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Community News Archives for 2019-11

Black Friday Sale at the Shelby County Outreach Ministries Unique Boutique


 

 


It’s Black Friday at the Unique Boutique!  Black Friday is the day for great deals everywhere you look, but some of the lowest prices in town are right here!  Buy one pair of jeans for $2 and get another pair FREE!  You can fill a whole bag of clothes for only $7 all day long!  Our already low-priced Jewelry is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!  There are Earrings, Bracelets, and Necklaces between $.50 - $1.00. 

 

Come do your Black Friday shopping at the Unique Boutique on Friday, November 29th, 2019.  The store will be open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Questions?  Call us at 936-591-8190.  

 

 

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Praise 2019


 

 

Please come celebrate Praise 2019 with us on December 14th, 2019!  This fundraiser will include an evening of live singing, silent and live auctions, drinks and refreshments, and door prizes!  Praise 2019 will begin at 6:00 pm at the Senior Nutrition Site.  

 

We are proud to announce just some of the items we will have for our live auction!  You can place your bid on great items such as a Texas A&M Rocking Chair, Propane BBQ Pit, Ruger 22 Rifle, Signed Woodrow Foster Prints, Paintings from DavMar Art Gallery, 2-night stay at Holly Park Marina, Designer Sunglasses, 2-night stay at Pine Creek Lodge, and more!!!  Door prizes will also be drawn throughout the night.  

 

You do not need to be present to win.  Your purchase of a ticket will qualify you for the door prize drawings.  Praise 2019 tickets can be purchased at Shelby County Outreach Ministries.  They are $10 each.  We need your help.  This event will help continue in feeding the hungry and assisting the needy of Shelby County.  For more information, please give us a call at 936-598-4990.  

 

 

 

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Center City Council Meeting Agenda


For the meeting packet click here.

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Sabine County Beekeepers Meeting


Sabine County Beekeepers will meet Monday December 2nd at 6:30pm at Sabine County Chamber of Commerce (125 N. Texas Street on the square in downtown Hemphill). We meet the first Monday of every month to discuss all aspects of beekeeping. If you are interested in finding out what we are all about please stop by. We have no officers,and no dues. For more info call James 409-625-4787

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Outside the classroom with Wild About Science


 

 

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Around 100 Stephen F. Austin State University preservice teachers helped 900 local fourth-graders investigate ecosystems, soil particles and tree functions at the second-annual Wild About Science learning excursion Nov. 5 through 7 at SFA’s Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

 

The preservice teachers, who are earning degrees through both online completer and face-to-face, campus-based SFA education programs, worked together to show fourth graders how to connect the science they’ve learned in the classroom to real-life situations at the native plant center.

 

Andrea Garcia, an elementary education senior from Waco, enjoyed seeing the fourth graders’ reactions to the experiments. “This is such a rare opportunity for us to work with students outside the classroom.”

 

Preservice teachers co-taught in groups to develop their collaborative skills and flexibility. For preservice teachers taking courses online as part of completer programs, Wild About Science also offered a chance to work with classmates in person and feel more included.

 

“We got to build connections and network, co-teach and teach outdoors,” said Chelsie Wilson, a senior from Baytown who is completing a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with an early childhood through sixth grade certification online. “This opportunity gave us a chance to observe each other and understand our strengths and weaknesses. It also gave us a sense of real inclusion.”

 

Wild About Science is one of eight grade-level-specific learning excursions hosted by SFA Gardens staff during the year. This particular fourth-grade excursion was a collaboration between the SFA Gardens staff, SFA’s Department of Elementary Education, the Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Project Learning Tree. Based on the environmental education curriculum designed by Project Learning Tree, Wild About Science features stations where fourth graders create a food web; observe and collect data from soil particles; and learn about the structure, function, and adaptations of trees.

 

“These science lessons align to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills state standards,” said Dr. Paula Griffin, associate professor in the Department of Elementary Education and one of the faculty advisors for Wild About Science. “Fourth graders who attend the event have the opportunity to make authentic scientific connections while learning in the outdoor classroom.”

 

Students from Carpenter, Fredonia, and Raguet elementary schools; Christ Episcopal School; Regents Academy; and SFA Charter School in Nacogdoches participated in the event. Wild About Science also hosted fourth-graders from Chapel Hill, Cushing, Garrison, and Woden.

 

For more information on these learning excursions, contact Elyce Rodewald, SFA Gardens education coordinator, at (936) 468-1832 or erodewald@sfasu.edu.

 

 

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Shelbyville Students To Compete In Academic UIL Meet


 

 

Shelbyville Elementary Students Compete


S. W. Carter Elementary School students will compete at Shelbyville in the District 22AA South Zone Elementary Academic UIL Meet on December 3rd and 5th.  Schools competing include San Augustine, Martinsville, Shelbyville and Woden. 

 

“With more than 3,000 elementary, middle and junior high schools across the state participating in UIL academic competition, teachers encourage students to sample a variety of activities rather than become specialists in one,” said Lisa Parker, UIL Assistant Academic Director.  “UIL designs the contests to provide the foundation for skills and experience the students need.  Participation in UIL activities is designed to enrich the individual’s learning experience.  All contests are created with curricular objectives in mind.”

 

Competing from Shelbyville:

 

Art Smart 4/5 – Jessie Ortiz, Haeli Gregory, River Wilkerson, Reese Whiteside
Creative Writing – Kambry Ferguson, Chloe Galaviz, Avery Taylor, Laila Williams
Dictionary Skills 5 – Alison Cox, Weston Murphy, Preslee Sims
Listening Skills 5 – Maxton Eaves, Weston Murphy, Ja’Braydon Simpson
Maps, Graphs & Charts 5 – Carolina Warr, Alison Cox, Eli Matthews, Jaycob Blue
Music Memory 3/4 – Kyleigh Hendricks, Katie Thornburgh, Haven Allen, Kason Lister
Music Memory 5 – Brylie Kay, Nevaeh Lister, Cali Lout, D’Ishja Parks, Reece Watson
Number Sense 4 – Baylee Robbins, Rene Hernandez, Edwin Vazquez
Number Sense 5 – Dallas Murry, Gaylon Harrison, Aiden Swindle
Oral Reading 4 – Abigail Denby, Cassidy Greer, Irianna Herrera, Kendriunna Boyd
Oral Reading 5 – Jaylee Gillespie, Payton McGee, Karma Sholar, Trinity Sims
Ready Writing 3 – Presley Campbell, Cydni Glenn, Addison Sowell
Ready Writing 4 – Caleb Jamison, Sophie Ellington, Cassidy Greer
Ready Writing 5 – Jaylee Gillespie, Payton McGee, Cori Lawson
Social Studies 5 – Dallas Dempsey, Dakota Killen, Sergio Reyes, Ashton Scarborough, Rilee Sholar
Spelling 3 – Tatum Jacobs, Bre’Asia Roland, Denver McDonald
Spelling 4 – Sophie Ellington, Michael Galaviz, Kaylyn Thompson, Caleb Jamison
Spelling 5 – Kaden Sims, Weston Murphy, Carter Bell, Bryan Martinez
Storytelling 2 – Avery Taylor, Maylea Rodgers, Braxton Amy, Kambry Ferguson
Storytelling 3 – Ja’Rhianna Cartwright, Presley Campbell, Dallas McDonald, Addison Sowell


Coaches: Tonya Fenton (Dictionary Skills 5, Spelling 4), Kelly McDaniel (Creative Writing), Karen Taylor (Maps, Graphs & Charts 5), NaKeisha Swindle (Art Smart 4/5), Stephanie Bass (Number Sense 4, Number Sense 5), Cassie Jernigan (Oral Reading 4, Oral Reading 5), Shannon Bohannon (Ready Writing 3, Ready Writing 4, Ready Writing 5, Spelling 5), Pam Jamison (Listening 5, Social Studies 5, Music Memory 5), Jennifer Sonmor (Spelling 3), Katie Warner (Music Memory 3/4) and Heather Hamilton (Storytelling 2, Storytelling 3).


 

Shelbyville Middle School Students Compete


Shelbyville Middle School students will compete at Shelbyville in the District 22AA South Zone Middle School Academic UIL Meet on December 3rd and 5th.  Schools competing include Martinsville, San Augustine, Shelbyville and Woden.  

 

“With more than 3,000 elementary, middle and junior high schools across the state participating in UIL academic competition, teachers encourage students to sample a variety of activities rather than become specialists in one,” said Lisa Parker, UIL Assistant Academic Director.  “UIL designs the contests to provide the foundation for skills and experience the students need.  Participation in UIL activities is designed to enrich the individual’s learning experience.  All contests are created with curricular objectives in mind.”

 

Competing from Shelbyville:

 

Art Smart 6 – Maddie Lout, Angelli Ortiz, Nevaeh Lee
Art Smart 7/8 – Trinity Mitchell, Jayleigh Jones, Ionnia Hubbard, 
Calculator Applications 6 – James Jimenez, Travis Caporali, Heavenlee Willoughby, Ella Matthews
Calculator Applications 7 – Malachi Sierra, Taylor Jones, Addison Slocum
Calculator Applications 8 – Eldon Hendrix, Eli Ferguson, Lindsey Sanchez, Jamarria Wright
Chess Puzzle 6-8 – Caleb Davis, Malachi Sierra, Elizabeth Marin, Ashley Wainright
Dictionary Skills 6 – Ethan Jackson, Madolyn Lout, Angelli Ortiz, Cheyanne Lee
Dictionary Skills 7 – Elizabeth Marin, Malachi Sierra, Chance Gray
Dictionary Skills 8 – Tamryn Murphy, Zoe McKinney, Emily Pharris
Editorial Writing 6 – Bailee Bohannon, Jayleigh Jones, Camille Greer
Editorial Writing 7 – Carsey Lovell, Kaylin Smith, Thomas Powell
Editorial Writing 8 – Hallie Merriman. Liela Klein, Chyauna Dodge
Impromptu Speaking 6-8 – Alex Slocum, Kylie Snell, Lanie Bass, Kaylin Smith
Listening Skills 6 – Travis Caporali, Angelli Ortiz, Heavenly Willoughby
Listening Skills 7 – Elizabeth Marin, Lane Loggins, Bradley Jamison
Listening Skills 8 – Kayla Garcia, McKenzie Gillaspie, Addison Slocum
Maps, Graphs & Charts 6 – Angelli Ortiz, Jaycob Blue, Cami Chase
Maps, Graphs & Charts 7 – Jacob Smith, Baylee Whiteside, Taylor Jones
Maps, Graphs & Charts 8 – Kason Parker, E. J. Hendrix, James Spencer
Mathematics 6 – Campbell Chase, Addison Lloyd, Ethan Jackson, Tristan Vickers 
Mathematics 7 – Kylie Snell, Elizabeth Marin, Taylor Jones, Ashley Wainright
Mathematics 8 – Kason Parker, Eli Ferguson, E.J. Hendrix, James Spencer 
Modern Oratory 6-8 – Kayla Garcia, Jesse Vail, Alaina Haley
Music Memory 6 – Trinity Mitchell, Hannah Ross, Ella Mathews
Number Sense 6 – Cami Chase, Addison Lloyd, Ethan Jackson
Number Sense 7 – Malachi Sierra, Elizabeth Marin, Lane Loggins
Number Sense 8 – Kason Parker, EJ Hendrix, Nakyia Swindle
Oral Reading 6 – Cami Chase, Madolyn Lout Jayleigh Jones, Bailee Bohannon,
Oral Reading 7 – Bailee Whiteside, Ja’Bria Jones, Carsey Lovell, Sara Hancock 
Oral Reading 8 – Tamryn Murphy, Liela Klein, Hallie Merriman
Ready Writing 6 – Bailee Bohannon, Jayleigh Jones, Camille Greer
Ready Writing 7 – Carsey Lovell, Elizabeth Marin, Kaylin Miller
Ready Writing 8 –  Kaytlin O’Neal, Jamarria Wright, Franydric Buckley, Gracie Ratcliff
Science I – Kylie Snell, Lane Loggins, Bradley Jamison
Science II – EJ Hendrix, Dylan Parker, Kason Parker
Social Studies 6 – Travis Caporali, James Jimenez, Ethan Jackson, Trace Sims
Social Studies 7 – Thomas Powell, McKenzie Gillaspie, Jacob Smith, Amy Acuna
Social Studies 8 – Logan Brantley, Kason Parker, Chesney Wilkins, Dario Reyes
Spelling 6 – Nevaeh Lee, Harley Risinger, Trinity Mitchell
Spelling 7 – Elizabeth Marin, Allie Jones, Avery Hamilton
Spelling 8 – Eli Ferguson, Jamarria Wright, Tamryn Murphy

One Act Play 6-8– Kaylin Miller, Jesse Vail, Jamarria Wright, Campbell Chase, Hallie Merriman, Tamryn Murphy, Thomas Powell, Eli Shofner, Malachi Sierra, Jacob Smith, Jake Nicosia, Lilly Haley, Jayleigh Jones, Mikayla Wheatley

Coaches:  Jada Jones (Art Smart 6, Art Smart 7/8), Sheila Haddox (Calculator Applications 6, Calculator Applications 7, Calculator Applications 8), Tonya Fenton (Dictionary Skills 6), Claire Windham (Editorial Writing 6, Editorial Writing 7, Editorial Writing 8), Emily Sowell (Impromptu Speaking 6-8), Karen Taylor (Maps, Graphs & Charts 6, Maps, Graphs & Charts 7, Maps, Graphs & Charts 8), Stephanie Bass (Number Sense 6), Jennifer Leach (Oral Reading 6), Jeanne Taylor (Oral Reading 7, Oral Reading 8), Bailee Rash (Ready Writing 6, Spelling 6, Spelling 7, Spelling 8), Pam Jamison (Listening Skills 6), Stephanie Jones (Science I, Listening 7, Listening 8),  Cheryl Alexander (Dictionary Skills 7, Dictionary Skills 8, Science II, Number Sense 7, Number Sense 8),  LaRee Greer (Ready Writing 7, One Act Play 6-8), Annette Belrose  (Modern Oratory 6-8, Ready Writing 8, Social Studies 7, Social Studies 8) , Laurie Clay (Music Memory 6, Mathematics 6), and Anita Sheppard  (Mathematics 7, Mathematics 8, Chess 6-8, Social Studies 6)

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New Member Ribbon Cutting Planned for Hello Beautiful


 

Hello Beautiful, the newest member of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is having a new member Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, November 26th at 4:00pm.  The public is invited to join the celebration

 

Cindy Furlow and Kim Jones, co-owners of Hello Beautiful have a wonderful selection of stylish clothes in larger sizes at very affordable prices.  You can find fashion tee shirts, denim, leggings, dresses and great tops and sweater in sizes XL-3XL.  Cindy and Kim sell lines including Entro, Umgee, Vocal, a.gain, BiBi, Davi & Dani, L&B.

 

Join the Chamber Ambassadors in welcoming Cindy and Kim as new business owners and Chamber members.

 

In addition to the Ribbon Cutting, Hello Beautiful, Southern Reign and Tickle Me Pink are having a Holiday Open House right after the Ribbon Cutting until 6:00pm.  Come out and start your Christmas Shopping.

 

Hello Beautiful is located at 906 Hurst Street inside Southern Reign.

 

For more information, contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.


 

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Unique Boutique Thanksgiving Hours


 

 

The Shelby County Outreach Ministries Unique Boutique will have extended hours for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  They will be open on Friday, November 29th and Saturday, November 30th from 9 am to 2 pm.  So stop by and check out all of our great deals!  We are your one-stop-shop for Christmas decor!  For more information, please call us at 936-591-8190.  

 

 

 

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Letter From Santa


 

 

 

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SFA Steel Band to perform traditional calypso selections


 

 

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Steel Band at Stephen F. Austin State University will present its fall concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.


Directed by Dr. Ben Tomlinson, adjunct professor of percussion in the School of Music, the student ensemble will perform a number of traditional calypso selections from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago and additional tunes from around the world.


Among the works on the program is “Chunk,” a funk tune composed by Oklahoma City-based composer Jamie Wind Whitmarsh. This rendition will include an extended percussion solo to feature the band’s “Engine Room,” which includes drumset and a percussionist playing hand drums and other auxiliary percussion within the Steel Band.


“‘Chunk’ is an upbeat tune with colorful harmonies and rhythms that really challenge the ensemble’s timing and ability to fit in the pocket,” Tomlinson said.


Also on the program is Ray Holman’s “Pan in My System,” which Tomlinson describes as fast and upbeat and “a challenging soca chart that is sure to be a crowd favorite.”


The Steel Band will perform “The Peanut Vendor” by Moisés Simons. The tune has been recorded more than 160 times and has been included in the United States Recording Registry by the National Recording Preservation Board.


“Arranged by ensemble member Ethan Ainsworth, ‘The Peanut Vendor’ is arguably one of the most famous pieces of music to come out of Cuba,” Tomlinson said. “Released in the 1930s, this tune was responsible for ‘rhumbamania’ in the United States, introducing U.S. listeners to Cuban music.” Ainsworth is a senior music major from Hallsville.


Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.


 

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Shelbyville ISD Health Fair 2019 Photos


 

 

The Shelbyville ISD Health Fair was held on November 19, 2019, starting at 1 p.m. and lasting until 2 p.m. 

 

 

Click here to see more photos:

 

 

 

 

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Shelbyville Health Fair 2019


 

 

 

 

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CMS: Students Who Make a Difference - 1st Nine Weeks


 

 

Center Middle School introduces Students Who Make a Difference for the first nine weeks. Teachers are asked to nominate exceptional students encompassing all or most of these qualities: 


- A leader - always prepared for class 
- Strives to make good grades 
- A hard worker 
- Model student 
- Kind and considerate of others 
- Helpful to teachers and peers 
- Punctual 
- Strives to be a better student 
- Exemplifies the qualities of #givemefive.

 

 

The students chosen for this honor include sixth-graders, Adrian Hernandez and Damayi Parra, seventh graders, La’Niyah McCollister and Gabby Ordaz, eighth-graders, Kevin Morin and Logan Meyer.


Center Middle School staff had these comments about our Students Who Make a Difference:


Adrian Hernandez:

Mr. Michael Cloudy: Adrian is a great student! He listens well in class and always comes ready to learn new things.

 

Damayi Parra:

Mr. Michael Cloudy: Damayi is a very bright young lady! Always has a smile on her face and is one of my standout students that works hard and is a very helpful and supportive classmate.
Mrs. Humber: Damayi is a bright student that continues to show determination and hard work is the key to success. Not only is she concerned with getting her work done but helping others to be successful!


Mr. Jalen Hubbard: Damayi is an outstanding student. She comes to class everyday prepared to reach new heights. She also takes the time to help others in need. She exemplifies what it means to be a hardworking student. Damayi’s education is very important to her, and I look forward to watching her grow and become successful.


La’Niyah McCollister:

Mr. Randy Hagler: LaNaiyah is a wonderful young lady whose cheerful personality and positive attitude is an inspiration to all those in her presence. She has a caring spirit and has a strong motivation to succeed.


Mrs. Deborah Midkiff: La'Niyah McCollister is a role model for other students and teachers because she works hard to achieve her goals academically, in sports, and in her personal interests, such as learning American Sign Language. She always has a positive attitude while doing it all. She even inspires me to go over and beyond what I initially believe I can do. She will change the world for the better now and in the future.


Mrs. Tyler McElligott: La'Naiyah is a fantastic representation of role model. She is kind, resilient, and determined. She always gives her very best efforts; she is always working towards being a better student and person. I am blessed to be her teacher. She lights up the room with her joyous attitude.


Mrs. Jessica Gurley: LaNiyah always comes in with a positive attitude and ready to learn. She is respectful and always willing to go the extra mile in everything she does! I love having LaNiyah in my class!


Gabby Ordaz:

Mrs.Jessica Gurley: Gabby is a super sweet and respectful student who goes above and beyond on any task you give her. She is helpful and encouraging to others - I love having her in my TX History class!


Mrs. Laura Hightower: I'm proud to have the pleasure to teach Gabby Ordaz. She is a great leader in and out of the classroom. She is willing to help others when asked and always has a smile on her face.


Mr. Randy Hagler: Gabby is a joy and a delight for any teacher to have in the classroom. She has a strong motivation to succeed and a kind heart and a wonderful smile as well.


Logan Meyer:

Mrs. Anita Williams: Logan truly is a student who "makes a difference" because he is never satisfied with anything less than excellence. He constantly challenges himself to do better and be better. These are characteristics of the "making of a leader" and if more of our students possessed these traits, our school and our community would be better as a result.
Mrs. Jennifer Armstrong: He is always on time to class, always works well in class, and always has his work completed on time. He participates in class discussions as well, and helps his neighbors when needed.


Mrs. Gladys Andrews: Logan is a gentleman. He has not been at CMS for very long, but he has proved himself to be a hard worker, always polite to his peers and respectful to all.
Mrs. April Bloys: Logan is an awesome student who always tries his best!
Mrs. Jessica Gurley: Logan always comes into class with a smile. He is new to our campus but he fits right in. Logan is a very positive influence to others and has a great work ethic. He is truly a joy to have in my class!

 

Kevin Morin:
Mrs. Jennifer Armstrong: He is very helpful in class. He is always on time, always on task, and always has his work completed.


Mrs. Jennifer Moon: Kevin Morin is an outstanding student. He is very respectful and a hard worker. He has met his ‘my five goal’ on all of his math tests this year. I enjoy having Kevin in my classroom.

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CHS Junior Class Raffle


 

 

CHS Junior Class is selling chances on a 2020 Kawasaki Mule SX 4X4 FI. Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100. All proceeds will be used for funding the Junior/Senior Prom. Drawing will be held on December 20, 2019. The Mule is currently on display at the main branch of Shelby Savings located on Selma Street. Tickets can be purchased there, or at Center Motor Company and Gaddy's Medical Supply, or from any CHS junior student. Call 936-590-2109 for more information.

 

 

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Annual Mission Program at Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church



The Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church, of Garrison, Texas invites everyone to join them for their annual Mission program on Sunday, November 24, at 3 p.m. Rev. Richard Edwards, Pastor of Mt. Zion CME Church, in Center, Texas will be the guest speaker.

 

Dinner will be served.

 

 

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Shelbyville FFA Fruit Sale


 

 

Shelbyville FFA fruit sale is going on this week. Please call the High School or see any Shelbyville 
FFA member to order.  

 

Call 936-598-7323 and ask for Kaelee Fallin or Michael Elliott.

 

 

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Panola College students visit Houston museum


Panola College students toured the Houston Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 12, funded by a grant from the Panola College Foundation.

 

Panola College students and faculty members visited the Houston Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 12 to view special exhibits entitled “An Impressionist Autumn -- Monet to Picasso – A Very Private Collection,” “Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Original,” and “Beatriz Gonzalez: A Retrospective.”

 

The field trip was funded by a grant from the Panola College Foundation. Faculty members included Amanda Clements, art; Dr. Kathy Watlington, Spanish, and Haylie Amison, humanities.

 

Participating students included Angela Agundiz, Alyssa Light, Faith Ridgeway, Rhiannon Harber, Lari Lilly, Abigail Parrish, Kashton Etheridge, Alyssa Oliver, Samuel Brazzel, Alyssa Maize, Nadalie Woolf, Kristin Wall, Daniel Ventura, Leneve Williams and Alshanka Garner.

 

Other students who went on the trip included Gracelynn Morton, Polycarp Michira, Kayla Evans, Ledasha Brianyia Crownover, Kacie Caserta, Dymandique Perry, Madison Hicks, Rachel Powell, Lucero Luna, Lynda Seidel, Valerie McLaughlin, Juan Apolonio and Jessie Spence.

 

 

Contact: Jessica Pace – 903-693-2044

November 14, 2019

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Food Pantry


 

 

 

 

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SFA preservice teachers head back to middle school to help their future students


 

 

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — If given the choice, most people would not revisit their middle school years. But preservice teachers in Stephen F. Austin State University’s community responsiveness and engaged advocacy in teacher education program, or CREATE, attended Mike Moses Middle School as students — including eating lunch in the cafeteria, dressing out for physical education and taking math tests — all to enlighten their approaches to teaching.

 

CREATE was developed last year by Associate Professor Dr. Lauren Burrow in the Department of Elementary Education and Professor Dr. Heather Olson Beal in the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership. As part of this program, preservice teachers take courses at SFA, intern in Nacogdoches Independent School District classes, receive mentoring from families in the district and volunteer in the community.

 

This year, three groups of preservice teachers in the program also went back to middle school as part of the “student-for-a-day” experience at Mike Moses in late October and early November. Olson Beal said the idea for this experience came from similar programs she and Burrow read about in education journals. They thought middle school would be a good place for SFA preservice teachers to blend in.

 

“This experience is based on the radical trust of all the parties involved,” Burrow said. “We want the preservice teachers to really understand what it’s like to be a student here. A lot goes on even between classes.”

 

Once they arrived, the preservice teachers were assigned to a grade and received their schedules from Claire Bray, assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Mike Moses.

“It’s an incredible learning experience,” said Bray, who believes all teachers should attend school as students every five years to remember what it’s like. She said Mike Moses’ students are familiar with SFA preservice teachers walking among them because the school is hosting 80 SFA interns this year.

 

Kaylee Greene, an elementary education senior from Lake Jackson, initially worried she wouldn’t be able to relate to the kids. “But I was actually surprised at how welcoming the students were and how well we bonded.” She discovered middle school students “need the same amount of attention and love” as the elementary school students she plans to teach.

 

Audrey Diakun, an art education senior from Carrollton, was nervous about finding her way around the campus. However, “The students were really sweet and helpful,” she said.

Greene and Kassidy Perry, an elementary education senior from Chapel Hill, also worried about getting through the long day. “I was shocked at how many times lunch detentions were threatened as the day went on, not because of the teachers, but because I know I was restless, so I can only imagine what the 12-year-olds around me were feeling,” Perry said. “Eight hours is a really long time to be learning without adequate breaks. I want to teach younger kids, so this will be even harder for them.”

 

Both Greene and Diakun said their favorite classes – teen leadership and PE — eased their restlessness with physical activity outside the classroom.

 

All three preservice teachers said they gained insight during this experience that will impact the way they teach, and they recommend other preservice teachers be middle schoolers for a day. Perry also thinks this experience “would be very intriguing for parents if they can blend in. They can see how different types of students react to different types of teachers.”

 

Greene had some advice for future participants in the experience: “Just be sure to drink your morning coffee in advance.”

 

For more information on CREATE, contact Olson Beal at olsonbehk@sfasu.edu or Burrow at burrowle@sfasu.edu.

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Letter From Santa Fundraiser


 

 

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us and that means that Shelby County Outreach Ministries is having our Letter From Santa fundraiser!  Many local schools are participating in this fundraiser to help make this fundraiser even better than it was last year.  For $10 per child, they will receive a personalized letter from Santa himself and an ornament to remind them of the reason for the season.  You can print an order form online, or you can come by our offices to pick yours up.  The Letter From Santa fundraiser is going on right now and all order forms must be turned in by Friday, December 13th, 2019.  For more information, please call us at 936-598-4990.  

 

 

 

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Praise 2019


 

 

Praise 2019 is right around the corner!  This year, Praise 2019 will have live gospel singing, silent auctions, live auctions, drinks, finger foods, and door prizes!  It will be on December 14th at the Senior Nutrition Site.  It will begin at 6 pm that evening.  All proceeds made from this fundraiser will go to help us feed the hungry and assist the needy in Shelby County. 

 

Tickets for Praise 2019 can be purchased at our Shelby County Outreach Ministries offices and they are $10 each.  When you purchase a ticket, your name will be entered for our door prize drawings throughout the night.  You do not need to be present to win. 

For more information, please call us at 936-598-4990.  

 

 

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Library to host Christmas Puppet Show


 

 

The Fannie Brown Booth Library will be hosting a Christmas Puppet Show on Saturday, December 7th, at 11:00 a.m.


Puppet Wise Productions will be performing the holiday puppet show, SNOWBOUND IN EAST TEXAS.  Puppet Wise has performed at our Library many times and always has an extraordinary show. This program is appropriate for children ages three and up and their families. There will be no charge for show.  

 

This show is sponsored by the Friends of the Library group. For more information, please contact the Library at 936-598-5522.

 


 

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Shelbyville FFA Results for marquee


 

 

Shelbyville FFA Ag Issues team competed at the Pineywoods District LDE competition on Nov. 13, 2019 and placed 1st. They will advance to Area at SFA on Nov. 21st. 


The Jr Skills team placed 2nd and will also advance to Area.

 

Ag Issues: Gracie Leach, Gage Thompson, Kirsti Jernigan, Delaney Dunn, Logan Williams and Lieza Klein

 

Jr Skills: Liela Klein, Alaina Haley and River Williford 

 

 

 

 


The Ag Issues team won the Pineywoods district LDE contest and Jr. skills won second in district. Both teams advance to area! 

 

 

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Tenaha Tiger News


 

 

November 12, 2019-JVG/VG BB in Cushing 5:00 pm; Elementary-Tenaha Masonic Lodge presents Fantastic Teeth 9:45 am; Seniors in Center @ College Fair 9:00 am

November 14, 2019-JHG in Joaquin 5:00 pm; Businessmen’s Meeting 11:30 am

November 16, 2019-JVB/VB Palestine Scrimmage

November 18, 2019-Board Meeting; FIRST Report; Panola College Financial Aid Assistance for Seniors 7:00 pm

November 19, 2019-JVG/VG vs Center (Home) 5:00 pm

November 21, 2019-3rd Grade Thanksgiving Feast; JVB/VB in Wells; JHB/G Tenaha Tournament 4:30 pm

Nov. 22nd -  23rd JVB/VB in Wells; MS B/G Tenaha Tournament 4:30 pm (Tiger Gym CLOSED for floor repair until further notice)

November 25-29, 2019-Thanksgiving Holiday

November 25th-JVG/VG in Colmesneil 1:00 pm; JVB/VB in LaPoynor 3:00 pm

November 26th-JVG/VG in Gary 12:00

November 29, 2019-JVB/VB Tyler Classic

December 2, 2019-JHB/G vs Timpson in Tenaha @ 4:30 pm

December 3, 2019-JVG/VG in White Oak 5:30 pm

December 4, 2019-JHBB Pictures (G/B); Tiger Day Early Release 1:30 pm

December 5-7, 2019-VG in Lipan Tournament

December 9, 2019-JVB/VB in Tatum; JH B/G vs Woden in Tenaha 4:30 pm

December 10-13, 2019-STARR TESTING (Algebra 1; Biology; US History)

December 10, 2019-STARR English I; JVG/VG vs White Oak in SEC 5:30 pm

December 12, 2019-VG in Gary Tournament; 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade Field Trip to SFA (Christmas Carol Play); STARR Testing: English II; Businessmen’s Banquet in Tenaha Cafetorium 6:00 pm; JH UIL

December 13, 2019-MS District Band Tryouts @ Carthage (7 & 8 Grades Only); PPO; Test Make-up; JVB/VB in Winona 5:00 pm

December 14, 2019-HS Region Band Tryouts @ Henderson (9-12 only)

December 16, 2019- Board Meeting; JH B/G in West Sabine 4:30 pm

December 17, 2019-Christmas Concert (All Bands); JVG/VG in Garrison 5:00 pm (District Game); JVB/VB in Henderson

December 20, 2019-Early Release; JVG/VG vs Woden (Home) District Game; JVB/VB vs Carlisle in Tenaha 4:30 pm

December 23-30, 2019-Christmas Holiday

December  26-28, 2019-Holiday Hoops

January 1, 2020-New Year’s Holiday

January 2-3, 2020-Holiday; JVB/VB in Joaquin; JVG/VG in Joaquin (District Game) 4:30 pm

January 6, 2020-Teacher In-Service /Student Holiday

January 7, 2020- JVG/VG vs Timpson (Home) District Game 4:30 pm; JVB/VB vs Timpson in Tenaha

January 8, 2020-Student Early Release

January 9, 2020- JH B/G vs San Augustine in Tenaha 4:30 pm; Businessmen’s Meeting 11:30 pm

January 10, 2020-End of 3rd Week Grading Period; JVG/VG in Martinsville (District Game)  4:30 pm; JVB/VG in Martinsville

January 11, 2020-Area Band Tryouts @ Chapel Hill; JH B/G in Mr. Enterprise Tournament

 

 

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Timpson Bear Update


 

 

 

TLB Volleyball – Congratulations Timpson Lady Bears on a great season!!

 

Bear Football – Bears vs. Groveton on Thursday night 11/14/19 at Rusk High School at 7:30 p.m. We will be VISITORS and entrance prices will be $5.00/ Adults and $5.00/students.  District and Senior Citizens passes will be accepted. 

 

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FAFSA Workshop at Tenaha ISD


 

 

Tenaha ISD and Panola College will be working together to provide assistance to parents and students filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


The FAFSA workshop is for Senior students and their parents.  The workshop is scheduled for Monday, November 18th, 7pm in the Tenaha High School Cafeteria.  Denise Welsh from Panola College will be on hand to provide assistance in completing the federal financial aid application for college.  

 

PARENTS WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR 2018 TAX RETURN IN ORDER TO COMPLETE INFORMATION ON FAFSA.  Please contact Karen Fallin at 936-248-5000 ext. 504 with any questions.  

 

 

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Holiday Pie Fundraiser


 

 

Fundraiser for Senior Nutrition Site

 

Thanksgiving / Holiday Pies


Can be picked up on November 26th and 27th.


Pies are $10 each
Pumpkin
Coconut Cream                
Chocolate
Lemon

 

To place your order, call 936-598-7768
 

 

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Pine Grove Nursing Center Chili Cook-off


 

 


The Pine Grove Nursing Center Chili Cook-off will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. 

 

 

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Cookies and Cocoa with Santa


 

 

 

 

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Thanksgiving at Raymond Motor Company


 

 

NOVEMBER 28th, THANKSGIVING DAY 


The real Friendsgiving.


They will have a drive-thru line AT Raymond Motor Company


•301 San Augustine St Center Tx 75935
•2:00 PM


If you know someone who will not be getting a thanksgiving meal, send them our way! We also have a volunteer that has donated their time and vehicle to DELIVER to local homebound residents.


We will have 500+ plates to give away.

 

 

 

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Joaquin Thanksgiving Dinner


 

 

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SFA Chamber Connection committee meeting



 
The SFA Chamber Connection committee meeting will have a meeting on November 12, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce located at 2516 North St., in Nacogdoches, Texas.

 

For more information call: 936-560-5533.

 

 

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Conner Bragg College Signing


 

Connor will be signing his national letter of intent to go run track for Stephen F. Austin this Thursday at 10:30 A.M. in the Joaquin ISD gymnasium. 

 

 

 

 

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Joaquin Band Booster Raffle


 

 

 


1st Prize: Axis Buck Hunt - Wiggins Hunting Lodge (1 day hunt, lunch included)
2nd Prize: AR 223
3rd Prize: Craftsmen Outdoor Heater


$20 each or 6/$100


Drawing will be 12/20/19 (depending on sales)
Contact info: Jennifer Cheatwood - 936-488-0472


Support the JHS Band and purchase your tickets!

 

 

 

 

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Shelbyville ISD 2019 Health Fair


 

 

 

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Letter From Santa Fundraiser


 

 

Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. has spoken with Santa and he has agreed to help us out with a Letter From Santa fundraiser again this year!  It was such a great success last year and we are looking forward to bringing, even more, smiles to the kids in our community!  For $10 your child will receive an official Letter from Santa along with a Christmas tree ornament to remind them of the real reason for the season, Jesus Christ.  Order forms are due on Friday, December 13th, 2019.  This will allow Santa time to get the letters ready and sent out to each child.  Just drop your order forms and money off at the Shelby County Outreach Ministries office located at 930 Shelbyville Street.  For more information, please call us at 936-598-4990.    

 

 

 

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James Antioch Community Meeting


 

 

The James Antioch Community will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 6:30 PM.  We meet in the James Antioch Community Building and each brings a covered dish.  There will be a business meeting and likely a Politician who did not come last month because of lost communication. Come and be a part of your community.

 

Ellen Manning   598-3081

 

 

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Taste of the Holidays


 

 

Tickets are now on Sale for the Annual Taste of the Holidays, Sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank.  The Taste of the Holidays will be Thursday, December 5th from 5-8pm at the Windham Civic Center.   Tickets are $15.00 per person.  Children 5 and under are free.  They may be purchased at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office located in the old jail next to the historic courthouse, and at Shelby County Today located at 202 Field Street.

 

Come sample cuisine and wine from local restaurants and caterers and enjoy a fun festive evening.  Holiday music will be provided by David “Lefty” Gardner.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors:  Presenting Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank; Gold Sponsors, Sabine State Bank and Spector, Inc.

 

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.
 

 

 

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Sam Samford Lodge Meeting


 

 

Sam Samford #149 in Center will have a Stated Meeting tonight November 12th.  A Covered dish dinner will be served at 6:30 and the meeting will start at 7:30.  Join us for a good time of fellowship and conducting the business of the lodge. 

 

 

 

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Bennett Chapel Missionary to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner



The Bennett Chapel Missionary Church is going to serve a Thanksgiving Dinner for the folks in Center and Shelby County who are in need. They will be serving on November 25th. They are located in Possum Trot. For more information call 936-244-0477.

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Shelbyville School Board Meeting


 

 

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Shelbyville Independent School District will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Board Room of the Shelbyville Independent School District at 343 FM 417 West, Shelbyville, Texas.
 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be

acted on at one time. 

 

1.    Call to order
2.    Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
3.    Open forum
4.    Consent agenda 
a.    Minutes of the October 7, 2019 meeting of the board
b.    Monthly financial reports
5.    Consider for approval
a.    Independent Financial Audit Report for 2018-19
b.    Budget Amendments
c.    Emergency Plan
d.    District/Campus Improvement Plan
6.    Principal’s Reports
a.    Campus events
b.    Recognition of Staff and/or Students
7.    Superintendent’s Reports
a.    Open House and Health Fair
b.    Facilities Update
c.    Articles of Interest
d.    General Updates
8.    Executive Session
a.    Legal Update
b.    Resignations/Employment
c.    Personnel
9.     Adjournment
 

 

 

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Golden Harvest Ministries Meeting


The Golden Harvest Ministries Club will meet Monday November 18, 2019 in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church at 11:30 AM.   Denice Merriman with the Shelby County Children’s Advocacy will present the program.  REMINDER – in November we always bring a gift or donation for the children and youth that are served by the Advocacy Center.

 

Visitors are always welcome to join us for a delicious covered dish luncheon, a good program and time of fellowship. 

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Timpson Bear Update


 

 

Veterans Day Program - Timpson ISD is proud to host the annual Veterans’ Day Program on Monday, November 11th at 10:00 a.m. in the Bear Drive Gymnasium. All area veterans and their families are invited to attend. Veterans, please check in upon arrival. All community members are invited to show their support by attending this event.  Lunch will be served for all veterans in the High School library following the program. 

 

Counselor’s Corner - TIGER DAY AT ETBU!  THIS WEEKEND!  This is an all-day event welcoming prospective high school students and their families.  Activities include Departmental/Campus Life Expo, Q&A sessions, and Admissions and Financial Aid Presentations.  Also, by registering and attending, students get into the ETBU football game for free (ETBU vs. Hardin Simmons at 2:00 PM)!

 

Click the following link to pre-register:  https://www.etbu.edu/admissions/visit/tiger-day

 

TLB Volleyball: Good luck tonight in the area round of playoffs at Longview High School at 7:30 against Detroit

 

 

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Basketball Signups


 

 

The City of Center would like to announce Little Dribbler sign-ups.  Sign-ups will be held at the Center Middle School Cafeteria on November 12, 14, &15 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Boys and Girls are born ages 4-12 are encouraged to play.


Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate so that their age can be verified.
The cost to play will be $60 per child.


Thank You and any questions please call Jason Mitchell at 936-590-7196.
 

 

 

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Shelby County Historical Society Monthly Meeting


 


The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on November 19, 2019, at 2:00 P. M. in the Shelby County Museum on Pecan Street. The speaker this month will be Mrs. Merle Howard. She will speak to us about the Center School Bell. The history of the bell dates back to the late 1800s. Mrs. Howard has done research and found there is a mystery involved in its history. Everyone is invited to attend.

 

 

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Tenaha Tiger News


 

 

 

November 7, 2019- Dual Credit in Center; JH vs Linden Kildare (There) 5:00 pm

November 8, 2019-End 2nd Grading Period; 8 am send off for Cross Country; Senior Night; Tenaha vs Linden Kildare (Home) 7:30 pm; PepRally 2:45 pm in Café’; 5th Quarter after the game at Tenaha Youth Center

November 9, 2019- VCC State Meet in Round Rock

November 11, 2019-Beginning 3rd Grading Period; Veteran’s Day Program  9:30 am

November 12, 2019-JVG/G BB in Cushing 5:00 pm; Elementary-Fantastic Teeth 9:45 am

November 18, 2019-Board Meeting; FIRST Report

November 19, 2019-JVG/VG vs Center (Home) 5:00 pm

November 21, 2019-3rd Grade Thanksgiving Feast

November 25-29, 2019-Thanksgiving Holiday

(November 25th-JVG/VG in Colmesneil 1:00 pm; November 26th-JVG/VG in Gary 12:00)

December 3, 2019-JVG/VG in White Oak 5:30 pm

December 4, 2019-JHBB Pictures (G/B); Tiger Day Early Release 1:30 pm

December 5, 2019-VG in Lipan Tournament

December 10-13, 2019-STARR TESTING (Algebra 1; Biology; US History

December 10, 2019-STARR English I; JVG/VG vs White Oak in SEC 5:30 pm

December 12, 2019-VG in Gary Tournament; 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade Field Trip to SFA (Christmas Carol Play); STARR Testing: English II; Businessmen’s Banquet in Tenaha Cafetorium 6:00 pm

December 13, 2019-MS District Band Tryouts @ Carthage (7 & 8 Grades Only); PPO; Test Make-up

December 14, 2019-HS Region Band Tryouts @ Henderson (9-12 only)

December 16, 2019- Board Meeting

December 17, 2019-Christmas Concert (All Bands); JVG/VG in Garrison 5:00 pm (District Game)

December 20, 2019-Early Release; JVG/VG vs Woden (Home) District Game

December 23-30, 2019-Christmas Holiday

December  26-28, 2019-Holiday Hoops

January 1, 2020-New Year’s Holiday

January 2-3, 2020-Holiday

January 6, 2020-Teacher In-Service

January JVG/VG vs Timpson (Home) District Game 4:30 pm

January 8, 2020-Student Early Release

January 10, 2020-End of 3rd Week Grading Period; JVG/VG in Martinsville (District Game)  4:30 pm

January 11, 2020-Area Band Tryouts @ Chapel Hill

Veterans Day is an annual holiday in America honoring the millions of military veterans in the United States. 

 

veterans-day-2014-clip-art-4.jpgThere are approximately 22 million veterans living in the United States today. 

 

At Tenaha ISD we believe Veterans Day is important because of the precious freedoms that we take for granted every day. Saying "Thank You" to a person in the military is a very small price for our glorious freedom.

 

Tenaha Schools invites all veterans and military personnel from all branches of the military to join us for our Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 11th, at 9:30 a.m. in the school cafeteria. 

 

Our program will include performances by Kindergarten-Third Grade, members of the award-winning Tenaha Roarin’ Band from Tigerland and the VFW. 

 

All Military family members and community members are also invited to join our administration, faculty, and students as we say “Thank You” to these men and women who served our country. 

Refreshments will be served after the program. For more information contact Brenda Farmer at farmerbrenda@tenahaisd.com or 936-248-5000 ext. 503.

 

Deadline approaching: Tenaha ISD Agriculture Fresh Country meat, and fruit sale ends November 12th. Orders will arrive 1st 2 weeks of December. Order from any Tenaha ISD Ag student or contact David DePriest at depriestdavid@tenahaisd.com or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tenahaisdag/

 

Reminder: Tenaha Together Committee continues to support our community and needs the communities support as well.

 

A few of the things that have been done since the organization of the Tenaha Together Committee includes lights and tree for the square, banners around town,  and the beautiful brick signs entering the town.

 

Please, if you can make a donation to continue projects like these, send it to: Tenaha Together  c/o Scott Tyner - P. O. Box 318, Tenaha, Texas 75974

 

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Food Item of the Month


 

Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. is asking for your help this month. Our food item of the month is peanut butter. If you would like to help out, please drop off the food item at the Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. which is located at 930 Shelbyville, Street.  


For more information, call us at 598-4990

 

 

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Timpson Bear Update


 

 

TLB Volleyball Action – The Timpson Lady Bears will face Detroit in the Area playoff game on Thursday, November 7th @ 7:00pm at Longview High School.  Our Lady Bears will be the HOME team.  Ticket prices will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  Longview ISD has a clear bag policy.  See the attached picture for more information.  SHOW’EM HOW IT’S DONE LADIES!!!

 

Jr. High Bear Football – Tomorrow night, (Thursday) Jr. High Bears will play Beckville THERE (due to our field conditions) @ 4:30 P.M.  Go Bears!

 

Varsity Bear Football – Friday night (Nov. 8) the Bears will play vs. Beckville THERE @ 7:30 p.m. Go Bears!

 

 

 

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Center ISD Accepting Nominations for Gifted and Talented Program


 

 

Center ISD is currently accepting nominations for its Gifted and Talented Program. To nominate a student for screening, please go to the front office on student's home campus and fill out a form by November 22, 2019. For more information, please contact the Director of Special Programs, Jennifer Guillory, at 598-7291.

 

 

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Business After Hours at White Cottage Mercantile


 

 

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors along with Lisa Jones, owner of White Cottage Mercantile, will welcome Chamber members to a Business After Hours event on Thursday, November 14th  from 5:00 until 6:30pm.


White Cottage Mercantile will showcase the fun selection of inventory while at the same time Chamber members will have an opportunity to network with each other in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.


White Cottage Mercantile specializes in customized handcrafted rustic wood furniture.  They build from locally sourced wood both reclaimed and new.  Lisa also has a large selection of home décor and gift items.  You can find pillows, decorative signs, seasonal items, ladies clothes and a lot more. She also sales gourmet foods such as salsas, jams and jellies and dry rubs.  

 

Christmas is right around the corner so visit White Cottage Mercantile to do your Christmas shopping.


White Cottage Mercantile is located at 401 Hurst Street. Look for the pink bunny.
For more information please contact the Chamber at 936-598-3682 or visit info@shelbycountychamber.com.

 

 

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R.E.D. Decisions Week at Joaquin


 


Monday, November 18- A Goodnight’s rest is key for Success—Pajama Day

 

Tuesday, November 19th- Exercise for Healthy Bodies and Healthy Hearts- Wear your
favorite team jersey/shirt or sports attire to promote exercise and being active.

 

Wednesday, November 20th- Learning is vital to making excellent decisions. Wear your
favorite college’s attire.

 

Thursday, November 21st- Dress for Success- Dress as your future career position

 

Friday, November 22nd- RAMS MAKE REALLY EXCELLENT DECISIONS, WEAR BLUE AND
WHITE!


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Panola College sponsors Angel Tree


 

 

Panola College students who have children under the age of 12 are eligible to participate in a new Angel Tree program this Christmas season.

 

“We understand that paying for college often creates a financial burden on students, and we don’t want their children to miss out on having Christmas gifts,” said Kelly Reed-Hirsch, Dean of Health Sciences.

 

The project’s goal is to provide “something they want, something they need, and something to read” for children under age 12.

 

To participate, Panola College students should fill out an application form at https://form.jotform.com/PanolaMain/panola-college-angel-tree-registrat.

 

The form asks for the child’s first name, gender, clothing and shoe sizes, and a toy wish or other needs such as diapers or formula.

 

College students who don’t have children may use the form to request items from the “Comfort Closet,” which provides food, toiletries, basic needs items, towels, blankets, etc.

 

The form will be available through November 17. Faculty, staff, students and community members may select angels from November 18 through December 9. Angel Trees will be available in the Charles C. Matthews Foundation Student Center in Carthage, and in the Marshall Mall and Shelby Regional Training Center locations.

 

Tax-deductible online donations to the project may be made at https://www.panola.edu/feedtheneed  When making an online donation, indicate in the notes line that the donation is in support of the Angel Tree Project.

 

For more information, contact Reed-Hirsch at 903-694-4022 or Whitney McBee at 903-693-2000.

 

“If you are a Panola College student – whether you’re full-time, part-time, or online – at any of our campuses, you are eligible to submit an application to be considered,” said Reed-Hirsch.

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Panola College receives donation from McClung Energy Services and Estis Compression




Last week, Panola College was proud to receive two Arial JGS compressors which were donated by McClung Energy Services LLC and Estis Compression both out of Kilgore, Texas. The equipment will reside at the Panola College Shelby Regional Training Center and will be used in the Petroleum Technology and Natural Gas Compression programs. 


Daniel Hall, School of Energy Chair, and Jim Permenter, School of Energy professor were on hand to accept the donation. “Equipment, such as these compressors, enables us to train our students on the exact equipment they will encounter out in the field allowing them to become more proficient employees after graduation,” said Daniel Hall. “We appreciate McClung Energy Services and Estis Compression’s support of our students and our program.

 

 

Daniel Hall, Jim Permenter, and Panola College Energy students, stand in front of the donated compressors with Joni Rice, HR Business Partner for Estis Compression, and Alicia Leslie, HR Generalist for McClung Energy Services LLC.
 

 

 

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J-W Power makes a donation to Panola College School of Energy


 

Panola College School of Energy Chair, Daniel Hall and Jim Permenter, School of Energy professor, met with J-W Power representatives, Steven Myers, Area Supervisor, and Gary Hale, District Manager to accept a donation of two Arial JGS compressors. The equipment will reside at the Panola College Shelby Regional Training Center and will be used in the Petroleum Technology and Natural Gas Compression programs.

 

“We are thankful for the partnership with J-W Power, said Daniel Hall. “This equipment allows us to provide high-quality training for our students and better prepare them to enter the workforce after completing their degree.”  

 

 

(L to R) Jim Permenter, Steven Myers, Gary Hale, and Daniel Hall stand in front of one of the two donated compressors.

 

 

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Praise 2019


 

 

 

 

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Senior Site


 

 

 

 

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S.W. Carter Elementary Veterans Day Program


 

 

S.W. Carter Elementary 3rd graders will present a Veterans Day musical on Monday,Nov. 11 @ 9:00 am in Cafetorium. All Veterans welcome!!

 

 

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Dutch Oven Cooking


 

 

The Toledo Bend Chapter of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society will be cooking November 16, 2019, and every 3rd Saturday at Boles Field outside of Shelbyville, Texas. The public is invited to eat and learn about the art of dutch oven cooking and if up to the challenge become a member.

 

We start cooking at about 9:00 am and have pots on the table at 12 noon. Bring your lawn chairs and join us. Call James at 409-625-4787 for more information.

 


  

 

 

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Tenah Tiger News


 

 

November 6, 2019-JVG/VG BB in Lufkin (Scrimmage) 4:30 pm; Elementary Happy Bear; Student Early Release 1:30 pm

November 7, 2019- Dual Credit in Center; JH vs Linden Kildare (There) 5:00 pm

November 8, 2019-End 2nd Grading Period; 8 am send off for Cross Country; Senior Night; Tenaha vs Linden Kildare (Home) 7:30 pm; PepRally 2:45 pm in Café’

November 9, 2019- VCC State Meet in Round Rock

November 11, 2019-Beginning 3rd Grading Period; Veteran’s Day Program; 9:30 am

November 12, 2019-JVG/G BB in Cushing 5:00 pm; Elementary-Fantastic Teeth 9:45 am

November 18, 2019-Board Meeting; FIRST Report

November 19, 2019-JVG/VG vs Center (Home) 5:00 pm

November 21, 2019-3rd Grade Thanksgiving Feast

November 25-29, 2019-Thanksgiving Holiday

(November 25th-JVG/VG in Colmesneil 1:00 pm; November 26th-JVG/VG in Gary 12:00)

December 3, 2019-JVG/VG in White Oak 5:30 pm

December 4, 2019-JHBB Pictures (G/B); Tiger Day Early Release 1:30 pm

December 5, 2019-VG in Lipan Tournament

December 10-13, 2019-STARR TESTING (Algebra 1; Biology; US History

December10, 2019-STARR English I; JVG/VG vs White Oak in SEC 5:30 pm

December 12, 2019-VG in Gary Tournament; 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade Field Trip to SFA (Christmas Carol Play); STARR Testing: English II; Businessmen’s Banquet in Tenaha Cafetorium 6:00 pm

December 13, 2019-MS District Band Tryouts @ Carthage (7 & 8 Grades Only); PPO; Test Make-up

December 14, 2019-HS Region Band Tryouts @ Henderson (9-12 only)

December 16, 2019- Board Meeting

December 17, 2019-Christmas Concert (All Bands); JVG/VG in Garrison 5:00 pm (District Game)

December 20, 2019-Early Release; JVG/VG vs Woden (Home) District Game

December 23-30, 2019-Christmas Holiday

December  26-28, 2019-Holiday Hoops

January 1, 2020-New Year’s Holiday

January 2-3, 2020-Holiday

January 6, 2020-Teacher In-Service

January JVG/VG vs Timpson (Home) District Game 4:30 pm

January 8, 2020-Student Early Release

January 10, 2020-End of 3rd Week Grading Period; JVG/VG in Martinsville (District Game)  4:30 pm

January 11, 2020-Area Band Tryouts @ Chapel Hill

 

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Woodforest Bank Food Drive


 

 

Woodforest National Bank is having a food drive for Shelby County Outreach Ministries for the entire month of November! The food drive begins on November 4th and will continue the whole month.  All canned goods and non-perishable food items will be greatly appreciated. 

 

Statistics show that 1 in 4 children living here in Shelby County do not know where their next meal is coming from. Together, we can change that! While you are shopping in Wal-Mart, please purchase a few canned goods for Shelby County Outreach and drop them off at Woodforest National Bank, which is located in the front of Wal-Mart. 

 

For more information please call Woodforest National Bank @ 936-598-8354.  Thank you and God Bless.

 
 
 

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SFA's Contemporary Music Ensemble to present concert using technology as instruments


 

 

 

 

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Contemporary Music Ensemble at Stephen F. Austin State University will present a concert, which will include using music technology as instruments, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Music Recital Hall of the Wright Music Building on the SFA campus.


Directed by Nick Lambson, a Sound Recording Technology faculty member in the SFA School of Music, the Contemporary Ensemble will perform the music of Frank Zappa, Daft Punk, Snarky Puppy, Moondog and more.


Lambson described Zappa, Daft Punk and Snarky Puppy as “artists that exist in more than one world.”


“Their music incorporates elements from multiple styles, and they manage to be both accessible and complex, familiar but interesting,” he said.


Students will perform music that utilizes laptops, iPads and synthesizers. Much of that music will be improvised, using technology as instruments, Lambson said.


“The musical genre minimalism will also be explored with a piece by Moondog, who was homeless in New York City at one time but ended up influencing major composers that followed, like Philip Glass and Steve Reich,” Lambson said.


Student interest in the first two SRT ensembles – Contemporary Ensemble and the Rockin’ Axes – has been so overwhelming that the School of Music expanded its offering, adding a third group this year –­ the Commercial Music Ensemble.


“The Contemporary Music Ensemble will focus on more complex works, including electronic music and progressive musical styles,” Lambson said. “The students have been very excited about the new direction of this group and have been part of its development.”


Admission to the concert is free. For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

 

SFA’s Contemporary Music Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Music Recital Hall on the SFA campus.

 

 

 

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Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church Anniversary Service


 


The Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church of Garrison would like to invite everyone to join them for their 133rd church anniversary program on Sunday, November 10, at 3 p.m. Rev. Lynn Morris, Pastor of the New Hope & Mt. Gillian CME Churches will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served.

 

 

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Joaquin Senior Pep Rally


 


Joaquin ISD will have their Senior Pep Rally on 11-8-19 at 1 p.m.

 

 

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SFA Gardens' Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature commercial ornamental horticulture specialist


 

 

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900 Raguet St.

 

Dr. Jeb Fields, assistant professor and extension specialist for commercial ornamental horticulture with the Louisiana State University AgCenter, will present “Gardening in the Deep South the Cajun Way: Observations from Plant Trials.”

 

Fields is located at the Hammond Research Station in Louisiana where he works closely with nursery, greenhouse and landscape industries. His research and extension program focuses on environmental nursery production and sustainable landscaping systems.

 

Additionally, Fields serves as Louisiana Super Plants Program chair, which identifies and highlights superior plant material for Louisiana landscapes. He also is director of the LSU AgCenter’s Ornamental Trial Gardens, where a variety of plant material is trialed annually, including seasonal bedding plants, hardy perennials, woody shrubs and landscape trees sourced from around the world.

 

Fields’ is motivated professionally by a passion for natural source stewardship in horticulture and incorporating sound practices to build a more profitable and sustainable green industry.

 

The Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series is held the second Thursday of each month and includes a rare plant raffle after the program. The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series fund are always appreciated.

 

Parking is available at the PNPC and Raguet Elementary School, located at 2428 Raguet St.

 

For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.

 

 

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