The director of DETCOG’s successful Family and Youth Services (FAYS) program, Jeff
Reed has been recognized by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
with the Outstanding Leader Award for 2020. The award presentation was made during
DFPS’s annual Partners in Prevention Conference.
The DETCOG FAYS staff nominated Reed for the award, citing his outstanding
leadership and support. He in turn credited his staff for his success.
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee announces the 2020
parade will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 beginning at 6:00pm. The Parade is presented by
Shelby Savings Bank. The theme for this year’s parade is “A Rustic Christmas”. The Parade will be
routed on and near the downtown square.
Categories for the 2020 Parade will include: Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic
Two Shelby County 4-H youth were awarded the District 5 Gold Star at a banquet
on October 6, 2020 at The Barn in Nacogdoches. The Gold Star award is the
highest award given by Texas A&M University and is based on the 4-H member’s
project, leadership and citizenship/community service participation on the county
level. Receiving the award this year were Mr. Lance Holloway and Mr. Wesley