Earlier today April 30th, 2018 a U.S Postal truck struck and knocked over a lamppost on the downtown Center city square. No one was injured or harmed.
Photos by Sherry Riley
Cade Foehner a 21 year old from Shelbyville, TX has advanced to the top 7 on the American Idol show. He wowed the crowd with his latest performance on Disney night of "Kiss the Girl" from the little mermaid.
On 4-26-18 at approximately 1:05 p.m. the Center Fire Department responded to a gas leak on Brooks Street in Center, TX. The gas main was shut off and the Center Fire Department returned to the station at 1:35 p.m.
Harvest for Homes Produce Drop this am @ 9:30 a.m. OLD CVS Building.
This Saturday on the square in downtown Joaquin from 10-12 am Joaquin Special Events Committee will be hosting a meet and greet for anyone running in a local office. This event is free and any candidate is welcome to join us. No sign up is required. For more info please contact Marsha at 936-332-8813.
Cade Foehner a 21 year old from Shelbyville, TX has made waves on American Idol he has advanced again making it to the top ten on the American Idol show on channel ABC.
The San Augustine Pro Rodeo was held this past Friday and Saturday April 20th - 21st, 2018 at the San Augustine County fair grounds. Center Broadcasting Company did a live radio remote pre-coverage of the event. Below is video news coverage and aerial video of the mutton busting contest, along with some pictures.
On 4-18-18 the Shelby County Job Fair 2018 was held at the John D. Windham Civic Center, the event ran from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and featured a variety of companies from our area some of which were hiring such as Tyson Foods. Center Broadcasting Company also had a table there as well and help spread information about journalism. Below is video coverage from the event along with some pictures.
Adams Meat Market in Center, TX had their grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on 4-17-18. The business is located on loop 500 in Center, and they offer a variety of custom cut meats and sausages.
They are open Tue - Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. This is a family owned and run business the owners are husband and wife Chad & Hollie Adams and the manager is Chad's mother Patrica Adams. They believe in family and customer service at Adams Meat Market in Center, TX.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above named City will be held on the 17th day of April, 2018 at 5:30 pm. at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson.
On April 13th, 2018 Governor Greg Abbott visited SFA for the Legal Summit and met with the Southwest Little League team the 71st Annual World Series Champions.
After reading his card the he and his wife wrote to the team and posing for pictures, the Governor did something unexpected and a little comical he wrote the kids an excuse for school, as he was pressed for time he only did one excuse per school.
It made the coaches and kids day to meet with Governor Abbott.
Shelby County native, Cade Foehner of Shelbyville has made it to the final twenty-four on ABC's American Idol TV Program. America will begin live voting on Sunday April 22nd!
Cade is a singer, songwriter and musician who has been performing locally for years. While attending Panola College, he was a member of the Jazz Band.
Cade's next appearance on American Idol will be a solo performance on Sunday April 15th or Monday April 16th on ABC.
Sign up to to vote live starting on Sunday April 22nd. https://idolvote.abc.go.com/
Cade Foehner & Bishop Briggs
Rock Star Cade Foehner Day will be held at Shelbyville ISD on April 16th at 2 p.m. at the Shelbyville ISD playground.
Shelby County JP Pct 4 Jenny Hicks was investigated by the Texas Rangers. DPS media relations officer David Hendry released the following statement when questioned about the case.
Tornado Warning till 9:15 p.m. 4-6-18 according to emergency alert system.
Friday April 6, 2018 - The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 11:00 PM for the listening area. An approaching cold front could bring severe storms into our area tonight and during the early morning hours Saturday. - dmj
On Wednesday evening, at approximately 6:16 p.m., the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at the corner of CR 3689 and CR 3853 in the Pine Ridge Community. Fire units arrived to find a single story, wood frame metal sided home with heavy smoke showing from the attic above the garage. Firefighter’s attacked the fire through the attic access door in the garage and quickly extinguished the fire, limiting fire and smoke damage to the garage area. A side-by-side ATV parked outside the garage was completely destroyed. After knocking the fire down, firefighters, with help from the homeowner, pulled the sheet rock ceiling down in the garage to ensure there was no hidden fire. The fire department returned to the station at 7:40 p.m.
The Tenaha Police Department will have their official opening ceremony on Saturday April 28th,2018 at 2 p.m.
Cade Foehner a 21 year old from Shelbyville, TX has advanced to the American Idol top 24, congratulations to Cade.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch 25 remains in effect until 600 PM CDT TX . Texas counties included are Anderson Angelina Bell Bosque Bowie Brazos Burleson Burnet Camp Cass Cherokee Collin Coryell Dallas Delta Denton Ellis Falls Fannin Franklin Freestone Grayson Gregg Hamilton Harrison Henderson Hill Hopkins Houston Hunt Johnson Kaufman Lamar Lampasas Leon Limestone Llano McLennan Madison Marion Milam Morris Nacogdoches Navarro Panola rains Red River Robertson Rockwall Rusk Sabine San Augustine Shelby Smith Tarrant Titus Trinity Upshur Van Zandt Williamson wood.
Due to the weather they postponed the Shelby County Children's Advocacy Center Butterfly release to Wednesday April 4th at 4 p.m. it will be held on the Center City square.
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