Karen Denise Wilkinson, 56, of Tenaha, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021

Karen Denise Wilkinson, 56, of Tenaha, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home
in Center with service held at 1:00 p.m.
Born December 17, 1964, in Gonzalez, Karen is the daughter of the late Raymond Mikesh Sr. and Betty Rhodes



Notice is hereby given that a Regular meeting of the Governing body of the Shelby County
Commissioners’ Court will be held on the 13 th day of January, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in the Courtroom of the
Shelby County Courthouse at 200 San Augustine Street, Center, Shelby County, Texas to deliberate and
consider action on the following items:

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After 105 Years, Another Generation Takes Over  at the Legendary King Nursery

In the small town of Tenaha, Texas, any news is big news.  This year will prove particularly newsworthy for Tenaha’s own historic King’s Nursery however, as 4th generation owner and manager Dr. Andrew King returns home to take over the family business.  Andrew and his family return from College Station where he earned a PhD in Horticulture from Texas A&M University and where he served on the faculty in the Department of Horticultural Sciences for the past five years.  Why now?