Today as part of their summer reading program the Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library had special guest Mike and Linda Borderlon bee keepers from San Augustine and they gave a presentation about the importance of bees.
Students will be starting back to school soon and the Sam Samford Masonic Lodge scholarship checks will be issued. Each year the lodge gives two scholarships to Center High School graduates. On Saturday July 15th between 11 AM and 1 PM the lodge will be excepting donations to fund the scholarships. Our Bar B Q pit will be set up on the NAPA parking lot. Monetary donations of any amount will be excepted but for a donation of $8.00 or more, you will receive a Big Baked Potato, loaded with Bar B Q, all that other good stuff and a drink. We appreciate your support in our effort to support our students.
The Bennett Chapel Baptist Church is hosting the Roundup for Jesus Rodeo on Saturday July 15, 2017 at the Shelby County Rodeo Arena. It is free to attend and there will be door prizes.
As part of their reading program the Fannie Brown Booth Library will have Mike & Linda Bordelon, Beekeepers give a presentation about the importance of bees. It will be held this Thursday at 10:30 a.m. For more information call 936-598-5522.
While on vacation in Fort Davis, Texas I found prehaps one of the only hand made broom stores in the state of Texas. The store is owned by Mr. Jim Goodwin in this interview he tells us he has not actually been doing this for very long.
The Center City Council will meet in a Workshop Session on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at Center City Hall. the following items are on the agenda for approprate action:
Preliminary Budget Workshop
You’re invited to Texas Star Retail Store's Special July Event
Mark Manning will be presenting his personalized children's books as well as custom designs for t-shirts for churches, groups, sports teams, and individuals. The children's books will be available for customization and print the very same day! Refreshments will be provided for all who attend event.
You won’t want to miss all of this fun:
Where: Texas Star Retail Store (106 W. Columbia)
Time: 10 am-2 pm
Here’s to fun filled community day for all!
Care and Share will be taking applications for Senior Boxes in Chireno. Applicants must be at least 60 years old and must qualify financially. They will take application at 104 N. Montgomery during their pantry hours, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 1:00. Also, June 28th at the Fire Station between 1:00 and 4:00 PM. A Senior Box contains approximately 40 pounds of can good, juices, can meat, and dry goods.
Old Salem MBC will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 24th, 2017 9:00 am-2:00 pm. with registration starting at 8:45am. Lunch will be provided and kids of all ages are welcome! Take Hwy 7 West to FM 711, about 10 miles to CR 1297 on left.
Yesterday the community gathered to honor their Fathers at the Perry Sampson Park in Center. It was a fun filled day of events with a basketball tournament, free food and free hair cuts.
The Portacool Park had it grand opening recently here are some photos and a video from the event:
The Boil water notice for San Augustine has been lifted it is no longer necessary for citizens to boil their water.
KQBB 100.5 FM will be hosting a live remote from 10-12 on Fri the 30th, at Toledo Finance on the Center square, helping them celebrate their 50th anniversary. They will have drawings and refreshments from 8:30-5:30. Locally owned since 1967. KQBB 100.5 FM will be giving away Schlitterbahn tickets and other prizes.
In an interview with Center Broadcasting Company Center City Manger Chad Nehring tells us about the opening of the Portacool Park.
There is a boil water notice in effect for San Augustine Rural Water Supply.
The Youth Department of Strong Triumph Church would like to invite everyone to our Annual Youth Revival, to be held Tuesday, June 20-Thursday, June 22, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. The guest speaker will be Apostle Javoris Gatlin, Pastor of The Life Church International of Longview, Texas. We also invite everyone to our Annual Youth Explosion, to be held Saturday, June 24, beginning at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 25, beginning at 3 p.m. On Saturday night, we will have a motivational speaker, which will be Ms. Stephany Carter from Shelbyville, Texas. The theme for both the revival and the explosion is 1 Peter 2:9: But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; For more information, please contact Elder Faye Dell Allen at 936-368-2611/936-572-5810!
Notice is hereby given that a Regular meeting of the Governing body of the Shelby County Commissioners’ Court will be held on the 12th day of June, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the Courtroom of the Shelby County Courthouse at 200 San Augustine Street, Center, Shelby County, Texas to deliberate and consider action on the following items:
Today there was a puppet show at the Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library, presented by Puppet Wise productions.
Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill into law last Tuesday that will create a statewide ban on texting while driving, with first time offenders receiving a $99 fine and second time offenders a $200 fine. The bill is set to go into effect early September of this year.
The Somervelle County Sheriff’s Department executed two felony warrants on behalf of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Friday, June 2, 2017 for Matthew McMahon, 29, of Shelbyville and Randa Askew Faust McMahon, 36, of Shelbyville, for Injury to a Child (F-1). The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sought the warrants after investigating allegations of child abuse against a 4 year-old child.
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