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FSA accepting emergency loan applications
Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by excessive moisture and flooding occurring September 3, 2018 through January 28, 2019 are being...
Community rallies together to support Alto
The River, a church located at 595 S. Marcos in Alto, has been collecting donations and providing food to the community since the tornadoes tore through the town Saturday,...
TxDOT promotes safe driving in conjunction with National Work Zone...
In spite of a decrease in work zone crashes in Texas last year, 161 people still lost their lives and another 684 were seriously injured, with the...

Clardy seeking nominee for Texas Armed Services scholarship
State Rep.Travis Clardy-(R), Nacogdoches, is currently accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). Annually, every member of the...
Forty students and faculty from the TJC Criminal Justice Students Association spent their spring break in Washington, D.C. The trip was part of the TJC Criminal Justice program’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Photo credit: TJC photo TJC Criminal Justice students experience law, history firsthand
The Criminal Justice Students Association of Tyler Junior College traveled to Washington, D.C. earlier this month to not only enjoy their spring...

International Finals Youth Rodeo Opens Registration April 1
(SHAWNEE, Okla.) - The International Finals Youth Rodeo (IFYR) will open registration online at IFYR.com beginning April 1. Offering more than $250,000 in prize money for...
From left, Quavious Johnson, Dr. Craig Hella-Johnson, founding artistic director of Conspirare; Nicholos Trusclair, and Beckie Compton, AC music instructor. Angelina College Students Participate In All-State Choir
LUFKIN, TEXAS, MARCH 21, 2019 – Two Angelina College students recently participated in the Texas Two-Year College All-State Choir in San Antonio....

TJC to offer free Adult Student Workshop on March 26
Starting college for the first time – or returning after a long absence – can seem like a daunting task. Tyler Junior College will offer a free Adult Student Workshop...
Photo by Cristin Parker
Lurlene Bowden, left, and Shelley Cleaver  pose with both editions of the ‘Lonestar Lickskillet’ as they prepare for their book signing event. Lickskillet returns for seconds
Back by popular demand – local cookbook author Lurlene Bowden and county historian Shelley Cleaver have revamped their popular collaboration,...

Jeffery W. Gordon of Jacksonville gets 20 years for possession of a...
Yesterday, March 12, 2019 in the 369th Judicial District Court of Cherokee County, Texas, a jury of twelve found Jeffery W. Gordon guilty of...

Pianist Brian Hsu to present guest recital at TJC
Concert pianist and professor Dr. Brian Hsu will present a guest recital 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Jean Browne Theatre on the TJC main campus. The event is free, and...
Angelina College Hosting 50th Anniversary Event March 21
LUFKIN, TEXAS, March 8, 2019 – In observance of the 50th anniversary of Angelina College, the School of Health Careers is planning a “Blast from the Past” celebration...
DPS Offers Safety Tips for Spring Break: Also Reminds Texans to...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to make safety a top priority this spring break. Increased traffic often accompanies spring break,...
Red Cross Urges Everyone to Test Smoke Alarms when Turning Clocks...
LONGVIEW-TYLER , TX (March 7, 2019) —The American Red Cross Serving East Texas urges all households to test their smoke alarms, replace alarm batteries if needed and...
UT Health seeks longest-living person born at Jacksonville hospital
In celebration of the hospital’s 100th anniversary this year, UT Health Jacksonville is looking for the longest-living person who was born at the hospital. UT Health East...
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