Obituaries

Stanley Dunning, 90, of Tenaha, Texas, passed away on April 16, 2018 in Nacogdoches. He was born on June 7, 1927 in Gilbert Pennsylvania to Stanley R. Dunning and Carrie Mae Everett Dunning.

Melba Smith, 83, of Carthage, passed away on Sunday morning, April 15, 2018, in Carthage. Melba Faye Lovell Smith was born on Nov.

Rubie Lou Humphreys Yarbrough, 98, of Nacogdoche

Lorelei Sample, 76, of Center, Texas, passed away on April 10, 2018 in Center.

She was born on January 16, 1942 in Center to Willie Sample and Alma Mae Metcalf Sample.

A.J.

Billy Eugene Cogswell, 85, of Center, passed awa

Eula Annice Richardson Hughes, 86, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on April 5, 2018 in Nacogdoches, T

David Whitton, 67, of

News

A Presidential Proclamation has been issued asking Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor and as a mark of respect for former First Lady Barbara Bush. 

Center, Texas - April 18, 2018 - Center Independent School District will be holding a town hall meeting on Monday, April 23rd beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The Roughrider Broadcast Team will carry Center High School's Regional Tennis matches on its Facebook Live page Thursday, coverage beginning at 1:30.  The program will begin with a recap of the mor

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard, Ace Hardware of East Texas in Center, TX recently won a trip to Washington, D.C. for being one of the top Exmark dealers in a six-state region.

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Mac Wheeler and family-  Mac signs with Beuna Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa

Kawon McCowin and family- Kawon signs with Austin College, Sherman,TX

Understanding how to respond if a child reveals abuse or neglect is crucial to the healing and restoration for that child.

Learn the do's and don’ts of recognizing abuse.

Sports

The Joaquin Lady Rams have secured their third consecutive District Championship after concluding the regular season with a win over Alto.

The Roughrider Broadcast Team will carry Center High School's Regional Tennis matches on its Facebook Live page Thursday, coverage beginning at 1:30.  The program will begin with a recap of the mor

The Joaquin Rams Boys Varsity Track Team have won the title of district champions for the second year in a row.

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Mac Wheeler and family-  Mac signs with Beuna Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa

Kawon McCowin and family- Kawon signs with Austin College, Sherman,TX

CHS GIRLS TRACK

James Irvin

 

Photo Galleries

Here are some of the photos taken by Light and Champion photographer Alexis Fountain at the UIL 2A boys basketball semifnal game between Shelbyville and West TExas on Friday, March 9, 2018. 

Here is a collection of game action photos from the UIL 2A-Div. II football championship game between Tenaha and Muenster played Dec. 21, 2017 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Timpson ISD honored local Veterans this past Veterans Day!

On Veterans Day we honor all,

Who answered to a service call.

Soldiers young, and soldiers old,

Fought for freedom, brave and bold,

The Pinecone & Mistletoe Christmas Market is in full swing!

Here are a few photos from Saturdays events at Excelsior's Annual Halloween Carnival. There were a lot of people, both young and old, participated in this years event.

Thursday evening Tri-County hosted their 4th Annual Resource Fair/ Fall Festival to inform the community of resources that are available here in Shelby County. There were hot dogs, drinks, games, c