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

Tri-State Vacuum and Rental 100th Truck Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

Please join the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Owners Troy and Abby Massey at Tri-State Vacuum and Rental’s 100th Truck Celebration and New Member Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, June 20th at 12noon. Tri-State Vacuum and Rental is located at 8204 US Hwy 59 N in Tenaha. The public is invited to attend the celebration. The celebration will be held from 12noon until 2:00pm

Joaquin First United Methodist Church to host a Vacation Bible School

The Joaquin First United Methodist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School on June 24-28. We will start at 9 am each day and will keep the fun going until 12:30! Friday evening will be our VBS program. Snacks and lunch will be served each day. Lots of fun to be had! Y’all come on and join us! For more information please contact Marsha Ann Barnett at 936-332-8326

SCSO seeks assistance in locating suspects

On June 22, 2019, a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on County Road 1210 in Center. From past dealings, the deputy was able to identify the subject as Bradley Fountain, 31, of Center. As the deputy approached the vehicle, the driver and a female passenger fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The deputy pursued the fleeing vehicle, eventually losing sight.

Notice of Mosquito Spraying in Timpson

The City of Timpson will be spraying and using mosquito dunks in areas around town containing stagnant water in effort to control the local mosquito population by preventing the hatching of larvae. With proof of residency, City residents may pick up additional dunks at the City Hall for outdoor use around their homes if you have stagnant water on your property.

Notice of Timpson City Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above named City will be held on the 18th day of June, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit:

1. Call to Order:

2. Invocation:

3. Pledge: United States Pledge, Texas Pledge

4. Chamber of Commerce:


On 6-11-19 At Approximately 2234 Hrs NCSO Deputies Were Dispatched To An Alarm Call In The 400 Blk Us 59 N. Deputies Met The Key Holder And Cleared The Business To The Key Holders Satisfaction.

On 6-12-19 Deputies Responded Via Ps To A Civil Complaint. Upon Contact Complainant Wanted Deputies To Document Damage Done To His Rent Property.