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Pictures with Santa set for Saturday, Dec. 16
Cristin Parker Special Contributor Ol’ St. Nick, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, Santa – whatever name he is known as, chances are once upon a time, everyone couldn’t...
Rusk Rotary Pancake Supper – a Huge Success
The first family of the night on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Rusk Rotary pancake supper. The Rusk Rotary would like to thank everyone for their support...


Rusk Calvary Baptist Church
Rusk Calvary Baptist Church Cantata Choir led by Lacey Wilcox. In the front row from the left are Marie Richardson, Nelta Moake, Lynda Hudson,...


Toys for Tots
From now until Friday, Dec. 15 look for donation boxes at Alto businesses and insert unwrapped toys for ages 1 - 14. For locations or to apply, contact Alto EDC at...
Jury Cancellation
Please be advised that the Jury Selection scheduled for Dec. 18, 2017, in the 2nd District Court has been cancelled.
Annual Tamale Sale
Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s annual tamale sale will be from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 17. The tamales are $10 per dozen, chicken or pork. Call to place an...
Military Care Package Collection
Lone Star Military Resource Group is currently collecting items for care packages to send to a military unit serving in the Middle East. The public is invited to join in...
Christmas Cantata
Calvary Baptist Church, 449 W. 6th St. Rusk, will have a Christmas Cantata at 11 a.m., on Sunday, Dec. 17. Contact Pastor Ben Talley with any questions at (903)804-2601.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Dialville United Methodist Church on CR 1611 in Dialville will have their annual Christmas Eve Candlelight service this year beginning at 5 p.m. This service is open to...
Texas A&M Agrilife Agent speaks to J’ville Rotary
At the Nov. 29 meeting Rotarian Steven Dyess (left) hosted Aaron Low, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Agent for Cherokee County, to speak about the...


Jacksonville Rotary hears from Dr. Sirianni
On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Dr. Edwin Crank hosted Dr. Peter Sirianni, Anesthesiology Specialist with Christus Trinity Mother Frances, to speak about...


Dec. 6 News Briefs
Courtney’s Fight benefit Dec. 9 at The Legacy A benefit dinner for Courtney’s Fight will be held from 5-11 p.m. Dec. 9 at The Legacy in Jacksonville. The cost is $10 and...
Cookies and Milk with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Angelina House located at 211 Phillip Street, Jacksonville is inviting the public to come and have cookies and milk with Santa and Mrs. Claus at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday,...
Rusk Rotary Flag Program
For an annual fee of only $35, club members will place and remove a 3’ x 5’ U.S. Flag on a 10-foot pole at the participants home or business on the following...
SFA receives National, State Rankings for Online Education,...
Stephen F. Austin State University has received rankings on the national and state levels for its online education and affordable programs. Nationally, Best Colleges...