Submitted by Kathy Grigsby

Timpson's New Columbia MBC Hosting Three Day Revival

July 29, 2022 - New Columbia Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2018 FM 1970 S in Timpson, will be in revival Sunday, July 31 through Tuesday, August 2, at 7pm. Calvin Gould is the pastor.

Wesley Veazy, pastor of Memory Lane Baptist Church in Palestine, will speak at these meetings. Bro. Veazy formerly pastored at Hopewell MBC near Gary, and is well known in this area.

The church welcomes everyone to come enjoy Christian fellowship with its members as Bro. Veazy shares God's Word.

TAGHS July Meeting to Feature Smith

July 19, 2022 - The Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society meeting for Wednesday, July 20, at 2pm, will feature Paul Smith.

Smith has graciously agreed to stand in for Robin Connell as speaker. He will share the story of the business he built, along with his family, in our town, and ultimately, how it became a national and international presence. He has recently sold Smith Sawmill and he will tell us how this may impact our area.

Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society Meeting

May 16, 2022 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society is pleased to welcome Ronnie Wolfe as our speaker Wednesday, May 18, at 2 PM, in the Timpson Public Library annex. Mr. Wolfe will share his knowledge of gardening accumulated over 70 years.

Mr. Wolfe, a retired math teacher, possesses many basic life skills. At a time our country is predicting food shortages and paying record prices for everything, Mr. Wolfe's perspective will be valuable to us all.

If you have any seeds, cuttings, or roots to share, please bring them.

Thompson to Speak at TAGHS March Meeting

March 14, 2022 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society will welcome Shelby County extension agent, Felecia Thompson as speaker Wednesday, March 16, at 2pm.

Ms. Thompson will speak on the history of quilting and will display blocks of different quilt patterns. Members, as well as the public, are invited to bring quilts and patterns they may have made or inherited.

Meeting is held in annex of Timpson Public Library.

SFA's Scott Sosebee to Address Timpson Area Genealogy, Heritage Society

February 14, 2022 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society is pleased to announce Scott Sosebee will be our speaker on Wednesday, February 16, at 2 PM, in the Timpson Public Library annex.

Mr. Sosebee is a Professor of History at SFA and the Executive Director of the East Texas Historical Association, as well as author of five books on Texas history. The latest is "What is It About Texas: Essays on the Lone Star State," published by Stephen  F. Austin State University and Texas A&M Press Consortium.

The public is invited to attend.

TAGHS January Meeting Welcomes Guest Speaker Wolfe

January 17, 2022 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society will welcome Ronnie Wolfe as the group's speaker on Wednesday, January 19, at 2pm in the Timpson Public Library annex. 

Mr. Wolfe grew up as the son of sharecroppers and raised tomatoes to put himself through college. He will share the story of his family and the various properties on which they lived. Some people might consider this background to be one of disadvantage, but the experiences and lessons learned equipped Mr. Wolfe to live successfully. 

Constable Tipton to Speak at TAGHS Meeting

November 16, 2021 - Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society will host Josh Tipton as speaker at the group's meeting Wednesday, November 17, at 2pm. He will address the group about protecting oneself from crime, especially as the holidays approach. Mr. Tipton has plans to implement a program for senior safety and child safety, especially children with special needs. This is information that can benefit us all.

TAGHS Welcomes Author of "A Hanging in Shelby County"

October 18, 2021 - Our own Timpson Area Genealogy and Heritage Society member, Charles Johnson, will address our group Wednesday, Octobet 20, at 2pm in the annex back of Timpson Public Library.

The author of "A Hanging in Shelby County" a book with a historic viewpoint that is set in the Huber/New Prospect area, Mr. Johnson will share information about the book as well as assorted, interesting trivia about his family and our county.

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