Area Interest

Jacksonville resident Makes Dean’s List
Martin Melchor, of Jacksonville, majoring in recreation and sport management, was among 2,419 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s...
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.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday starting Jan. 20 and have free Vendor Booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry, homemade bath...
Friends of the Jacksonville Library Elected Officers
The Friends of the Library, elected officers for 2018 at their annual meeting on Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Jacksonville City Library. Pictured from...


Jacksonville Mayor named President of TML Region 15
On Thursday, Jan. 18, Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone was elected President of the Texas Municipal League (TML), Region 15. Pictured is Henderson...


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 museum...
Rusk Elementary School 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 2nd Grade - Carlin Allbright, Tyler Aston, Bryce Bostock, Ayden Bradley, Trevor Bray, Hope Brooks, Kate Brown, Shakailah Brown, Barrett Cahalane, Maggie...
Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Tubman’s bravery showcased in SFA’s Children’s Performing Arts Series
The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will celebrate Black History Month Thursday, Feb. 1, with performances of the Virginia...
Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets 2nd Tuesdays
The Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Rusk civic center. The morning meeting is from 10 a.m.-noon. Club project “Sew Day” for...
7th Annual Men’s Chili Cook-off
Calvary Baptist Church in Rusk is having their 7th annual Men’s Chili Cook-off Saturday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. Donations are for the benefit of the Rusk...
Free Online Course Opportunity at BMA Seminary
The free course for Spring 2018 will be Introduction to Christian Ethics -CE111cf. Course Description Ethics deal with the process of determining what is right and wrong...
Spring Garden Conference
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, Feb. 10, “The Birds and The Bees.” Speaker - Greg Grant will present,...
‘12 Strong’ an inspiring, moving 3-potato movie
Spud Nut, 12 Strong (R, 130 minutes) is based on a true story about a 12-man Army Green Beret team that was the first American unit to fight in Afghanistan against the...