UPDATE He was captured later on Wednesday, May 25
At approximately 6:08 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, Giovani Angel, an inside trustee at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office escaped while putting trash out. Angel was in jail on city charges of arson and burglary of a building.
He is described as a 19 year-old Hispanic male, medium build, 5’10 inches tall, 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has a mowhawk haircut.
Angel was last seen in the area of Pine Street wearing all black clothing and carrying a black backpack. His last known address was on Park Street in Center.
If anyone has information on the location Angel or sees him, please call the SCSO at 936-598-5601 or the Center PD at 936-598-2788.
The First Responders luncheon was held today at the Windham Civic Center.
Christopher "Beau Buster" Byrnes signed a letter of intent to LaTourneau University to play golf for the 2016-2017 school year.
Last Friday Center Radio attended General Shelters Celebration day. They built their 75,000th building. General Shelters was founded in 1973 by Mr. James Campbell and has remained family owned for over 43 years. General Shelters does business in over 4 states and offers a wide variety of products: Green Houses, offices, Guard Houses, Steel Buildings, kennels, houses, horse barns, and decks just to name a few. They also provide building materials to the poultry industry. General Shelters is truly a corner stone for the community.
The Mess Family purchased the building
Master Bed Room
General Shelters has a large selection of different buildings:
Green House - Interior
Another Lovely Home
This One has a Loft
There is a boil water notice in effect for Paxton Water Supply, for those who were out of water yester day on FM 139 south of county road 3360.
Early voting opened yesterday for the run off elections, voting day will be May 21. So far at the time of this article 134 people voted, and 94 voted on the first day.
Justin Mott - Get out and go vote!
Cemetary Tour with Betty Oglesbee, chair and SFASU Theater Department
Mr. Ricky Plunkett Trailer home burnt down recently on Tuesday May 10th at 806 County Road 3605, near Joaquin. The fire started in the living room area, most likely the fire started due to electrical problems. Donations are being taken in to help Mr. Plunkett purchase a new home.
If you wish to donate please call: 936-234-3005, or 903-754-8734
The Tenaha High School ELA department will be hosting a play on May 18th in the High School Cafetorium. There will be two performances of I Don't Want To Talk About It. This play focuses on bullying and its adverse effects. Performance times will be 9:30am and 2:30 pm. Parents and community members are invited to attend.
From left (standing) Stacy O'Rear, Shirley Brittain, and Kelli Talbert (seated) Allison Harbison
Relay for Life is the signature activity of the American Cancer Society and celebrates cancer survivors and caregivers, remembers loved ones lost to the disease, and empowers individuals and communities to fight back against cancer; this year the Relay for Life of Shelby County celebrates a decade of fighting against cancer and we have raised over $800,000 dollars which supports the American Cancer Society's mission of saving lives and creating a world with less cancer. Relay for Life, while raising much needed money for cancer reseach, also continues to fight for lifesaving laws to increase the federal research funding, reduce tobacco use, raise the awareness of cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and patient support. We here in Shelby County are fortunate to have dedicated and compassionate citizens who are willing to work and support the American Cancer Society in their fight; Therefore, be it resolved, that I, Allison, Harbison, County Judge of Shelby County, Texas recognize all the many volunteers and participants from area families, corporations, churches, and civic groups and does hereby proclaim May 13, 2016 as "The Eleventh Annual Relay for Life of Shelby County, Cancer Awareness Day."
The Shelbyville Athletic School Banquet will be held on May 17th at 6:00 pm, $6.00 entry, $6.00 for dinner. Athletes eat for free, pay at the door.
The Shelby County Commissioners court passed the fema bill making the total number of counties in Texas not registered with FEMA 6.
The Winners for the 38th annual Take A kid Fishing Tournament are as follows:
Smallest Fish by Length
Largest Single Bream & Heaviest String
Allie Jones -Left
Smallest Fish by Length
Taylor Buckley- Right
Largest Single Bream & Heaviest String
Levi Porter - Left
Smallest Fish By Weight
Deavin Pitts - Right
Overall Winner ( Largest Single Bream)
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place
Shelby County Bass Anglers
Farmers Market Now Open in Center
A luncheon to recognize, honor, and award teachers of the Tenaha ISD school system. In addition, former teachers and administrators, who have been employed by the Tenaha ISD schools, will be returning to be presenters. This luncheon will also allow the Tenaha community to say “thanks” to the 80+ employees for a job well done. The Award and Appreciation Luncheon, will be held in the school cafetorium on Friday, May 27th at 12:15 pm.
A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Shelbyvill Independent School District will be held on Tuesday, May 10, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Board Room of the Shelbyville Independent School District at 343 FM 417 West, Shelbyville, Texas.
Jury Cancelled for Monday May 9th, 2016 for the 273rd District Court Honorable Judge Charles R Mithcell Presiding has been cancelled due the scheduled cases being resolved or passed. Anyone receiving a summons for that day is released from jury service until they receive a future summons.
County Road 3267 has been washed out due to high water at the Flat Fork Creek Bottom. The road is closed and barricaded, do not go around the barriers as you may become suberged.
The Pastor and Members of Carroll Chapel CME Church in Shelbyville would like to invite you to our Family and Friend Day on May 15th at 3:00 PM. Our guest speaker will be Elder Archie Thompson of the Triumph, the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ in Shelbyville. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy this special day.
May 4, 2016 - Tenaha Elementary Robotics Team participated in a robotics celebration Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Kilgore, TX. The team received the "Peer Choice" award for their project!. Thanks to Mrs. Stacie Barr and Mrs. Cindy Hughes for all of their hard work with this great group of students.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado struck the Anthony Harbor neighborhood in San Augustine County last Saturday.
High way 7 between Center and Nacogdoches has been seriously damaged.
All the caution cones are there for a reason.
Need a Car Wash? Joe’s Car Spa will be donating $5 per car to Shelbyville High School Project Graduation for every car that comes through their automatic car wash on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Students, Teachers, Parents, Grandparents, and Friends, get out and get your car washed and support Shelbyville High School Seniors! Big thanks to Joe’s Car Spa!
Hawthrone Missionary Baptist Church BBQ Sandwhich plate lunches for sale on the square on May 6th $7 each.
The Boil Water Notice is no longer in effect for Shelbyville.
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