Area Interest

SFA’s Center for Regional Heritage Research works with museum,...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Point by point, the image of a cannon slowly materializes on the computer screen. Fine grooves in the handcrafted bronze handles shaped like dolphins...
Cracks Can Cause Hazards in Trees
Inspection from industry certified arborists can prevent severe property damage   Tree failure is a major cause of property damage, especially after high-winds. If the...
Joe Williams sworn in as Rusk PD Chief
Thursday night’s Rusk City Council Meeting began with the swearing in of new Rusk Police Chief Joe Williams. The city announced Tuesday, Jan. 17 that the former McKinney...
County to acquire bids for new Pct. 3 building
Monday, Feb. 13 saw another Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting where the topic of a new building for Precinct 3 was one of the items on the agenda. The court...
Jacksonville College is pleased to present the 2017 Homecoming Court. Pictured on the front row, from left are Homecoming Queen candidates Sidney Heyman, Abby Lykens, Brianna Perry, Katy Arbuckle and Olivia Day. On the top row, from left are Homecoming King candidates John Paul Allen, Nylan Yancy, Marcale Lotts, Felippe Decker and Diego Garcia. JC Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game on Feb. 18. Jacksonville College Homecoming 2017 activities announced
Jacksonville College will celebrate Homecoming 2017 on Feb. 17-18 on the JC campus and at various locations around Jacksonville. Alumni and...


East Texas Communities Foundation appoints board members
East Texas Communities Foundation announced the election of Doug Bolles to serve as Chairman for 2017 and welcomed four new board members: Peter Boyd, Marilyn Abegg-Glass,...
Battle of the Banks
All financial institutions in Cherokee County have been challenged to participate in Battle of the Banks the entire month of February. Money raised will benefit the...
Neches River Refuge Field Day
Friends of the Neches River Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite the public to a free Field Day at the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge from 1 - 4...
BBB announces Awards for Excellence winners and Students of...
The 2017 BBB Awards Ceremony took place on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Green Acres Baptist Church Crosswalk Center in Tyler from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. BBB presented the BBB Awards...
Jacksonville Rotary
Rotarian Kim Felt (left) invited Julianne Sanford, RN, BSN, to be the guest speaker for Jacksonville’s Rotary meeting Feb. 1. Julianne works as the...


Sweetheart Dance
Texas Helping Hands will be sponsoring a Sweetheart Dance from 7 - 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 for Heart Awareness Month featuring David Allen and The Drifting Outlaws....
AARP Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Red Cross in Tyler at 320 E. Rieck Rd. on Friday, Feb. 17, at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members are $20 for...
Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department schedule of events for...
The Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department has a wide variety of events scheduled for this spring. The public is invited to join students, faculty and staff in attending...
Sign up now for the 2017 Rusk Leadership Institute Program
Sign-up and be a part of the Rusk Leadership Institute Program for 2017. Learn the ins and outs and go “behind the scenes” of businesses and organizations around Rusk,...
Angelina County Genealogical Society announces meeting
The Angelina County Genealogical Society is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, in the Community Meeting Room of the Kurth Memorial Library, 706 S. Raguet St.,...