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May 8, 2018 - James and JB Raymond of Raymond Motor Company, as well as Steve Waters of Sabine State Bank are joining the Texas Motorcycle Roadriders Association in encouraging everyone to observe May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month.

The 4th Annual Texas Tiddlers Endurance Run will be held at Boles Field May 19, 2018. A group of enthusiasts who enjoy small displacement motorcycles will get together to demonstrate safe cycling and riding skills in a timed endurance run and various skill contests to improve their ability to maneuver and survive in real life traffic conditions.

Please be aware of these riders and understand that they will be traveling in slower than normal speeds and following a set of directions on roads they may not by familiar with.

Riders will be coming from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and a couple from Davenport, Iowa for this event.

Ride safe and smile a lot!

May 5, 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!

May 4, 2018 - The Rotary Club of Center is proud to host the second American Idol Watch Party on Sunday, May 6, 2018 to support Cade Foehner who is now in the TOP 7!

Shirts and signs will be available to purchase at the event.

American Idol announced this season that viewers from coast to coast simultaneously across the country can watch and vote with the results being announced at the end of each episode. This is important because voting will only be during the Sunday show!

Event coordinator, Sheila Bradshaw Jones invites everyone to come to the John D. Windham Civic Center at 6:30pm on Sunday, May 6th to watch American Idol and celebrate together as Cade Foehner advances in the competition to become American's Next Idol. Tech support will be available for any fan that is having trouble voting with their electronic devices or have questions about how to vote.

Come out and show your support for Cade Foehner!!! #theflock, #nextidol #cadefoehner

May 3, 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.

May 3, 2018 - Local author, Larry Enmon, donated a copy of his new book, THE BURIAL PLACE, to the Fannie Brown Booth Library on Saturday, April 28th.

Larry Enmon was born and raised in Shelby County. He is a 1970 graduate of Shelbyville High School and a 1975 graduate of San Houston State University. He worked thirty-seven years in U.S. law enforcement. He began his career as a uniform officer in the Houston Police Department before transferring to the Vice Squad. In 1981, he accepted an appointment with the U.S. Secret Service and worked both investigations and protection until retirement. He received special training from the CIA in the detection and investigation of weapons of mass destruction. Larry spent twelve years conducting terrorist investigations in the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas.

Larry honed his writing skills for a decade and the raw, twisty, edge-of-your-seat thriller, THE BURIAL PLACE, is the result.

A copy of THE BURIAL PLACE is ready for checkout at the Library.

Larry Enmon was born and raised in Shelby County. He's a 1970 graduate of Shelbyville High School and a 1975 graduate of Sam Houston State University. He worked thirty-seven years in U.S. law enforcement. He began his career as a uniform officer in the Houston Police Department before transferring to the Vice Squad. In 1981, he accepted an appointment with the U.S. Secret Service and worked both investigations and protection until retirement. He received special training from the CIA in the detection and investigation of weapons of mass destruction. Larry spent twelve years conducting terrorist investigations in the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas. 

His debut crime mystery novel, Wormwood (U.K. title) was published by Bloodhound Books, Cambridge, England in 2017. The same novel, The Burial Place (U.S. title) was released April, 2018 by Crooked Lane Books in New York. He is represented by the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency, Ltd, London.

As a federal agent traveling around the globe with Top Secret (SCI) Clearance and a Diplomatic Passport, he was exposed to the shadowy world thriller novelist thrive in. Larry uses his first-hand experiences, and an overactive imagination, to write realistic crime/mysteries and international suspense/thrillers. No one can tell the story like someone who's walked the walk. Larry honed his writing skills for a decade and the raw, twisty, edge of your seat thriller The Burial Place is the result. 
 
You can follow him at: www.larry-enmon.com; Facebook – larryenmonbooks; Instagram - @LarryEnmon; Twitter - @LarryEnmon

May 2, 2018 - Weather statistics for April 2018 are prepared and submitted by Ann Forbes, U.S. Weather Service Observer.

Highest Temp was 85 degrees on 4-29-2018
Highest Temp on Record was 94 degrees on 4-10-1963, 4-21-1987 and 4-19-2011
Lowest Temp was 35 degrees on 4-08 and 4-16-2018
Lowest Temp on Record was 28 degrees on 4-03-1971 and 4-01-1987

Rainfall Recorded was 4.85 inches
Average Monthly Rainfall is 4.16 inches
Above Average by 0.69 inches
Highest Recorded for this Month was 14.10 inches in 1991
Lowest Recorded for this Month was 0.57 inches in 1987

Light frost on 4-08 and 4-16-2018
Rainfall Recorded at the end of April, 2018 was 25.34 inches
Average Rainfall at the end of April is 18.16 inches
2018 Rainfall is above Average by 7.18 inches

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Special recognition was given during the Greenwing Event to Weldon Boles for his years of support for the Greenwing Event. From left: James Crelia, Game Warden Austin Cryer, Clint Tanner, Bradley Waller, Rick Campbell, Roy Blackshear, and Weldon Boles.

May 1, 2018 (More Photos) - Ducks Unlimited would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who donated to our Shelby County Duck Unlimited Greenwing event on April 28, 2018.

Contributors were: Weldon Boles, ACE EMS, Texas Game Warden, Shelby Veterinary Associates, Shelby Savings Bank, Farmers State Bank, Golden Eye Clinic, Sabine State Bank, Automotive Collision, Hometown Marine, Rick Campbell, Nick Waters, Few Ready Mix, James Crelia, Casey Williams, McAdams Propane, ACE Hardware, Sandra Hughes, Farmers Insurance, Windham Dental, Shoop Financial, KDET Radio, Matt and Leanne Rafferty, Center Glass, Southern Transport, 4-C Electric, Lynda K. Russell, Mettauer Law Firm, Yazoo Thomas, and First Baptist Church of Center.

A special thanks to all the parents who took the time to bring their kids out for a day of fun and learning.

May 1, 2018 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month, May 6-12 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week and May 10 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. The national theme this year is: "Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma."

Please join Tri-County Community Action, Inc. Birth - Five Head Start/Early Head Start Programs as we focus this month on the importance of creating an integrated approach to caring for the mental health needs of children and their families who have experienced trauma.

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April 30, 2018 - It has been a great Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month at the Shelby County Children's Advocacy Center! Thank you for your commitment to raising awareness in our community. #childabuseawareness #knowthefacts

“The devil walks about seeking whom he may devour…” I Pet. 5:8

April 30, 2018 - When I heard the sudden flushing of my backyard birds a few days ago, I suspected that a hawk was after them again…and I was right. The next morning, a beautiful Cooper’s hawk (a.k.a. “Blue Darter” or “Chicken Hawk”) was perched near their feeder with a pile of dove feathers nearby.

After being spooked by an approaching hawk, the birds rush to the nearest cover and sit motionless till the danger is gone. They’re not afraid of crows or other large birds but they quickly recognize hawks.

For two days now, the birds haven’t been at the feeders and I don’t wonder why. Birds are smart enough to stay away from places of danger.

Now, if people were just that smart….

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