Community

Congratulations to Oncor for being voted as Business of the Month for July 2017 by the Rusk Chamber of Commerce. Business of the Month for July


Clearing the site for the Children’s Clinic of Rusk
The Children’s Clinic of Rusk will be located at 1375 N Dickinson Dr. Rusk, TX 75785. The main clinic is in Lufkin (The Children’s Clinic of...


Lunch & Learn
Come join the Rusk Chamber of Commerce for the first quarterly Lunch & Learn,Thursday, Aug. 17 from noon-1 p.m. at the Rusk Library. Guest speaker will be Bob Goldsberry...
Eyeglasses, cases needed at Rusk State Hospital
There is an ongoing need for used eyeglasses and cases at Rusk State Hospital. Persons with used eyeglasses are asked to contact Community Relations at (903) 683-7327.
Jacksonville Rotary
Steve Unger (left), owner of 310 Bison Ranch was the guest speaker of Mayor Dick Stone for the Jacksonville Rotary Meeting July 19. The 310 Bison...


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 museum...
Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Military Care Package Collection
Lone Star Military Resource Group is currently collecting items for care packages to send to a military unit serving in the Middle East. The public is invited to join in...
Car, Truck and Cycle Show
On Saturday, Aug. 5, The Angelina House (Senior Citizen Living) will host a car, truck and cycle show from 8 a.m. - noon, at 211 Phillip St. Jacksonville. There is a $20...
Bull Nettle Festival
Mt. Selman announces it’s annual Bull Nettle Festival Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. On Friday, there will be a barn dance from 7 to 11 p.m. with dinner and an...
Jacksonville Library Director Trina Stidman shows off the Christmas in July kiosk at the Jacksonville Library, which benefits the county’ abused or neglected children. Christmas in July Donation Drive Continues
Only eight shopping days left until Santa visits the Cherokee County Rainbow Room for Christmas in July. The annual Christmas in July donation...


Rusk Rotary Club incoming president Bridgett Tosh presents outgoing president Jaleea Hudnall with a plaque of appreciation for all of her hard work as president during the 2016-2017 year. The Rusk Rotary Club would like to thank Ms. Hudnall for her hard work and service. Passing the torch


Alto Football Tickets
Alto ISD football tickets will go on sale to season ticket holders on Monday, Aug. 7. Only those people who held tickets last year may purchase tickets through Aug. 18. The...
Cherokee County Department of Public Health Receives National Award
The Cherokee County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) received the 2017 Local Health Department of the Year Award (medium category) Wednesday, July 12, evening from the...
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 museum...