Shelby County among those featured in February Texas Highways

Rio Theatre & Mike Adkison, Wiggins Farm and Timpson's Judy Samford among those featured

The February edition of Texas Highways features a photo essay by Dallas-based photographer Dave Shafer titled “Peeking Through the Pines.” Among the featured photos are those from Shelby County, including Wiggins Farm, Rio Theatre and quilts being made in Timpson.

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A Photographer Travels Through 22 Towns to Capture the Personality of East Texas. Dave Shafer to more than 11,000 pictures during his year documenting the people, places and things in the Piney Woods.


Rio Theatre owner Mike Adkison is seen changing the letters on the marquee. The movie house proclaims to have been “bringing Hollywood to Shelby County since 1926.”


Judy Samford is a member of the group RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program). The skillful quilters make and sell works to benefit organizations like the Timpson Volunteer Fire Department and the food bank.


Workers at Wiggins Farm pick and throw watermelons—one of Texas’ largest agricultural products.

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