Obituaries

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Elizabeth “Beth” McCauley, 72, of Center, TX passed away on January 17, 2021. Born on May 21, 1948 to Willis Walton and Fay (Nunn) Chiles.

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Stephen Lamar Glaze, age 59, of Mineral Springs, Arkansas died Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at his home.

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Mikel Wayne Sanford, 55, of Cen

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Betsy Chambliss, 82, of Joaquin, Texas, passed away on January 14th, 2021 in Joaquin, Texas.  Born February 23rd, 1938, in Joaquin, Texas, Betsy is the Daughter of W. H.

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Barbara Jean Brown Kirsch, 71, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Linda Merle Christian Bomar was born on December 29, 1947 in Center, Texas to Clarence Whitfield and Bernadine Leetch Christian.

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Mary Lou Lout, 70, of Center, p

News

EDITOR'S NOTE: For a little break from news of the day, here's a piece of fiction by Center's CeDarius Garrett a

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The number of active confirmed COVID-19 cases in Shelby County dropped over the weekend from 204 reported by Texas DSHS on F

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Nancy Warr is among Light and Champion readers who have shared photos from the Jan. 10-11 snow fall in Shelby County,

She said about 7-inches of snow was measured at the Warr place 

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SABINE COUNTY – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated yesterday evening a three-vehicle crash on SH 21, just east of the Pendleton Bridge, near the Louisiana border.

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 Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two-vehicle major crash Friday morning, Jan. 15, on U.S.

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The number of active confirmed COVID-19 cases in Shelby County topped the 200 mark with Friday's daily report from Texas DSHS.

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NACOGODCHES, Texas — As COVID-19 vaccinations arrive in Nacogdoches, students from Stephen F.

Sports

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The 2020 Center High School Roughriders football team was well represented in the District 10-4A DII All-District team — including the Offensive MVP for the district and several unanimous selection

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CHS Basketball Changes

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Center Roughriders Head Basketball Coach Hiram Harrison hit a new major career milestone recently with his 500th

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District 10-2A Div. I

All-District Football Players

Shelbyville Dragons

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Shelbyville Junior High Basketball: JH: BBALL game at Gary. 8th girls play 5:30 in new gym with 8th boys following.

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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