Area Interest

Tomato Grafting Workshop
More people are being attracted to Tomato Grafting. This approach can assist with soil borne disease and improve crop yield. Grafting allows gardeners to use scion plants...
A Holocaust Remembrance: Art from the Ashes, An Interfaith...
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), an interfaith Holocaust remembrance program, “Art from the Ashes” will be presented on Sunday, April 15, at 2:30...
The Best in Show photo at the Cherokee County 4-H Photography Contest was taken by Livia Sessions. Photo finish: County 4-H Photography Contest
Cherokee County 4-H students recently competed in the 4-H County Photography Contest, submitting photos for up to 15 different categories. Judges...


Rusk Rotary Minute
Rotarian Toni Cox Dillard, owner of Lola’s House, recently installed “Lola’s Little Blessing Box,” which contains food and personal hygiene...


News briefs
JPD to increase patrol during Spring Break The Jacksonville Police Department and law enforcement officers across the state will increase DWI patrols to identify and stop...
AARP Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Pollard United Methodist Church 3030 New Copeland Road Tyler on Wednesday, March 7, from 12:30 to 4:30pm. The cost is $15 for...
March is National Crochet Month
When visiting the Jacksonville Public Library, be sure to notice the crochet items in the front display case. These items were crocheted by the women of the Crochet Club...
CCGS announces Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, March 12, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
ETGS announces Meeting
East Texas Genealogical Society will host Tony Hanson who will be presenting “Personal Security and Privacy”. Hackers and scammers are actively trying to gain access to...
One Region 7 Teacher of the Year will win a Brand new 2018 Honda...
Region 7 ESC (Education Service Center) is excited to announce that this year’s Teacher of the Year luncheon will include a special presentation to the 2019 Regional...
UT Health East Texas Appoints Board Members
UT Health East Texas announced on March 1, the appointment of eight of the 10 members of the board of directors that will govern the newly formed 10-hospital health...
Grieving with Hope
The River of Life Christian Center in Rusk began holding Grieving with Hope meetings at 6 p.m.,Tuesday, Feb. 20. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of each...
March is National Crochet Month
When visiting the Jacksonville Public Library, be sure to notice the crochet items in the front display case. These items were crocheted by the women of the Crochet Club...
Alto Elementary 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll Kindergarten - Jacquelyn Arreguinn, Wade Black, Adelyn Campa, Knox Collie, Emily Conley, Alex Contreras, Faith Davis, Lila Felder, Brantley Garcia, Janiah...
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Through the use of innovative technology efforts, prevention trainings and more, SFA’s Department of Public Safety provides police, parking, safety technology and emergency management services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SFA Ranked as One of the Safest Colleges in America
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety...