Area Interest

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...
News briefs
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...
Couple celebrates 60th Anniversary
Lee Ray and Ethel Best celebrated their 60th anniversary April 4, 2018.
April Meeting of The General J.L. Hogg SCV
In observance of April as Confederate History Month, the Hogg Camp will be meeting at the Singletary Memorial Library located in Rusk, on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m.,...
East Texas Hospitals Practice Mass Movement of Patients Across the...
Wednesday, April 18, all across East Texas, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and coordinating agencies will be working together to practice the triage and transfer of...
Spring Plant Sale
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, located at 1015...
Jacksonville College Civil War Demonstration
On Thursday, April 12, Jacksonville College History Instructor Brett Eckles will be hosting Clinton Kerr as he gives a demonstration of his Civil War reenactment at 11 a.m....
Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. Meeting
The annual meeting of the Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. will be held Saturday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the Atoy Cemetery Chapel. Everyone is invited to come and...
NSDAR announces Meeting
The next regular monthly meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is scheduled for 2 p.m.,Thursday, April...
Reklaw Reunion
On Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., The Reklaw Community Center will host the Reklaw Reunion. Anyone who went to school or lived in Reklaw is invited to attend and...