City of Center Press Release

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Baseball Tournaments, World Series

June 15, 2018 – Baseball tournament season is upon us and hundreds of players and their families will soon arrive in Center, Texas. The district tournament will be from June 22 through June 25; the State tournaments will be June 29 through July 19.

The tournament program books will be available for all participants as mementos. This is a chance for local businesses to highlight their goods, hours or special deals to tournament guests.

City of Center to Host 2018 Regional World Series

June 8, 2018 - Community Asked to Help During Tournament

The City of Center and Center Youth Baseball are excited to announce the 2018 Dixie Regional World Series will be hosted in Center from Friday, July 20 through Monday, July 23. 

 Last October, the City Council created a committee to start the process of soliciting the World Series. Unlike the other baseball tournaments hosted, the bid is not a financial commitment, but rather what can the community offer during the event. 

Texas Historic Marker Ceremony for Fairview Cemetery to be Held Saturday, June 2

May 24, 2018 - Fairview Cemetery, established in 1901 as the second cemetery in the City of Center, will be the site of a Texas Historic Marker Dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Present will be Center's Mayor David Chadwick, with members of the Center City Council, and members of the Shelby County Historical Commission (SCHC). The SC Historical Commission will be dedicating the marker and the site's historical significance to the City of Center.

City of Center Annual Burnout to Begin in January

November 13, 2017 - The City of Center Public Water System, PWS #2100001, will be conducting water system maintenance beginning January 1, 2018, and lasting until January 31, 2018. The system will be switching to free chlorine as its main disinfection.

This maintenance which is not a requirement, but is the recommended course of action set by the TCEQ/EPA for the accumulation of disinfection byproducts.

Center to Host Household Hazardous Waste Event

November 6, 2017 - Residents Can Dispose of Many Hazardous Items

The City of Center is hosting the Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal event on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9am to 1pm, at the Windham Civic Center.

“Center residents are encouraged to bring hazardous waste items to this event,” said Center City Manager Chad Nehring. “These items are not supposed to be disposed with normal trash and collected by our solid waste provider and go into the landfill.”

Childs Street To Reopen Monday Morning Fair Street To Close

February 3, 2017 - CENTER, Texas (February 3, 2017) - The City of Center is excited to announce that the widening and reconstruction of Childs Street is complete and will reopen on Monday, February 6 at 8:00am. Childs Street will now be a 2-way street with turn only lanes onto Tenaha Street.
At the same time, Fair Street will be closed to through traffic. Malone Drive will dead end at the new Portacool Park parking lot. Most of Fair Street will be closed permanently to become part of Portacool Park.


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