Area Interest

Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday on the square and have free vendor booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry, homemade bath...
Come Hear the Last 7 Words of Christ
The Mt. Pleasant CME church in Rusk invites everyone to hear the last 7 words of Christ from the cross on Friday, March 30 at 6 p.m. Seven speakers will each present about...
Reklaw Reunion
On Wednesday, April 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., The Reklaw Community Center will host the Reklaw Reunion. Anyone who went to school or lived in Reklaw is invited to attend...
9 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal
Homeowners who want their homes to make strong first impressions must prioritize curb appeal. Homes with strong curb appeal sell well and can impart a welcoming feel to all...
Weed out Gardening Myths from Facts
Gardening is an age-old activity that was once a necessity but has transformed into a hobby for thousands of people. While gardening still serves...


Palestine celebrates 80 Years of tradition with Dogwood Trails...
Over a cup of joe in 1938, a statewide celebration was born. Charles W. Wooldridge, the power company manager, and Eugene Fish, a bank president, met for coffee and the...
March is National Crochet Month
When visiting the Jacksonville Public Library, be sure to notice the crochet items in the front display case. These items were crocheted by the women of the Crochet Club...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Caddo Mounds SHS announces High Flying at Caddo Mounds
Join Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (SHS) and the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center for a bird-themed day of activities at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site on Saturday,...
Head out to the Wild Horse and Burro event in Buffalo, Texas
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro sale event in Buffalo, Texas, on March 23-24. The event, at the Leon County Expo Center, will feature...
Little Shop of Horrors opens at the Historic Texas Theatre
Palestine Community Theatre (PCT) produces Little Shop of Horrors this Spring with show sponsor Ellen Weber, D.D.S. and puppet sponsors, James B....


Meals on Wheels March 21 - 27
Wednesday: Beef stroganoff with noodles, Brussels sprouts, bread pudding with pineapple, saltine crackers, English pea salad, milk Thursday: Hamburger steak, herb roasted...
Garage Sale
Lone Star Military Resource Group/ Military Farmers (LSMRG/MF) will hold a garage sale April 4 -6 at its center, located at 804 S. Main St. in Jacksonville, from 7 a.m. to...
Texas Gardener’s March Checklist
Ok, Texas gardeners, we’re back in business this month. March signifies the end of freezing temperatures and the beginning of our spring planting frenzy, so there’s much to...
Off with their Heads
Removing spent blossoms from your shrubs and garden flowers can be tedious work, but often pays big dividends. The removal of spent flowers is...