Arts

'Power Rangers' reboot 2 zesty potatoes of action
Spud Nut, Power Rangers (PG-13, 121 minutes) is the third movie made about the popular Saturday morning TV children’s program that has been broadcast since 1993. Five...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam
Tickets are on sale now for the Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam April 7 - 8 at Durango’s Canyon near Mount Enterprise. The event benefits the East Texas Food Bank...
'Beauty and the Beast' more than worth admission price
Spud Nut, Beauty and the Beast (PG, 95 minutes) is a Broadway style musical production with lovely songs. It is worth buying a ticket just to hear the memorable tunes...
Kong still king in 3-potato 'Kong: Skull Island'
Spud Nut, Kong – Skull Island (PG-13, 135 minutes) has much to commend it as another version of the classic tale about the giant ape that confronts modernity. Once again...
State Historian Bill O’Neal will present a talk entitled “Old Sam Jacinto,” a nickname given to Sam Houston after his victory at the Battle of San Jacinto.  The program will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Mary S. Lewis Theater on the Jacksonville College campus. Jacksonville College presents two new productions
The Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department announces two productions in March that feature two members of the well-known East Texas O’Neal...


Company Members include Angelica Inglehart, Sean Chaffin, Avery Luna, DaMarion Greenwood, John Wofford, Jarrett Basse, Hunter Lewis, Nicholas McCalister, Isaiah Lozano,  Jessica McClure, Hannah Coleman, Sarah Crysup, Melanie Santos Rangel, Alyssa Hardy, Karen Colby, Colton Morris, Ryan Glaze, Caitlynn Coates, and Katie Witt. Talon Point Players Advance Fourth Year In A Row
On Friday, March 10, The Talon Point Players represented Rusk High School in the District 16-4A One Act Play Competition against Carthage, Tatum,...


Stoney LaRue to Headline 3rd Annual Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association proudly presents the 3rd Annual Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival on March 24 and 25. The festival will be located on historic Camp Street...
Johnnie Helm and 3-Tone Sunburst at CCT Saturday
This Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Cherokee Civic Theatre, located at W. 5th Street in Rusk, will present a one-night only “Raise the Roof” special event. Johnnie Helm &...
'The Shack' an emotional fim worthy of views, praise
Spud Nut, The Shack (PG-13, 132 minutes) is a decidedly Christian based movie about healing of severe grief and learning to trust in God. This film has some thematic...
FRIDAY NIGHT BLUEGRASS CONCERT KICKS OFF BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off Friday night with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 10 p.m. June 9 at Festival Plaza in...
'Logan' bittersweet, but may be best of X-Men series
Spud Nut, Logan (R, 135 minutes) stars Hugh Jackman in a highly dramatic role as Logan the Wolverine of X-Men. In this concluding episode about his character, Jackman is...
Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets 2nd Tuesdays
The Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Rusk civic center. The morning meeting is from 10 a.m.-noon. Club project “Sew Day” for...
Comedy 'Fist Fight' hits for 2 potatoes worth of humor
Spud Nut, Fist Fight (R, 91 minutes) proves in a humorous way that with enough provocation, even a worm can turn into a spitting cobra. Charlie Day is a mild mannered...
The Corinth Missionary Baptist Church Do-Re-Mi choir, under the direction of T.J. Johnson, performed during a Black History program at the Singletary Memorial Library in Rusk Feb. 23. Do-Re-Mi singing is a traditional style of singing in churches that requires no instruments; rather, it involves a capella singing and keeping time with tapping feet. Corinth Do-Re-Mi Choir performs
The Do-Re-Mi choir of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Bullard, performed at the Singletary Memorial Library in honor of Black History Month Feb....