Area political candidates were at a forum hosted by Center Crime Stoppers at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4. Their comments about their races — and, in a couple of cases, about their opponents — will be in the Feb. 9 Light and Champion.
On Friday, Jan. 29, 11 Timpson High School students earned their Forklift Operator certifications. THS Ag Science teachers Ty Cauthen and Kristin Powers, along with high school counselor Charlotte Metcalf, partnered with Panola College Continuing Education department to provide the class. Students earning their certification included Cade Oswalt, Jeremy Wagstaff, Hayden Smith, Haylon Powers, Sheldon Scroggins, Trevor Duke, Taujhmon Earl, Hayden Ramsey, Jamie Moore, Hunter Smith and Chandler Burgay. The students first completed class work and a written test, followed by driving the fork lift through an obstacle course.
Teneha 2016 Seniors are selling chances for this queen quilt donated by Ms. Chamberlain! Tickets cost $2 or 3/$5. Ticket sales are at home basketball games or tell a senior. All proceeds benefit Project Graduation.
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Committee announces the Winners of the 16th annual Santa’s Christmas Parade, sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank, which was held on Saturday, Dec. 5. The theme for the parade was “Christmas Movies and Songs”.
The third annual Taste of the Holidays, combined with its partner event, the Pinecone and Mistletoe Christmas Market Shopping Extravaganza, gave retail stores, at-home arts and crafts creators, restaurants and more a chance to show off their wares and skills to Shelby County residents this weekend while providing some early Christmas shopping ideas.