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January 11, 2021 - San Augustine actually had a beautiful snow last night. Our backyard birds flew into their suet and grain in numbers I had never seen. I am sure there were fifty or more. I took a lot of their pics this morning and I am glad I got an early start. It is ten o’clock and the snow is quickly melting. 

 

January 10, 2021 - Due to the spike in Covid 19 cases, the Piney Woods Photographic Society January meeting has been cancelled. There will be a virtual monthly challenge “Photographers Choice” to be viewed on the club Flickr Page - https://www.flickr.com/groups/pineywoodsphotographic/ 

PWPS encourages everyone to stay safe and be considerate of others and hopefully February will be a better outlook.

January 8, 2021 - In the small town of Tenaha, Texas, any news is big news. This year will prove particularly newsworthy for Tenaha’s own historic King’s Nursery as 4th generation owner and manager Dr. Andrew King returns home to take over the family business.

Andrew and his family return from College Station where he earned a PhD in Horticulture from Texas A&M University and where he served on the faculty in the Department of Horticultural Sciences for the past five years.

Why now? “I thoroughly enjoyed my time at A&M University and genuinely appreciate the many friends that we worked with there, but as we spent more time away from the nursery, the harder it pulled on us. This nursery is a legacy that has been handed down from the previous 3 generations, and I’m finding out that legacy is not something you can outrun!” King’s Nursery, begun by Andrew’s great-grandfather and continued by both his grandfather and father, has been in continuous operation since 1915.

For many in East Texas, it is an institution, as many of their customers are also 2nd and 3rd generation. “It’s a very surreal situation to be helping a customer knowing that 60-70 years ago my Grandy waited on their grandparents. But it makes me incredibly proud.” 

During his father Aubrey’s tenure at the nursery, the selection of plant material exploded as he searched for the latest and greatest in the plant world. Andrew plans on continuing this tradition. He states “a trip to King’s should excite you because you know you’re going to find interesting and improved plants that you can’t find anywhere else. And even if you do not know a petunia from a pansy, I’ll be here to help.” King’s will also be offering an assortment of fruit trees during January and February, over 25 varieties of tomatoes this spring, all the other vegetables that you will need for your spring garden, annuals, perennials, tropicals, shrubs, trees, roses, and much more.

“One of the issues that most folks have while designing their landscape or even putting together a fruit or vegetable garden, is that they’re not well-versed in plant material and therefore they just stick with a few plants that they know and have had luck with” says Andrew. “At King’s, we respect that; but we want to provide the opportunity for our customers to come out of their horticultural comfort zone if they so choose. That is why we spend so much time finding and growing new plants. If you come in 2-3 times a year, we want to have something new for you to try each and every time.” 

King’s Nursery has had a longstanding relationship with SFA Gardens, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association. For generations now, the goal of the nursery has been horticultural education and innovation. There is hardly an East Texas Master Gardener group or garden club that has not heard a lecture by one of the King’s.

For more information on King’s Nursery visit their website at kingsnurserytx.com or contact them at 936-248-3811 or at kings@kingsnurserytx.com. You can also follow them on Facebook at “King’s Nursery, LLC.” The nursery is located at 956 N George Bowers Dr. Tenaha, Texas 75974.

January 7, 2021 - Caroline Clay Scull, a student at Baylor University and 2020 Center High School graduate, was recently awarded the Welma Aiken Scholarship by the District III Texas Garden Clubs. The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to one student in the District III area that encompasses 41 counties in the State of Texas. The students considered for scholarship must be a current college enrolled student, studying horticulture, biology, forestry or related subjects with a 3.5 or better academic average. Caroline is currently studying biology at Baylor University. She is the daughter of Terry and Alison Scull. Center Garden Club congratulates Caroline and wishes her the best in her future studies!

January 6, 2021 - Hope Community Medicine has COVID-19 Vaccines available and has the following phone numbers available for you to call to get on a waitlist:

  • Center Medical 936-598-2716
  • San Augustine Medical 936-275-4420
  • Carthage Medical 936-690-8395

January 6, 2021 - The William Carroll Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas January meeting has been cancelled. After discussion, it was decided it is best to forego the January meeting. The numbers are climbing in the US, in Texas, in Shelby County and in the schools. Hopefully by February, after people start getting the vaccine, the meetings can resume. Stay safe.

January 4, 2021 - Please join the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Jason Newman at a Ribbon Cutting for AmeriSpec Inspection Services. The Ribbon Cutting will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 10:00 at the Chamber Offices on the historic courthouse square.

Jason Newman is the Owner of AmeriSpec Inspection Services, located in Joaquin, Texas. Jason conducts comprehensive residential and commercial inspections. Jason is certified and insured. Inspections include exterior and interior, mechanical and electrical systems, plumbing and heating systems, room by room reviews and much more. Specialty inspections such as radon, mold, septic systems, carbon monoxide testing, well water quality, irrigation system inspection, water bacteria, sewer scopes etc. are also available.

Mr. Newman is excited about becoming a member of our Chamber and is eager to serve in our local community.

Come to the Ribbon Cutting on January 5th and meet Jason Newman and welcome him to the community.

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


From left to right: (top) Larry Rymal, Ronnie Land, Debbie Norris, (bottom) Terry Wheless, Morgan Ragan, and Paul Ragan.

January 3, 2021 - East Texas Disciples Chapter of Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) presents the 2021 officers and invites potential new members who enjoy riding and have a zeal for regular get togethers. The officers are Larry Rymal, President; Ronnie Land, Vice President; Debbie Norris, Chapter Secretary; Terry Wheless, Chaplain; Morgan Ragan, Treasurer; and Paul Ragan, Road Captain.

The group supports an evangelistic outreach primarily, but not exclusively, to the motorcycling community. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at T&R's Steaks 'n More with a 'Meet, Eat, and Greet' time from 6pm to 7pm and business meeting from 7pm to 8pm. Come ride with us!

December 30, 2020 - Boos Battle Support Fund is currently selling cookbooks for $20. Cookbooks are over 170 pages including advertisements! The books can be purchased at The Pink Boutique or The Hair Loft in Joaquin or message Boos Battle Support Fund page on facebook!

'Cooking for a Cause' brings memorable moments in the kitchen and would be a wonderful gift.

December 30, 2020 - New Years is a time to celebrate a new beginning and fireworks are a great way to get into the spirit of the festive holiday!

Safety Tips from the National Council on Fireworks Safety:

  • Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks.
  • Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting.
  • A responsible adult SHOULD supervise all firework activities.  Never give fireworks to children.
  • Alcohol and fireworks do not mix.  Save your alcohol for after the show.
  • Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.
  • Light one firework at a time and then quickly move away.
  • Use fireworks OUTDOORS in a clear area; away from buildings and vehicles.
  • Never relight a “dud” firework.  Wait 20 minutes and then soak it in a bucket of water.
  • Always have a bucket of water and charged water hose nearby.
  • Never carry fireworks in your POCKET or shoot them into METAL or GLASS containers.
  • Do not experiment with homemade fireworks.
  • Dispose of spent fireworks by wetting them down and place in a metal trash can away from any building or combustible materials until the next day.
  • Never point or throw fireworks at other people.
  • Do not light fireworks indoors
  • Do not light fireworks in your hand
  • And remember, ALCOHOL AND FIREWORKS DON’T MIX!

Educate yourselves on the safe and responsible use of fireworks and have a safe and Happy New Year!

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