June 23, 2020 - The Joaquin City Council met Tuesday, June 16, 2020, immediately following the Public Safety Corporation meeting and followed through with approving the decision of the Public Safety Corporation to officially place the new fire department substation in the name of the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department.
A motion carried to relenquish all responsibility to the Public Safety Committee of the fire substation 2.
June 19, 2020 - The Joaquin Public Safety Corporation met Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 5:30pm led by Rusty Wilson, Chairperson, and the meeting began with discussion of property where the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department (JVFD) has erected a new substation.
June 10, 2020 - Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison shared a nursing care facility in the county will be included in a re-testing of 14,000 tests given in Texas which reportedly turned up abnormal through a particular lab.
June 10, 2020 - The Tenaha City Council held its first in-person council meeting on May 26, 2020, since they began having meetings during COVID-19 via telephone. Precautionary measures were taken by the city with seating spreading attendees apart by six feet.