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November 2, 2018 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library fall book sale is continuing. Friday, November 2nd, all books are half-priced - hardbacks are 50 cents and paperbacks are 25 cents. Tickets for the quilt are still available. The drawing for the quilt will be Saturday, November 3rd, at 2pm at the close of the book sale. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5.

November 2, 2018 - On October 23rd a Community Caregivers Support Group was started and is seeking input from caregivers in the area. The group is wanting to put together a variety of lunch and learn programs which will provide information beneficial to those providing care for loved ones. The focus is adult care-giving and helping with challenges caregivers face.

If you are a caregiver, please fill out the following questionnaire form and fax it to (936) 598-6405 or email it to Hollie.Adams@fpacp.com.

Join us and share your Experience as a Caregiver as we Unite and Advocate for the Health and Well-being of our Community.

The meeting are facilitated by Focused Care of Center, 501 Timpson St. Center, TX 75935 (936) 598-2483. For more information please call Hollie or A’Leena at (936) 598-2483.

November 1, 2018 - Santa Claus recently delivered an invitation to Dr. Jheri-Lynn McSwain to serve as Grand Marshal of the 19th annual Santa’s Christmas Parade. The parade, presented by Shelby Savings Bank, will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

Dr. Jheri-Lynn McSwain was the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award and was recognized at the annual Shelby County Chamber of Commerce awards banquet for her contributions in and around Shelby County. 

Categories for the 2018, ”A “Mardi Gras Christmas” themed parade will include Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic Organizations. Parade participants are asked to decorate with lights for the nighttime parade and have audible Christmas music playing. There are applicable rules and considerations for entries with horses. Judges will award cash prizes to the top three places in each category, First $100, Second $50 and Third $25 and the Overall Best in Show Float will receive $250 cash prize.

Parade float entry registration is free and completed applications must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by the entry deadline on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Applications for the parade, vendor space and entry rules are now available at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office located at 100 Courthouse Square, A-101 on the historic downtown Center square or online at www.shelbycountychamber.com. 

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

October 30, 2018 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and John Burns Farmers Insurance would like to thank all the businesses and organizations that helped make our 5th Annual Halloween in the Hole a huge success. This year’s event was the best one yet and we cannot wait for next year! Despite the fields being wet and muggy, roughly 600 kids enjoyed a great time.

We would like to extend sincere thanks to Sanford and Sons Lawncare and Landscaping, Inc. for helping get the baseball field mowed for the event.

See you all next year!

October 26, 2018 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will have our Fall Book Sale beginning Tuesday, October 30th, at 10:00 a.m. The Friends of the Library have been working diligently getting everything ready for the sale. The sale will continue through Saturday, November 3rd, at 2:00 p.m.

The Friends are also raffling off a beautiful quilt. The drawing for the quilt will be Saturday, November 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5.

For more information, please call the Library at 936-598-5522.

October 25, 2018 - Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. is looking for a few good volunteers! SCOM programs include Helping Hands Outreach Center, the Senior Nutrition Site, Meals on Wheels, and The Unique Boutique.

There are many ways that you can help us serve the community! We would love to have you come be a part of our team!

Ways that YOU can help: filing, cleaning, sorting clothes and other items, moving and organizing large items at Unique Boutique, help in food pantry, basic carpentry, mowing, serving food at the Senior Nutrition Site, delivering food for Meals on Wheels, cooking and preparing meals at Senior Nutrition Site.

Interested? For more information, please come by or give us a call at 936-598-4990. We are located at 930 Shelbyville Street in Center.

October 24, 2018 - Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc. wants to extend their gratitude to our sponsors for supporting our most recent fundraiser. We would like to also send a special thanks to Center Motor Company for all the help and support they gave us. We raffled off a 2019 Kawasaki Mule SX 4x4 at the Poultry Festival and we couldn’t have done it without their help. The fundraiser was a great success and we want to give thanks to all that purchased tickets and supported Shelby County Outreach Ministries, Inc.

Our Sponsors include Ihlo Sales & Import Company, NAPA Auto Parts of Center, Farmers State Bank, Automotive Collision Inc., Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Steptoe Realty, Shelby Savings Bank, Sammy Arnold, Center Tire Company, Jack’s Saw Shop, Ace Hardware of East Texas, Raymond Motor Company, Blake Furniture, David Shields, Hardy’s Machine Shop, HEB of Carthage, and Brookshire Bros. of Center.

The winner of the 2019 Kawasaki Mule SX was Darlene Mitchell, from Shelbyville. We thank her for the support and congratulate her on winning the Mule.

Once again, we thank each of you for your support and look forward to working with you again in the future. God Bless you all.

October 22, 2018 - Tenaha Masonic Lodge #737 held their "Clean the Highway" trash pickup on Saturday, October 20, 2018. We had 9 Masons and family members to participate in our project. Even though it rained on us several times, we managed to make a difference on Loop 157 in Tenaha, TX.

October 21, 2018 - The Piney Woods Photographic Society (PWPS) held their regular monthly meeting this past Saturday, October 20th. There was a great attendance and participation from members in the monthly challenge featuring "Wildlife".

There also was a very interesting workshop, including videos and discussions on "Landscape Composition" or how to get the best aesthetically pleasing shot.

The PWPS caters to all levels of photographers, from helping beginners, to sharing knowledge from professionals. Anyone with an interest in photography, cameras or editing/composing photographs should attend our next meeting on the 3rd Saturday in November, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Porter St., Center, TX from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. For more information about club activities or memberships contact Billie F. Jones, 936-591-2426 or any club member or like us on Facebook.

The results from the Wildlife challenge are below or to view all the entries visit our Flickr page, https://www.flickr.com/groups/pineywoodsphotographic/

October Challenge - "Wildlife"


1st Place Tie - Linda Henson, Milam, TX


1st Place Tie - Melvin Henson, Milam, TX


2nd Place Tie - Melissa Leavins, Jacksonville, TX


2nd Place Tie - Janice Carter, San Augustine, TX


3rd Place Tie - Donna Holt, Center, TX


3rd Place Tie - Billie F. Jones, Center, TX

October 19, 2018 (Additional Photos) - The 2018 Poultry Festival Creative Art Show and Quilt Show, sponsored by Scull Timber, was held October 4, 5, and 6th during the East Texas Poultry Festival. The winners in each division is as follows:

Best of Show Award (Adult)Adult Quilt

Class 2: All Machine-Quilted
1st place - Virginia Salter 
2nd place - Margaret Smith 
3rd place - Jimmie Taylor

Class 3: Combo Hand & Machine
1st place - Jimmie Taylor
2nd place - Jimmie Taylor

Class 4: Wall Hanging or Table Runner
1st place - Jheri-Lynn McSwain

Class 5: Crib/Throw/ Lap
1st place (tie) - Jimmie Taylor
1st place (tie) - Jheri-Lynn McSwain
2nd place - Michele Clark
3rd place - Wylma Beckham

Chamber of Commerce President's Award

Class 7: First Timer
1st place - Feleshia Thompson

Best of Show - Jimmie Taylor 
People’s Choice - Jimmie Taylor 
Chamber President’s Award - Virginia Salter 

Youth Quilt

Class 8: Elementary/Youth - Beginner
1st place - Victoria Warren
1st place - Molly Scull
1st place - Ileigha Burcham
1st place - Riley Hopkins
1st place - My’Anna Calhoun
2nd place - Addison Lloyd
3rd place - Kendyl Kline

Best of Show Award (Youth)Class 8: Elementary/Youth- Intermediate
1st place - Ileigha Burcham
1st place - Raylee Askew 
1st place - Victoria Warren
1st place - Michelle Gomez
1st place - Fatima Romero
2nd place - Rena Clark
3rd place - Kendyl Kline

Best of Show (Youth) - Victoria Warren
People’s Choice (Youth) - Hollie Herndon

Adult Art

Class 1: (non-professional)
1st place - Angela Stanley
2nd place - Angela Stanley
3rd place - Angela Stanley

Adult Crafts

Class 3: Holiday Items
1st place - Mary Fausett

Class 6: Wall Hangings
1st place - Chelsea Jennings

Adult Canning

Class 4: Preserves, Jams, Fruit Butters
1st place - Barbara Lout
2nd place - Barbara Lout

Class 5: Pickles and Relishes
1st place - Michele Clark

Adult Metal Art

Class 1: Outdoor Items
1st place - Delbert Beckham

Adult Woodworking

Class 2: Indoor Items
1st place - Frankie DeSoto
2nd place - Frankie DeSoto
3rd place - Frankie DeSoto

Elementary Art

Class 1: Elementary youth (K-5th)
1st place - Mikayla Anderson
2nd place - Marissa Miles
3rd place - Isabella Gima

Youth Art

Class 1: Intermediate youth (6th-8th)
1st place - Jamie Stotts
2nd place - Jaxon Williams
3rd place - Gracie Gillis

Class 2: Senior youth (9th -12th)
1st place - Eduardo Davalos
2nd place - Eh Pnew

Youth Crafts

Class 3: Holiday Items
1st place - Autumn Alford

Class 5: Miscellaneous
1st place - Autumn Alford

Youth Canning

Class 1: Canned Fruit
1st place - Cinthia Torres
2nd place - Victoria Warren

Class 2: Canned Vegetables
1st place - Victoria Warren
2nd place - Victoria Warren

Class 3: Jelly
1st place - Autumn Alford
2nd place - Autumn Alford
3rd place (tie) - Isabelle O’Rear
3rd place (tie) - Olivia O’Rear

Class 4: Preserves, Jams, Fruit Butter
1st place - Autumn Alford
2nd place - Autumn Alford
3rd place (tie) - Isabelle O’Rear
3rd place (tie) - Olivia O’Rear

Class 5: Pickles and Relishes
1st place - Autumn Alford
2nd place - Raylee Askew
3rd place (tie) - Victoria Warren
3rd place (tie) - Cinthia Torres

Class 6: Soups and Miscellaneous
1st place - Autumn Alford

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