Area Interest

Goat field day slated
Prairie View AM University's College of Agriculture and Human Sciences will host a college wide field day, Friday and Saturday, May 2-3 for the benefit of agricultural...
ACTIVITIES PLANNED AT SITE OF OLD SCHOOL
The annual Gallatin Gopher Fest is planned for Saturday, April 26, at the Gallatin Community Center. The community center was once the site for the Gallatin school dating...
1st Baptist Church hosts choir, orchestra
The California Baptist University choir and orchestra under the direction of Dr. Gary Bonner, will be in concert at First Baptist Church in Rusk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 6....
TDCJ screening planned at Skyview Unit
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice recruiter will screen correctional officer applicants at the Skyview Unit in Rusk at 7:45 a.m. May 21-22. Interested persons are...
Meals on wheels April 28-30
Monday: Beef pepper steak with rice, steamed broccoli, hot cinnamon pears, wheat bread, cookies, milk Tuesday: Tuna salad, beet salad, fruit salad, crackers, banana nut...
Chili cook-off set this weekend
Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties first ever Rubber Duckie Chili cookoff is scheduled for Saturday, April 19, at Lake Jacksonville Concession area. Proceeds...
Central High slates homecoming May 4
The Central High community near Alto will host its annual homecoming Sunday, May 4. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon. Also there will be a drawing for a quilt...
TRAE GUNTER Youth gets scholarship
Michael (Trae) Gunter, a gifted and talented fourth grader at Rusk Intermediate School, recently won a $500 theater production scholarship from...

ALTO ELEMENTARY HONOR ROLL
Distinguished Roll Kindergarten: Joshua Anderson, Annie Cox, Ki'Alo Deason, Aaliyah Gonzalez, Brett Gorgan, Lance Knott, Wendi Lobato, Cesar Lopez, Malinda Morgan, Carlos...
RICHARD METHVIN Memorial Baptist slates revival April 21-25
The Rev. Richard Methvin, pastor of the Eastside Baptist Church in Minden, La., will be guest speaker for revival services at 7 p.m. Monday, April...

Gifted and Talented Students of Alto Elementary were involved in many activities in preparation for their recent visit to the George W. Bush Library and Museum in College Station. In preparation they studied the history of President's Day and its importance. They created individual presidential puppets to give a small informational presentation highlighting the significant events of their chosen president. From left in front are Laura Lopez, Alyssa Duplichain and Emily Gonzales; in back, Makynzie Germany, Evan Gonzales, Jordan Hall, Creager Davis and Anne Cox. Sponsor is Kay Kattner. Library visitors

U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson R-Tex. signs a copy of her new book, "Leading Ladies," for Rusk Chamber President Teresa Langley. Mrs. Langley and a group from Rusk were in Jefferson for an ETCOG meeting March 20 and later attended the book signing. Senator is greeted by Ruskites

Attending an East Texas Council of Governments meeting March 20 in Jefferson were Angela Beard, Palestine City Councilwoman; Connie Brown, manager of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce; Teresa Langley, Rusk chamber president; Angela Raiborn, Rusk mayor and Mike Murray, city manager. ETCOG

RICHARD METHVIN Rusk church sets revival April 21-25
The Rev. Richard Methvin, pastor of the Eastside Baptist Church in Minden, La., will be guest speaker for revival services at 7 p.m. Monday, April...

Rusk Chamber of Commerce members and friends gather for a grand opening celebration March 26 at the Rolling Hills Golf Course on U.S. Highway 69 N. Rolling Hills