Obituaries

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Hilburn Scruggs, 86, of Joaquin, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020, in Mansfield, Louisiana.

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Hicks Mortuary of Center, Texas and Howard Harris Funeral Home of Lawton, OK is announcing funeral service for Mr. Booker Gilford Coleman (93) of Lawton, Ok. The wake will be Thursday,  January 16,

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Peggy Julian Perkins of Timpson, Texas, passed away at age 92 on Sunday, January 5th, 2020, in Timpson, Texas.

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Glynn Edward McLeod, 85, a longtime resident of Nederland, Texas, passed
away on January 9, 2020 in Beaumont, Texas.

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Wilburn “Pete” Flournoy, 78, of Tenaha, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

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Hank Beaver, 66, of Keithville, Louisiana, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

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Anthony “Andy” Flournoy, 61, of Center, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

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Roy Ray Windham, 87, passed away December 22, 2019, in Nacogdoches.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 6, 2020, at White Rock Cemetery in Center.

News

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Lice can infest cattle throughout the year, but more problems are seen from December
to March. As the weather gets colder, cows grow longer, thicker hair and that produces

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The considerable resources of the Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society again
demonstrated their value at the society's January meeting last Wednesday. Representing a

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The Calvary Boys will be in Concert at Providence Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. There will be Refreshments after their performance.

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  Two residents from Timpson’s Big Texas Hair, Kelli Bass and Gregory Stanford, have big plans in store for the small town

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Shelby County Outreach Ministries newsletter.

Sports

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The Team Store will be open today @ 4:00 p.m. for games against West Sabine. Also tomorrow (Friday) @ 4:30 p.m. for all four games against Garrison.

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Joaquin Softball/Baseball 2020 Schedules have been released.

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The Shelbyville Dragons continue to roll through 2A District 22 with a win over the Timpson Bears in
Shelbyville on Tuesday night. Shelbyville earned a 65-48 victory over the Bears.

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The Timpson Lady Bears and the Shelbyville Lady Dragons are both contenders to make a playoff run

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The Center Roughriders lost a close game on Monday as the Riders hosted the Pleasant Grove Hawks, 57-54.

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Tenaha ISD has released 2020 baseball schedule. Due to lighting issues at Joaquin this spring, all games played at Joaquin will start at 4:30. 

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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