News Headlines Archives for 2022-10

CCF Hallelujah Night

We know that 365 days a year belong to God, including October 31st. So rather than celebrate a worldly Holiday, let’s show kids how to celebrate the name of Jesus at “Hallelujah Night 2022.” This is something that we do for our community and church kiddos to have a fun and safe place to go and celebrate what God has done for us…

There will be kids Praise & Worship starting at 6:00, followed by Laser Tag, Obstacle Courses, Train Ride, Free Pizza, Free Candy, Free Snow Cones.. Everyone is welcome.

Please share for the whole community to come and enjoy some good Christian Fellowship.

October 31st. 6:00pm-8:00pm

Center Christian Fellowship

2471 US Highway 96 North Center, TX 75935

SCSO SEEKING WHEREABOUTS OF Willie Daniel McGuire

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Willie Daniel McGuire, 61, of Timpson. McGuire is described as a black male, 6’1” tall, 200 pounds, bald, with brown eyes. McGuire was reported missing October 27, 2022. He was last seen leaving Nix Forestry, his place of employment, on October 14, 2022. McGuire owns a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer, brown in color, bearing Texas Plate BD7N138, and a white Lexus 4-door, white with a gold strip at the bottom and chrome wheels. If anyone has any information on the disappearance of McGuire, please contact SCSO Lieutenant Investigator Chad Hooper at 936-572-5045 or Josh Tipton Constable Pct. 5 at 936-615-8223.

10th Annual Taste of the Holidays Reservation Tickets Available

10th Annual Taste of the Holidays
Reservation Tickets Available

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are hosting the 10 th Annual Taste of the Holidays, presented by Shelby Savings Bank, an eclectic culinary sampling and dining experience, on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the John D. Windham Civic Center. Tickets will be on sale beginning Monday, November 7 th and will be available to be purchased at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office or from any Chamber Ambassador.

Space is limited and advance tickets are $15 per person. No tickets will be available at the door.
Those showcased in the exclusive Taste of the Holidays are local chamber member restaurants, caterers,florists and other specialty businesses.
Gold sponsors for the Taste of the Holiday event are Specter, Inc. and Sabine State Bank.

For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email info@shelbycountychamber.com or visit www.shelbycountychamber.com .

Sabine County Beekeeping meeting

The Sabine County Beekeepers will meet for our monthly meeting on Monday November 7th at 6:30PM. We meet every 1st Monday of the month at 6:30PM at the Sabine County Chamber of Commerce, on the square, downtown Hemphill. We welcome the public to come out and join us. We have no dues, or officers. This is for anyone interested in becoming a new beekeeper or an already experienced beekeeper. For more info, call James at (409)625-4787.

Boil Water Notice for San Augustine Rural Water System

Boil Water Notice for San Augustine Rural Water System

Effective October 26, 2022 Until further notice

Due to a break in the line, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required San Augustine Rural Public Water System PWS #2030007 to notify Customers on FM 353, Hwy 21 E and Sunrise Community to boil their water prior to consumption (eg., washing hands / face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, Seniors and Persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received the notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact San Augustine Rural Water System at 220 W. Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas, 75972, or call 936-288-0489 or Charles Sharp at 936-201-5001.

NEW MEMBER RIBBON CUTTING FANCY'S CAFE

NEW MEMBER RIBBON CUTTING FANCY’S CAFE

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors invite the public to join them at a New Member Ribbon Cutting for Fancy’s Cafe on Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:30 am as well as celebrate their 2 nd Year Anniversary of being in business!!

Karly and Michael Howard, owners, first opened the restaurant in Tenaha two years ago. In January of this year, they opened Fancy’s Cafe in Center. They offer an extensive menu including appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, dinners, lots of yummy sides, fish and shrimp, salads and homemade desserts. They also offer daily lunch specials. Karly and Michael are proud their family oriented atmosphere.

Fancy’s Cafe was voted Best of Shelby County in 2022 for the Appetizers and Sides, Burgers, Catfish, Chicken Fried Steak, Dinner, Dessert, Kid Friendly menus and Salads. They were also voted Best Restaurant and Best Staff. Congratulations!

Fancy’s Cafe is open Monday thru Saturday from 11:00am until 9:00pm. Fancy’s Cafe is located at 1003 Hurst Street

Join the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in welcoming Karly and Michael to our business community. For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682 or info@shelbycountychamber.com.

SCSO SEEKING WHEREABOUTS OF TERRY WAYNE GOODMAN

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Terry Wayne Goodman, 53, of Rusk. Goodman is described as a white male, 5’6” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and red hair. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Goodman in reference to a 2000 Ford Ranger that was reported missing from Carroll Street in Joaquin on Monday, October 24. If you know the whereabouts of Goodman, you are asked to contact SCSO Lieutenant Investigator Chad Hooper at 936-572-5045.

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

October 25, 2022

The water on Denning Rural WSC no longer requires boiling.

On October 18, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the Denning Rural Water Supply, #2030004, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. Denning Rural Water Supply has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of October 25, 2022. If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact the office: 220 West Columbia Street San Augustine, Texas. 936-288-0489 or Charles Sharp 936-201-5001. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If a customer, individual or employee wishes to contact the executive director, please call (512)239-4691.

Zombie Car Wash First in the ArkLaTex

Zombie Car Wash First in the ArkLaTex New drive-thru haunted car wash is sure to be “spooktacular."

SHREVEPORT, LA – Gather everyone in a car, and come to the first Zombie Car Wash in Shreveport, LA Oct. 27 - 29, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Mansfield Road Rocketfast Car Wash. Admission is $20 per car and is first-come first-served. Organizers "warn" that humans have fled this southern part of Shreveport, and zombies have taken over ... expect to see slow-moving zombies trying to get into your cars before you enter the car wash. The event has been created by Apex Communications and Events, JRyan Artist, Rocketfast Car Wash, CSC Productions and Spinner Entertainment as a fun and cost-effective Halloween season production. One bag of candy per car will be provided by the Sci-Port Discovery Center. More information is available on Facebook at Zombie Car Wash. 

Santa's Christmas Parade Theme

Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee Announces “Christmas Around the World” theme

Santa’s Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 3rd beginning at 6:00pm. The Parade is presented by High Roller Wells. The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas Around the World.

Categories for the 2022 Parade will include: Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic Organizations. Judges will award cash prizes to the top three places in each category. The Float Competition Sponsor is the City of Center. The Sponsor for the Grand Marshal is Town and Country Real Estate. Parade float entry registration is free and completed applications must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by Friday, November 25th. Applications are available at the Chamber offices.

The Taste of the Holidays, sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank, will be held on Thursday, December 1st at the Windham Civic Center from 4:30-7:30pm. There will be delicious food samplings available.

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

CLINE FAMILY MEDICINE PRESENTS 15 TH ANNUAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR

The Health and Fitness Fair is this Friday, October 28th from 9:00am until 2:30pm at the Windham Civic Center. There will be a lot of health related information; Cline’s Family Medicine will be offering Flu Shots. Come for lunch. The Center High School Culinary Arts students will be selling healthy box lunches for $12.00 between 11:00am and 1:00pm. Watch food demonstrations, play jeopardy, ride the smoothie bike, test the distracted driver simulator and much more.

A Black Out Bingo game will be held with three drawings for the chance to win a Ninja Nutri Bullet, an air fryer and an Instapot. Attendees and vendors are invited to participate in finding items throughout the fair.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be on site with a blood mobile taking donations, to sign up to donate please contact Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682.

The fair is free to the public.

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

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF TENAHA

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF TENAHA

Notice is hereby given that a regular called meeting of the governing body of the above-named City will be held on Monday the 24th day of October 2022 at 5:30 pm at Tenaha City Hall, 238 North George Bowers Drive, Tenaha, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit:

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Invocation

4. Pledge: United States Pledge

5. Citizens Input: This time is provided for members of the public to address the City Council on items that appear within the agenda, or a matter not listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes. A Citizens Input Form must be filled out and filed with the City Secretary prior to the meeting.

6. Department Head Reports: A. Public Works B. Municipal Court C. Police Department D. Fire Department E. City Secretary Leadership Conference Center Civic Center October 25th 8am – 1pm Trunk or Treat First Baptist Church Monday October 31st 6p – 8p Office will be closed Friday November 11th Veterans’ Day, November 24th and 25th Thanksgiving Day

7. Representative for KSA, Lanny Buck, Regional Client Service Leader to speak. 8. Discussion and possible action on approving Declaration of Disaster and Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning.

9. Discussion and possible action on approving the minutes for the September 2022 City Council meeting(s).

10. Discussion and possible action on approving the Monthly Financial report(s) for September 2022.

11. Discussion and possible action on moving Decembers’ monthly meeting to Monday December 19,2022 at 5:30 due to Christmas Holidays.

12. Discussion and possible action on approving the 2023 Employee observed Federal Holiday’s.

13. Consider entering executive session (Personnel Matters Government Code Section 551.074) with possible action related thereto upon reconvening in open session.) Reconvene into open session and take any action necessary because of the Executive Session.

14. Council Items: Reports by the members of the City Council on matters not on the agenda will be made at this time. A total, not to exceed 10 minutes will be devoted to these reports.

15. Adjourn.

The Council reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda whenever it is considered necessary and is legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.

This agenda is posted as required under Government Code Section 551.41. For more information or for a copy of the open meetings act, please contact the Attorney General of Texas at 1-800-252-8011 or the City Secretary at 936-248-3841.

City of Tenaha

_____________________________________________________

O’Neal Jones, Jr., Mayor

Certification

I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the front door at City Hall, 238 North George Bowers Drive, Tenaha, Texas on __________________________.

______________________________________________________

Amanda L. Treat-Brock

I certify that the attached notice and agenda of items to be considered by the City Council was removed by me from the front door of the City Hall on the __________day of, __________________2022. ______________________________________________________

Amanda L. Treat-Brock

SCSO SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT ON 96S

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching Highway 96 South at the San Augustine county line. Suspect Bryan Aleck Krolczyk evaded law enforcement and took off on foot. Krolczyk is a white male, 5’10” tall, weighs 190 pounds and has shoulder length sandy blonde hair. He was last seen wearing tan pants and a blue shirt. Krozlyck currently has active felony warrants. DO NOT PICK UP ANY HITCHHIKERS if you are traveling this area. Please use caution and move out of the way of any law enforcement vehicle. If you know the whereabouts of Krolczyk or spot him in the area, do not approach him. Call 9-1-1.

4-H Food and Textile Youth Projects to Begin

4-H Food and Textile Youth Projects to Begin

Does baking, learning to mix, measure and read recipes sound like fun? Would you like to learn to use kitchen gadgets, make snacks and plan meals? Are you interested in machine sewing, quilting or arts and crafts? Do you enjoy creating art, clothing or décor from recyclables? If you answered, “yes” then the Shelby County 4-H Food and Textile project is for you.

What is 4-H?

Texas 4-H is like a club for kids and teens ages 5-18, and it’s BIG! It’s the largest youth development program in Texas with more than 550,000 youth each year. Texas 4-H is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M System and the program was founded in 1908, No matter where you live or what you like to do, Texas 4-H has something that lets you be a better you! You may think 4-H is only for your friends with animals, but it’s so much more! You can do activities like shooting sports, food science, healthy living, robotics, fashion, and photography.

4-H Showcase

Please join us on October 25, 2022, at 6:00 pm to experience all about cooking and sewing. The Shelby County 4-H Food and Textile project will have a showcase on 4-H projects at the Shelby County Extension office, 266 Nacogdoches Street, Center (old elementary school building).

4-H Textile Project

Project activities include creating art and other projects from craft items, participating on a team to design a fashion piece from recyclables, and learning beginning machine sewing to make a lap quilt (sewing machines and instruction will be provided). Don’t worry if you’ve never tried these projects before! If you are at all interested, come and have fun learning and doing.

4-H Food Project

In the 4-H Food project, boys and girls, grades 3rd through 12th focus on nutrition, food safety and learning cooking and measuring skills. This year we will be learning how to can and make jams and jellies, bake delicious holiday treats, participate in a team chopped contest, and learn about setting an appetizing table.

How to Participate

Just call the Extension office and speak to Tera or Feleshia to get all the information. To ensure adequate supplies, please RSVP by October 21, 2022 to Feleshia Thompson, CEA-FCH at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Shelby County at 936-598-7744 or email at feleshia.thompson@ag.tamu.edu. ### Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas

Shelbyville Dragon Band Advances to State

“On Saturday, October 15th The Shelbyville High School Band participated in the Region 21 UIL Marching Contest held in Longview, Texas. The Dragon Band went away from the contest with a 1st division rating from all three judges. This is the highest possible score at the contest. As a result, the band now qualifies for the UIL State Military Marching Band Competition, which will take place Tuesday, November 1st at Baylor University McLane Stadium. At this competition the Dragon Band will compete alongside other qualifying 2A military style marching bands from across the state of Texas in a direct ranking system.” We are Dragon Proud!

John Kennon Head Band Director

Marcia Castenada Asst. Band Director

John Derr Asst. Band Director

Shelbyville ISD

Boil Water Notice for Denning Rural Water System

Boil Water Notice for Denning Rural Water System

Effective October 18, 2022 Until further notice

Due to a break in a line, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the Denning Rural Water System PWS # 2030004 to notify ALL customers on FM 354, New Hope Community, FM 1196, and 21 W of the Water Plant to boil their water prior to consumption (eg., washing hands/ face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customer that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received the notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Denning Rural Water System at 220 W. Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas, 75972, or call 936-288-0489 or Charles Sharp at 936-201-5001.

Excelsior PTO Halloween Carnival

IT’S BACK! Come out and join us for an evening of fun for all ages at the Excelsior PTO Halloween Carnival Saturday October 22, 2022, 6PM to 9 PM in the Excelsior ISD gym. Games for all ages, food, costume contest & take a chance tickets for your chance to win lots of prizes.

15 TH ANNUAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! 15 TH ANNUAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR SPONSORED BY CLINE FAMILY MEDICINE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28TH The Annual Health and Fitness Fair, will be held on Friday, October 28 th at the Windham Civic Center from 9:00am until 2:30. The Event is hosted by the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension Services.

This year’s theme is “Healthy Living. Healthy Living is when our physical and mental health are in balance and functioning well. Healthy Living is a lifestyle choice which includes healthy eating, regular exercise and good sleep habits. Experts will be available at the Fair with information to help you achieve your Healthy Living goals

The purpose and goal of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Committee and the Health and Fitness Fair is to educate Shelby County and the surrounding areas about health care resources available in the area and about their personal health. There will be a variety of health screenings available.

There will be two mobile mammogram units on site: hosted by Christus Trinity Mother Frances and UT Health East Texas. All mammogram appointments must be made prior to the event by calling the Agri-Life Extension Offices at 936-598-7744. There is a charge for the mammograms and most health insurance is accepted.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be on site with a blood mobile taking donations. To sign up to donate please contact Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598- 3682.

There will also be a Black Out Bingo this year with three great prizes!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors: Focused Care of Center and Hope Community Medicine.

For more information regarding becoming a vendor or attending as a guest, please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682, email info@shelbycountychamber.com or visit www.shelbycountychamber.com.

Lunch and Learn - October

Carriston Hendricks to speak at the October Lunch and Learn

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer and fund research, treatments and a cure. Carriston Hendricks, a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and owner of Priority Family Healthcare, will be the speaker for the October Lunch and Learn. The October Lunch and Learn will be Wednesday, October 26th at noon at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 266 Nacogdoches Street.

About 1 in 8 U.S. women and 1 in 833 men will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lives. According to “Living Beyond Breast Cancer”, in 2022, an estimated 290,560 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. along with 51,400 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. An estimated 43,780 people will lose their lives to metastatic breast cancer. These number remind us there is still a lot of work to be done. Carriston will share her knowledge about breast health and breast cancer. She will also be available to answer questions.

The Lunch and Learns are open to everyone. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP to 598-7744 or to 598-3682. For information contact the Chamber offices at 598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

TWO ARRESTED ON THEFT CHARGE; PROPERTY RECOVERED

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Avery Brown, 27, of Huntsville and Raina Baker, 32, of Center, for theft in regards to an incident that occurred on October 14, 2022, in Timpson. On October 14, 2022, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies took a report where 38 electronic tablets were stolen out of a residence on Bremond Street. Due to the active response from deputies, along with assistance from Constable Pct. 5 Josh Tipton, and Constable Pct. 4 Taylor Fanguy, 32 tablets were recovered. Deputies also recovered three stolen cell phones. This investigation is ongoing. Baker was arrested and charged with Theft of Property (SJF) $10,000 bond. Brown was arrested and charged with Theft of Property (SJF) $10,000 bond; and Fail to ID $5,000.

 

Candle Lighting Serivce

New Hope CME -5141 HWY 84 WEST TIMPSON, TX 75975

Would be honored with your presence at our candle lighting service Sunday October 16th, 2022 @ 3:00pm. Service is in rememberance of our loved ones, trailblazers gone before us.

The Pastor is Rev Sylvia Yarbrough.

The speaker is Rev Lynn Morris Pastor of Mt Olive CME Church Garrison, Tx.

The public is invited.

SCSO SEEKING WHEREABOUTS OF LOUT

SCSO SEEKING WHEREABOUTS OF LOUT

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Inga Lout, 68, of Shelbyville. Lout is described a white female, 5’3” tall, and weighs approximately 165 pounds. She has black hair and green eyes.

She was last seen around 5 a.m. on October 12, 2022 in the 200 block of County Road 2565 in Center. Lout is believed to be driving a 2015 charcoal gray Dodge Durango bearing Texas plate GDW4637.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, please contact Lieutenant Chad Hooper at 936-572-5045 or the SCSO at 936-598-5601.

 

Little Dribblers Basketball Signups

BASKETBALL SIGNUPS

The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2023 Basketball signups will begin soon.

Where? The Community House (425 San Augustine Street)

When? Tuesday, October 18 th or Thursday, October 20th All Dates from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Parents are encouraged to come by City Hall at 617 Tenaha Street to sign up also. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm. If one of the signup dates doesn’t work for you, please come by City Hall before November 4th to sign up. After November 4th, there will be a $15 late fee added to the registration. For more information contact Jason Mitchell, City of Center Recreational Director at 936-590-7196 Cash, Check or Card Accepted Cost is $60 per child Basketball (Ages 4-12) PARENTS: PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO SIGNUPS

 

Inscripciones de BASKETBALL El Departamento de Recreación de Center se enorgullece en anunciar que la inscripción para la temporada de otoño 2023 DE BASKETBALL está por comenzar pronto. ¿Donde? Community House (425 San Augustine Street) ¿Cuando? Martes, 18 de Octubre: Jueves, 20 de Octubre En cada fecha de 5:00 a 7:00pm Los padres pueden presentarse ala City Hall en 617 Tenaha Street para entregar sus inscripciones. Las horas de oficina son de Lunes-Viernes de 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Si alguna de las fechas de regristo no funciona para usted favor de pasar ala oficina antes del 4 de Noviembre. Despues del 4 de Noviembre abra un recargo de 15$. Para más información favor de comunicarse con Jason Mitchell, Director del Departamento de Recreación para la Ciudad de Center, al número 936-590-7196 Aceptamos tarjeta de credito or dinero en efectivo. El costo es de $60.00 cada niño(a) Basketball (Edades 4-12) PARENTS: PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO SIGNUPS

10 th Anniversary Celebration Center Health and Harmony

10 th Anniversary Celebration Center Health and Harmony

Center Health and Harmony is celebrating its 10 th Anniversary on Friday, October 21 st at 11:00am. The public is invited to join the Ambassadors is celebrating this milestone with Beth Brown and her staff.

In 1988, Ruth Chandler opened Center Health Foods store. Ms. Chandler suffered from rheumatoid arthritis. After years and taking a lot of medication, she was introduced to Natures Sunshine herbs and healed herself. Ms. Chandler wanted to open a store to help others.

In 2012, Beth Brown bought Center Health Foods and renamed it Center Health and Harmony. Beth Brown has been a Certified Natural Health Professional since 2015. At Center Health and Harmony you will find a large selection of supplements, vitamins, herbs, health and beauty products, food items and drinks and snacks. Beth understands that not all products work for everyone and therefore offers a large number of products that can work for individual health needs.

Congratulations on 10 years of business in Shelby County and thank you.

TCCA-Harvest For Homes

TCCA-Harvest For Homes Produce Drop

Wednesday October 12 @ 9am Ivan Smith Parking Lot

The Fannie Brown Booth Library's Fall Book Sale

The Fannie Brown Booth Library's Fall Book Sale will be October 25th-29th during regular library hours. We have a wide variety of books. Hardbacks will be a $1 and paperbacks will be $.50. We are accepting donations now, except for encyclopedias and textbooks. For more information, please call at 936-598-5522. Thanks, Sandra Davis Library Director

SEARCH WARRANT RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Denisa Permenter, 49, of Joaquin, and Lawrence Pierce, 34, of Garrison. On Monday, October 3, 2022, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the Huxley Bay Marina R.V. Park in Shelbyville. The search warrant was performed after an extensive narcotics investigation by the SCSO Criminal Investigation Division. The search warrant resulted in the discovery of 83.6 grams of methamphetamines. Two firearms were recovered from the location; one of which was stolen out of Kentucky. A 2013 Crusade Fifth-Wheel Travel Trailer and a 2008 Kia SUV were also seized during the search warrant, along with currency. Permenter was arrested and booked into the Shelby County jail for the following charges: Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance (F-2), POCS (F-2), Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (F-2), and Theft of a Firearm (SJF). Pierce was arrested and booked into the Shelby County jail for the following charges: Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon (M-A), and POCS (SJF). The SCSO would like to extend a special thanks to Constable Precinct 1 Zack Warr, Constable Precinct 2 Jamie Hagler, DPS Officers Taylor Buster and David Shields, and the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office. The SCSO will continue to pursue the drug problem in our county. It’s simple. If you are involved in the usage, or are selling narcotics in this county, we are COMING FOR YOU. Get straight or relocate.

OPERATION BLUE SANTA

The Center Police Department's Blue Santa program is getting ready to load the sleigh and needs your help. Blue Santa is asking for donations of new toys, books, or clothes for all ages of boys and girls. Monetary donations are also welcomed, and can be given in the form of Cash, or Check, or through Paypal @BlueSantaCPD Cookies & Cocoa with Santa is going to have some BIG changes this year. We have officially outgrown the PD lobby, and will be moving to the Center Communinty House. It is scheduled for December 4th 2pm – 4pm. This is our BIG Toy Drive, and we are very excited to be having it again this year. Enjoy Cookies & Cocoa, and FREE pictures with Santa, and bring in a toy to donate, and be entered into our raffle for a 32 in Tv and DVD Player, and a Christmas movie watching goody basket. Forms will be ready for pickup on Monday, Nov 1st. If you know of any child in Shelby County that may not have any Santa this Christmas, please have their parent/guardian fill out this form. One for each child and turn back into the Center Police Department Dispatch, Shelby County Today, or The Light & Champion. This form will need to be returned to the PD no later than Monday, December 5th, 2022. Any form turned in after the due date will NOT be accepted. This ensures us plenty of time to get all the toys we will need. Forms or Monetary donations can also be mailed to OPERATION BLUE SANTA at P.O. Box 322 Center, Tx 75935. If you would like to donate new toys, clothing, hygiene items please bring them to the Center Police Dept. Boys and girls of all ages will be needed, infant to 15yrs old. The entire Blue Santa team would like to thank everyone for your generous donation to the Blue Santa program. With your donation and others like yours, we will be able to provide Christmas to many children in Shelby County. Again, thank you, we cannot do it without you! Let Blue Santa help You make a Childs Christmas blessed this year. Thank You, from the Operation Blue Santa Team!

46 th EAST TEXAS POULTRY QUEEN CROWNED

46 th EAST TEXAS POULTRY QUEEN CROWNED

Congratulations to the 2022 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen’s Court. Sayre Hall was crowned the 2022 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen at the coronation held Saturday, October 1 st . Julie Bird was First Runner Up and Bella Alford was Second Runner Up. Children of the Court during the East Texas Poultry Festival pageant were Preslee Chumley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Chumley; Kase Kay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kay; Sawyer Kirby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kris Kirby; William Windham, son of Dr. and Mrs. Clayton Windham; Blayne Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cody Miller; Todd Best, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Best.

Thank you to the East Texas Poultry Festival Queen’s court Platinum sponsor High Roller Wells for making the pageant a huge success. Gold sponsors for the event were Cornerstone Construction, Dazzle Me Pink and Blue, deb’s boutique and JML Management.

Thank you the wonderful Committee: Caroline Corbell, Haley Link, Sharisse McAdams, Shannell Ruiz, Emily Teske and Jesse Wiggins. Chase Mayfield and Abi DePriest were Master of Ceremonies and Mistress of Ceremonies.

The 2022 East Texas Poultry Festival Opening Ceremonies, sponsored by Focused Care of Center, will be held under the Big Tent at 10:00 a.m., Thursday morning, October 6 th Queen Sayre and the court will cut the feathers opening the festival.

Thank you to Farmers State Bank, Poultry Festival Presenting Sponsor; and Festival Gold Sponsors, Badders Law Firm, City of Center, Pilgrim’s Pride and Tyson Foods.

See you at the Festival.

For additional information, call Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 936-598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Boil Water Notice Rescinded October 4, 2022

The water on San Augustine Rural WSC no longer requires boiling.

On September 28, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the San Augustine Rural Public Water System, #2030007, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

San Augustine Rural Water has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of October 4, 2022.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact the office: 220 West Columbia Street San Augustine, Texas. 936-288-0489 or Charles Sharp 936-201-5001.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If a customer, individual or employee wishes to contact the executive director, please call (512)239-4691.

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