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8th Annual Halloween in the Hole set

The 8th Annual Halloween in the Hole presented by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office & John Burns, Farmers Insurance will take place Oct. 28, 2021 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Center High School baseball field. Kids dressed in costumes 13 and under are invited to an...

SCSO hiring Deputies, Investigator

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for the following positions: InvestigatorPatrol DeputyCivil/Transport Deputy  MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Must be 21 years of ageMust be a U.S. CitizenMust possess a valid Texas Drivers License (without...

Visitation suspended at SCSO

Per Sheriff Kevin W. Windham, effective Immediately ALL inmate visitation has been suspended at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office until further notice. Cash will no longer be accepted to deposit on an inmate’s books for commissary purchases. If you wish to leave...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Wyatt

The Shelby County Sheriff’s is seeking the whereabouts of Derrick Lamarc Wyatt, 37, of Center. Wyatt is described as a black male, 6’4”and weighs approximately 350 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Wyatt has felony warrants for Engaging in Organized Criminal...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Rodgers

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Dakota Travis Rodgers, 24, of Center. Rodgers is described as a 5’9” white male and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Rodgers has an active felony warrant for Violation...

Bennett taken into custody without incident

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office would like to report the arrest of Justin Earl Bennett. Bennett was being sought by authorities for Murder (F-1) in regards to a homicide that occurred Saturday, August 21, 2021 in Center which claimed the life of 42 year-old Delvin...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Shelbyville man

UPDATE: ARD has been found safe. 8/23/2021 6 p.m. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Tony Ard, 55, of Shelbyville. Ard is described as a white male, 5’8”, 130 pounds with blue eyes and blonde hair. Ard was last seen Saturday, August 21 at...

SCSO issues statement on homicide

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is actively investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday, August 21 on County Road 2225 in Center. According to Sheriff Kevin W. Windham, deputies responded to the scene at approximately...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Bennett

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is actively seeking the whereabouts of Justin Earl Bennett. Bennett is described as a 41 year-old black male, 5’9”, 210 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Bennett has tattoos on both...

Narcotics Anonymous established in Center

A Narcotics Anonymous (NA) recovery group has been established in Center. Group meetings will be held at the St. John’s Episcopal Church located at 1063 Southview Circle, Center, TX. Meeting times will be Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. An...