Mr. Brown is pictured above with his family during his retirement ceremony at Brookshire Bros. in Rusk. Front row left to right are Brendon and Brayden Brown. Back row is his daughter, Christy Godwin, Becky Brown, Gene Brown,  Justin Brown and Candace Brown Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den! We had another weekend of hard rains and I hope that everyone made it through the storms okay. As winter fades into...

One last Q factor
I’ve been pondering this column for a week. How do you say goodbye when you’re not completely saying goodbye? As I said last week, I’m stepping aside as editor of the...

Great uses for your tax refund
Most Americans get a refund every year, with the average check weighing in at $2,895 last year. Even though it’s really money that they earned, many people are tempted to...

Governor Abbott visits Nacogdoches for Lone Star Legislative Summit
The SFA campus was abuzz with energy on Friday when over 400 guests joined elected officials from various districts, business leaders, forward thinkers and community...

Something’s cooking: 4-H Food and Fashion Show contests
The Cherokee County 4-H Food Challenge was held Friday, January 12 at the Cherokee County Exposition Center. Teams of 4-H members have 40 minutes...

Humanitarian nature
Billy Bateman (right) received the Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award from the Chapel of the Four Chaplains national foundation. The award was...

East Texas wild pig seminar April 20
The East Texas Wild Pig Seminar, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held April 20. The educational event will be offering expert information and...