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World Class Fishing

Enjoy the natural beauty of Shelby County on Toledo Bend Reservoir and Lake Pinkston.

Visit Historic Shelby County!

Historic sites dot the landscape throughout Shelby County.

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

Historic Shelby County Jail home to Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

John D. Windham Civic Center

26,000 square foot facility hosts events of any size.

RIO Theater

Preserved movie theater with first run movies

Welcome to Shelby County… Gateway to the Texas Forest Country

On behalf of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, we welcome you to our website!

Shelby County is a myriad of untapped resources. From our historic courthouse, to our historic museum, and to the lakes and landscapes of our beautiful area, we invite you to read further about our community and we extend a special invitation for you to visit us soon.

We've got a friendly, down to earth quality to our community and promise you won't meet a stranger.

Visit our calendar of events page and plan to attend two of the most picturesque festivals in the South, along with a multitude of fishing and recreational activities offered in the area, all throughout the year.

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The Rose, a nonprofit breast health organization in Houston, is partnering with East Texas Health Access Network (ETHAN) to offer onsite mammograms in Tenaha July 22 & 23. The services are made possible through a grant from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to help uninsured, low-income women get their annual mammogram.

When: July 22 & 23 (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Where: The Hope Project in Tenaha, Texas

If interested, women can call 409-384-2099 to speak with Ava Whitener, Mammography Coordinator with ETHAN, and find out if they qualify for a sponsored mammogram. Insurance and cash also accepted.

Women may be eligible for a sponsored mammogram, if they:

- Are age 40-64

- 200% of the poverty level (family of four: $47,100/year)

- Uninsured

- Have not had a mammogram in three years

- Live in Shelby County (23 other counties also included - call for more details.

Deadline to register is July 8th, 2014. For more information, please contact Ava Whitener with ETHAN at 409-384-2099.


CHS Homecoming Pep Rally Friday, October 24th at 3pm in the CHS Gym.

CHS Homecoming Game Friday, October 24th at 7:30pm vs. Diboll.

CHS Annual Alumni Association Meeting Saturday, October 25th at the Windham Civic Center from 9am-noon. Hall of Honor Award will be presented during the meeting.

CHS Homecoming Parade Saturday, October 25th at 4pm on the Historic Downtown Center Square (participants line up at Farmer’s Bank Drive Through).

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.