Area Interest

Burkett speaks at Peacemakers’ Quilt Guild meeting
Recently, local author Deborah Burkett was a guest speaker in Marshall. As part of her presentation to the Peacemakers’ Quilt Guild, Burkett told...

Jacksonville Rotary gets Tax Tips from Randy Gorham, CPA
Tax season is here and to better understand what to expect for next tax season Jacksonville Rotarian Barry Hughes invited fellow Rotarian Randy...

SFA’s School of Human Sciences launches online Bachelor’s Degree...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s School of Human Sciences has launched a new degree program that allows students to earn a four-year degree completely online. The...
Texas Department of Transportation US 69 Jacksonville Relief Route...
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) held a public meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Norman Activity Center in Jacksonville to discuss...

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...
Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event on Saturday, April, 14, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.. Come and experience Caddo...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 28 - March 6
Wednesday: Chili with tomatoes, ranch style beans, crackers, lemon white chocolate cookie, milk Thursday: Salmon croquette, lima beans, spiced peaches, wheat bread,...
CCGS to sponsor speaking sessions
On Saturday, March 3, at Singletary Memorial Library (aka Rusk Public Library) 207 East 6th St., Rusk. One block off the courthouse square next to the credit union and the...
Laugh, love, dance: 1st Friday dances
Katie met Leroy Watson in 1966 while living in Houston. They first talked in the community laundry room, and she invited him to a Christmas party...

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.
Community - Wide Easter Egg Hunt
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce and First Baptist Church are hosting a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the square in downtown...
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,...
Welcome Back, John
After an extended illness, Pastor John Hawkins will be back in the pulpit at Dialville United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 4. Service starts at 11 a.m. John...
Alto Middle School 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Kamela Corleone, Cinthia Cruz, Allieanna Durrett, Jenna Lindsey, Mason Nichols, Marlen Olvera, Luis Rangel and Kayleigh Ranniger. 7th Grade -...
SFA Professor Launches STEM Education in the Future initiative with...
As national president of the Association of Teacher Educators, Dr. Karen Embry-Jenlink, professor of doctoral studies in educational leadership at Stephen F. Austin State...