January 29, 2015 - A revitalization project for the downtown Center square takes another step closer to fruition as the Center City Council approved an engineering contract for it at their recent meeting on Monday, January 26, 2015.
The engineering services contract with EGA is for the 2014 Downtown Revitalization Texas Capital Fund Grant. This project is for Cora, Shelbyville and San Augustine Streets and the area included is from the current courthouse to the square and a block of both Cora Street and Shelbyville Street.
January 27, 2015 - The Shelby County Commissioners approved the rental of an office for Marla Denby, Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, in the Shelbyville area during their recent meeting on Monday, January 26, 2015.
Denby addressed the court about the office space already provided by the county, "We do have an office in Dreka that has been supplied by the county. Times change, things change and this office space is not to where we can really do what we need to do. It's for myself and [Jamie] Hagler the constable and to benefit the people."
January 26, 2015 - Icy road conditions which occurred overnight on Friday evening and into Saturday morning, January 24, 2015 contributed to crashes throughout Shelby, San Augustine, and Sabine Counties keeping Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers extra busy.