On May 23, 2019, at approximately 5:00 pm, Panola County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting on CR 3151 in DeBerry, Texas. One of the callers reported that at least one person had been shot during an argument and the... more
Jerry Powell, 75, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Center. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m.,... more
Lufkin, Texas – Dr. Baker Pattillo has been posthumously named the 2019 Ralph W. Steen Memorial East Texan of the Year. Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) Immediate Past President Lynn Torres made the announcement Thursday during the... more
Tenaha ISD is proud to announce the Tenaha High School Cheerleaders for the 2019-2020 school year.  The new Tiger Cheerleaders are (front row left to right) Drew Henry, Ashleigh Head,  Kamari Gray, Gracie Martinson, Paige Estes, (back row left to... more
Center Mayor David Chadwick discussed "The State of the City" to the Golden Harvest Ministries Club at their May 20,2019 meeting at the Fellowship Hall Of the First Baptist Church in Center, Texas. Using a display of the future "Downtown Square... more

Pastor Carlos and First Lady Johnson to be honored with a 12th Appreciation Service

Mount Olive Baptist Church on Lake Timpson road in Timpson will honor Pastor Carlos and First Lady Johnson with a 12th Appreciation Service to be held at 2:30pm on Sunday, December 6, 2015.  Pastor Mario Osby of Smith Chapel Baptist Church in Timpson will be the guest speaker.  Mt. Olive Baptist Church invites everyone to attend and join the celebration.  If you have questions, please call Glenda King at 936-652-5945.

Ramah News - 12/3/15

  Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. We really do have a lot to be thankful for. Most the time we don't realize how much. It was another rainy Sunday morning but we had a crowd anyway. 
   We only had one birthday celebrated this week, that was one by Scooter Hughes. No anniversaries.

Brother Roy Platt - December 3, 2015

  This past summer was the funnest.  After school was out there was a week of church camp complete with heat, sweat, little sleep and mosquitos.  Then there was a wedding to get behind us.  Planning, filling in multi-numerous details that no one cares about (like, what songs are played at what time, flowers, candles, who walks whom down the aisle first, where to stand, arranging tables, arrangements on the tables, slide show, cakes, drinks, silver ware, plates, etc. etc. etc. etc.

Community Luncheon with speaker Representative Chris Paddie

Tuesday, December 1 2015 at The Windam Civic Center, Center Texas


The Center Noon Lions, the Center Rotary Club and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce presented a Legislative update given by State Representative Chris Paddie and presented The 2015 Moosberg Awards during a Community Luncheon.


Attendees and guests enjoyed a lunch that was prepared by Darrell's BBQ.


Obituary: Sophie Tallyn Williams

Sophie Tallyn Williams, infant, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, October 29, 2015, and passed away in Dallas, Texas, November 26, 2015.  She was the infant daughter of Taylor and Whitley Cantrell Williams, of Timpson, Texas.

Funeral service will be held at Good Hope Baptist Church, Timpson, Texas Sunday November 29, 2015 at 2 PM with Bro. Ronnie Sowell officiating. 





TGCA selects a maximum of 20 All-Stars, from conferences 1-4a and 5-6a in track and field.  These athletes are selected by the TGCA Track Committee, which is composed of track and field member coaches of the association, at their annual meeting.  Selections are made from nominations submitted by member