LUFKIN – Work is expected to begin Monday, July 22, in Shelby County that will require lane closures at an intersection through August 9, weather permitting. SH 87 at SL 500 in Center will have lane closures and delays as parts of the intersection... more
On 07/17/2018 approximately 16:34 hours, an unknown black male, entered the Dollar General store located at 806 Tenaha St. in Center Texas, wearing a black shirt and black shorts and a black flat billed ball cap, with a white T-shirt wrapped around... more
  The Timpson City Council met at 5:30pm on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 with one member absent – Mayor Pro Tem Kyle Allen. The invocation was given by Larry Burns, and Mayor Debra Pate Smith led the Pledges to the American and Texas flags. Larry Burns,... more
  Charlotte Broadway, who has worked for the City of Timpson for 35 years, was honored with a reception after the Timpson City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Mayor Debra Pate Smith presented Mrs. Broadway with a crystal-like plaque which... more
  We would like to give a huge shout out to Mrs. Dee Elliott for going above and beyond for our Math students at Timpson.  For the past 3 years Mrs. Elliott has worked with our 8th grade students who are Mathematically driven and have the desire to... more
  Gordon Sanford McDonald, 82, of Carthage, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, in Carthage. Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. David Holder officiating.  Visitation will... more

Four families hold garage sale

Four families holding joint garage sale


   A  four-family garage sale will be held Friday, April 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Saturday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Items for sale will be furniture, children’s, teen and adult clothing, toys and much more. Watch for the signs on Highway 59 in Garrison.




News around Mount Enterprise

While checking out the Oldest Town in Rusk County and how it is keeping in step with the 21st century, here are the facts found:  Driving northward on 259 on March 17th a beautiful banner in front of the 1st Baptist Church was an eye catcher. Upon further inquiry we found caring servants of the community, volunteering on behalf of...

Timpson ISD Board Meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Timpson ISD Board of Trustees was held Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Timpson ISD Board Room of the Administration Building. The proposed contract renewals of the following Timpson ISD personnel were approved... For the complete story, click here.




Texas Girls Coaches Association Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees and Award Winners

The 2019 Hall of Fame inductees have been selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. The inductees will be honored at the Honor Awards Banquet in Arlington, Texas on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Arlington Hilton Hotel. Reception will be at 6:00 PM, and the Banquet will begin at 7:00 PM.

City of Joaquin announces Part-Time Public Work Laborer job posting


City of Joaquin is currently accepting applications for Part Time Public Work Laborer. Will work Monday- Friday, flexible hours between 7 am – 3:30 pm. Valid DL required. Job duties include operating grounds maintenance such as lawn mowers, weed eaters, etc. Apply in person at 124 N Preston Street Joaquin, TX 75954 from Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm. Deadline for job applications to be submitted is Friday, August 2, 2019