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Charles and Judy DelaneyApril 18, 2018 - Charles and Judy Delaney presented a musical program of favorite hymns to guests and members of the Golden Harvest Ministries Club at their April 16, 2018 meeting. Tables were decorated with flowers from Linda Bordelon's Wildscape which were examples of horticultural entries of a typical Flower show. Included were the rare Texas natives green dragon and Jack-in-the Pulpit.

Carl Smith and W.A. Moore celebrated birthdays and anniversary greetings went to Winnie and John Preston, 34 years, and Dot and David Bain, 23 years. The scrapbook was on display for viewing.

Visitors are welcome to bring a covered dish for the luncheon and join in the fun and fellowship. This senior citizen group meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church in Center, Texas.

Submitted by Linda Bordelon, Reporter


Texas native plant green dragon on display at the Golden Harvest Ministries Club


Texas Native Jack-in-the Pulpit

April 18, 2018 (Event Flyer) - The 2018 Shelby County Agriculture Education Day will be held on Friday, May 4th at the Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena from 9:00 a.m. until noon. This fun, free, hands-on educational event is open to the public and geared towards children PreK – 3rd grades. Participants will learn about agriculture, sport fishing, roping demonstration just to name a few. We have over 25 educational demonstrations scheduled with the, Texas Forest Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife, a petting zoo, hay ride, farm implement exhibits, and many more to present.

Our goal is to provide the opportunity for Shelby County youth to understand agriculture and how it affects our everyday lives. Last year we had over 1,000 youth and adults to attend this year. If you have any questions on this event, contact the Shelby County Extension office at 936-598-7744.

Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin The Texas A&M University System, U. S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating. A member of The Texas A&M University System and its statewide Agriculture Program.

April 18, 2018 - A Presidential Proclamation has been issued asking Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor and as a mark of respect for former First Lady Barbara Bush. Flags are to be lowered on the day of her interment which is Saturday, April 21 from sunup to sunset.

Remember if you have other flags flying with the US Flag they should also be lowered. Flags that cannot be lowered can show respect for the day by tying a black cord or ribbon to the top of the staff.

Read the proclamation here: PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION

April 13, 2018 - Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library is proud to be a participant of “Free Comic Book Day” this year on Saturday, May 5, 2018!  

Due to a grant received by the Tocker Foundation of Austin, Texas, the library has been able to add hundreds of graphic novels to our shelves.  Graphic novels have become a key learning tool for school aged children, but we didn’t leave anyone out!  We have graphic novels coming in for everyone from toddlers to adults!  

To coincide with the addition of all of our new graphic novels, we will be giving a free comic book to the first 75 people to check out a graphic novel on Saturday, May 5.  

Please come join us in celebrating “Free Comic Book Day” at the library!

April 12, 2018 - The Center Garden Club is hosting a Plant Sale on Friday, April 13th on the Court House Square. The sale will be from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.

Many varieties of plants will be available, from old pass-along plants and your Grandmother’s old garden favorites to some of the newest and most exotic varieties on the market. Be sure to arrive early for the best selections.

Members will bring bromeliads, angel trumpet, yarrow, golden rain trees, Brazilian button flower, pink gaura, Japanese cedar shrubs, Itsaul summer raspberry plants for our area, butterfly weed for the Monarch butterfly larvae, and many other plants for hummers and butterflies.

Those of us who live in East Texas are blessed with a large variety of plants to choose from when planning the garden or landscape. Many of the native plants listed above are naturally occurring plants that have adapted to the climate, geography, and habitat of the region. They are generally hardy, are low maintenance, and easy to grow. They are adapted to the environment and do not require much attention. Many of them attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators essential to our ecosystem and offer food and shelter for our wildlife.

We welcome new members. Anyone interested in joining this great group of gardeners should come by and visit with us during this once-a-year sale.


From left: Dispatchers Jolene Tindol, Karen Shields, Miranda Thornburgh, Amy Lindley, Donna Dugger, and Jennifer Stroud with Chief Jim Albers.

April 11, 2018 - The Center Police Department and Ladies Auxiliary hosted a celebration on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to honor their dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

Dispatchers enjoyed cake donated by Wal-Mart and punch along with a gift which included a sign with their name and gift cards from Little Caesar’s pizza and Sonic.

Chief of Police Jim Albers advised the department has 10 dispatchers with some working  full-time and others part-time. Albers advised somebody has to be there to answer when citizen's call.

Thank you Dispatchers! From the Center Police Department and the Center Police Department Ladies Auxiliary.

April 9, 2018 - Princess Ball Photos can be picked up at Dazzle Me Pink & Blue 902 Tenaha Street, Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm, 936-590-6822.

April 9, 2018 - Please join the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the staff at Blake Furniture for a Ribbon Cutting and celebration on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. Blake Furniture is located at 108 Selma Street. The public is invited to attend and meet the Owners and Staff. Shelby County Cookers will be cooking Chicken Fajitas and drinks are provided by 7Up. There will also be a Tent Sale!!

Blake Furniture is a family owned business since 1975. There are 10 Blake Furniture locations in the North East Texas area. Blake Furniture sells the top brands in furniture. Blake Furniture is the largest Ashley Furniture Dealer in North East Texas. And Blake Furniture offers the best Easy-in-Store Financing in the area.

Mark your calendar for April 21st and be apart of the excitement.

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

April 9, 2018 - The Center Garden Club is hosting a Plant Sale on Friday, April 13th on the Courthouse Square.

The sale will be from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.


Nana, take me to the plant sale...please!

Many varieties of plants will be available, from old pass-along plants and your Grandmother’s old garden favorites to some of the newest and most exotic varieties on the market. Be sure to arrive early for the best selections.

Members will bring bromeliads, angel trumpet, yarrow, golden rain trees, Brazilian button flower, pink gaura, Japanese cedar shrubs, Itsaul summer raspberry plants for our area, butterfly weed for the Monarch butterfly larvae, and many other plants for hummers and butterflies.

Those of us who live in East Texas are blessed with a large variety of plants to choose from when planning the garden or landscape. Many of the native plants listed above are naturally occurring plants that have adapted to the climate, geography, and habitat of the region. They are generally hardy, are low maintenance, and easy to grow. They are adapted to the environment and do not require much attention. Many of them attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators essential to our ecosystem and offer food and shelter for our wildlife.

We welcome new members. Anyone interested in joining this great group of gardeners should come by and visit with us during this once-a-year sale.

April 7, 2018 - Tenaha Masonic Lodge participated in their trash pickup on Saturday, April 7, 2018.  Even though the weather was not idea these members "Got it Done.” Thanks to all that helped.

Larry Terry, Master of Lodge

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