Agriculture

Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the Cherokee County Master Gardener’s Association as its newest member. The program is an educational, volunteer program offered by the AgriLIFE Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System.  The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout the community. For more information, contact Kim Benton at (903) 683-5416 or visit them at 165 E. 6th St., #104. Growing with the Chamber


East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference - South
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announces the East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference - South. Registration is from 8 - 8:30 a.m. and the Program is from 8:30 a.m. -...
Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
Master Naturalist to offer 2017 classes
The East Texas Chapter of Master Naturalist, a non-profit organization, is proud to announce its 2017 classes beginning, from 6 - 9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Tyler...
USDA Rural Development funding announcement for the East Texas...
USDA Rural Development Texas State Director Paco Valentin joined East Texas leaders to announce funding for the Intermediary Relending Program on Thursday, Dec. 29 for the...
Debbie Dyess (left) presented a traveling trophy to Bluebonnet 4-H Club members Colleen Dover and Elijah Russell for winning first place during the Spooktacular Bull Bash greased pig chase, held in October. Bluebonnet 4-H also received $250 for having the winning duo. Spooktacular pig chasers


Christmas Masterwork
The combined choirs at Stephen F. Austin State University, along with the Orchestra of the Pines, will present SFA’s traditional holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec....
Dia de los Muertos
The fourth annual Día de los Muertos Fiesta will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in downtown Nacogdoches in and around The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera...
Update Rusk County Fatal
On July 22, 2016  at approximately 8:49 AM, troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on US-59 in  Rusk County, one mile south of the city of Garrison.  Preliminary...
Kirk family named Farm Family of the Year
Following in his father’s, John F. Kirk, Jr.’s footsteps, who won the award 40 plus years ago, the John F. Kirk, III family has been named the 2016...


Warner Wilson named Nacogdoches County Ag Educator of the Year
The best educators are those teachers who not only inform and instruct but also train and equip and inspire, those teachers who leave their students on a different plane of...
Roy O. Martin III is keynote speaker at ag appreciation banquet
NACOGDOCHES, TX – Roy O. Martin III of Roy O. Martin Lumber Company will deliver the keynote presentation at the Agriculture Appreciation & Awareness Banquet produced by...
Jimmy Scott named Pete Smith Agriculture Pioneer of the Year
Jimmy Scott is a quiet, modest man who has accomplished much and given back to his community even more. Jimmy was born and raised on a cotton farm in the Winter Hill...