RCC looks to increase city’s credit rating
Rusk city council members are eyeing ways to increase the city’s credit score. District 5 Councilman Jan Pate requested the issue be placed on the agenda of the regular...

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Superintendent Brian Nichols, board members Glenna Weaver and Missy Tennison; Dr. Craig Wilcox, Curriculum and Special Programs Director; board members Joe Taylor, Lolita Davis, Lori Lawon, J.B. Neely and Michael Davis; Joe Brandon, junior high principal; and Josh Faucett,  high school principal all gather around former superintendent Dr. Gregg Weiss as he cuts the ribbon for the official opening of the New Summerfield Coliseum. New Summerfield dedicates new coliseum
The New Summerfield Coliseum was dedicated Friday, Nov. 9, after two years of construction. In 2015, voters approved a bond measure which allowed...

RISD admin puts rumors to bed
Details became a little muddy after a Rusk High School student was taken into custody and charged with making terroristic threats against other students last month. Rusk...

Elizabeth “Boots” W. Burfoot
Elizabeth “Boots” W. Burfoot was born December 29, 1923 in Roanoke, Virginia to Walter and Susan Wilson. Both parents predeceased her as did 6 of 7 siblings, husband,...

Trevor Kyle Lawson
A funeral service for Trevor Kyle Lawson, age 18, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 10 o’clock in the morning Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in...

Billy Myles
Funeral services for Billy Myles, 73, of Alto, Texas will be Saturday November 10th at 11am at Weeping Mary Baptist Church near Alto. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8pm...

The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
Troup continues winning streak The Troup Tigers continue to prove they are a powerhouse on the field with their latest win against the Arp Tigers, 48-6. Troup quarterback...

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New Summerfield Hornet Collin Wilkerson dunks the basketball unopposed during Friday night’s season opening game against the Kennard Tigers. Hornets win season opening game
The New Summerfield Hornets christened their new coliseum with a 65-44 win over the Kennard Tigers Friday, Nov. 9, marking a good beginning to the...

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Lady Eagles volleyball team members named to All-District are, from left to right, front row, Jamyah Anderson, Madi Devlin, Addison Norton, Jillian West and Mary Fletcher. Back row, Jeylei Wick, Kailee Millsap, Faith Long, Haley Hancock, Lauren Boudreaux and Merle Besson. Rusk Lady Eagle volleyball team members named all district
The Rusk Lady Eagles ended their 2018 volleyball season with a 15-20 record overall and 4-4 for district with several team members receiving...