Brittany Barber who was wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff's office was arrested at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Joaquin by Pct. 3 Constable Roy Cheatwood. She was booked into the Shelby County Jail on warrants for Assault Causing Bodily Injury (M-A) $2,500 bond and Theft of Property (M-B) $1,500 bond.
At around 1 p.m. on 5-30-18 the Center Fire Department responded to a string of fires starting off FM 699 on CR 3736. It is believed at this time according to the fire department that someone started these fires and they were traveling in a black truck. The Center Fire Department called in for backup from the Tenaha Fire Department and the U.S. Forrest Service also. If you are traveling in this area be very careful and yield to emergency services.
SHELBY COUNTY, TX – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a one vehicle crash on 5-27-18 on FM 417, just west of FM 139. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 7:15 a.m., a 2001GMC pickup was traveling east on FM 417 when the pickup drove off the roadway to the right and struck a concrete culvert before overturning. The driver was ejected during the crash and identified as a fifteen-year-old male from Shelbyville, TX. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. A passenger in the pickup is identified as Brittnie Risinger, 19, also from Shelbyville. Risinger was transported to a Center hospital for treatment. This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.
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The Center Roughriders ended their baseball season Friday evening after the Kilgore Bulldogs won game two by a score of three to zero. Congratulations to the Roughriders on an amazing season, after blowing through the district and making it to the Regional Quarter Finals.
This is RCF's 35th year. May 18th - 20th. We have something for every age. Food Arts & Crafts, Music, Duck Derby Race, Parade, Pet Parade , Carnival, Car Show, Just to name a few.
Today, May 15, 2018 is Peace Officers Memorial Day. We pay tribute to local, state and federal peace officers who have died or who have been disabled in the line of duty. Your US Flag should be at half-staff until sunset. Day is done, God is nigh.
SHELBY COUNTY, TX – On May 12th, a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper investigated a one vehicle crash on County Road 2798 about 10 miles south of Center. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 2 a.m., a 2000 Ford pickup was traveling south on CR 2798 when the pickup drove off the roadway and rolled over; ejecting the driver.
The driver is identified as Yvette Stamps, 19, from Cleburne, TX. Stamps was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace. This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above named City will be held on the 15th day of May, 2018 at 5:30 pm. at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas.
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An observance was held in honor of the 73rd Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) at the Veterans Memorial, Historic Courthouse, Center Square, Center, Texas on Tuesday, May 8. Opening prayer given by Post Chaplain Cynthia Islas followed by the Pledge of Allegiance by all in attendance. Significance of the day given by Post Quartermaster Larry Hume. Names of 66 Shelby County Veterans who died in the European Theater or are still missing in action were read. Memorial Wreath placed by Post Sr. Vice Commander Newton Johnson, Jr., followed by the playing of Taps.
Sheriff Jayson Richardson would like to inform the public that the missing child Johnny Greer has been found and is safe. We would like to thank everyone that shared posts in an effort to bring him to safety.
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The Jury that was scheduled for Monday, May 14th, 2018 for the 273rd District Court Judge Charles R. Mitchell presiding has been cancelled.
Cade Foehner Advanced again yesterday evening 5-6-18 on American Idol he is now in the top 5. Also the top 7 contestants will be going on tour.
The 96th Annual Shelby County Chamber of Commerce banquet was held yesterday evening 5-1-18 at the John D. Windham Civic Center. Chris Watlington was the speaker.
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