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6th Annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race
The 6th annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race will be held April 20-22 at the Diamond B Ranch in Neches. The event will include wagon races, live music, trail ride and will host a...
20th Annual Taste of Texas
The 20th Annual Taste of Texas event will be held April 19 from 5:30 p,m. to 7 p.m. at the Jacksonville High School cafeteria. Advance tickets are $12, at the door will...
Tickets on sale for CCT's 2017-18 season finale
Get ready for a rootin’-tootin’, rip-roarin’ good time during the Cherokee Civic Theatre’s final production of the 2017-18 season, Blazing Guns at...


JISD teachers of the year named
It was a night of acknowledgements and recognition at the Jacksonville ISD board meeting on Monday as the teacher of the year and the employee of the year were named....
Boyd stepping down as editor
Every journalist loves to write. But we never really write about ourselves. Sure, every once in a while, we write columns that let you into our day-to-day lives just to...
Jacksonville Middle School hits high notes during UIL competition
The Jacksonville Middle School choirs recently traveled to Carthage High School to compete in a two day concert and sight reading UIL contest. The...


A purposeful donation
Jessica Riner and Kim Dyess of Living Alternatives (shown center, displaying check) accept a recent donation from members of the Cherokee County...


Couple celebrates 60th Anniversary
Lee Ray and Ethel Best celebrated their 60th anniversary April 4, 2018.
April Meeting of The General J.L. Hogg SCV
In observance of April as Confederate History Month, the Hogg Camp will be meeting at the Singletary Memorial Library located in Rusk, on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m.,...
East Texas Hospitals Practice Mass Movement of Patients Across the...
Wednesday, April 18, all across East Texas, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and coordinating agencies will be working together to practice the triage and transfer of...
Spring Plant Sale
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, located at 1015...
Forestry & Wildlife Field Day
Come learn about wildlife and forest management practices in the beautiful state forest. I.D. Fairchild State Forest Forestry & Wildlife Field Day on April 26, from 8:30...
Jacksonville College Civil War Demonstration
On Thursday, April 12, Jacksonville College History Instructor Brett Eckles will be hosting Clinton Kerr as he gives a demonstration of his Civil War reenactment at 11 a.m....
Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. Meeting
The annual meeting of the Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. will be held Saturday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the Atoy Cemetery Chapel. Everyone is invited to come and...
NSDAR announces Meeting
The next regular monthly meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is scheduled for 2 p.m.,Thursday, April...