Community

Jacksonville Public Library holds annual sale
Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library will hold the annual sale of accumulated books the second week-end in April. The sale will be on Friday, April 7 from 10 a.m....
Meals on Wheels March 29 - 31
Wednesday: Sante Fe chicken, Mexicorn grits, pinto beans, wheat roll, vanilla pudding, milk Thursday: Lemon pepper pollock, rotini pasta blend, rosy pears, wheat...
Cherokee County Historical Commission announces demonstration
The Cherokee County Historical Commission will demonstrate how to clean historic stones at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Road near 258 Old Salem Road, Rusk, from 9 a.m....
Jacksonville Rotary
The program chair for Wednesday, March 15, was Tammy Dennis (left). She invited rehab director Quinn Hall from Bonner Street Plaza to speak to the...


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...
19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will host the “19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville” on Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Jacksonville High School Cafeteria. ...
Rusk Garden Club honors March Yard of the Month
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Vic and Phyllis Heackley at 204 S. Barron Street as its March yard of the month. Pictured from...


Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association offering scholarship
The Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association (CCMGA) is offering one $500 scholarship to any member of the class of 2017 who is accepted to a college or university and...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Foraging Program
Caddo Mounds invites the public to foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1. Mark writes the Foraging Texas Blog,...
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...
Rube Sessions Memorial Library hosts Open House
Rube Sessions Memorial Library will host an Open House from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, during Wells Homecoming. The library will conduct two raffle drawings...
Adopt-A-School Goody Baskets
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-a-School Committee is preparing for their annual “Goody Basket” Raffle. Proceeds from the baskets go toward scholarships for JISD...
BBB: Reshipping job scams don’t deliver
Better Business Bureau is warning job seekers about a scheme that promises big money by working from home. It could actually land job seekers in trouble with the law for...
Rusk Library Study Club announces Book Sale
The book sale will be at the Singletary Memorial Library, 207 E. 6th Street from 3 - 6 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. The prices...