Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rotary Club of Rusk made it a Merry Christmas for a number of Rusk families. Over the holiday season, the club provided baskets filled with...

Phillips to Phillips
On the Rusk Volunteer Fire Department’s fireman’s banquet pages in the Jan. 10 issue, the fireman on the left should have been identified as...

‘Good Help is so Hard to Murder’ coming to CCT Feb. 24-25, March 3-4
RUSK – The Cherokee Civic Theatre is continuing its 45th season with its next show, Good Help Is So Hard To Murder. The play, directed by Rusk native Josie Fox and...

Taxing Thoughts: The best way to avoid an audit – preparation
Getting audited by the IRS is no fun. Some taxpayers are selected for random audits every year, but the chances of that happening to you are very small. You are much more...

Cherokee County Emergency Management Coordinator Sidney Riley...
During the Dec. 20 meeting, Rotarian Dianna Rowell, Administrator at Jacksonville Healthcare Center, hosted Sidney Riley, Emergency Management...

Rusk Leadership Institute Program
Starting soon. Learn the ins and outs and go “behind the scenes” of businesses and organizations around Rusk, like the state hospital, prison systems, Rusk ISD, Texas State...

Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rotary Club of Rusk made it a Merry Christmas for a number of Rusk families. Over the holiday season, the club provided baskets filled with...

Henleys to celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary Sunday afternoon
McDonald Henley and Frances (McGaughey) Henley wed on Jan. 18,1958. They were married in Frances parent’s home in Alto.  Their first home as a...

Hawkes announces candidacy for county Republican chair
Tammy Hawkes filed for ballot placement and announced her candidacy for the Cherokee County Republican Chairperson position. The primary...

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....

Meals on Wheels Jan. 10 - 16
Wednesday: Chicken and dumplings, peas and onions, zucchini, dinner roll, fruited jello, milk Thursday: Hamburger on bun, hash brown patty, baked beans, lettuce, tomato,...

Flu patients leave Texas hospitals strapped
Big-city hospitals in Texas have been overwhelmed this week by an influx of flu patients, and state health officials say influenza activity is widespread across the state....

CHRISTUS Mother Francis-Tyler earns national recognition
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog...

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...

Kind, polite, ‘Paddington 2’ is 3 potatoes of just right
Spud Nut, Paddington 2 (PG, 105 minutes) proves once again that “If you are kind and polite, then the world will be right.” Paddington is a lovable, living teddy bear...