Community

Weed out Gardening Myths from Facts
Gardening is an age-old activity that was once a necessity but has transformed into a hobby for thousands of people. While gardening still serves...


Spring Pruning of Roses
Now’s the time to prepare your garden roses for the coming growing season. The three primary purposes of pruning are to remove damaged and unwanted...


Palestine celebrates 80 Years of tradition with Dogwood Trails...
Over a cup of joe in 1938, a statewide celebration was born. Charles W. Wooldridge, the power company manager, and Eugene Fish, a bank president, met for coffee and the...
News briefs
Alto Elementary Pre-K roundup and shot clinic March 27 Please come by the school on the date below to begin your child’s application for the 2018-2019 school year. Date:...
March is National Crochet Month
When visiting the Jacksonville Public Library, be sure to notice the crochet items in the front display case. These items were crocheted by the women of the Crochet Club...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces High Flying at Caddo Mounds
Join Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (SHS) and the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center for a bird-themed day of activities at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site on Saturday,...
Little Shop of Horrors opens at the Historic Texas Theatre
Palestine Community Theatre (PCT) produces Little Shop of Horrors this Spring with show sponsor Ellen Weber, D.D.S. and puppet sponsors, James B....


Meals on Wheels March 21 - 27
Wednesday: Beef stroganoff with noodles, Brussels sprouts, bread pudding with pineapple, saltine crackers, English pea salad, milk Thursday: Hamburger steak, herb roasted...
Garage Sale
Lone Star Military Resource Group/ Military Farmers (LSMRG/MF) will hold a garage sale April 4 -6 at its center, located at 804 S. Main St. in Jacksonville, from 7 a.m. to...
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday on the square and have free vendor booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry, homemade bath...
Upcoming Events at Trinity Episcopal Church
Schedule for Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter 2018 all held at Trinity Church located at 1000 S. Jackson St. (across from Wal-Mart) Jacksonville: •Sunday, March 25 - Palm...
Austin Bank Named “One of 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas”
Austin Bank was recently named one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Bank was recognized and honored on Thursday, March 8 at...


Get Well Cards for Grace
The granddaughter of Kristina Keahey of Gallatin recently underwent heart surgery for the second time in her short four years of life. She is recovering at home now with...
Open House
Rube Sessions Memorial Library will host an Open House on Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with Wells Homecoming. The library will be selling tickets for...
Reklaw Reunion
On Wednesday, April 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., The Reklaw Community Center will host the Reklaw Reunion. Anyone who went to school or lived in Reklaw is invited to attend...