March16, 2020 - Due to the vulnerability of several of our members and guests. Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society has cancelled its meeting scheduled for March18. We regret the cancellation and hope to resume our regular meetings in April.
March 16, 2020 - Due to the vulnerability of several of our members and guests. Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society has cancelled its meeting scheduled for March 18. We regret the cancellation and hope to resume our regular meetings in April.
February 11, 2020 - Stanley Fletcher of Leesville LA will speak about Inlaws and Outlaws in East Texas and West Louisiana to Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society Wednesday, February 19, at 2pm. The location is the community room at the rear of The Timpson Public Library at 520 Austin St in Timpson.
Mr. Fletcher is a longtime public educator with a passion for history. We invite the public to come hear Mr. Fletcher's presentation.
January 7, 2020 - Glenda Watters, author of My Life Takes Up Too Much of My Time, will address Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society Wednesday, January 15, in the community room of the Timpson Public Library.
Mrs. Watters, a self proclaimed story teller, was raised by adoptive parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Hebert, in Timpson. The collection of stories in her book, characterized as funny things that happen to real people, often draws on characters she met in Timpson. The meeting occurs at 2PM.
December 2, 2019 - Tracy Broadway will install 2020 officers for Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society at 11am on Wednesday, December 11th at Timpson Methodist Church, located on Austin Street in Timpson. Following the installation, members and their guests will celebrate Christmas with a potluck lunch.
October 16, 2019 - Tommie Ritter Smith, a favorite speaker, will address our group about The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and the events offered through it. Her husband, Bill, a well known gospel singer will favor us with some selections.
The public is invited to attend.
The meeting is in the community room of the Timpson Public Library at 2 PM, Wednesday, October 16.
October1, 2019 - New Columbia Missionary Baptist Church will host the Smith Family in concert Saturday, October5, at 6pm. A fellowship will follow. Anyone who loves to hear the Lord praised in song will enjoy the Smith Famiily.
New Columbia will be in revival October6 through October8 with services beginning at 7pm. Nathan Smith, of the Smith Family, will be the evangelist. Linda Ritter and Jim Slocumb will be in charge of music. We welcome everyone to join and encourage us in this revival effort.
September 17, 2019 - Bill O'Neal will introduce his new book, Billy and Olive Dixon: the Plainsman and His Lady to the Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society Wednesday, September 18 at 2pm. Mr O'Neal makes history come alive, presenting little known aspects of otherwise well known historical figures.
A popular and animated instructor at Panola for many years, Mr. O'Neal is the author of numerous books and published articles. He has also served two terms as Texas state historian.
June 18, 2019 - Darrell Rhodes, believed to be the oldest living member of Mt. Olive Church, will present a history of it and the community to Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society on June 19, at 2PM. The community is invited to reminisce with us about his church and the wonderful families who have been a part of the Silas community throughout is existence.
May 13, 2019 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society is excited to announce Bill O'neal as our speaker Wednesday, May 15 at 2pm in the community room of the Timpson Public Library located on Austin Street.
Mr. O'Neal is the author of 42 books and over 300 articles on a wide range of subject matter ranging from the Wild West to baseball. Several of us in the area were privileged to have Mr. O'Neal as our history teacher. He has the gift of making his subject matter come alive for his audience.