Cherokee County Veterans' Day program to be held Monday
Cherokee County’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m., Monday Nov. 12, at the veterans’ marker on the north side of the courthouse...

The Cherokeean Herald is looking for a few good cooks.
The Cherokeean Herald is cooking up a fun, new contest for our readers and subscribers. With the holiday season fast approaching, many are on the lookout for that new...

Photo provided by Becky Whisenant
Tx A&M Forest Service and Tx Parks & Wildlife Department teamed up Oct. 27 and 28 to sponsor the 7th annual Youth Hunt at I.D.Fairchild state forest.  Twelve hunters ages 8 to 15 from Texas and Oklahoma had the opportunity for hands-on instruction and experience.  Pictured (in no particular order) are Jeremiah Adams (10), Gavin Glover (10), Carson Wilson (15), Dante Letteri (9), Jakob Hardy (10), Caison Matney (12), Kelton Whisenhunt (14), Justice Kessel (9), Maryanna Ebert (9), Blake Casper (13), Triston Metreyeon (10) and Tristen Taylor (9). 7th annual Youth Hunt held at I.D. Fairchild Oct. 27-28
Just west of Maydelle this weekend 12 young hunters participated in the 7th annual Youth Hunt, held Oct 27 and 28 in the 2,800 acre I.D. Fairchild...

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...

Photo by Josie Fox
A signing ceremony was held on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Rusk High School for senior Andrew Gates. Gates, a pitcher for the Rusk Eagles baseball team received a full scholarship to Central Alabama Community College. Gates will start at CACC in the fall 2019 semester. Pictured are, sitting from left to right, Rusk High School coach Robert Ellis, Andrew Gates, Landon Gates, Austin Gates and Lilly Gates. Standing are Andrew’s parents, Theresa and Ronny Gates. Gates signs with CACC
Rusk High School senior Andrew Gates has taken his first step on the path to baseball greatness. Gates began playing baseball at the age of...

The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
With just a few games left of regular season play, and district games looming, local teams are giving it their all and making those final pushes. Panthers fall to...

Rusk Eagles take on Canton Eagles: Rusk secures third win of the...
The Rusk Eagles seem to have found their grove as their winning streak continues. Friday night’s game marked the third straight win for Rusk. In a...