May 12, 2011 - The Celeste Thursday Club met on April 28 at the Celeste Bank. Rachel Clark, Mary Ann Hooks, Allene Mize, Lynda Lou Thorp, Frances Armstrong, Patsy Whitworth, Sarah Andry, Judy Hubbard, Mary Jane James, Bethalyne Lyon, and Jo Willa Pierson attended. Frances Reynolds attended as an associate member. For roll call, members related the number of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren they had. Hubbard read the minutes and they were approved. After the treasurer, Whitworth gave her report, the Civic Committee suggested that $75 be given to the Celeste Elementary Library, $50 to Crawford Moore for art supplies for the Celeste High School, and $50 for Curly Combs for the upkeep of the Audie Murphy Garden in Celeste.
30 YEARS AGO - MAY 15, 1981
Holdridge Receives Scholarship
Chuck Holdridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Holdridge, a senior at Celeste High School recently received a four year $16,000 scholarship instituted by the Tenneco Corporation, of Durfield, Illinois.
MAY 5, 2011 - A Spring Sing is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafetorium. This program involves fourth through eighth grade music classes, choirs, and individual group performances. A $1 donation will be taken at door for those who are able to support the Intermediate Honor Choirs. Popcorn and bottled water refreshments will also be available for sale. Should be a great musical night out for all!
MAY 5, 2011 - Rhonda Hackler's sophomore English class at Celeste High School made a visit to the W. Walworth Harrison Public Library in Greenville on April 7. The students have been working on a genealogy project, and the Greenville Public Library (GPL) is home to the Northeast Texas History and Genealogy Department.
MAY 5, 2011
First Grade: A Honor Roll - Kain Bell, Caleigh Cummings, Brandon Lewis, Brody Pryor, Justin Riskey, Jerret Stone, Dylan Tenney, Cooper Tyner. A/B Honor Roll - Jose Amaro, Donovan Lyday, Dalton Martinez, Tanner Meeks, Erick Orduna, Kasey Paulson, Fallon Pearce, Charles Williams.
MAY 5, 2011 - The seventh and eighth grade boys finished third place in district. The district meet was held in Wolfe City recently.
MAY 5, 2011 - Jose Amaro, Luke Beadles, Jessica Bennett, Scott Brock, Hailey Brown, Koby Brown, Nickolas Clark, Justin Creed, Brynn Cummings, Jonathan Diaz, Gage Duvall, ShiAnn Evans, Jacob Fulfer, Cutter George, Raeleigh Gibson, Bryan Gray, Austin Henslee, Summer Holt, Heather Hudson, Cori Jordan, Charley Lane, Brandon Lewis, Joshua Lovelady Burnett, Bradley McIntyre, Mackenzie Minter, Ethan Mitcham, Charlize Morrison, Isaiah Nix, Erick Orduna, Jana Painter, Kasey Paulson, Zachary Pickle, Jalen Rector, Kaci Roberson, Bryce Shatto, Kenneth Spoonemore, Thadeus Stephens, Savannah Stone, Shelby Tenney, Cooper Tyner, Ryan Wade, Rebecca Warren, Dylan Zachary, Josh Archer, Adam Bell, Steven Blankenship, Wyatt Brock, Hayden Brown, Bethany Carter, Drew Compton, Dalton Crosby, Caleigh Cummings, Jaxson Dillard, Presley Etheridge, Keaton Fielden, Savanna Fuller, Garrett Gibson, Jace Givens, Harley Gray, Chandler Henslee, Samantha Horton, Christopher Jordan, Larry Kysiak, Tucker LaRue, Matthew Lewis, Kerrigan Luna, Tanner Meeks, Preslee Minter, Tayvin Moore, Jacob Morrison, Nathanael Nix, Makayla Oshield, Kaman Pallan, Fallon Pearce, Emily Price, Kalyn Riley, Paola Ronquillo, Cord Smith, Logan Spoonemore, Ned Stewart, Jacob Sullivan, Ashlen Thomas, Jaidyn Vankirk, Mason Walker, Tanner White, Delynn Ballew, Kain Bell, Evan Bowles, Austin Brown, Jaycee Brown, Brenden Carter, Felicia Crane, Josie Crossland, Alicia Davidson, Fantasy Duvall, Britton Evans, Emily Fulfer, Kathryn Gatliff, Paisley Gibson, Payton Glasscock, Peyten Hargraves, Dylan Hicks, Michael Huddleston, Connor Jordan, Traven Lamm, Benjamin Lewis, Austin Logan, Aaron Martin, Tanner Minter, Douglas Mitcham, Trevor Moore, Kolton Nichols, Alondra Orduna, Trinity Oslin, Wade Parks, Liberty Pearce, Brody Pryor, Justin Riskey, Ronnie Russell, Clay Spoonemore, Morgan Stark, Jerret Stone, Dylan Tenney, Hayleigh Thomas, Reece Wade, Garrett Warren and Kalista Wright.
MAY 5, 2011 - The Celeste High School Tennis Team competed at the district tennis tournament on Wednesday and Thursday, April 11-12, in Prosper. Individual awards were as follows: boys' singles - fourth place - Robert Vankirk (scores of 6-4, 1-6, 6-7 to O'Shel of Lindsay); and boys' doubles - fourth Place - Blake Garcia & Bryce Keifer (scores of 4-6, 7-6, 1-6 to Harp/Lance of Era).
CAPTION: The 2011 CHS Tennis team includes Hunter Ray, Cody Genson, Robert VanKirk, Blake Garcia, Devon Walden, Bryce Keifer, Casey Genson, Haley Trentham, Morgan Lewis, Lucy Abbott, Kristie Patterson, Rachel Myers, Tirrani Dozier, Kayla Evans, Madalyne Pearce, Tiffany Crossland and Head Coach Heather Lane. (Not pictured - Robert Griffis.)
MAY 5, 2011 - The Celeste FFA Booster Club will be having a cake decorating contest at the annual barbecue dinner and auction on Saturday, May 14. All cake entries are welcome. Just bake and decorate a cake and bring the cake to the Celeste High School Dining Hall by 5 p.m. The cake judging will begin at 6; winners will be announced at 6:30, and the auction will follow. Prizes will be given out for first, second and third place. All proceeds will benefit FFA students with Hunt County Fair projects and FFA seniors with scholarships.
MAY 5, 2011 - The Blue Devil 4x100 relay team of Rex Gentry, Faith Nix, Anna Spradling, Jose Spradling won first place in the Special Olympics in the Terrell ISD competition on April 20.
Individual medalists include the following: 100 meter dash - Faith Nix, first place; Jose Spradling, second place; Kaela Eason, second place; Rex Gentry, third place and Anna Spradling, third place; standing long jump - Faith Nix, first place; Rex Gentry, second place; Anna Spradling, second place; Jose Spradling, third place and Kaela Eason, third place.