Area Interest

Rep. Travis Clardy seeks nominee for Texas Armed Services Scholarship
State Representative Travis Clardy is now accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). Annually, every member of the Texas Legislature...
From left to right Livia Sessions, Madisyn Foster, Kennedy Foster, Noah Foster, Ella Kovacs, Laurie Gentry, and Meg Kovacs. Not pictured are John Wofford, Kara Wofford, and Sarah Wofford. Capturing Memories: Cherokee County 4H wins big at District 5...
Students from The Cherokee County 4H Photography Club recently participated and placed in the Texas 4H District 5 Photography Competition at...


KLTV reports fatal crash in Cherokee County
CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Two people were killed in a fatal two-vehicle crash in Cherokee County on Friday. DPS troopers responded to the wreck on FM-177, 7 miles...
6th Annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race
The 6th annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race will be held April 20-22 at the Diamond B Ranch in Neches. The event will include wagon races, live music, trail ride and will host a...
20th Annual Taste of Texas
The 20th Annual Taste of Texas event will be held April 19 from 5:30 p,m. to 7 p.m. at the Jacksonville High School cafeteria. Advance tickets are $12, at the door will...
Tickets on sale for CCT's 2017-18 season finale
Get ready for a rootin’-tootin’, rip-roarin’ good time during the Cherokee Civic Theatre’s final production of the 2017-18 season, Blazing Guns at...


The game is afoot: family fun throughout 'Sherlock Gnomes'
Spud Nut, Sherlock Gnomes (PG, 97 minutes) is an animated sequel to the 2011 movie about ceramic garden ornamental statues that come to life when humans are not...
JISD teachers of the year named
It was a night of acknowledgements and recognition at the Jacksonville ISD board meeting on Monday as the teacher of the year and the employee of the year were named....
Governor Abbott visits Nacogdoches for Lone Star Legislative Summit
The SFA campus was abuzz with energy on Friday when over 400 guests joined elected officials from various districts, business leaders, forward thinkers and community...
Forgiveness and faith: Paul, Apostle of Christ earns high review, 4...
Spud Nut, Paul, Apostle of Christ (PG-13, 108 minutes) is a rare movie featuring the Christian missionary who spread the new gospel to the gentiles during the time after...
Jacksonville Middle School hits high notes during UIL competition
The Jacksonville Middle School choirs recently traveled to Carthage High School to compete in a two day concert and sight reading UIL contest. The...


Close to ‘the King’: tribute act Powell performs April 27
On April 27 at 7 p.m., Elvis Tribute performer Travis Powell returns to Bullard to perform at the K.E. Bushman’s Concert Hall. Who could beat the King of Rock and Roll...
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Bethlehem Lutheran Church continues Easter celebration Bethlehem Lutheran Church, across from Palestine High School at 1515 South Loop 256, continues to celebrate the...
As the 400th blood donor, TJC student Myles Perry of Cedar Hill helped TJC exceed its goal in the seventh annual “50 Gallon Challenge.”

Photo: TJC TJC exceeds goal in 7th annual ‘50 Gallon Challenge’ blood drive
For the seventh straight year, Tyler Junior College met and exceeded its goal of collecting 50 gallons of blood. The blood drive was held March 19...


East Texas wild pig seminar April 20
The East Texas Wild Pig Seminar, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held April 20. The educational event will be offering expert information and...