Area Interest

Drivers License renewals can be made in Rusk
Representatives of the Department of Public Safety Drivers License Division are in Rusk at the courthouse annex building, 201 E. Sixth St., on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The...
Alzheimer's support group meets 1st Thursday of month
The Alzheimer's support group will meet at noon Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Southern Cherokee Federal Credit Union. Lunch will be provided and there will be a guest speaker....
Memorial Baptist sets gospel concert
Gary Sheppard will be in concert at the Memorial Missionary Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. Fellowship will follow. "Brother Gary is an excellent person, singer,...
Rusk 1st Baptist hosts conference
The Rusk First Baptist Church will host the annual Cherokee Evangelism Conference Jan. 13-16. Kicking off the conference will be Don Cass, evangelism director for the...
RUSK LIONS CLUB
Mike Miller, assistant band director with high school students Rebecca Robbins, David Robbins, Joey Marchetti and Andrew Bennette played Christmas music for the Lions Club....
First Graders at Fred Douglass Elementary School in Jacksonville sing carols during their Christmas concert on Dec. 20. Fred Douglass 1st graders


Eye glasses, cases needed at Rusk State Hospital
There is an ongoing need for used eye glasses and cases at Rusk State Hospital. Contact Community Relations at (903) 683-7327.
Rusk High School graduates who joined the Aggie Corp. of Cadets and are now marching in the Texas AM Aggie band returned to Rusk Dec. 18 to recruit for the band. The three Rusk High School alumni turned Aggie Band members are from left): Taylor Clay, Jason Turney and Ben Thompson. These three have marched in nine Texas AM halftime performances this year, including the Texas AM/Texas game which boasted the largest Kyle Field attendance ever at 86,000 people. They will march at halftime of the Alamo Bowl game between the Texas AM Aggies and the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday, Dec. 29. PHOTO: BETTYE TURNEY Gig 'em


J. GOFORTH JR. James Goforth Jr. sings in concert Sunday
James Goforth Jr. will be presented in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Rusk First Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.


Allen's Tires, 101 Seventh St. in Rusk was named Business of the Month on Dec. 14. Accepting the banner are Ronnie Levine, owner; Randy Sparks, manager; and Tim Glidewell, Jacksonville manager. Allen's Tires has been in business in Rusk for the past 17 years. Surrounding staff members are members of the Rusk chamber, family, friends and well wishers. Business of the month


RUSK INTERMEDIATE HONOR ROLLS
All A honor roll Fourth Grade: Jamie Ballew, Libby Berry, Corey Bowens, Payton Castleberry, Christian Coutee, Marilyn De La Rosa, Moira Debbs, Elizabeth Dover, Courtney...
Good Samaritan serves those living in Rusk ISD
I love this town. That means you, the people. Only in small towns can you do the things you can do in Rusk, Alto and Jacksonville. Jo Abernathy...


Brenda Whitehead, owner of Mommy  Me Gifts Galore and Linda Caveness, manager, are welcomed to the Rusk business community. They are surrounded by chamber members, friends and family at ribbon cutting festivities in the Main Street Center. Mommy & Me gifts Galore


Elected Officials
President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, D.C. 20500 president@whitehouse. gov Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison 283 Russell Senate...
DR. JIM LARGENT 2007 was fun, busy year for Rusk school district
Two thousand seven proved to be another fun and exciting year for Rusk ISD. We continue to have success in many areas and I am proud that we...