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Jacksonville College is pleased to present the 2017 Homecoming Court. Pictured on the front row, from left are Homecoming Queen candidates Sidney Heyman, Abby Lykens, Brianna Perry, Katy Arbuckle and Olivia Day. On the top row, from left are Homecoming King candidates John Paul Allen, Nylan Yancy, Marcale Lotts, Felippe Decker and Diego Garcia. JC Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game on Feb. 18. Jacksonville College Homecoming 2017 activities announced
Jacksonville College will celebrate Homecoming 2017 on Feb. 17-18 on the JC campus and at various locations around Jacksonville. Alumni and...


East Texas Communities Foundation appoints board members
East Texas Communities Foundation announced the election of Doug Bolles to serve as Chairman for 2017 and welcomed four new board members: Peter Boyd, Marilyn Abegg-Glass,...
Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces raises to veterans land...
On Monday, Jan. 30, Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that Texas veterans are now eligible for low-interest land loans up to $150,000. Commissioner Bush increased...
Battle of the Banks
All financial institutions in Cherokee County have been challenged to participate in Battle of the Banks the entire month of February. Money raised will benefit the...
Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
Neches River Refuge Field Day
Friends of the Neches River Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite the public to a free Field Day at the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge from 1 - 4...
BBB announces Awards for Excellence winners and Students of...
The 2017 BBB Awards Ceremony took place on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Green Acres Baptist Church Crosswalk Center in Tyler from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. BBB presented the BBB Awards...
The United Way of Central Texas announces golf tournament
The United Way of East Central Texas presents the Driven to Give Golf Tournament. A Four Person Texas Scramble with registration check in at 11 a.m., lunch at noon and 1...
Jacksonville Rotary
Rotarian Kim Felt (left) invited Julianne Sanford, RN, BSN, to be the guest speaker for Jacksonville’s Rotary meeting Feb. 1. Julianne works as the...


Sweetheart Dance
Texas Helping Hands will be sponsoring a Sweetheart Dance from 7 - 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 for Heart Awareness Month featuring David Allen and The Drifting Outlaws....
AARP Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Red Cross in Tyler at 320 E. Rieck Rd. on Friday, Feb. 17, at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members are $20 for...
Local author demonstrates canning and dehydrating on Channel 56
Local author, Lurlene Bowden will be appearing on Channel 56 KETK from 11 a.m. - noon, Friday, March 3, with the Manager of Longview Natural Grocers. They will be...
Local students make Sam Houston State University’s President’s List
The students listed on the President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average in...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 15 - 21
Wednesday: Sante Fe chicken, Mexicorn grits, pinto beans, wheat roll, vanilla pudding, milk Thursday: Lemon pepper pollock, rotini pasta blend, rosy pears, wheat...
Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department schedule of events for...
The Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department has a wide variety of events scheduled for this spring. The public is invited to join students, faculty and staff in attending...