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May 20, 2015 - Marie Kocyan, Program Chair, and Linda Bordelon, Secretary of the Pineywoods Beekeepers Association presented the May program to 46 members and guests in Lufkin.

Linda discussed her latest research on East Texas flowers, plants, and trees that honey bees love, and the importance of maintaining a native habitat and natural landscape for healthy bees in backyard beekeeping.

Marie showed slides of the Toledo Bend Wildscape with flowers, plants, and trees that bees love.

Member Beekeepers then shared information on their own native and cultivated plants for their bees.

 May 19, 2015 - TransAlive USA announces the release of Bob Hataway's latest book entitled "Provoked by an Angel". The book recounts Bob Hataway's venture into the transportation industry beginning when he was 14. Working with his uncle in Center; he serviced the big rigs until he later had his own company.

You can find his new non-fiction book in it's entirety on-line at http://www.provokedbyanangel.com. The book will take you from his desire to be a part of the trucking industry to his move into full time ministry with drivers nationwide.

Bob Hataway was born in Center, Texas; raised in Paxton and Tenaha; and graduated high school in Center in 1959. He received his degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1975 with an emphasis in theology. He pastored for 5 years in the local area.

May 19, 2015 - The Golden Harvest Ministries Club met May 18, 2015 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church . Joe Anderson called meeting to order. He welcomed all who were able to come in spite of the rain. Mr. Anderson called on Ellen Manning to lead the opening prayer. Harold Hanson led us as we sang “At Calvery” and “At the Cross.” Terry Gray played the piano for us as we sang.

Mike Bordelon celebrates his birthday this month and we sang for him. Vance and Betty Green are celebrating their 59th wedding anniversary this month. We sang Happy Anniversary for them. David Bain asked the blessing on the food and everyone enjoyed the meal.

Linda Anderson, Program Chair, introduced the Grateful Hearts Trio: Kelly Parker, Patti Pustka and Shelley Locke.

Their presentation was full of worshipful songs including “Have You been to Jesus” and “I have just seen Jesus” and Jesus Christ what a Mighty name.” The music was just beautiful. We were challenged to pray for those whose do not know where they are going when they die.

Mr. Anderson noted that music is a universal language. He gave appreciation for the lovely fresh plant center pieces and for the volunteers who help in the kitchen. Minutes of the last meeting were read and Ann Forbes noted that the date for Texas Independence Day needed to be corrected. Betty Green gave the treasures report. Ann Forbes went over the list of prayer needs including hospitalizations, those in nursing homes and those on the sympathy list since the last meeting. Our list has names of those serving our country and missionaries and others who have special needs. We had a closing prayer.

Submitted by Ellen Manning

May 19, 2015 - American Pickers episode filmed in Joaquin will be aired this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm Central Time on the History Channel.

According to the American Pickers website, the episode named "Texas Hold 'Em" features Joaquin resident Dennis Leggett. Mike and Frank finally get access to their white whale pick, but not-for-sale Dennis earned his nickname for a reason; in Texas, the guys meet a collector who's filled an entire town with his mammoth stockpile.

Tune in to watch: Dish Network channel 120 or Direct TV channel 269.

 

 

May 19, 2015 - The Shelby Savings Bank Relay for Life team announces the winners of the raffle which were drawn Friday during the Relay for Life event.

The winners are: Leroy Newman won the 2 Yeti coolers, Lori Davis won the 55” LED TV, Michael Lee won the 128GB iPad & $100 iTunes giftcard, and Dr. Dixon Golden won the 12 gauge shotgun.

Thank you to everyone who supported the team in their efforts to help raise money for the Shelby County Relay for Life which benefits the American Cancer Society.

May 17, 2015 - Grand Champion Cook Team - (Tied) Long Neck Sippers BBQ Association and Midnight Smokers

Chicken Category
 1st Place - (118 pts) Midnight Smokers, 'Catfish' Josh Campbell, Tenaha
 2nd Place - (109 pts) Rub Me Tender, Johnny Burgess, Timpson
 3rd Place - (107 pts) Long Neck Sippers BBQ Association, Sean Miller, Benton, Louisiana

Ribs Category
 1st Place - Long Neck Sippers BBQ Association, Sean Miller, Benton, Louisiana
 2nd Place - Midnight Smokers, 'Catfish' Josh Campbell, Tenaha
 3rd Place - Rub Me Tender, Johnny Burgess, Timpson

Brisket Category
 1st Place - Long Neck Sippers BBQ Association, Sean Miller, Benton, Louisiana
 2nd Place - Midnight Smokers, 'Catfish' Josh Campbell, Tenaha
 3rd Place - Rub Me Tender, Johnny Burgess, Timpson

Kite Flying Contest
 Highest Flying - Will Ramsey
 Most Colorful - Ashlynn McNutt
 Largest - Chloe Marie Stanley
 Smallest - Sky Peveto
 Best Made - Breanna Schubert

Biker Contest
 Oldest Rider - Roland Brittian, Tenaha
 Furthest Traveled - Roland Brittian, Tenaha
 People Choices - Jason Terry, Timpson

May 16, 2015 - The Delta Gamma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International celebrated a Founders' Day Ceremony at their May meeting to show appreciation and gratitude for the twelve women whose vision and foresight founded the Society.

Dr. Annie Webb Blanton had a dream of a society of women teachers, and she founded the group on May 11, 1929. The Delta Gamma Chapter serves key women educators in Sabine, San Augustine, and Shelby Counties.

Representing these counties from left: Melba Pahal, Elaine Snider, Carolyn Hooker, Billie Jean Kay, Tammy Sparks, Maggie Bowden, Judy Adkison, President Fannie Watson, Nora Robinson, Billie Bailey, Ceremonies Chairman Linda Bordelon, Barbara Taylor, Carol McMillan, Phyllis Griffin, Sylvia Jackson, and Gail Sholar.

Submitted by Linda Bordelon

May 16, 2015 - During National Nursing Home Week, Holiday Nursing Center recognized their volunteers with a Fiesta Luncheon. Volunteers were rewarded with door prizes and gift cards in appreciation for their services. Holiday Nursing Center wishes to thank each volunteer for everything they do.

“Blessed are those who volunteer with no thought of recognition or reward.”

Holiday Nursing Center celebrated Family Fiesta Night on Tuesday, May 12th. Families and residents enjoyed Bingo, great food, door prizes and fiesta music. Thank you to all of the families, residents and staff that made Family Fiesta Night a great success.

Holiday Nursing Center is proud to recognize our residents during National Nursing Home Week. Holiday Nursing Center – where your best way home is through our doors.

May 16, 2015 - Sam Samford Masonic Lodge #149, presented the Golden Trowel to Secretary, Roger Doyle. The Golden Trowel is the highest award that a lodge can present to a member. It is awarded to a member who exhibits continued service above that which is normally expected. The award was presented by Worshipful Master, Ron Barker. Roger and his wife Judy were escorted by member Clay Ihlo.

May 15, 2015 (Proclamation) - Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison and Relay for Life representatives gathered in the Shelby County Courthouse Thursday to proclaim Friday, May 15, 2015 as Cancer Awareness Day.

The 10th Annual Relay for Life is being held Friday evening May 15, 2015 from 6pm to 12am in the Shelby County Rodeo Arena located on State Highway 7 East.


Pictured are (from left): Susan Mitchell; Amanda Mitchell; Shelby County Judge, Allison Harbison; Shirley Brittain, ATT Telcom Pioneers Life Member; Sandy Runnels; Stacy O'Rear; and Hailey Mitchell.

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