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Posts published in “Day: January 20, 2022

Sheldon FFA holds successful Show

Jamari Davis, a senior at C.E. King High School, shows off his Grand Champion Steer at the 2022 Sheldon FFA Livestock Show, where his steer, Dynamite, sold for $5,750. Stewart and Donna Henderson of DH Cattle Show won the auction for the steer.

Grand steer nets $5,750 at Sheldon FFA Livestock Show

SHELDON – The wind may have made things cold, but buyers at the Sheldon Future Farmers of America Livestock Show warmed things up in what could be the largest show ever, according to officials.

The show was held last Saturday at the Agriculture barn on Old Highway US 90, the Beaumont Highway. Buyers were able to bid on a total of 35 animals and auction items. The auction netted more than $43,000 this year.

This year’s Grand Champion Steer, raised by C.E. King High School senior Jamari Davis, was sold for $5,750 to Stewart and Donna Henderson of DH Show Cattle.

Davis said his Grand Champion Steer’s name is Dynamite, is 14-months-old and weighed 1,206 pounds. He talked about raising Dynamite.

“It’s been real good. You have good times and bad times,” Davis said. “But I really love it. I like spending time with my animals. My favorite place is the barn.”

Davis said he plans to use the prize money to attend Texas A&M University and major in veterinary science.

Aside from having the Grand Champion Steer in this year’s show, Davis also had the Grand Champion Pig, Coco. Turner Chevrolet outbid everyone to win the pig for $2,000.

Channelview ISD names new Superintendent


CHANNELVIEW – The Channelview ISD Board of Trustees has unanimously named Dr. Tory C. Hill as the lone finalist to become the District’s next superintendent.

Dr. Tory C. Hill is currently the Superintendent for Sweeny Independent School District. Among his many accomplishments include being a Superintendent of the Year nominee for Region 4 in 2020. After serving as Superintendent for the past 5 years at Sweeny ISD, Dr. Hill was instrumental in passing a $28 million bond to address safety, health, and wellness of students as well as major infrastructure improvements. He also led a $1.7 million agreement with Chevron Phillips for the naming rights to the new Sweeny ISD CPChem CTE Center which opened for students in August 2020.

Dr. Hill earned a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University. He also obtained a master’s degree in education from Florida A&M University and a bachelor’s of science degree in secondary education from Southern University.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Hill to our Channelview ISD family,” said CISD Board President Patrick Lacy. “ We look forward to working with Dr. Hill to continue to advance our District’s commitment to develop and enhance our students’ intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth .”

Highlands Rotary Chili Feast set for Feb 5th


The Highlands Rotary Club is holding their 47th Annual CHILI FEAST, at St. Jude’s Catholic Church social hall, 808 S. Main Street, Highlands. 11am to 3pm, with a Live Auction at Noon to 3pm.

Raffle Tickets are $100, Meal Tickets $10 and the winner will receive a new 2022 SUV Chevy Trailblazer or Chevy Equinox. There are also other valuable prizes. Tickets from any Rotarian, or call 281-426-33558. Tickets also available from Turner Chevrolet, Central Auto Inspections, Weston Cotten, Dr. Larry White.