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September 17, 2014 RSS feed / News

Butler, Roberts promoted to GM, roadmaster at TSR

Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC has named Steven Butler as general manager of the Texas State Railroad. The move comes after he was named interim general manager in June. More...

Jacksonville Public Library adds public scanning station

The Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to announce a new service: a scanning station for public use. This workstation will allow members of the public to digitally scan and save personal documents and photos to be saved. More...

Oct. 6 is last day to register to vote

Texas residents have until Oct. 6 to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, October 31. Cherokee County ballots for the Nov. More...

Cherokee Co. participates in preparedness month

Sponsored by FEMA’s Ready Campaign, National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies. More...

Alto Council adopts budget, tables tax rate

The Alto City Council adopted a $1,641,113.21 city budget at its Monday evening meeting at city hall. The budget includes a three percent cost of living salary increase for city employees. More...

Ribbon cutting held Thursday, Sept. 11

Location is chain’s 43rd

k More than 40 members of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce turned out for a ribbon cutting of the new Ivan Smith Furniture store. The location was formerly occupied by Bearden’s Furniture. More...

Rusk, Alto high schools name Homecoming courts

l The Alto High School Homecoming court duchesses consist of (from left) senior Madison Randall, junior Marilyn Gonzalez, sophomore Madison Threadgill and freshman Kyana Hart. More...

Texas State Railroad conducts student runs

Reservations for student rides are being taken at TSR

The Texas State Railroad is now taking reservations for its fall educational school runs. These special train runs will occur on Fridays, Sept. 19 and 26, departing from the Rusk Depot at 11 a.m. and returning about 12:30 p.m. More...

Concord Healthcare Group purchases Gardendale Rehabilitation & Nursing

The Concord Healthcare Group, a rehabilitation and nursing center operator has recently acquired Gardendale Rehabilitation & Nursing in Jacksonville. More...

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