Obituaries

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Hicks Mortuary is announcing funeral services for Mrs.

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 Marcille Hancock Hughes born April 9, 1925 in Shelby County passed peacefully May 5, 2021 and joined her loving husband, Pershing Hughes, who preceded her in death in 2003.  

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Helen Faye Little Yeager

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Charles “Randy” Chandler, 60, of Center, passed away Saturday

News

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US Flag Code § 7 (m) states "The flag shall be flown at half-staff on Peace Officers Memorial Day, unless that day is also Armed Forces Day.

 

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Huxley Helping Hands Drive-Thru food pantry will be Saturday, May 15 @ Hillcrest Baptist Church, Center, TX @ 9 am.  Must be in line by 9:30 am to receive a box.

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The Joaquin First United Methodist Church Ignite Youth Group is selling shirts!

Sports

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Shelbyville Dragons advance to Area Playoffs Round 2 
 

 

Area Playoffs round 2 vs. Centerville 

Game 1: Friday May 14th 5:00 pm  CHS home team

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Next Monday morning, May 10th, Joaquin ISD will be providing athletic physicals to all incoming 7th-12th grade athletes. All athletes were sent home with a physical form.

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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, the Shelbyville High School Dragon Band Competed in the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest in Bullard.

Photo Galleries

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The 2020 Center Alumni Association Homecoming Parade was held Saturday afternoon, Sept. 19, with a route starting at Center Elementary School and winding around the Center High School campus.

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At least part of the work going on Monday, April 27, for downtown Center's Streetscape revitalization project included installation of paver in one of the circle featu

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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....

 

 

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