School District will be held Monday, April 23, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Center Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.
 
A POSSIBLE QUORUM OF THE CENTER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY OCCUR WHEN THE BOARD ATTENDS THE TOWN HALL MEETING AT CENTER CHURCH OF CHRIST FELLOWSHIP HALL
 
LOCATED AT 110 HURST STREET, CENTER, TEXAS.
 
NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN ON BEHALF OF THE CENTER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
 
 
 
 

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Tenaha Band News


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shelbyville Dragon Band continues tradition of earning UIL SWEEPSTAKES AWARD


 

 

 

 

 

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SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training


 

 

Do you have a fascination with the weather? Do you want to know more about severe weather? Do you want to help your community?  If you said, "Yes" to any of these questions then you should attend our SKYWARN® Spotter Training Class being held at the active Shelby County Courthouse, 200 San Augustine St. in Center.  The training will be held Tuesday, May 1st at 6:00 PM in the 2nd floor community room and is sponsored by the National Weather Service and the Shelby County Office of Emergency Management. 
 
A meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Shreveport will teach the class. There are two types of classes: Basic and Combination (Combo). Only the Basic class is required to get your certificate. 
 
 
The Combo class includes all of the information taught in the Basic, but also gives a more in-depth look at radar interpretation and severe weather meteorology and can get much more technical at times. 
 
Anyone interested in attending are asked to please contact the Shelby County Emergency Management Office at 936-598-3664 to register your name for the training in order for us to be adequately prepared. If no answer, please leave a message. 
 
 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville ISD Food Drive


 

 

 

 

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Pasta for Pennies at Joaquin ISD


 

 

Joaquin Elementary Students participated in the PASTA FOR PENNIES program with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society again this year. The dates were March 19, 2018-April 6, 2018.  LLS helps to find a cure for blood cancers and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.  Every 3 minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer.  Every 9 minutes someones loses that battle.  Blood cancers can affect any age, from babies to the elderly.  Joaquin Elementary Students collected a total of $2730.04.  
 
Ms. Dee Dee Derbonne's 2nd grade was the top collecting class with a total of $1,117.14.  They will be rewarded a trip to Olive Garden with salad, pasta & breadsticks for lunch.  Joaquin ISD appreciates all of our students and those who donated for a great job well done.
 
Submitted by Portia King, JISD School Nurse

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SFA Today


 

 

This Week's Calendar
 
Friday, April 20
Baseball vs. Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m.
Nacogdoches
 
Bowling at United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships
Lincoln, Nebraska
 
SFA Planetarium
"Ocean of Space"
7 p.m.
Math Building planetarium
 
Softball at University of the Incarnate Word
Noon and 2 p.m.
San Antonio
 
Tennis at Louisiana State University at Alexandria
2 p.m.
Alexandria, Louisiana
 
Track and field at Mt. SAC Relays
Torrance, California
 
 
Saturday, April 21
Alumni soccer game
11 a.m.
Nacogdoches
 
Baseball vs. Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
2 p.m.
Nacogdoches
 
Bowling at United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships
Lincoln, Nebraska
 
Softball at University of the Incarnate Word
Noon
San Antonio
 
Track and field at Mt. SAC Relays
Torrance, California
 
Track and field at all-day Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco
 
 
Sunday, April 22
Baseball vs. Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches
 
Tennis vs. University of the Incarnate Word
Noon
Huntsville
 
 
Monday, April 23
Men's golf at three-day Southland Conference Championships
McKinney
 
 

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Center Baseball Schedule


 

 

 

The Center varsity Roughrider baseball team has a home game vs. their rival school the Carthage Bulldogs (TX) today 4-20-18 at 7 p.m.  It is also senior night.  Center Broadcasting will be covering the baseball game live on our station KQBB 100.5 FM pre-game starts at approximately 6:45 p.m. after the San Augustine Rodeo broadcast is finished. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Grand Slam Conference


 

 

GRAND SLAM CONFERENCE 2018......May 9-11 at 7:00 nightly at THE HOUSE OF REFUGE....GUEST SPEAKERS are: 
 
Wed Night-Min. AMANDA ASHTON of Center Tx.                                                                 
 
Thur. Night-Min. STEPHANIE HICKS of Center Tx.                                                                  
 
Friday Night-Pastor GINA CUTRIGHT of Zwolla, La                                                                            
EVERYONE IS INVITED                                                                                         
 
Conference Host-LADY PEARL NASH
 
 

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Texas CAC Update


 

 

As a result of Texas CAC therapy services, an astonishing number of courageous children have restored their essential self.

 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville VFD Fundraiser


 

 

 

 

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Strong Triumph Church Revival


 

 

Strong Triumph Church, under the leadership of Elder Faye Dell Allen, invites everyone to their annual revival, May 3-5, 2018 starting at 7 p.m. each night. The evangelist for the week is Pastor Brandon Owens of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Center, Texas. Please come out and join us as we lift up the name of the Lord. For more information, please call Elder Faye Dell Allen at 936-368-2611/936-572-5810. 

 

 

 

 

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Pony Jazz Band Performs


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, April 17 was the perfect day for an outdoor picnic with live music from the Panola College Jazz Band. Sitting under the shade of the oak trees in the Quad, the audience members sat on benches, lawn chairs or lounged on blankets during the performance.
 
The hour-long show featured “A.M. Attitude” with soloists Josh Wood and Whitney Thomas; “Basin Street Blues” with soloists Esmeralda Acosta and Savana Hanaway; “Come In From the Rain” with soloists Maggie Sims and Josh Wood; “Four with soloists Branton Reeves, the Sax Section, and Maggie Sims; and “April in Paris” with soloist Josh Wood.
 
The program continued with “Mas Que Nada” with soloist Kassi Orbaugh; “Traces” with soloist Whitney Thomas; “Vehicle” with soloists Maggie Sims and Kassi Orbaugh; “Night Train” with soloist Maggie Sims, and “Blues March,” with soloists Nick Powell, Josh Wood, and Whitney Thomas.
 
The Panola College Jazz Band is directed by Dwaine Hubbard, professor of instrumental music. Musicians include: flute: Esmeralda Acosta, Center, and Savana Hanaway, Carthage. On saxophone: Kassi Orbaugh, Carthage; Elijah Johnson, Shelbyville; Whitney Thomas, Center; James Lilly, Jasper, and Dakota Brown, Marshall. On trumpet: Josh Wood, Carthage; Maggie Sims, Center; America Cabriales, San Augustine, and Sarah Allen, Henderson. On trombone: Urias Quetzala, Garrison; Delaina Truitt, Center; Jaqui Alejaldre, Center; Cole Donald, Carthage, and Colby Taylor, Carthage.
 
On drums: Nicklaus Powell, Shelbyville, and Michael Iwalesin, Lagos, Nigeria. On piano: Carrie Hudman, Cleveland. On guitar: Alexis Barlow, Center. On bass guitar, Branton Reeves, Beckville.
 
 
 
 
The Panola College Jazz Band performed in the Quad area of campus on Tuesday, April 17.
 
From left, Urias Quetzala, Delaina Truitt, Cole Donald, Jacqui Alejaldre, and Colby Taylor on trombones, were among the student musicians performing.
 
 
 

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Center ISD School Bond Information


 

 

 

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Pond Day 2018


 

 

 

 

 

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AG Day 2018


 

 

 

 

 

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Piney Wood Photographic Society Next Meeting


 

 

 
"The Piney Woods Photographic Society will be holding their regular monthly meeting this Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the basement of the First United Methodist Church, from 9:00 am. - 12:00 p.m.  The workshop will feature "Using Flash Indoors and Outdoors"  and the April Challenge is "Reflections" featuring photographs entered by members for critique.  
 
PWPS would like to invite anyone seriously interested in photography or simply want ideas on how to take better pictures; or, how to  work your camera better, to attend a meeting.  Give us a try! For more information call or text Billie F. Jones, Secretary, 936-591-2426."
 
 
 

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Coffee Croissants & Consent


 

 

 

 

 

 

The Family Crisis Center of East Texas held an event in honor of sexual assault awareness month entitled Coffe, Croissants & Consent on 4-18-18 at the active Shelby County Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. to help better educate the public about sexual assault.  For more information call 1-800-828-SAFE.  
 
 
 
 

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Tourism is a powerful economic driver for local business


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS – Direct travel spending brought $79.6 million to Nacogdoches County in 2017. That figure was reported by an economic and market research company contracted by Governor Greg Abbott's office and supports the message that "tourism" is big business in the local economy.
 
"Tourism is a major component of the Texas economic engine," C. Wayne Mitchell, President and CEO of the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce, said. "Our business leaders need to understand the economic impact of the hospitality industry."
 
To better understand the rewards and impact of the tourism industry, Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Sherry Chaney Morgan will present “The Power of Tourism, an exploration of current trends in travel and tourism and their direct effects on our daily lives and businesses in Nacogdoches” at the Chamber's Fourth Friday Luncheon, noon to 1 p.m., April 27 at Austin Hall, 4606 North St. 
 
Attend and hear about the economic impact of day travelers as well as overnight stays; Hotel Occupancy Tax and Short Term Rentals; and the evolving role of the visitors center in today's travel landscape. 
 
Morgan holds a bachelors of arts in teaching from Sam Houston State University and a masters of education from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has worked in the fields of education and university student affairs in addition to her current career in travel and tourism. Morgan is the youngest of four children born to Shelby and Zoe Chaney of Conroe, TX, and she is proud mother of two daughters, Zoë and Sadie. She enjoys reading, writing, music and photography. 
 
Before beginning her role as executive director of the Nacogdoches Convention CVB, Morgan was a tourism coordinator for the Conroe CVB. She is a Certified Tourism Executive, Texas Friendly Hospitality Trainer and president-elect of the Texas Forest Trail Region.
 
All attending the Chamber lunch meeting may enter the $50 drawing sponsored by Commercial Bank of Texas, and all Chamber members are entered in a $250 drawing sponsored by Axley & Rode, LLP, but you must be present to win. Lunch is $16 and attendee RSVPs are requested by 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 25.  Call the Chamber at 936-560-5533 or email info@nactx.com for reservations.
 
 

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Panola College Cosmetology Fundraiser


 

 

 
The Panola College Cosmetology department will have a Community garage and bake sale this Saturday ath Adams meat marker on Loop-500 in Center, Texas from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
 
 

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Shelby County Relay for Life


 

 

 
The Shelby County Relay For Life will be held on Saturday 6-2-18 at the Windham Civic Center from 2:15 - 7:00 p.m. for more information call 936-634-2940.
 
 
 
 
 

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Shelby College Center Offering Martial Arts Classes


 

 

The Panola College Shelby County Center will have Martial Arts Classes April 30th - June 20th the cost is $50.
 
Mondays/Wednesdays
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
For more information call 936-598-9543.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Center Tennis to Be Broadcast on Facebook


The Center Roughrider Radio Broadcast Team will carry Center High School's Regional Tennis matches on its Facebook Live page Thursday, coverage beginning at 1:30.  The program will begin with a recap of the morning first round matches and will proceed with coverage of the remaining afternoon matches.  The coverage includes video interviews with coaches, players and fans.  
 
The Roughrider Tennis regional qualifiers include: 
Keelan Williams and Megan Dunn (Girls Singles)
Maddie Russell & Katie Nehring (girls doubles)
Emma Locke & Abram Morales (mixed doubles)
Joel Martinez (boys singles)
Mauricio Rojas-Solis & Keaton Watlington (boys doubles)
Alex Dykes & Vaughn Whitley (boys doubles)
 
You can find the Live Feed on the "Center Roughrider Radio Broadcast Team" Facebook Page or by clicking here.
 
 

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Center Baseball Score


 

 

The Center Roughrider Boys Baseball team defeated the Henderson Lions 8 - 7.  

 
 

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Shelby County Historical Society Meeting


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
The Shelby County Historical Society held its monthly meeting on April 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street located behind the First Baptist Church in Center, TX.  The guest speaker this month was Terri Lacher, a local researcher and author.  She delivered a speech about the World War II German Prison Camp in Center.  The camp was actually located next to where Center Intermediate School is now located.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville College Signing


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mac Wheeler and Kawon McCowin signed their letters of intent on April 17th at 10:00 am in the SISD boardroom. 
 
 
 
 
Mac Wheeler signed to run track for Buena Vista College.
 
 
 
 
 
Kawon McCowin signed to play football for Austin College.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tenaha ISD Basketball Signing


 

 

Destini Whitehead-Sam Houston State University

 

 

 

Bianca Davison-East Texas Baptist University  

 
 
 

 

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Tenaha ISD Students of the Month


 

 

 
 
Congratulations to the students of the Month! Pictured are Mae Blackshire , Danny Flores, Cynthia Hernandez, Tatyana Adams, and Evan Plata! Not pictured are Jose Ramirez, Arturo Rico, and Christasha Suell!
 
 

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Coffee Croissants & Consent


 

 

The Family Crisis Center is hosting an event at 8:30a.m. on Wednesday morning in the courthouse. The event is "Coffee Croissants and Consent", drawing awareness and educating communities about Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 
 
 
 
 

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San Augustine Chamber of Commerce Meeting


 

 

San Augustine Chamber of Commerce Membership meeting today 4-17-18 at 12 noon.
 
 
 

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Child Abuse What to Do if You Find Out


 

 

 

 

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Todd Spring Baptist Church Family and Friends Day Program


 

 
The Todd Spring Baptist Church located on HWY 147 in Shelbyville is having their annual Family and Friends Day program.  It will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.  The special guest will be Pastor Steven Stanley and the East Liberty Missionary Baptist Church.
 
 
 

 

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Willow Grove Cemetery Homecoming


 

 

 
 
The Willow Grove Cemetery Homecoming will be held on May 5th, 2018.  Luke Garrett is asking the public to come and help out. 
 
  
 
 

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Texas Treasure Cultural Heritage Festival


 

 

 
Texas Treasure Cultural Heritage Festival, Saturday 9-5  April 21, 2018 on the downtown square San Augustine Texas!  
 
 
 

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2018 D5 Roundup


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shelbyville Academic UIL Students Medal at Regional Meet


 
 
Shelbyville High School Academic UIL students competed at the Region III-AA Academic UIL Meet at Panola College on April 13th and 14th.  Receiving awards:
 
Christian Schilder -1st Place Number Sense 
Samantha Ferrebee - 1st Place Chemistry
Christian Schilder, Justin Harbison, Kurtrick Allen, Ty Fox - 1st Place Number Sense Team
Jasmine Osby - 2nd Place Computer Applications
Madison Taylor - 3rd Place Prose Interpretation
Justin Harbison - 4th Place Number Sense
Raylen Black - 6th Place Ready Writing
Hagan Crumpton - 6th Place Lincoln-Douglas Debate
 
These competitors are coached by Cole Harrison (Number Sense), Brooke Harrison (Science), Jeane Taylor (Prose Interpretation), Claire Windham (Ready Writing), Mario Osby (Computer Applications) and Emily Sowell (Lincoln-Douglas Debate).
 
Christian Schilder, Samantha Ferrebee, Justin Harbison, Kurtrick Allen, Ty Fox and Jasmine Osby will compete at the Academic UIL State Meet on the University of Texas at Austin campus on May 4th and 5th.
 
Madison Taylor will compete at the UIL State Speech Meet on the University of Texas at Austin campus on May 21st and 22nd.

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Woodmen Life Chapter 250 Meeting


 

 

 
Woodmen Life Chapter 250 will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 16th 6:00pm in the meeting room located at the new Extension Office. Special guest speaker will be County extension agent Jheri Lynn McSwain. A Subway dinner will be served and all members are invited to attend. 
 
 

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Joaquin Cemetery Homecoming


 

 

The Joaquin Cemetery Homecoming will be held on June 9th at 11 a.m. 

 
 

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Center Baseball Update


 

 

The baseball game versus Tatum rescheduled for today will be live on 100.5 with Jason Locke announcing. Pre-game begins at 4:15 p.m. with the first pitch scheduled at 4:30. 

 

 

 

 
 

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Shelbyville Lady Dragon and Dragon District Track Results 2018


 

 

 
 
District Champion -800 M Run and 400 M Run-Keanna Osby
District Champion- Pole Vault- LD Coleman
Area Qualifiers-Girls
Jasmine Osby- 3rd place 100 M. Dash
4x100 Relay-2nd place  Jasmine Osby, Jaiden Rose, Jakaitlon Bolton, Taniya Barnes
4x200 Relay-3rd place Molly Windham, Jasmine Osby, Jakaitlon Bolton, Taniya  Barnes
Area Qualifiers-Boys
Jordan Boykins-Discus
Kawon McCowin-Shot put
Kurtrick Allen-Triple Jump
Buddy McClelland-High Jump & 1600 M
LD Coleman-Pole Vault & 400 M 
Mac Wheeler- 200 M
Tyler Windham-200 M
4x200 Relay-Jacobi Jackson, Marcos Horton, Trace Jackson, Mac Wheeler
4x100 Relay- Trace Jackson, Tyler Windham, Jacobi Jackson, Marcos Horton
4x400 Relay-LD Coleman, Kurtrick Allen, Marcos Horton, Jacobi Jackson
 
Area Track Meet will be held  April 18, 2018 at San Augustine High School
 
 
 

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Center Baseball Schedule


 

 

 
The Center Roughrider boys will play the Tatum Eagles today 4-13-18 a home game at 4:30 p.m.  
 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville Baseball Game Schedule Change


 

Shelbyville  baseball game for today, April 13th changed to 4:00 p.m. due to incoming weather.

 

 

 
 

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Red Cross Seeks Volunteers


 

 

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers for the area.  Volunteers can sign up for anything from responding to help
 
clients with a house fire, to sheltering and a number of other positions.  The main thing  needed currently is Disaster Action
 
Team volunteers to help respond when there is a house fire. Anyone interested can go to redcross.org and
 
click on the Volunteer link and sign up.  Or they can call 800-RED CROS (733-2767) and ask for Tammy Droste, the Volunteer
 
Service Specialist.  You can help make a difference ~
 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville College Signings


 

 

Mac Wheeler and Kawon McCowin will be signing letters of intent on April 17th at 10:00 am in the SISD board. 
 
 
 
 
 

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San Augustine Pro Rodeo


 

 

 

 

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Center Hunter's Education Course


 

 
 
Center FFA’s Advisor Alexandria Bowen is conducting a Hunter’s Education Certification Course on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
 
 
Location: James Greer Agriculture Building (Ag Building 1 behind the main Center High School Building)
 
 
Time: 8am-3pm with an hour for lunch at 11am
 
 
Cost: $15 per person - lunch not included
 
 
Registration: online registration prior to the course or the morning of the course on site. To register online, click here.
 
 

 

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HUXLEY HELPING HANDS


 

 

 
HUXLEY HELPING HANDS, A LOCAL MISSION GROUP from the Huxley Community IS  HOLDING A FOOD PANTRY FOR THE RESIDENTS OF SHELBY COUNTY. I.D.& PROOF OF RESIDENCEY IS REQUIRED. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A BOX IF YOU DO NOT BRING PHOTO ID 
ONLY ONE (1) BOX PER HOUSEHOLD 
IT WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY 
 
DATE: APRIL 14 2018
 
TIME: SIGN-IN STARTS @ 9:00 AM UNTIL FOOD IS GONE
 
LOCATION: HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH
901 SOUTHVIEW CIRCLE CENTER TEXAS 
 
 

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American Red Cross Seeks Volunteers


 

 

 
The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers. For more information contact:  
 
Tammy Ivey Droste
 
Volunteer Services Specialist
 
American Red Cross Southeast and DeepEast Texas
 
Beaumont-Orange-Lufkin
 
Tammy.Droste@redcross.org
 
409-351-9788 or 409-332-0473
 
 

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Boat Raffle


 

 

 

The Shelbyville Lion's Club is holding a fundraiser to benefit the club's scholarship program.
 
This year the club is offering a 2018 model Alumacraft- MV1756 AW SC boat, provided by Hometown Marine in Center.  Included with the boat is a 2018 Yamaha F40 LA motor, 2018 Diamond City Galvanized trailer, Spary-in liner, Minnkota Trolling motor 5516 12v, Hummingbird Helix 5 Depth Finder, and two Interstat batteries.
 
These tickets are available for $50 each and only 600 tickets will be sold.  The winner of the boat will be responsible for TTL.
 
Also being given away will be a Savage Axis II, with scope, donated by Scott Massey and a Youth Rossi 410, donated by Steve Tinkle, along with a 120 quart Igloo cooler, donated by Fastenal.
 
The drawing will be held on May 12, 2018 during the Center Broadcasting Company Take a Kid Fishing tournament held at Huxley Bay.  The first ticket drawn wins the boat.  
 
For more information call 936-591-9334 or you pick up tickets at Hometown Marine in Center, TX.
 
 
 

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Plant Sale


 

 

The Center Garden Club is hosting a Plant Sale on Friday, April 13th on the Court House Square.
The sale will be from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
 
Many varieties of plants will be available, from old pass-along plants and your Grandmother’s old garden favorites to some of the newest and most exotic varieties on the market.  Be sure to arrive early for the best selections.
 
Members will bring bromeliads, angel trumpet, yarrow, golden rain trees, Brazilian button flower, pink gaura, Japanese cedar shrubs, Itsaul summer raspberry plants for our area, butterfly weed for the Monarch butterfly larvae, and many other plants for hummers and butterflies.
 
Those of us who live in East Texas are blessed with a large variety of plants to choose from when planning the garden or landscape.  Many of the native plants listed above are naturally occurring plants that have adapted to the climate, geography, and habitat of the region.  They are generally hardy, are low maintenance, and easy to grow.  They are adapted to the environment and do not require much attention.  Many of them attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators essential to our ecosystem and offer food and shelter for our wildlife.
 
We welcome new members.  Anyone interested in joining this great group of gardeners should come by and visit with us during this once-a-year sale.
 
 
Take me to the flower sale!
 
 
 

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GOLDEN HARVEST MINISTRIES CLUB MEETING


 

 

The Golden Harvest Ministries Club will meet on Monday April 16th, 2018 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. An enjoyable misical program will be presented by Charles and Judy Delaney.
 
Visitors are always welcome to join us for a delicious covered dish lincheon, a good program and time of fellowship.
 
 

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Shelbyville V.F.D BBQ Fundraiser


 

 

Shelbyville V.F.D Annual Fundraiser BBQ April 21st at 11 a.m. $8 a plate.

 

 

 
 

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Joaquin ISD School Board Meeting Schedule Change


 

 

The Joaquin ISD board meeting originally scheduled for April 16, 2018 has been moved to Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

 
 

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Center PD Honors Dispatch


 

 

 

The Center PD honored their dispatch officers yesterday evening 4-12-18 as part of telecommunications week.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Summit Nursing & Rehab Open House


 

 

 
The San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting during the open house for Summit Nursing & Rehab in San Augustine Wednesday afternoon. The facility, formerly known as Trinity Nursing & Rehab, was purchased by Summit LTC of Ft. Worth in late 2016. On hand for the event were chamber, city and community members, in addition to corporate employees of Summit.  Administrator of Summit Nursing & Rehab is Carrie Yocom.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Shelby County Historical Society Meeting


 

 

The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting April 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street. Our guest speaker this month will be Terri Lacher, a local researcher.  She will be speaking to us about the World War II German Prison Camp in Center.  Everyone is invited to attend. 

 
 
 

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Center Baseball Score


 

 

Center 9
 
Rusk 1
 
 

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Roughrider Soccer Revisits Regional Semi-Finals Friday


 

 

 

 

The road has been bumpier than previous years, but the Roughrider soccer team has yet again managed to qualify for another regional tournament. Following dominant playoff victories against East Chambers (14-0), Liberty (5-0), and Hudson (3-0), the Riders will face off against the Stafford Spartans on April 13 at 11 a.m. at A&M Consolidated High School. 
 
 
Photos by: Gladys Andrews
 
 
“The team is on an impressive 11 game winning streak,” head coach Gerardo Martinez said. “The team has been on a clear sweep through district and also getting convincing wins throughout the playoffs. Now we are where we left off last year: the Regional Semi-finals.”
 
 
 
With a 18-6-1 season record, the Riders plan to expand on that record and advance farther than last year. If the Riders come out on top, they will play the winner of Hargrave and Madisonville.
 
 
“The Regional Championship match would be the next day April 14th at 1 p.m.,” Martinez said. “We have accomplished many goals this year, but the main one is at our reach.” 
 
 
 
 

 

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Timpson Bear Update


 

 

 

 

Thurs. April 12th – Track Finals @ Shelbyville @ 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
Fri. April 13th - Baseball vs.Joaquin – Here @ 4:30 p.m. JV/V
 
 
 
Wed. April 18th – Band UIL Concert/Sightreading Contest – Bullard HS – 4:45 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yearbook Photo News – Yearbook sponsor Danielle Smith wants to make everyone aware that the following spring sports pictures are scheduled for Wednesday, April 11th:
 
 
 
Baseball
 
Golf
 
Softball
 
Tennis
 
Middle and High School Track
 
 
 
Please be sure to have your child prepared with their uniforms, order envelopes and payment.
 
 
 

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DeSoto Parish Easter Egg Hunt Photos


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Timpson Genealogical Society Meeting


 

 

Dr. Neal Naranjo will discuss “The Coming of the HEWT Railroad and A. B Jennings,” when he speaks to the Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society (TAGHS) at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Timpson Public Library in downtown Timpson. His ancestor, A. B. Jennings, was a surveyor and the construction crew chief for the railroad; later he owned the Jennings Hotel and the bottling works at Timpson.  For more information, call Dickie Dixon at (936) 240-8378, or e-mail him at dickie.dixon@hotmail.com
 
 
 

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Princess Ball Photos Available


 

 

Princess Ball Photos are ready to picked up at Dazzle Me Pink & Blue at 902 Tenaha Street, Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm, 936-590-6822. 

 
 
 

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DRT Meeting


 
 
 
The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will meet Saturday, April 14, at the Sam Samford Lodge in Center.  Hostesses are Elizabeth Pate, Deidre Hughes, Sheri Hribal and Sarah Waller, all descendants of Elisha Berryman Adams and Nancy Collins. We 
will have a new member ceremony welcoming our newest members,Laura Whiddon Shortell, JJ Ford and Victoria Allen. Plans and needs for the 2018 DRT Convention in Addison in May will be shared. Hope to see you there.
 
 
 
 

 

 

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Crab Grass Information


 

 
Crabgrass is a warm-season annual grass that is commonly found in pastures and hay meadows in parts of Texas. Relative to other warm-season annual grasses, crabgrass has a low- to medium-yield potential but is high in forage quality. As such, it is often a desirable component in pastures and is sometimes planted for forage in pastures. As is the case with many annual grass species, crabgrass is a prolific seed producer which enables new stands to establish in subsequent growing seasons for summer grazing.
 
 
 
 
 
Due to its high-volume seed production, crabgrass also has the potential to become a problematic and persistent weed in hay meadows. Its competitive growth among perennial grass hay meadows contributes to stand thinning from spring to late summer; thus, growers are concerned about its economic impact. Crabgrass has a slower drying rate than most hay species, which causes rotting and mold development after baling. Once it is dry, crabgrass often turns a dark brown or black color, which stands in stark contrast to the bright green color of other grass hay crops. This can substantially lower the value of the hay crop, so controlling the growth of crabgrass may be critical for long-term successful production.
 
 
So how to manage unwanted crabgrass?
 
If the hay meadow happens to be fenced as well as have a source of water, grazing can be an excellent way to utilize the high-quality crabgrass forage as well as remove it from the meadow. Grazing pressure can reduce seed production and reduce further spread of crabgrass.
 
Use of herbicides to control crabgrass is probably the most common method practiced. Prowl H2O (pendimethalin) is a preemergence herbicide labeled for dormant bermudagrass and bahiagrass pastures and hay meadows. Treatments should be applied in late winter/early spring before crabgrass emerges.  This herbicide should also be applied prior to rainfall for the herbicide to receive adequate incorporation into the soil.
 
Glyphosate (active ingredient in Roundup, etc.) and Pastora (nicosulfuron + metsulfuron) are two postemergence herbicide options labeled. Spot treatments of glyphosate are recommended in bahiagrass for control. As with any herbicide application timing is critical along with following label directions. When spot treating with glyphosate, crabgrass needs to be sprayed when plants are less than 6 inches in height in the spring. Unfortunately for bahiagrass growers there are no selective herbicides available for postemergence control of crabgrass. For rates and any restrictions refer to product labels.
 
Pastora may only be used in bermudagrass, for suppression of large crabgrass (large crabgrass here refers to a species of crabgrass, not the size of crabgrass) only.  “Suppression” only means a reduction in weed competition, and does not necessarily guarantee that the weed will be fully controlled.  If using Pastora for this purpose, applications should be made to newly emerging crabgrass seedlings less than 2 inches in height.
 
Lane Dunn is the County Extension Agent for agriculture and natural resources for Shelby County. His email is jldunn@ag.tamu.edu
 
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, national origin, genetic information or veteran status.  The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.  
 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville Seniors Sign to Run Track for Colleges


 

 

Shelbyville Senior, Keanna Osby will sign her letter of intent to run track for Northwestern State University on Wed. April 11 at 2:00 pm in the board room.
 
 
Shelbyville Senior, Mac Wheeler will sign his letter of intent to run track for Buena Vista College in Iowa on Tues, April 17, time TBD
 
Submitted by: Coach Boyles
 
 

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Center Baseball Schedule Change


 

 

The JV Riders Baseball home game vs Rusk will start at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 4-10-18. The Varsity game will follow at 7:30pm.
 
 
 
 

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Tennis District Champions T-Shirts


 

 

 

 

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Panola College Fundraiser


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Center Track Results


 

 

The JV and Varsity boy's track teams competed at the Mickey Mayne Relays in Daingerfield tonight.  The point totals are below:
 
JV Division:
1st Place (Champions)--Center (230 Points)
2nd Place--Tatum (187 Points)
3rd Place--Daingerfield (77 Points)
4th Place--Pittsburg (62 Points)
5th Place--Jefferson (40 Points)
6th Place--Ore City (15 Points)
 
Varsity Division
1st Place--Tatum (184 Points)
2nd Place--Pittsburg (124 Points)
3rd Place--Jefferson (120 Points)
4th Place--Center (110 Points)
5th Place--Ore City (41 Points)
6th Place--Daingerfield (39 Points)
 
The team will be competing in the 16-4A District Meet at Tatum next Wednesday & Thursday.
 
 
 
 
 

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Trash Pickup by Tenaha Masonic Lodge


 

 

Tenaha Masonic Lodge participated in their trash pickup on Saturday, April 7, 2018.  Even though the weather was not idea these members "Got it Done".  Thanks to all that helped.   Larry Terry, Master of Lodge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Campground hosts needed at Boykin Springs and Red Hill recreation areas


 

 

The Angelina and Sabine National Forests are looking for volunteers to serve as campground hosts at two recreation areas.
 
 
 
Hosts are needed at Boykin Springs Recreation Area in Angelina National Forest, near Zavalla; and Red Hill Lake campground in Sabine National Forest, near Hemphill. 
 
 
 
In exchange for a camp site for their RV or trailer, hosts would be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week mostly during daylight hours, most weekends and all holidays during the recreation season. Duties include mowing, performing minor repairs, cleaning picnic areas, shelters and bathrooms and interacting with the public.
 
 
 
For applications or more information, contact Marsha Cooper at mcooper@fs.fed.us or call 409-344 409-625-1940, extension 1013.
 
 
 
 

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Share Your Go Blue Pictures


 

 

Thank you for wearing your blue today to help increase awareness of child abuse in our community! Post your pictures to the Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Facebook page! #GoBlueDay

 
 

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Southern Seasons After Hours Event


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday evening 4-5-18 Southern Seasons in Center, TX hosted an after hours event. To see pictures from the event click here:

 

 

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Avengers Baseball Team Fish Fry at Raymond


 

 

Avengers Baseball Fish Fry this Friday April 6th, 2018 at Raymond Motor Company.  

 
 

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CHS NHS Deadlines and Banquet


 

 

If your child received a National Honor Society invitation packet, the deadline to turn in the paperwork and $20 membership dues is Monday, April 9th. NO applications will be accepted late.
 
Contact Susan Penick if you have questions (email below).
 
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The NHS Induction and Honor banquet will be on Monday, April 16 at 6pm. The ceremony is free to attend, but tickets must be purchased in advance for the catered meal that will follow.
 
All tickets will be presale only. Deadline to purchase a meal ticket has been extended to Thursday, April 12th. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.
 
New inductees and officers will receive complimentary meal tickets. 
Adult guests - $10 
Students and current members $5. 
Children 5 and under - free
 
For more information or to purchase meal tickets, contact Susan Penick at Center High School susan.penick@centerisd.org
 
 

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Center Garden Club Plant Sale


 

 

The Center Garden Club is hosting a Plant Sale on Friday, April 13th on the Court House Square.
The sale will be from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
 
Many varieties of plants will be available, from old pass-along plants and your Grandmother’s old garden favorites to some of the newest and most exotic varieties on the market.  Be sure to arrive early for the best selections.
 
Members will bring bromeliads, angel trumpet, yarrow, golden rain trees, Brazilian button flower, pink gaura, Japanese cedar shrubs, Itsaul summer raspberry plants for our area, butterfly weed for the Monarch butterfly larvae, and many other plants for hummers and butterflies.
 
Those of us who live in East Texas are blessed with a large variety of plants to choose from when planning the garden or landscape.  Many of the native plants listed above are naturally occurring plants that have adapted to the climate, geography, and habitat of the region.  They are generally hardy, are low maintenance, and easy to grow.  They are adapted to the environment and do not require much attention.  Many of them attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators essential to our ecosystem and offer food and shelter for our wildlife.
 
We welcome new members.  Anyone interested in joining this great group of gardeners should come by and visit with us during this once-a-year sale.
 
 
 

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Tenaha Masonic Lodge Open House


 

 

The Tenaha Masonic Lodge will host an open house on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The Lodge extends an invitation to the public and we will honor our First responders.  Refreshments will be served.  

 

 

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Youth Revival


 

 

Blount Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Youth Revival starting Wednesday April 18th, 2018 through Friday April 20, 2018 Time: 7:00pm Nightly

 

Wednesday night speaker:Pastor Bradley HaleMt. Horeb Baptist Church San, Augustine, TX

 

Thursday night speaker: Pastor Charleston Johnson First Smyrna United Missionary Baptist Timpson, TX

 

Friday night speaker: Pastor Brandon Owens, Sr. Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Center, TX All area churches, choirs, praise teams, and soloists are invited to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

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Shelbyville ISD School Board Meeting


 

 

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Shelbyville Dragon Baseball


 

 

The Dragons will play today, April 4 at 4:30 pm -JV and 6:00 pm Varsity at Woden

 

 

 

 

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Summit Nursing & Rehab Open House


 

 

Summit Nursing & Rehab of San Augustine invites you to join them for an open house from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, April 11 at their facility, located at 902 East Main in San Augustine. Summit is the new name of Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation. Longtime San Augustine County nursing home administrator Carrie Yocom is the new administrator at Summit. She says that refreshments will be catered by Watts & Watts Barbecue, with door prizes consisting of an iPad, a 32-inch smart TV and other gifts. There will be a flag dedication by the local VFW and the Sugar Moons band will be on-hand to entertain.

 

 

 
 

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Brown Family Health Center Community Lecture Series featuring Mathew Knowles


 

 

NACOGDOCHES, TX– On Thursday April 26th, Brown Family Health Center, Inc. (BFHC) will hold its highly anticipated Community Lecture Series, featuring Mathew Knowles. The Community Lecture Series, held once a quarter, seeks to create awareness around BFHC and the amazing health and community-related services it offers in Deep East Texas. 
 
Mathew Knowles, Ph.D. is the Founder of Music World Entertainment (MWE). MWE is one of the world’s leading music and entertainment conglomerates, with record sales exceeding 450 million worldwide. Knowles is widely recognized in the entertainment industry for his effective approach to developing and promoting award-winning artists, two of which include his daughters, Beyoncé and Solange. Additionally, Knowles is the author of #1 best-selling book, The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals. His current book, Racism From The Eyes Of A Child, examines the backdrop of discrimination by tracing his family’s Southern roots from the 1800’s, through today’s racial climate. 
 
Through Music World Entertainment and Artist Management, Knowles has served as executive producer for more than 100 award-winning, platinum and gold albums in multiple genres, including pop, R&B, gospel, dance, and country, as well as soundtracks and special-themed projects.
 
Knowles has garnered countless awards for his achievements in business, the music industry, and community partnerships. He truly enjoys motivating and educating others by sharing his knowledge and experience. BFHC provides healthcare to a 12-county region, with a total reach of 1.2 million people. In addition to primary care, BFHC provides medical case management, dental care, eye care, medication assistance, mental health counseling, medical transportation, health insurance assistance, food pantry, utility assistance, and long-term rent support, to those most in need.   
 
Who: Brown Family Health Center and Mathew Knowles
What: Brown Family Health Center Community Lecture Series
When: Thursday, April 26th, 2018: VIP Reception 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Lecture with Q&A, 7:00-8:00 PM 
 
Where: Fredonia Hotel, 200 N Fredonia St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 (VIP Reception to be held in the Rusk Room, Lecture with Q & A to be held in the Banita Ballroom) 
 
 
 
 
 

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Quilts of Valor


 

 

The 4-H kids have started making Quilts of Valor for Shelby County veterans.  They will be meeting again on April 14 and 28 from 10 to 12 at the new Extension building at 266 Nacogdoches Street.  

 

 

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Stanley Burgay Memorial Bass Tournament Results


 

 

2nd Annual Stanley Burgay Memorial Bass Tournament, a huge success!
 
Can you imagine catching a 12.38 pounder and not winning Big Bass?  
 
Cassells Boykin Park, March 31, 2018:  Well that’s what happened to David Moreau and Larry Cranford when Stacy Sprigs and Clint Wade weighed in a 13.18-pound Lonestar Lunker!  Even with mammoth bass it wasn’t enough to hold off John Scott’s and Jody Norsworth’s winning weigh of 23.39 Lbs.   River Lee and Hunter Muncrief finished 2nd with 22.72 Lbs. and David Moreau and Lawrence Cranford finished 3rd.  Greg McDonald and Mick Doggett finished 4th with 19.97 lbs.  Stacy Sprigs and Clint Wade finished 5th with 19.69 lbs.  Rounding out the pay window in 6th was Bobby Addison and Clarence Sanderson with 17.84 lbs.  
 
The Shelby County Bass Anglers and Burgay Family would like to thank everyone who donated or came out and helped in anyway.  This tournament would not be the success it is without the tournament committee and its Sponsors!  
 
Plans are already being made for next year’s event.  Thanks again to the 48 teams who participated.
 
 
 
 
 

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Center Baseball Schedule


 

 

 
The Center varsity baseball team has a home game vs. Woden (TX) on Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

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San Augustine Open House & Butterfly Release


 

 

The San Augustine Child Service Board, along with CASA, Children’s Advocacy, and Child Protective Services would like for you to join them for an Open House next Tuesday, April 10, 2:00-4:00 PM, at the Children’s Service Building.  Refreshments will be served.
 
Immediately following the open house, there will be a butterfly release at 4:00 PM.  This is event signifies all the neglected and abused children who have been helped.  The butterfly release is being sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank.
 
We’re very proud of our new building and being able to work cooperatively with all the caseworkers and agencies who work tirelessly fo the good of all our children in San Augustine County.
 
 
 
 

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Go Texan Spring Fling


 

 

 

 

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Center Baseball Score


 

 

 
The Center Roughriders boys baseball team defeated the Carthage Bulldogs 3 - 1 on 4-2-18. Go Roughriders.   
 
 

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Center ISD Hunter Education Certification


 

 

Center FFA’s Advisor Alexandria Bowen is conducting a Hunter’s Education Certification Course on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
 
 
Location: James Greer Agriculture Building (Ag Building 1 behind the main Center High School Building)
 
 
Time: 8am-3pm with an hour for lunch at 11am
 
 
Cost: $15 per person - lunch not included
 
 
Registration: online registration prior to the course or the morning of the course on site. To register online, click here
 
 
Minimum age of certification is 9 years old.  
 
 
 

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Tri-County Meeting


 

 

Tri-County meeting tonight 4-2-18 at 6 p.m. at their Center location at 214 Nacogdoches Street, inside the old elementary school building.
 
 
 

 

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Tenaha ISD Baseball Game Rescheduled


 

 

The Tenaha ISD baseball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 3rd is rescheduled to today 4-2-18 at 5:00 pm in Mt Enterprise.

 

 

 
 

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Tenaha ISD Public Meeting


 

 
The Tenaha community is invited to attend a public meeting hosted by the Tenaha ISD District of Innovation Committee to consider the final version of the proposed District of Innovation (DOI) exemption plan. Details of the proposed DOI plan can be found on the district’s website at www.tenahaisd.com .
 
Join us for a public meeting regarding:
 
TISD District of Innovation Plan
Thursday, April 5, 2018  at 4:00 pm
 
Tenaha ISD Boardroom
 
138 College Street
 
Tenaha, Texas 75974
 
 
 
The District of Innovation concept was passed into law by the 84th Legislative Session in House Bill 1842, which created Texas Education Code chapter 12A.
 
 
 

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Center ISD Play Postponed


 

 

 

 

The theatre presentation originally scheduled for this evening 4-2-18 has been postponed to April 3 at 7 p.m. following a change in the baseball schedule.
 
The presentation will include the Spring Contest Show Noises Off! featuring the all-district stage crew, honorable mention all-district actor Keaton Watlington, and  all-district performers Alysen Jefferson and Mark Perkins.  
 
In addition, CHS Theatre will debut the scene Telephones featuring four promising first year students and the district champion comic duo of Mark Perkins and Keaton Watlington performing the piece that earned them a trip to the national contest.
 
The show is directed by Chris Watlington and Courtney Mayfield.  Admission for the 7 p.m. production is $2 for adults and $1 for students.  Proceeds benefit the CHS UIL Team.
 
 

 

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Center Baseball Schedule Change


 

 

 
The Center Baseball game has had a schedule change the Center game vs. Carthage has been moved to tonight 4-2-18 at 7 p.m. in Carthage due to the possibility of rain tomorrow.  The game will start around 7 p.m. after the presending game finishes.  It will also be broadcast live on KQBB 100.5 FM.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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James K. Greer AG Science Building Dedication


 

 

The dedication of the James K. Greer Agriculture Science Building will take place on Friday, April 6, at 11:30 following a resolution made by the Center ISD Board of Trustees. 
 
Greer served CISD as School Board President for 2.8 years and Shelby County as County Extension Agent for Agriculture and 4-H for 26 years. 
 
The community is invited to attend.
 
 
 
 

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CHS Annual Senior BBQ


 

 

The Center High School Senior Class asks for your support with the annual BBQ fundraiser!  
 
Lunches include a BBQ sandwich, chips, cookies, and bottled water for $7.00.  Lunches will be delivered on Friday, April 13th.   
 
BBQ lunches can be preordered from now until April 10th at more than 100 locations throughout the community as well as at all school campuses. If your business has not ordered lunches in the past, but would like to, please email michele.whiddon@centerisd.org for a folder of order forms. 
 
Lunches will also be available for purchase in the NAPA parking lot at 11:00. 
Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for the annual senior trip and graduation. 
 
The Senior Class of 2018 appreciates your support!
 
 

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Jeans Retires After Seventeen Years with the Pinkston/Roughrider Foundation


 

 

When Becky Jeans took over the responsibilities of Treasurer from Gail Cuculic seventeen years ago, the Roughrider Foundation’s financials passed into the hands of someone both knowledgeable and dedicated.   
 
 
 
 
Pictured (left to right): Lisa McAdams, Kelle Williams, BECKY JEANS, Jerry Pinkston, Terry Scull, David Chadwick, Fred Wulf
 
 
As Fred Wulf, foundation board member noted, “How do you spell detailed?  Becky Jeans.”  
 
Not only did Becky maintain the records of funds donated, she made sure acknowledgement cards were sent, as well as ordered the plaques noting scholarship level donations.  The Board meets twice a year to review investments and fund growth; Becky provided detailed reports on the Foundation’s financials to insure all members were apprised of current data.  
 
“With her knowledge and skill of accounting, Becky has been a great asset to the Foundation.” stated Lisa McAdams, board member.  
 
Becky worked tirelessly to keep records that reflected the on-going work of the board members to grow the principal and provide scholarships via interest generated each year.  
 
Jerry Pinkston, board member commented, “Becky’s hard work and keeping everyone focused on our mission is one of the reasons the scholarship program has been so successful.”   
 
As Becky retires from the position of Treasurer, she will assist the new treasurer, Kelle Williams, in familiarizing herself with the responsibilities the position requires.   
 
David Chadwick, board member, summarized for all of the board the appreciation felt for seventeen years of working to support the board’s mission to provide scholarships for Center High School graduates and open doors to post-secondary educational opportunities.  He shared… “Becky has given untiringly and unselfishly of her time and talent by overseeing the financial record keeping for the Catherine Davis Pinkston Rough Rider Scholarship Foundation.  Her professional and passionate devotion reflects her view of the importance of the foundation and its purpose; the board will greatly miss her daily involvement.  The foundation as well as past and future scholarship recipients are indebted to her for the excellent job she has done.”  
 
Thank you, Becky Jeans, for volunteering your time to enrich the lives of the young people of Center by working to provide opportunities for future success through education!
 
 
 

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Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church Anniversary


 

 

Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church 21st anniversary celebration will be on Sunday, April 8th at 3 p.m. 
 
 
 
 

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