Shelby County Outreach Ministries is having their annual Fan Drive.  For more information, please come by our offices at 930 Shelbyville St. Center, TX 75935 or call 598-4990 for the guidelines to receive one.  
As the July 4 holiday weekend approaches, officials with the U.S. Forest Service are reminding the public that fireworks are prohibited in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.   Fireworks can create a potentially dangerous fire situation,... more
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of the documentary “Given” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House... more
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Area residents are seeing SummerStage everywhere! Stephen F. Austin State University theatre students involved in the School of Theatre’s SummerStage Festival have entertained young and old at East Texas libraries and at the... more
“Christian music group, Souled Out, will be performing a gospel show every 5th Saturday at The Texas Country Music Hayride in Carthage TX. Our next show will be this Saturday, June 29th. In addition, Souled Out will also be leading the worship music... more
Frank Campos of Frank Campos & Associates, PLLC declared the City of Timpson to have a “clean audit” at the Timpson City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Mr. Campos discussed various items in the audit, and it was approved by the... more





The City of Tenaha has recently received notice of a potential Contract award from the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) for street improvements. Accordingly, the City is seeking to contract with a qualified Engineering Firm to prepare all preliminary and final design plans and specifications, and to conduct all necessary interim and final inspections.


City of Tenaha Regular Scheduled Council Meeting Agenda - June 20, 2016


June 20, 2016


If during the course of the meeting, any discussion of items on the Agenda that should be held in executive or closed session, the Council will convene in executive or closed session, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Section 551.101 and Texas Revised Civil Statues.


Shelby County Commissioners Court

Precincts 1 and 2 approved to receive heavy equipment


Shelby County Commissioners Court approved two separate motions to lease heavy road equipment for Precinct 1 and Precinct 2. Stewart Cobb of First National Bank in Wichita Falls presented the details of the proposals to the Court on Monday, June 13, 2016.


June Board Agenda

Regular Meeting of the Joaquin Independent School District Board



Notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of June 2016 the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin School District will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m., at the Administration building, Joaquin, Texas.


Shelby Agri Products Earns Texas Governor’s Award for 2016 Small Business

Shelby Agri Products earns Texas Governor’s Award for 2016 Small Business


Maria Harkness and Steven Harkness, who own Shelby Agri Products were awarded, by order of Governor Greg Abbott, the State of Texas Small Business Award for 2016. The award was presented in Waco by Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Sid Miller.


VFW Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Lynn Silvey was selected as Teacher of the Year by Shelby County Memorial VFW Post 8904 and was also the VFW District 19 first place winner.  She received her awards from Post Commander Gene Hutto at the Memorial Day program held, Monday, May 30th at the First United Methodist Church.  Mrs. Silvey teaches HS English Arts at Joaquin High School.