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Betty Jo Webb, 80, of Center, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2020, in Garrison.Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home inCenter with Bro. Bobby Bressman... more
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The Center Police Department is hosting a fundraiser for Officer Mandy Fears on December 9th 2020. Her 22-year-old son was in a major accident approx. a month ago. He was flown to Beaumont and was in a coma for over a week. He has had several... more
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Octavius Eulalee Bowers Epps passed away peacefully in the presence of family on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Christus Good Shepherd Hospital, Longview, Texas at the age of 100 years and 8 months. Octavius was born on March 15, 1920 in Center,... more
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Though the Capitol has been closed to the public for most of this year, my staff is hard at workpreparing for the upcoming legislative session. Though session will surely look different thisyear due to the ongoing global pandemic, we are still... more
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Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday, December 5 th .In keeping with the holiday tradition, the Grand Marshal will lead the parade at 6:00pm. AllisonHarbison, the 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient is this year’s Grand Marshal. Over 20... more
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    Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) is now taking applications for funding of Solid Waste Projects for FY 2021.  DETCOG anticipates awarding grants totaling $36,305.62.    Applications for projects in the following categories will be... more
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Questions from the New Testament

A few weeks ago, we started looking at the question that is found in Acts 9:6, “Lord, what would
you have me do?” In looking at this question we saw that Jesus asked this question of Saul while
Saul was traveling. We saw that God has a perfect, accurate, and detailed plan for each Christian.
We saw that Saul’s conversion did not just happen by chance, but according to God’s plan, God’s
perfect plan.

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Betty Jo Webb, 80, of Center, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2020

Betty Jo Webb, 80, of Center, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2020, in Garrison.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in
Center with Bro. Bobby Bressman officiating. Visitation with limited family present will begin prior to the
service at Noon. Private family graveside will be at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. The family requests
social distancing be observed.

DETCOG November 24, 2020 Board Meeting Brief

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments Board of Directors adopted the Housing Choice
Voucher Program Administration Plan for the fiscal year of 2021 during its November 24, 2020
meeting. The plan may be viewed online here.
DETCOG Housing Director Janett Lewis explained this plan is brought before the board each
year for approval, with any needed changes. The FY 2021 plan includes two major changes:

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My 5 Cents by Senator Nichols

Though the Capitol has been closed to the public for most of this year, my staff is hard at work
preparing for the upcoming legislative session. Though session will surely look different this
year due to the ongoing global pandemic, we are still focused on the needs of the state and our
constituents. Please reach out to my office if you have any needs or concerns.
Here are five things happening around your state:

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SANTA’S CHRISTMAS PARADE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5TH

Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday, December 5 th .
In keeping with the holiday tradition, the Grand Marshal will lead the parade at 6:00pm. Allison
Harbison, the 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient is this year’s Grand Marshal. Over 20 floats
will make their way through the heart of downtown to delight the young and old alike.
Floats will line up on Malone Drive. The Parade will go down Tenaha Street and around the

 

 

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TENAHA: Cross Country Team

Monday October 26th, the Tenaha Cross Country Team won  the district meet hosted by Shelbyville ISD.  They advanced to run in the Regional Meet hosted by Sam Houston State University.  November 10th,  the  Tigers won the 1st place Regional Championship for their school.  They are the first Tenaha Team to win a Regional Championship in Cross Country.  Oscar Flores finished 2nd and Evan Plata finished 3rd overall.  They will compete for a State Championship November 24th in Round Rock.  Their c