Photo by Michelle Dillon
Pictured left to right, Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone recognized Fire Chief Keith Fortner, Corporal Randy Wilson and Nathan Palmer as 2018 Employees of the Year. Brandon Worley was also noted as a 2018 Employee of the Year but was not present. JCC names employees of the year
Jacksonville Employees of the Year 2018, Corporal Randy Wilson, Brandon Worley, Nathan Palmer and Chief Keith Fortner, were recognized by Mayor...

How sweet it is…County Extension office looking for a few good...
Fancy yourself a blue-ribbon baker? The Cherokee County AgriLife Extension Agency is offering the chance to prove it during the local office’s dessert bake-off, to be held...

Mission Tejas announces Jan. events
Participants to each event are encouraged to wear proper clothing and footwear for the outdoors, as well as bring water and bug spray. Each program is free; however, there...

Anita Faye Morris
A funeral service for Anita Faye Morris, age 63, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 10 o’clock in the morning Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in...

Kay Moore
A funeral service for Kay Moore, age 67, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o’clock in the afternoon Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in...

Virginia Lee Park
A funeral service for Virginia Lee Park, age 74, of Nacogdoches is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the Wallace-Thompson chapel with Pastor Keith...

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Troup’s Kori Miniix (#25) takes a shot against a Raider defender when the Tigers hosted West Rusk Friday, Jan. 11. Troup Tigers, Bullard Lady Panthers undefeated in district play
Area teams continue to hoop it up as they go into district play. Jacksonville Indians, Maidens claim victory over Whitehouse Wildcats The...

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The Troup Tigers placed second in the Glen Evans Classic with Quincy Kincade (#5) and Weslee Ross (#3) being named All-Tournament. Troup hosts Glen Evans Classic
The Glen Evans Classic, hosted by Troup High School Friday-Saturday, Dec. 27-28, was an event for both men and women’s basketball teams. Five...

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New Summerfield’s Leslie Guzman takes a shot against Alto Lady Jacket defender Makayla Black during the first league game Friday, Jan. 4. Cherokee County teams begin district basketball play
And now for Hoop Zone news: Jacksonville Indians 4-12 overall, 0-1 in district play The Jacksonville Indians participated in the Wagstaff...