Area Interest

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...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Star Gazing
Join Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (SHS) for an evening of night sky stories and exploration on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Douglas (Doug) Parsons,...
Eyeglasses, cases needed at Rusk State Hospital
There is an ongoing need for used eyeglasses and cases at Rusk State Hospital. Persons with used eyeglasses are asked to contact Community Relations at (903) 683-7327.
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday starting Jan. 20 on the square and have free Vendor Booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry,...
County resident Named to Dean’s List
Bullard High School graduate named to Transylvania University Dean’s List for fall 2017. Makayla Dublin, a graduate of Bullard High School, was named to the Transylvania...
Women with Purpose
Planning continues for the Cherokee County Women With Purpose “Women who Give Back” luncheon, set for March 27. Committee members are, from left,...


Wallace-Thompson True Value branch honored
Quitman True Value, a branch of Rusk’s Wallace-Thompson Company, recently received the Large Business of the Year award at the Greater Quitman Area Chamber of Commerce...
Cherokee County Farm Service Agency accepting emergency...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Chris Lynn announced Feb. 9, that Cherokee County is approved to accept...
Canton’s Deen announces election campaign for 5th Congressional...
Canton native Sam Deen spent 10 years away from home after Sept. 11, 2001, to pursue service to the country by becoming a graduate of the United...


Robby Tosh announces run for Pct. 23 chair
My name is Robby Tosh and I have lived in Cherokee County for 52 years. I have been married to my best friend, Bridgett Tosh, for 27 of those years...


News briefs
Candidate Forum The public is invited to the first Candidate forum held on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Booker T. Washington Community Center north of Alto on...
SFA to host Showcase Saturday for Prospective Students
Future college students will have the opportunity to experience a taste of campus life during a free, action-packed open-house Saturday, Feb. 24, at Stephen F. Austin State...
Jacksonville College Announces 2018 Homecoming King and Queen
On Saturday, Feb. 10, Judson Frazier of Elkhart and Allyson Hinds of Mansfield were crowned Jacksonville College’s 2018 Homecoming King and Queen...


Jacksonville Chamber Adopt-A-School Host 14th Annual Job Shadowing Day
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-a-School Committee hosted the 14th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 8. This yearly...


SFA School of Theatre hosts UIL One-Act Play Festival
The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre hosted the 2018 UIL One-Act Play Festival Thursday and Friday, Feb. 8 and 9, in Griffith...