Area Interest

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...
Sharing Texas roads: motorcycle safety tips
Spring is fast approaching, the flowers are blooming, the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. With the warmer weather, motorcycle enthusiasts will...
Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the...
Jacksonville Chamber’s Agri-Business gives $3,000 in Scholarships...
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee presented three $1,000 scholarships during the Annual Junior Livestock Show and Sale,...


Dean of Science & Math Department at SFA speaks to J’ville Rotary
Dr. Kimberly Childs, Dean of Science and Math Department at SFA, was hosted by Rotarian Tim McRae on March 7, to share what’s happening within her...