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Rusk Library to celebrate National Library Week The Rusk Public Library, 207 E. 6th St., will celebrate National Library Week April 9-13 with several events. At 10 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...
Walk Like MADD
Everyone is invited to join this Saturday, April 7, at Kilgore College as they Walk Like MADD to end impaired driving and support the victims of this 100% preventable...
Nichols’ 5 Cents: liquor laws, Lone Star Legislative Summit
On April 21, 1836, Texans fought and won the Battle of San Jacinto to defend Texas independence. After this victory, Texas became fully independent from Mexico. While the...
Rusk ISD Career Technology Building Dedication
The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony for the Career Technology Building on Sunday, April 8, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Remarks made by local officials will open...
CCGS announces Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, April 9, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
Alto Elementary student Angelina Lindsey, a 10-year-old fourth grader, placed first with her entry in the conservation poster contest sponsored by the Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District. She is pictured with teacher Amanda Low. Land stewards to be recognized at Soil and Water banquet
“No civilization has outlived the usefulness of its soils. When the soil is destroyed, the nation is gone,“ said philanthropist Lloyd Noble who...


Meals on Wheels April 4 - 10
Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, sour cream mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese, dinner roll, banana, milk Thursday: Tuna casserole, stewed tomatoes, fried cabbage,...
First Saturday of the Month Singing
The Maydelle Assembly of God will host the first Saturday of the month singing on Saturday, April 7 in the church on Highway 84 in Maydelle. Open microphone singing...
The Talon Point Players to perform their UIL One Act Play on April 5th
The Rusk High School theatre department, The Talon Point Players recently produced The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail by Lawrence and Lee, with...


Ernie Hasse + Signature Sound to perform a gospel concert
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is pleased to announce Ernie Hasse + Signature Sound will be live in Crockett, on Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m. at...


Embracing amazing: Elijah's Retreat
Located just five miles south of Jacksonville, Texas, is Elijah’s Retreat – a place that allows families facing autism to explore nature, build...


‘Tomb Raider’ more than just a reboot; 3 potatoes worth of action
Spud Nut, Tomb Raider (PG-13, 121 minutes) improves upon the Lara Croft stories by casting Alicia Vickander in the title role. The story is about the origins of her...
Wells Homecoming
In advance of Wells Homecoming April 7, queen contestants Kendall Tucker (right) and Ashlea Jones (left) are selling raffle tickets. Prizes include...


Be a superhero: annual CASA Superhero 5K set for April 14
“All children need heroes, but abused children need superheroes,” is the unofficial mantra of the CASA Superhero 5K, set for April 14 at the Cain Center Phase II ball...