Area Interest

Rusk residents begin process seeking recall election for two...
The newly formed Rusk Recall Committee has retained a lawyer and filed paperwork to begin a petition seeking a recall election for two of Rusk City Council members. The...
ToP playing Santa for underprivileged families
The Tree of Promise is making its list and checking it twice – for its annual holiday Dream Tree program. The non-profit is taking applications for Rusk families to be...
The votes are in!
The Cherokee County Election Department has announced that 25 of 25 boxes are in for Cherokee County. Of the 27,699 registered voters 14,094 cast a ballot; 50.88 percent of...
The Cherokeean Herald is looking for a few good cooks.
The Cherokeean Herald is cooking up a fun, new contest for our readers and subscribers. With the holiday season fast approaching, many are on the lookout for that new...
Photo courtesy Bullard Fire Dept.’s website
Bullard firefighters work to extinguish a structure that is fully engulfed in flames. October is National Fire Prevention Month: Bullard FD, North...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the final in a series spotlighting local fire departments...

Jeanie Selman Former Alto employees plead guilty to theft by public servant
A pair of former Alto city clerks pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft Monday in the Cherokee County 2nd District Court. Jeanie Mignon...

RSH gears up for splashing, dashing and paint soaked fun
On Friday, Oct. 26 the grounds of the Rusk State Hospital turned into a challenging obstacle course as participants and clients geared up for the...

Rock the Vote! Get some lunch! FUMC-Rusk offering annual spaghetti...
The time is nigh to make your voice heard – and get a tasty chicken spaghetti lunch. The 2018 general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....
Progress in Craft-Turney water supply issues TCEQ continues...
While the do not use order has been lifted for Craft Turney Water Supply Corporation’s customers, state and corporation officials continue to work together to determine the...
Reklaw, New Summerfield VFDs maintaining smooth sailing for...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the fourth in an ongoing series spotlighting local fire...

Alto PTO to hold Fall fest, health fair
Autumn is officially here, and the Alto Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization is celebrating with a fall festival and health fair to support the district’s students’...
October is National Fire Prevention Month: West side of Cherokee...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the third in an ongoing series spotlighting local fire departments through the...
Circus Saurus comes to Rusk
With the dawn of a new day comes a new era under the circus big top and those that were once extinct will emerge once again right before your eyes. Carson & Barnes Circus...
Small business workshop set for Oct. 25
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce, along with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) from Tyler, will host a free workshop for small business owners on Thursday, Oct. 25...
River Run ATV Park presents the 2018 Muddin’ for a Cure event
The fight against breast cancer is getting dirty this weekend. River Run ATV Park presents its annual Muddin’ for a Cure event, to observe national Breast Cancer Awareness...