Area Interest

ETMC president Ellis to retire after 50 years
As Elmer G. Ellis, president/CEO of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC), looks toward retirement on Feb. 28, he also...


Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rusk Rotary Interact team that recently took part in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program spoke to the Rotary Club of Rusk about...


‘The Greatest Showman’ a rousing – not historically accurate – musical
Spud Nut, The Greatest Showman (PG, 105 minutes) is a rousing song and dance musical that is thoroughly entertaining, though not necessarily historically correct. If...
Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the...
2018 Master Gardener Training
Cherokee County Master Gardeners are member of the local community who take an active interest in fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening. Master Gardeners are...
SFA Accounting Students, Financial Advisors to offer Free...
Stephen F. Austin State University students in the Rusche College of Business are offering free tax-preparation services through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo unveils New Texas-Sized Concert Stage
On Wednesday, Jan. 31, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials revealed a new, larger RODEOHOUSTON stage that will put fans closer to the action...


6th Annual Nacogdoches Downtown Wine Swirl
There are still tickets available for the 6th Annual Nacogdoches Downtown Wine Swirl. Wine Swirl will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 5 - 9 p.m. The City of...
County residents Named to Dean’s List at SFA
To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled in 12 or more semester hours and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5. The following students have been named to...
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,...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 7 - 13
Wednesday: Beef stroganoff with noodles, Brussels sprouts, bread pudding with pineapple, saltine crackers, English pea salad, milk Thursday: Hamburger steak, herb roasted...
Championship Bull Riding coming to Lufkin
Championship Bull Riding will be rolling into town for the CBR Big Tex Agriplex Bull Bash with some of the top riders and bulls in the world on Saturday, Feb. 17. The top...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Presents A Rocking Night with The...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is pleased to announce that The Guess Who, the Canadian rock legends with more than a dozen Top 40 hits to their...


Ribbon Cutting & Open House at the Children’s Clinic of Rusk
The Children’s Clinic of Rusk will host their ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to...


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,...