Secretary Hughs Encourages Texans To Vote Early And Make Preparations To Cast A Ballot In The May 1st, Election
AUSTIN - Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs today encouraged all eligible Texas voters to take advantage of the early voting period ahead of the May 1st election, which begins on Monday, April 19th and ends on Tuesday, April 27th. Voters across the state will have the opportunity to cast ballots in county, local, and political subdivision elections, including those for mayor, city council, school board, municipal utility districts, and other local entities.
The 45th Annual East Texas Poultry Festival will be October 7-9 on the historic downtown square.
One of several preliminary festivities is the Queen's Court Scholarship Pageant.
The Queen's Court is comprised of young ladies entering their junior year in a Shelby County high
school with a grade point average of 85 or above. Since we were unable to have the Queen’s Court