June 1, 2015 - During and after World War II there were many war movies made like “Twelve O’clock High” and “30 Seconds Over Tokyo”. In my mind many of the stories I’ve written about local veterans the past couple of years could be put on the big screen. None more so than Center, Texas’ own A. B. Hughes, Jr.
May 28, 2015 - With busy day-today life you might miss an opportunity to fly your US Flag either a full or half-staff. Shelby County Memorial VFW Post 8904 and the Ladies Auxiliary want to help make sure you never miss a flag holiday or half-staff occasion ever.
If you would like to sign up for our email notification service to receive alerts right to your inbox about a week before contact Post Quartermaster Larry Hume at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 598-2976.
May 9, 2015 - Shelby County VFW Post 8904 is searching to find out who is the oldest and youngest living World War II veterans in the county. If you have one in your family or know one, give their name and date of birth to Larry Hume, VFW Post 8904 Quartermaster. Must be living.
April 24, 2015 - Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank Hallmark of Center for the $1000 donation to help homeless veterans and those in need.
Accepting the donation from Suzanne Richards and Ward Haley is Post Quartermaster Larry Hume.
April 17, 2015 - On November 5th, 2012 the story of Captain Reed Dominy was published on Shelby County Today and the Light and Champion Newspaper on December 31st, 2012. Born in Center he joined the Army Air Corps in 1941 and became a fighter pilot.
April 15, 2015 - Each week I receive an email from the VFW Action Corps with items of current interest. This last week they brought to light the need for family DNA samples to help identify those still missing in action from WW II, Korea, Cold War and Vietnam. There are approximately 79,000 Americans unaccounted for from World War II, but only 4 percent of WW II families have provided DNA samples.