June 8, 2015 - The Pony Express visited Joaquin and Center today June, 8, 2015 to announce the approach of Timpson Frontier Days. Danny Dixon astride his horse Pepper, Rose Dixon and Sarah Dixon on her horse Floyd arrived at each location in the presence of Timpson Area Chamber of Commerce representative Marilyn Corder as they invited one and all to the event.
Joaquin and Center residents greeted the Frontier Day ambassadors at each stop. One behalf of Joaquin were Mayor Bill Baker, Amanda Willey, and Barbara Pridgen. Center representatives included Sheriff Willis Blackwell, County Judge Allison Harbison, Leigh Porterfield, Meg Camp and Dennise Meek.
Timpson and Tenaha will be the other Shelby County cities visited in anticipation of Frontier Days with Timpson at 10am and Tenaha at 10:30am. All are invited to attend.