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October 27, 2014 - An area on County Road 2020 in Shelby County has been a large dumping site for some time now. Recently, according to Shelby County Judge Rick Campbell, he promised to clean up the area and on Thursday, October 23, 2014 the project was completed.

Judge Campbell commented on the seriousness of the dumping site, "I don't want people dumping on our county roads like they did here. It was bad, I mean it was the worst one I've ever seen."

As of Monday, October 27, 2014 the area remained clear with no new trash added to the area and a fence has been erected along the property line.

The Shelby County Commissioners provide dumpsters at the county barns in their area. For further information on their locations contact the Shelby County Commissioners Office at 936-598-6136.

The dumpster schedule for each area is as follows: Precinct 1 dumpster is available from 7am to 1pm the first weekend of every month. Precincts 2 and 3 have their dumpsters available during the week and during business hours, yet they are closed on the weekends. Precinct 5 has their dumpster available every other month making their next available day December 6. The schedule for Precinct 4 is not as regular and it is advised contact is made to learn of upcoming dates.

The Tenaha Beautification and Events Committee would like to thank the following
businesses and individuals donating toward our Festival Along The Tracks, Sept. 13, 2014. Without your support and help, our dream for future beautification projects would not be possible.


Scull Timber Co., Inc. (sponsored the Apple Cook-Off), Tenaha Businessmen’s Club
(sponsored the Treasure Hunt), 1st National Bank of Hugh Springs (Tenaha Branch), Fannie Watson, Farmers State Bank, Shelby Savings Bank (2 baskets by Hughes Florist), Center Livestock Auction Co., Inc., Julie & Wade Tatom, Tommy Rinkle, Basic Energy & Claudine & Al Howard for the porta potties.

We also want to recognize the following people for adopting flower pots on the square in Tenaha: Pat Bowden, Joy White, Jan Dial, Cindy Haltom & Elaine Peddy, and the City of Tenaha.

L to R - Carolyn Hooker, Nora Robinson, Maggie Bowden, Sue Carter, and President Fannie Watson

It was a beautiful Saturday morning when 5 of Delta Kappa Gamma members left for the Area 1 workshop in Frankston. Upon arrival, they were greeted by old friends that they had not seen for a while. The group enjoyed looking around at the Frankston Elementary campus and the principal was scurrying around assuring all was prepared for their adventure that day.

A variety of fruit, breakfast casseroles and other treats were spread out for Area 1 attendees' dining pleasure in the cafeteria. It was decorated with small gardening bags and pots of miniature roses honoring the Delta Kappa Gamma flower. Throughout the rooms that were used were framed inspirational quotes. All these decorations were given away as door prizes at the end of the day so that everyone went home with a special memory of the day.

Area 1 Coordinator, Belinda Lowrance gave an inspirational speech and mentioned all the chapters winning honors this past year. Of course Delta Gamma was recognized for most of the awards. Andi Kirby gave greetings from Alpha state. Center's own, Carolyn Hooker, helped with the opening ceremony by singing the Star-Spangled Banner.

The morning was divided into 4 sections with Delta Kappa Gamma President Fannie Watson attending the Presidents group and the others attending other sections to glean information for the upcoming year. Instead of sections for each committee or job, many subjects were combined into each section, just as many of the members hold down more than one job or committee so no one missed important information. There were 5-6 speakers in each section on a rotating basis so all were given information quickly and efficiently, many using tri- fold sheets to give updates and important cues. Technology reminded us that all forms are on the international or state websites which are a wealth of information. Overall, it was a very informative, yet, refreshing day to help Delta Kappa Gamma have a great year in their meetings.