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Dora & the Lost City of Gold
Box office opens at 7:00pm. Showtime at 7:30pm. Admission is $7 for adults and $6 for children.
Senior Citizen's Night
Mondays - $5 Admission
August 2, 2019 - The Shelby County Senior Nutrition Site will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser Saturday, September 7th, 2019. Breakfast will be from 8:00am - 11:00am. This is an all you can eat breakfast; the price of a donation is priceless to those who are helped.
There will be a variety of breakfast items available such as:
- Biscuits & Gravy
- French Toast
- Apple & Orange Juice
Come out and enjoy some good breakfast. All proceeds go towards feeding senior citizens in Shelby County.
For more information call (936)-598-7768. Senior Nutrition Site is located at 124 Haley Drive, Loop 500, Center, TX, 75935, across from Panola College.
August 1, 2019 - Center Noon Lions Club announces it's 27th annual vehicle raffle. This year we will raffle a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Ext. Cab Pickup Truck provided by Ray Jones Chevrolet and the drawing to be held October 5th, 2019 at the East Texas Poultry Festival.
It's that time of year again! Members of the Center Noon Lions Club are currently accepting donations for their 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Ext. Cab Pickup Truck fundraiser. The fundraiser drawing will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at the 43' annual East Texas Poultry Festival. Donations are $100 per ticket and only 600 tickets will be sold.
Tickets are available from any Center Noon Lions Club member. The first ticket drawn will win the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Ext. Cab Pickup Truck provided by Ray Jones Chevrolet and the next four tickets drawn will receive $250 each.
Through their humanitarian efforts from fundraisers and donations, the Center Noon Lions Club locally supports charities, schools, children with vision and other challenges, as well as assisting with the building of local baseball and softball fields. In the last 30 years of service to the community, the Center Noon Lions Club has raised and donated over $1,000,000.00 to Lions & Local Projects.
Lions Club Projects: $153,00.00 (14%)
Local Eyeglasses: $176,000.00 (17%)
Local Scholarships: $192,000.00 (18%)
Local Civic Projects $ 548,000.00 (51%)
Details regarding the Center Noon Lions Club 2019 Chevrolet Ext. Cab: Pickup Truck annual fundraiser and ticket purchases can be obtained by contacting: Stephen Gamble at 936-275-5222 or Tim Wulf at 936-598-6333, Center Noon Lions Club Vehicle Raffle Co-Chairmen or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 1, 2019 - Center 10U Youth AAA Dixie Boys won the State Championship and now are on their way to the Dixie Youth World Series in Ruston, Louisiana. They will be playing against 10 other State Championship teams on August 3rd-8th. Click here to see photos of the players and team that was submitted by Denise Matthews.
July 31, 2019 - The Poultry Festival is coming October 3rd, 4th, and 5th to Shelby County and early bird registration is going on now! The 2019 East Texas Poultry Festival sponsored by Farmers State Bank is accepting applications for Arts and Crafts booths, Creative Art Show, Quilt Show and Car Show. Also, registration for the Chicken Trot 5K Run/Walk race is now open on runsignup.com.
Click the following links for more details:
July 31, 2019 - It's that time again! The Shelby County Children's Advocacy Center is partnering with Shelby Savings Bank and Dazzle Me Pink & Blue in this year's annual backpack drive. Please make all donations by August 1st.
The school year is just around the corner and the Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center wants you to help child abuse victims in need by providing them with a backpack and supplies.
There are two ways to donate:
1. Buy a backpack yourself and fill it with basic school supplies
2. Give a $25 donation that will sufficiently provide one child with a pack and supplies.
Take backpacks to the Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center, 131 Tenaha Street, Center, Texas from 8:00-3:00 Monday thru Friday, or mail donation to PO Box 2072, Center 75935. (Updated) Donations can also be dropped off at Shelby Savings Bank, Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:00 or Saturday 8:30-12:30, or at Dazzle Me Pink and Blue, Tuesday thru Friday 10:00-6:00 or Saturday 10:00-4:00.
Please give by August 1st.
The children receiving these backpacks all benefit from life-changing programs made available by the SCCAC. For more information, give us a call at 936-590-9864.
July 31, 2019 - Grace Manor is hosting a school supply drive to benefit foster children in the Shelby County and Nacogdoches County areas. We are accepting donations until August 1. School supplies for all ages and grades are needed.
Drop off locations:
- Grace Manor, 109 Carroll St, Center, TX 75935
- Grace Manor, 2717 Westward Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75964
July 31, 2019 - Attending the Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha State Convention in Arlington were local Delta Gamma members - President Wendy Watson, State Photographer Carol McMillan, Archive chairman Fannie Watson and Second Vice President Nora Robinson. There were approximately 850 members from all over the state present for workshops, luncheons, necrology service, and ending with the 90th Alpha State Banquet. Mrs. Fannie Watson was honored in the convention program by Delta Gamma for her many years of service, inspiration, friendship, and mentoring.
July 30, 2019 - Any City of Center trash pickup for Tuesday, July 30th that was missed will be picked up on Wednesday, July 31st.
July 30, 2019 - Center 10U Youth AAA Dixie Boys won the State Championship and now are on their way to the Dixie Youth World Series in Ruston, Louisiana. They will be playing against 10 other State Championship teams on August 3rd-8th. In order to help pay for expenses to help get there they will be selling BBQ Chicken Plates.
BBQ Chicken Plate Fundraiser will take place on July 30th on the North Side of the Center Square. Plates are $10 and are available for pick-up or delivery for order 10 or more. Contact: Coach Robby Dubea at (936)-488-9979, Coach Brian Horton at (936)-332-0738, or any parent to preorder.
Plates will include: Leg Quarters, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, a drink and Dessert prepared by the Shelby County Cookers.
The team, coaches, and parents extend a heartfelt thank you to the community for such a strong support for the boys and continuing that support. Go Riders!
July 29, 2019 - The Texas A&M Agrilife County Extension Office will be hosting the annual Poultry Festival Boiler Show Workshop Monday, July 29th from 6-8pm at 266 Nacogdoches, St. (Old Elementary School Library Building). Participants will learn about chick maintenance, feeding, how to construct a pen, and much more. This is a free program and open to anyone. If anyone has any questions call the Extension Office at (936)-598-7744.