Composed by Scott Flowers

Timpson Ag Mech Team Displays Projects on City Square

February 25, 2021 - Timpson ISD Ag Mechanics students displayed their projects on the Timpson square Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

The students were accompanied by their teacher Robert Harrison as they placed their projects on the square at 8am.

Projects were on display until 1pm to allow the community to see what the students will have at the San Antonio Ag Mech Show this coming weekend. The same projects were already featured previously at the San Angelo Ag Mech Show where they received first prize.

Fate of Timpson Timpson PD Remains Undetermined

February 23, 2021 - The Timpson City Council was holding a closed executive session meeting Tuesday, February 23, to discuss the fate of the city’s police department.

Council members were meeting with an attorney representing the city and the items listed on the agenda included:

The operation, budget, and potential closure of the City of Timpson Police Department. As well as possible action concerning a reduction in force of the remaining staff at the City of Timpson Police Department including the Chief of Police. 

Tenaha City Council Revisits Jan. 25 Meeting in Early February; Chief, Police Captain Resign

February 22, 2021 - The Tenaha City Council held a meeting February 8, 2021 to revisit items previously discussed in the January 25, 2021 meeting as several items weren't appropriately voted on following council motions.

Both meetings included lengthy executive sessions. Following the February 8 executive session, the council voted to accept resignations of the Chief of Police Bobby Linder and Captain William Denison.

A motion carried to accept the resignations of both officers, and left the department with one officer, Chris Benton.

Ice, Snow Causing Potential Structure Collapse

February 17, 2021 - Shelby County Today has received multiple reports of carports and structures collapsing due to the weight of ice and snow.

An alternate location to park vehicles may need to be taken into consideration during this time, and if the stability of any structure is questionable, stay out from underneath.

To avoid injury, people should also avoid entering structures which may have partially collapsed.

Commissioners Approve Opioid Settlement Funds; Closed Session Meeting with Timpson Mayor, Constable

February 10, 2021 - The Shelby County Commissioners agreed to an opioid abatement fund council settlement funds in the amount of $109,925 during their meeting February 10, 2021.

Commissioners considered a resolution in support of State of Texas and Texas Political Subdivision’s Opioid Abatement Fund Council and Settlement Allocation term sheet.

The attorneys pursuing this claim have presented to the commissioners court in the past and Judge Harbison explained what the resolution is for and the resulting funds the county should receive.


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