Colleges

County Resident named to Dean’s List
Joshua Ambroson from Jacksonville, has been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at McMurry University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have maintained...
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A college education is more important than ever in today’s competitive workforce. Along with a four-year degree comes increased salary potential, job satisfaction and...
The Ugly Duckling
The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will present Hans Christian Andersen’s story of “The Ugly Duckling,” presented by Virginia...
Southlake freshman Locklin awarded Frields art scholarship
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Friends of the Visual Arts at Stephen F. Austin State University have selected Southlake freshman Shelby Locklin as this year’s recipient of the...
The Perkins Family and TJC president Dr. Mike Metke honored the second class of Rusk TJC Citizens Promise students during a ceremony May 9 at TJC’s Jean Browne Theatre and Courtyard. A total of 20 students were recognized; seven graduated from TJC last week. Promises kept: Rusk/TJC Promise Program honors scholars
On May 9, Tyler Junior College, Citizens 1st Bank and Rusk and Cherokee County continued keeping its collective promise and honored members of the...


University of Texas at Tyler holds Spring 2017 Commencement
One thousand one hundred and thirty six degree candidates were recognized in the R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Dawn Franks, The University of Texas at...
BMA Seminary’s Sixtieth Commencement
The Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary of Jacksonville, will hold its 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in the seminary’s Dorman...
SFA’s Summer Art Academy
Registration is underway for the annual Summer Art Academy offered by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art for the two-week camp that will meet June 5...
Jacksonville Seniors receive Scholarship from Jacksonville Tennis...
The Jacksonville Tennis Association congratulates the two seniors on the JHS tennis team upon receiving JTA scholarships for how well they...


The Ugly Duckling
The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will present Hans Christian Andersen’s story of “The Ugly Duckling,” presented by Virginia...
SFA presents art scholarships, annual awards
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Christopher Talbot, director of the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University, announced the recipients of SFA and Friends of the Visual Arts...
SFA’s Summer Art Academy
Registration is underway for the annual Summer Art Academy offered by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art for the two-week camp that will meet June 5...
BMA Seminary’s Sixtieth Commencement
The Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary of Jacksonville, will hold its 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in the seminary’s Dorman...
County residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
The following county residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor...
Jacksonville College students and sponsor Dr. Patricia Richey met with Senator Robert Nichols in Austin, to discuss the importance of the Texas Equalization Grant (TEG). Students from Jacksonville College visit Austin
Jacksonville College Government instructors, Mary Lewis and Dr. Patricia Richey, recently appointed eight students to serve as ambassadors to visit...