Obituaries

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Aubrey Gene “AG” Elliott, 70, was born on October 3, 1949 to the

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JEANNE DOROTHY STEPAN SAWYER, 90, was born September 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL, Jeanne peacefully passed away September 19, 2020 in the presence of her loving family after a brief illness.

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Geraldine Johnson, 88, of Center, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

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News

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Friday was Doug Moore Day at Center High School but it was a secret even to CHS teacher and debate coach and sponsor M

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September 25, 2020

 

Dear Parent/Guardian and Staff:

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There's only about a week left for Shelby County residents not yet registered to vote in the November general electi

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LUFKIN

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Shelby County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Post Auxiliary will host a ceremony at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 25, recognizing Gold Star Mother's Day.

Sports

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It was definitely not a push over game for Center Roughriders Friday night but they nonetheless notched a win o

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Center 31-28 vs Van

Timpson 55-6 James Bowie

Joaquin 40-10 vs Clarksville

Tenaha 41-18 vs Lovelady

Shelbyville – bye week

Carthage 42-14 vs Gilmer

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The JV won by a score of Center 34 to Van 30

The Freshman lost by a score of Center 22 to Van 42

Shelbyville Dragons 7th & 8th grade defeat Newton, 14-=6

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Message from the Superintendent:

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The Joaquin Homecoming Parade will be tomorrow, Friday September 25th, at 4:00 pm. It will start in front of the high school and go through downtown.

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Minutes of School Board Meeting September 21, 2020

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PLANO – The top Texas high school football stars have been recognized in the 4TH week of the 2020 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Footb

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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