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August 26, 2021 - The Piney Woods Photographic Society held its regular monthly meeting this past Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church, Center, TX. There was a lesson on how to do Macro Photography and the August Challenge was "Reflections." Members voted, via on-line and in person for their 3 most favorite photographs submitted to the challenge.  

PWPS is for camera enthusiasts of all skills and interests. Our goal is to help you become a better photographer and give you a place to meet others who share your passion for photography. Featuring programs and activities with information and instruction for all skill levels in an environment of support and cooperation.

For more information about meetings, events or memberships, contact Billie F. Jones, or like our facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/PineyWoodsPhoto

To see all of the challenge photos view our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/groups/pineywoodsphotographic/

August Challenge
"Reflections"


1st Place Tie: Double Vision - Anna Jones


1st Place Tie: Reflections in Color - Lawrence C. Davis


2nd Place: Looking Back - Billie F. Jones


Bill's Landing - Debra Cockrell

August 25, 2021 - Families who signed up to show in the 2021 East Texas Poultry Festival Broiler Show are picking up their chickens today! Be sure to know your pen number and to bring directions to your house with you. This is required before you can pick up your chicks.

August 23, 2021 - Angel Baylor passed away on Thursday, August 19th unexpectedly due to complications from COVID 19. A benefit account has been set up at Shelby Savings Bank to help offset the cost of medical bills and funeral expenses.

Angel was the loving wife of Wes Baylor and an amazing mother of their two beautiful girls. Angel loved life, loved her family and loved her friends. We, as a family, appreciate the kindness that you have extended to us. Know that your support means everything to us as we navigate this painful time.

Donations may be made to the following:
PayPal - all4angelsgirls@yahoo.com
Venmo - all4angelsgirls@yahoo.com 

Tonya Eubank 936-590-6987

Thank you again for your support during this time. Please keep our family in your prayers.

August 23, 2021 (Entry Form, Show Rules) - The 45th East Texas Poultry Festival will be featuring local Creative Arts through the annual Creative Arts Show, sponsored by Drewery Construction. Don’t miss this opportunity to show your handiwork in art, crafts, woodworking, needlework and metal art etc.

The 45th East Texas Poultry Festival, Presented by Farmers State Bank, will be held on October 7th, 8th and 9th on the historic downtown square. The Creative Arts Show, Quilt Show and Photography Show will be held at First Baptist Church Family Life Center gym.

All creative arts divisions have several classes of judging categories and are open to Elementary (Kindergarten through 5th grades), Youth (6th through 12th grades) and Adults that will be judged in separate divisions. Ribbons will be awarded to the top three places in each category.

All exhibits must be the work of the contestant and may not have been entered in a previous Poultry Festival creative arts show. All entries must have been made in the current festival year and must be completed. Fee for each entry is $2.00 for Youth and $3.00 for Adult.

Creative Arts Entries must be delivered to the First Baptist Church Family Life Center gym on Monday, October 4th, between the hours of 10:00-4:00. All entries will be displayed October 7-9 between the hours of 10:00am – 5:00pm in the Family Life Center gym.

Registration packets and guidelines are available at the Chamber office or on our www.shelbycountychamber.com. Registration forms may be completed when your art is dropped off at the Civic Center. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 936-598-3682 or Nicole Shedd at 936-598-3311.

August 20, 2021 - The Piney Woods Photographic Society (PWPS) will be holding their regular monthly meeting Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Porter Street, Center, Texas from 9am to 12 noon. The monthly challenge will be on photographs highlighting "Reflections." There will also be a workshop on Macro Photography. Visitors are invited to attend For more information on meetings or memberships text or call Billie Jones, 936-591-2426.

Billie Jones is also the photography coordinator for the East Texas Poultry Festival Photography Exhibit and wants everyone to get their photographs ready to submit September 18, 2021. For more information about the ETPF Photography, text or call Billie Jones, 936-591-2426. Click here for ETPF Photography Show Rules and Entry Form.

August 19, 2021 - After a large number of nominations, the CHS Alumni Association Committee has selected local attorney, John Griffin (Class of 1972) as our 2021 Hall of Honor recipient!

The Hall of Honor Award will be presented to John on Saturday, September 4th during the Annual Alumni Association Celebration (doors open at 9am, celebration is from 10am-11am at the Windham Civic Center).

John Griffin graduated from Center High School in May of 1972 with the distinction of being the Highest Ranking Boy of the class. He left to attend the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government. He then attended law school at South Texas College of Law where he received his law degree. John then returned to Center, where he began practicing law with his father and brother until 2012, at which time he began his retirement.

Locally, John has worked tirelessly with teachers, counselors, and administrators to insure that every child in Shelby County had a chance to enter a university, college, or institution of higher learning to further their education. In fact, he was awarded a Roughrider Scholarship in his name for his work and fundraising skills. John was also instrumental, along with other individuals, in getting a scholarship endowment funded to benefit numerous students over many years.

John has served in a number of positions over the years including the MHMR Auxiliary, Shelby County Child Advocacy Board, and CISD School Board. He also served as a Youth Counselor for the United Methodist Youth Fellowship for over 22 years and was a member of various church committees. John was a member of the University of Texas President's Association and was proud to serve as Guardian Ad Litem for numerous children in the court system. 

Please join us in congratulating John Griffin ('72) on becoming the 2021 CHS Hall of Honor recipient!

August 19, 2021 - Free. Come one. Come all!! This Saturday, August 21st, at 10:30am in the morning at the Windham Civic Center.

Center Noon Lions club is hosting a magic show with a real magician doing magic tricks. Then, enjoy a host of other activities including balloon tricks and a real Fire truck will be there to climb on and explore. New this year there will be bounce houses and face paintings!

Again, no charge to attendees and refreshments are provided. Donations will be accepted.

This event is presented by the Center Noon Lions Club.

August 14, 2021 - The Shop in Tenaha held a Back to School Bash August 6, 2021, for area students getting ready to return to school.

Cliff Lloyd, owner of The Shop, gathered donations from the community to help support the event, and give the students a final fun event before returning to school.

Lloyd provided a DJ playing an extensive musical selection, and plenty of free food for all attending.

During the evening, everyone was given a ticket for a drawing and Lloyd handed out eight restaurant gift cards as well as two prize baskets.

Sponsors for the event were Cliff Lloyd owner of The Shop; Desmond and Mona Steadman; Bennie Mitchell; and Tenaha Police Chief Scott Burkhalter.


Pictured are (from left) Paul Ragan, Alan Ricketson, Keith Jefferson, Sammy Arnold, and Bobby Smith.

August 13, 2021 - Sam Samford Masonic Lodge #149 answered the call Wednesday, August 4, 2021, when they delivered pallets of water.

The lodge members discussed the need of public safety organizations in the area who help people in the comunity being in need of water supplies.

H&S Grocery store and Brookshire Brothers in Center each donated a pallet of water to the cause. Lodge members traveled to each location and distributed each of the pallets to the Center Fire Department and the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.

Sam Samford Lodge #149 members who participated in the distribution were Worshipful Master Alan Ricketson; Paul Ragan, Sammy Arnold; and Keith Jefferson.


Click image to enlarge. Photos submitted by Paola Rangel.

August 12, 2021 - The Shelbyville Dragons Football team's practice on Thursday was an unconventional form of conditioning. Head Coach Jerred Wallace has a broader approach to football which includes practicing community service with the objective of becoming better people because of football.

Coach Wallace explained the reason for the community service project, "A little bit of what we did today is a community service project - Dragons give back. We are going to come out and support our community. We want the support from them when we are competing in our events. We just want to show our love to the community that we want to be a part and do things that are going to help out in our community."

The team worked together to make Shelbyville look better by collecting an estimated 15 bags of trash from downtown. The coaches state this is a labor they want to continue in the following years as they see this as a part of being part of the community.

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