February 26, 2021 - The Timpson City Council met on Monday, February 22, and named Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong to administer two projects for the city. City workers were also commended for their efforts during the recent ice storm.
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.
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.
February 23, 2021 - VFW Post 8904 and Auxiliary members gathered at the Shelby County Veterans Memorial located at the Historic Shelby County Courthouse on the Center square February 22, 2021 in honor of the USS Maine and its crew.
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.
February 21, 2021 - The Shelby County Emergency Management Office and other county officials distributed drinking water and MRE (meals ready to eat) packages at the courthouse on Friday, February 19, 2021.
February 14, 2021 - Tenaha ISD announces due to weather conditions they will not have in-person classes Monday.
According to Tenaha ISD social media, Tenaha ISD will be on "Virtual/Remote Instruction" Monday, February 15, 2021. Parents should prepare for students to remain on Remote Instruction all week long; however, that call will be made a the weather forecast continues to develop.