Did you receive a letter in the mail about your Homestead Exemption? How to make sure you are not being scammed when applying for your Homestead Exemption: The Shelby County Appraisal District is the only entity that can add any property tax... more
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving the 2012 murder of Ashton Randle. On or about May 20th, 2012, the body of 23-year-old Ashton Randle of Logansport, Louisiana was located in a wooded area off of FM 139 in... more
The Panola College Foundation presented 24 grants totaling more than $58,000 to faculty and staff at Panola College to support various programs and initiatives. Dr. John Ray, Chair of the Panola College Foundation, announced the recipients of the... more
(Washington, D.C., August 19, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has sworn in Brandon Lipps as Deputy Under Secretary of the Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS) and Pam Miller as the Administrator of the Food and Nutrition... more
On Thursday, August 15, 2019, officers with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), operating off of a tip, went to a residence off of County Road 2703 in Shelbyville. The SCSO had received information regarding a fugitive being at the residence... more
Benefit will be held at the Shelby County Expo Center located at 980 State Hwy 7 East 

THS Earns TEA Designations


Timpson High School achieved a Met Standard rating in the 2016 state accountability ratings.  This is the highest rating a campus can earn.  In addition to achieving a Met Standard rating, THS also was awarded 4 distinction designations based on achievement in performance indicators relative to a group of 40 campuses of similar type, size and student demographics.  The distinctions Timpson High School received are:

Gary over Shelbyville


Gary over Shelbyville (25-8, 25-11, 25-12)


Leann Youngblood 12 kills, 7 aces, 5 digs

Taylor Rodgers 27 assists, 3 aces, 1 kill


We are now 3-1 in district and will play at home against Overton on Friday

Timpson ISD Bear Update 9/27/2016


See You at the Pole – The Timpson High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host  See You at the Pole  Wednesday, September 28 at 7:20 a.m. at the flagpole in front of the high school.  Kelan Foster will lead a devotional and start the prayer circle.  Students, parents, TISD staff and community members are invited to attend.  Mrs. Teresa Jourden is the FCA sponsor.

Joaquin FFA exhibitors participated in the Four States Fair Heifer Show on September 10th.

Abi Hooper exhibited the Reserve Champion Chianina & the Reserve Champion Beefmaster. Abi also had a second place Beefmaster heifer and a fourth place Charolais heifer. 
Jake Neal exhibited the Reserve Champion Limousin heifer and also had another class winning Limousin Heifer.
Lauren Neal place first in her class of Limousin heifers.

TIMPSON - 18 wheeler fire at intersection of US HWY 59 & US HWY 84

An 18-wheeler caught fire in Timpson at the intersection of US HWY 59 and US HWY 84 in Timpson at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. The driver stated that the engine stalled and after allowing the truck to coast out of the way of the intersection, he saw smoke coming from the engine compartment and he immediately evacuated the truck. The driver escaped without injury. Timpson VFD was assisted on the scene by Garrison VFD.

Timpson ISD is kicking off their Teens in the Driver Seat program!


Car crashes kill more teens than any other cause, accounting for about 2,800 teen deaths per year. Along with inexperience, the top five dangers teens face are ones that young drivers and their parents know the least about: driving at night, speeding and street racing, distractions, low seat belt use, and alcohol use.