Weekly Safety Report: Three-vehicle Crash and ATV Theft in Center, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Center, Texas this week. The first incident involved a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hurst Street and Roughrider Drive on November 15, 2023. A 17-year-old driver in a blue 2005 Ford Mustang attempted to turn left through an unprotected green light and collided with a white 2024 Buick Encore driven by Denny King. The second incident involved the theft of a 2013 Artic Cat 700 Prowler from a hunting lease on US 96 S between November 20-23, 2023.
Daingerfield; Timpson advance to semifinals with wins Friday night
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — The Daingerfield Tigers advanced to the Class 3A Division-2 state semifinals with a 42-21 win over Newton on Friday night at the Tomato Bowl. Daingerfield led 21-14 at halftime and then scored 21 unanswered points to end the game to cap the scoring. The Tigers...
WebXtra: San Augustine artist explains thoughts behind multi-tiered deck constructed above home
San Augustine resident, artist and carpenter Gary Brewer explains why he constructed three large decks above his home, how long it took him, and why he chose a theme that many locals have voiced their dislike for.
Spotlight Game: Undefeated Timpson wins rivalry rematch against Garrison
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KETK) – The Timpson Bears remain dominant after taking home a victory over the Garrison Bulldogs. Undefeated so far this season, Timpson faced off against Garrison at Homer Bryce Stadium in a rivalry rematch. The final score was: Timpson 35 – Garrison 23. The Bears will head on to the state semi-finals in […]
Gilmer Buckeyes win huge upset in overtime against Carthage Bulldogs
TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Gilmer Buckeyes defeated the defending state champion Carthage Bulldogs on Friday. In a game at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, the Buckeyes were able to best the defending state champs in the first overtime The final score was: Gilmer – 47 Carthage – 44. Gilmer secured their spot in […]
Garrison, Texas: A Beacon of Southern Charm and Educational Excellence
Garrison, a small Texas town, epitomizes southern charm with a population of around 800, fostering a close-knit community where diversity and strong ties flourish. Garrison Independent School District (GISD) champions educational excellence, as seen in Garrison High School's impressive 100% graduation rate. With a median age above the national average, Garrison's mature community supports growth while cherishing its quaint, slower-paced lifestyle.
Texas High School Football: How to Stream the Timpson High School vs. Garrison High School Game - December 1
In 2A - action on Friday, December 1, Garrison High School will host Timpson High School at 7:00 PM CT. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Timpson vs. Garrison Game Information. Game Day: Friday, December...
Gilmer, Carthage coaches prepare for daunting 4th playoff round
EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Coach Alan Metzel and his Gilmer team are facing off against a Carthage machine Friday night that knows nothing but wins. Metzel spoke with KLTV’s Michael Coleman about the upcoming battle. “Those guys, we know them very well, they know us very well. We understand...
Tenaha Christmas around the Square 2023
Tenaha Christmas around the Square 2023 News Staff Wed, 11/29/2023 - 12:18 Image Tenaha Christmas around the Square 2023 Body Tags Christmas 2023 Tenaha Texas Shelby County events
The Shelby County Courthouse: A Unique Irish Castle-Style Architectural Marvel in America
In the quaint town of Center, Texas, the Shelby County Courthouse stands as a unique architectural gem reminiscent of an Irish castle. Completed in 1885 and designed by John J. E. Gibson, this courthouse is the sole Irish castle-style courthouse in America. It is a proud display of the Romanesque Revival style, which was greatly influenced by the work of Henry Hobson Richardson. The courthouse's brickwork, turrets, and frame cupola are a nod to Gibson's Irish roots and have earned it a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Tenaha playoff ousted by Lovelady, Ward moving to ISD administration
Tenaha playoff ousted by Lovelady, Ward moving to ISD administration Colton Bragg Wed, 11/29/2023 - 21:21 Image Tenaha playoff ousted by Lovelady, Ward moving to ISD administration Body ...
Tenaha High principal takes over football team head coaching duties
TENAHA, Texas (KTRE) - Tenaha High’s head coach has decided to move into an administrative role with the district, moving aside for the high school principal to take over on the sideline. Terry Ward has coached for the school for 27 years, and he said after his long stay...
Mysteries of the Night: Unraveling the Legends of Ghostly Lanterns
For generations, the Arcadia Ghost Light has held a place in the realm of the supernatural, with tales of a headless railroad worker named Joe Baldwin haunting the train tracks, his ghostly lantern swinging in the night. This legend, part of Arcadia's haunted history, has persisted since the 1800s, with explanations ranging from swamp gas to light refraction, but none as enduring as the story of Baldwin's restless spirit. Similarly, the Paulding Light of Michigan, with its fabled connection to a deceased railroad brakeman's lantern, has fueled local folklore and drawn the curious to its mysterious glow.
2023 Joaquin Christmas Festival
2023 Joaquin Christmas Festival News Staff Wed, 11/29/2023 - 12:13 Image 2023 Joaquin Christmas Festival Body Tags Christmas 2023 Joaquin Texas Shelby County events
East Texas Professional Credit Union Player of the Week: Carthage's KJ Edwards
CARTHAGE, Texas — Last week, Carthage faced arguably the only team who was able to seriously compete with them this season: Pleasant Grove. The Hawks were an experienced team full of seniors and came into the match-up No. 3 and undefeated. That being said, they were going to put...
Echoes of the Past: The Historic Beckville Cemetery and Its Legacy
Amidst the rolling hills of Beckville, Texas, the Historic Beckville Cemetery serves as a hallowed chronicle of the town's storied past. This tranquil resting place, dating back to the 19th century, is deeply entwined with Beckville's origins, from its pioneer inception to its evolution through the railroad era and the lignite mining surge. Each marker in this sacred space not only commemorates an individual's life but also weaves into the broader narrative of this resilient community's journey.
Timpson and Garrison rematch, this time in quarterfinals action
Timpson and Garrison rematch, this time in quarterfinals action News Staff Wed, 11/29/2023 - 21:21 Image Body The Timpson Bears state quarterfinal football game against the Garrison Bulldogs will be played at Stephen F. Austin’s Homer Bryce Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Timpson will be the home team. Accepted passes will include District 11, Senior Citizen, and THSCA. Tickets at $10 at the gate. Cash and credit card will be accepted. The two teams met earlier in the season in a game known as the Battle of the Attoyac where Timpson took a 35-26 victory.
Center PD Investigates Crash at Hurst, Cass-Caid Intersection
November 28, 2023 - The intersection of hurst Street and Cass-Caid Drive was the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Thursday, November 23, 2023. According to the Center Police Department, at 1:35am a maroon Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck driven by Jorge Vazquez, 21, of Center was northbound in the 800 block of Hurst Street when the Ram left the roadway to the right and struck a concrete drainage culvert, flipping over onto its top, and crossing the 100 block of Cass-Caid Drive. The Ram landed in the parking lot of Roughrider Quick Lube.
Chamber ribbon cutting welcomes AnnLynn Nutrition
Chamber ribbon cutting welcomes AnnLynn Nutrition News Staff Wed, 11/29/2023 - 21:21 Image Chamber ribbon cutting welcomes AnnLynn Nutrition Body A Shelby County Chamber of...
Haynesville advances with semifinal win over Logansport
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