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August 26, 2015 RSS feed / News

A tour of the Square

l Jim Wilson, interpreter and educator at the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site in Mexia, recently toured Rusk with Cherokee County Historical Commission chair Dr. Deborah Burkett. Mr. More...

New truancy law set to put pressure on parents, students

When the state’s new truancy law takes effect Sept. 1, students will no longer face criminal sanctions — penalties that could include jail time — for skipping school. More...

The J’ville Chamber Adopt-A-School committee presents H.O.P.E. a donation

The Jacksonville Chamber’s Adopt-A-School committee members presented Allison Hale, H.O.P.E.(Helping Others Pursue Enrichment)Inc, Administrator, a check for $486 to sponsor three children in the H.O.P.E. Backpack program. More...

TDCJ Promotion

Christopher Thompson began his career with the TDCJ as a Correctional Officer at the Powledge Unit. He began work at the Skyview/Hodge Complex in July 2014. More...

Jacksonville Rotary

On August 19, the Jacksonville Rotary club welcomed Lt. Micah Clark as their speaker. A Tyler native, Lt. Clark is the Rotary District 5830 Global Scholar. A recent West Point graduate, Lt. More...

5 seniors from area high schools attend Texas Boys State Convention

More than 1,000 serve as delegates at UT-Austin for 75th annual convention

Boys’ State delegates from three area high schools reported to American Legion Post 152 recently to recount the highlights of the program they attended in June at the University of Texas in Austin. More...

Artist Carol Myers expands on passion for painting

The Jacksonville Area Arts Council (JAAC) is sponsoring an Autumn Arts Show and Sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. The show features many area artists and their creations. More...

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce inducts 2015 members to Wall of Fame

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Wall of Fame Committee recently announced the 2015 inductees to Jacksonville’s Wall of Fame. More...

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