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February 12, 2018 - Hey folks! It's time to Love Your Library, by becoming a Friend of the Fannie Brown Booth Library!

As a Friend, you will help support library programs, including the delightful Holiday Puppet show, by raising funds through membership fees, book sales, and other activities.

Memberships include individual, family, corporate, and work.

Application forms are available at the library, or just call (936) 598-5522 to have one mailed to you.

Please join Friends of the Library today!

February 7, 2018 - As always, Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. is striving to be the hands and heart of Christ in our community. With the help of your generous food donations, we are continuing to feed the hungry in Shelby County.

This month, the items we are needing help with are as followed: Crackers, Ramen Noodle Soup, Peanut Butter, Spaghetti Noodles, and Mac and Cheese.

Thank you for helping last month. God Bless you.

February 7, 2018 - It is Love Your Library month at the Fannie Brown Booth Library in Center. Support our local library by becoming a Friend of the Library.

Friends of the Library raises funds through book sales, raffles, and membership fees. We want our library to be able to continue ordering new books, providing interesting programs, including the delightful Holiday Puppet show, as well as other activities.

Join Friends of the Library today, by picking up an application at the library or by calling (936)598-5522 to have one mailed to you.

January 27, 2018 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas is proud to celebrate January 26 as Mirabeau Lamar Day.

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, born in 1798 in Georgia, became the second President of the Republic of Texas, serving from 1838 to 1841. During his administration the Congress granted each of the existing 23 counties four leagues of land to be used for education and set aside fifty leagues of land for the development of a university, earning Lamar the title "Father of Texas education."

On Mirabeau Lamar Day, members of the William Carroll Crawford Chapter; Merle Howard, Elizabeth Pate, Maggie Casto and Vickie Martin presented Sandra Davis, the Fannie Brown Booth librarian with a copy of "Mirabeau Lamar: Second President of Texas" for the library's children's section.

Article by Maggie Casto

January 23, 2018 - Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. needs your help. Due to the winter weather conditions we are issuing out more food boxes than normal. We need food items for our emergency food boxes. Here is a list of items needed:

  • 1 lb bags of rice
  • 1 lb bags of beans
  • Ramen noodles
  • Mac and cheese 
  • Spaghetti noodles 
  • Spaghetti sauce 
  • Peanut butter 

To donate food, please drop them by our offices located at 930 Shelbyville Street. For more information please call us at 598-4990.

Pictured are (from left) Anne Hale - CPS; Nancy Dickerson - FUMC; Kristen Berry - CPS; Karen Jones - FUMC Pastor; Sonya Holman - CPS Supervisor; and Kelly Snider - FUMC.

January 19, 2018 - The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Center Angel Tree Program had many recipients this past Christmas who may not have otherwise had as enjoyable of a holiday.

Helping to deliver gifts gathered on behalf of the Angel Tree were Child Protective Services (CPS) representatives for the Shelby County area.

According to Karen Jones, FUMC Pastor, 58 children in foster care, or under CPS care, were recipients of gifts delivered by CPS representatives. A lot of the children are from Shelby County, but may even have been residing in another larger city when they were delivered.

"We deal with children that have already been removed from their home of origin, and those children are placed in foster care," said Sonya Holman, CPS Supervisor. "Those are the particular children that are from Shelby County and the Angel Tree Program helped us provide Christmas to those individuals."

Holman explained the children in foster homes receive gifts in those homes; however, that isn't usually the same as someone might get in their own home. 

"They were able to give us things and provide them with a couple good gifts that they would have gotten when they were at home, so we're grateful for that," said Holman.

Jones stated the Angel Tree Program was coordinated for the church by Jo Watson, and the program even had a little extra help from the Shelby County Attorney.

"We worked through Gary Rholes," said Jones. "I had drawn the little 5-year-old girl, she was the same age as my granddaughter and she just wanted blinged clothes, that was more fun. We had four little boys that were not taken and I said, 'I'll go buy for those,' and Gary [Rholes] sent me money and so I just went crazy buying for them, it was great fun."

Holman stated it went really well as some counties aren't even able to provide much for the children. She described some of what the people in her unit are responsible for overseeing.

She said they're called the conservatorship unit within CPS, and she explained that means foster care. According to Holman, a judge will normally sign an order and give conservatorship of that child, temporarily for the next year to CPS until their parents can get it together.  

"If they don't get it together, which happens sometimes, then we end up terminating their rights and then we try and place them with family or a licensed foster home that can adopt," said Holman. "We try to seek permanency for those children, and we try to keep sibling groups together."

January 18, 2018 - Delta Gamma members were fortunate to have a program presented by fellow member Debbie Leggett, of Joaquin. 

She presented the program on Bible Journaling at the San Augustine meeting in December. She inspired members to be creative in their journaling of verses and reminders during their studies. 

Delta Gamma chapter covers Shelby, San Augustine, and Sabine counties.

Alease Copelin

January 17, 2018 - Center High School Counselor Alease Copelin presented the January 15 program to the Golden Harvest Ministries Club in Center, Texas. She explained the Food Recovery Program between the local schools and Meals on Wheels.  Food that would otherwise be thrown away is taken to senior citizens in the local area.

Submitted by Linda Bordelon, Reporter

January 16, 2018 - (Update: 4:36pm) - Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. will be closed again tomorrow, January 17, 2018, due to the freezing weather. 

January 15, 2018 - Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. will be closed tomorrow, January 16th, 2018, due to bad weather conditions. This will include all programs. 

We will operate at regular hours on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Be safe and stay warm. God Bless you.  

January 16, 2018 - (Update: 4:32pm) - Wednesday, January 17, 2018:

  • First shift evis and labeling will start at 10am. Cutup and debone will start at 12:30pm. 
  • Second shift will work a normal schedule.

January 16, 2018 Update - Tyson Center Processing Plant work schedule for Tuesday, January 16, 2018:

  • Both shift will not work.
  • Maintenance and refrigeration – please contact your supervisor.

We will resume a normal work schedule Wednesday, January 17, 2018.