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Obituaries

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Lyndell Griffin, 90, of Tenaha, Texas, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Marian Place in Carthage,

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Mr. Jimmy E. Watts, Age 83, born Nov. 21st 1936 in San Augustine Tx., passed away Feb.

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Dana (Williams) Judson, 66, of Pflugerville, Texas, passed away on February 12, 2020, from pancreatic

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James Verlon Luman

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Daniel Jackson, 76, of Tenaha, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, in Tenaha.

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Billy Irvin Harkness

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Wanda Stanley Yorston passed away peacefully at home on February 10, 2020.
She was born July 4, 1923 in Center Texas. She grew up in Center until her first

News

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Center's downtown streetscape renovation project around the historic courthouse square has seen a few rain-free days allowing work crews to resume pouring concrete on cur

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Center High School teacher Nicholas Wheeler on Thursday was presented a framed certificate designating him as VFW Post 8904 Teacher of the Year.

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On February 18, 2020 at approximately 5 p.m., Deputy Josh Tipton with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on Highway 59 in Timpson for a vehicle safety inspection.

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At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Heston Avery, 17, of Joaquin.

Sports

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Logan Cook, of Alto, won the Tie Down Roping, Saddlebronc, and Men’s All-Around this past weekend at the Texas A&M-Commerce Rodeo to lead the Panola Rodeo Team to a t

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The Tenaha Tigers advance in the playoffs to take on Big S

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The Timpson Lady Bears are advancing to the regio

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The Shelbyville Dragons are Bi-District Champs! They  will play Friday, Feb.

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Friday, February 28th Tenaha Tigers versus Big Sandy at Angelina College starting at 7:00 pm.

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Winning District 22-2A was only goal number one for the Shelbyville Dragons, as they attempt to

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The Timpson Lady Bears and the Shelbyville Lady Dragons are no strangers to one another. They have

Photo Galleries

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The historic 1885 Shelby County Courthouse and much of the rest of the county was shrouded in fog Friday morning.

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Center High School Fish Camp was held August 8 from 9:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m. 

Pictures by Celeste Gibson, Reporter/Intern. 

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Sideline scenes from last week's Roughriders vs. Tatum home football game with the CHS Chaparrals.

Light and Champion photos by Mike Elswick

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Sideline scenes from 2018 season opening game for the Center High School Roughriders against Tatum featuring the CHS Roughrider Cheerleaders. Check out cheerleader photo gallery....

Mark, Jill and Lindsey Carpenter

Mark Carpenter, his wife Jill, and daughter Lindsey, would like to thank everyone for coming out to The Lily Far

 

 

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