Obituaries

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Carrol Ray (Bill) Livingston, 93, of Center, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, in Center.

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Alvin Lynn Strong, 72, of Center, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020, at his residence.

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Bobby Dale Lout, of Cleveland, Tx, was born October 30, 1942, in

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Linda Atkinson Anderson was born March, 26, 1933 to Jesse and Va

News

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State health authorities have reported four new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and four additional victim recoveries, Kerri Shofner reported Thursday morning.

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To make those stunts and routines on the sidelines look so effortless and seamless for the Center High School Roughrider Cheerleaders takes hours and hours of practice and rehearsals.

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Two students in Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine are garnering attention as international fellow selections and for bringing unprecedented

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ALERT: Crews will be seal coating Thursday, Aug. 13, and Monday, Aug. 17, in Shelby County on US 59 from SH 87 to the Rusk County line.

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Joaquin Independent School District 11109 US Highway 84 East, Joaquin, Texas 75954 Telephone (936) 269-3128 Fax (936) 269-3

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City of Center residents interested in taking on a leadership role on the Center City Council have until 5 p.m., Aug. 20, to file their intensions.

Sports

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Center 7U baseball team won Saturday's game against Halsville.

Center 9U team defeated Livingston East.

Center 11U defeated Paris American.

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It was voted on last week to move our district week 11 game up to week 6 in order to give everyone a week to make up a game at the end if need be, according to Wade Lawson,

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For photo gallery from Monday's first day of practice, please visit:

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Weight lifting, running and general conditioning were all part of Monday's first day of practice for the 2020 Lady Riders volleyball squads.

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Head Center High School Cross County Coach Doug Boone and Assistant Coach Madison Holyfield welcomed about 30 potential Roughrider and Lady Rider long distance runners- t

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Dixie Youth League tournament action was in full swing over the weekend with back-to-back baseball on five fields at Center Park.

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Center High School student athletes participating in fall sports of volleyball, cross county and football should be ready to show up for practice on Monday, Aug. 3.

Photo Galleries

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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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