September 20, 2022 - The 46th Annual East Texas Poultry Festival will be featuring local Creative Arts through the annual Creative Arts Show, sponsored by Ray Chevrolet, the Photography Show, sponsored by The Light and Champion and the Quilt Show, sponsored by Scull Timber Don’t miss this opportunity to show your handiwork in art, quilting, photography, canning, crafts, woodworking, metal art, and new this year – baking.
September 16, 2022 - Rae Sterling has moved to the downtown square! We are excited to have this great business on the square. Please join the Ambassadors in celebrating Kaleigh’s new location on Friday, September 16th at 11am.
Kaleigh Jones, owner of Rae Sterling, has a wonderful selection of stylish clothes in all sizes at very affordable prices. You can find fashion tee shirts, denim, leggings, dresses, great tops, sweaters and accessories at her shop.
August 29, 2022 - This month marks the 21st Anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Across the United States, cities, towns, communities large and small and college campuses have been honoring the nearly 3,000 victims of this horrible tragedy by placing 3,000 flags in public spaces.
On Thursday, September 8th, the NextGen group, along with area Junior Chamber of Commerce students will place 3,000 on the historic courthouse lawn.
August 23, 2022 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the East Texas Poultry Festival will be October 6-8 on the historic downtown square. One of several preliminary festivities is the Queen's Court Scholarship Pageant. The reigning East Texas Poultry Festival Queens, Emilee Elliott and Carly Gray, will crown the 2022 Poultry Festival Queen on Saturday, October 1 on stage at Center High School.