Tenaha

Mental Health Awareness! May Lunch and Learn

May 12, 2021
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health
& Fitness Committee will be having monthly lunch and learn to provide information on various topics. This
month we will focus on mental health.
Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness each year. It is important to measure how common

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Garrison Volunteer Fire Department leads with the heart

GARRISON, Texas – Garrison Volunteer Fire Department shares hope and support for the community by
literally showing their colors when converting an excess 6x6 military truck. The truck was received through the
Department of Defense Firefighter Property Program and the slip-on unit is through the Rural Volunteer Fire
Department Assistance Program, both administered by Texas A&M Forest Service.

City of Tenaha

The City of Tenaha will hold a Newly Elected
Officer Orientation Workshop on Saturday, May
15, 2021 in the Council Room located at 238
North George Bowers Drive from the hours of

10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

A Waiting Mother

This past Sunday we celebrated Mother’s Day. Mothers are not always headlined or
highlighted in life. This one day isn’t enough to honor and emphasize the value of mothers and
what they contribute to all our lives.
There is a story that we sometimes term “The Waiting Father,” for many it is known as
“The Prodigal Son.” This story doesn’t have anything to say directly about mothers. We know,

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FASTEST Girl in TEXAS 2A -

The UIL Track and Field State Championships took place this past weekend in Austin, Texas. Junior, Victoria Byrd, brought home 3 individual medals. She earned her first medal in the Long jump competition where she placed 3rd in the event with a jump of 17’ 9.25 inches. Victoria also competed in the 100m and 200m events and took GOLD in both, naming her the 2A STATE Champion in those events. She ran her personal best in both sprints with a 12.02 in the 100m and 25.07 in the 200m.

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