Community

Welcome Back, John
After an extended illness, Pastor John Hawkins will be back in the pulpit at Dialville United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 4. Service starts at 11 a.m. John...
Alto Middle School 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Kamela Corleone, Cinthia Cruz, Allieanna Durrett, Jenna Lindsey, Mason Nichols, Marlen Olvera, Luis Rangel and Kayleigh Ranniger. 7th Grade -...
Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System announce...
Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) announced on Feb. 16, the newly formed 10-hospital health system...
Candidate Forum
The public is invited to the 1st Candidate forum held on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Booker T. Washington Community Center north of Alto on Highway 69. All of...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 21 - 27
Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, sour cream mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese, dinner roll, banana, milk Thursday: Tuna casserole, stewed tomatoes, fried cabbage,...
Grieving with Hope
The River of Life Christian Center in Rusk began holding Grieving with Hope meetings at 6 p.m.,Tuesday, Feb. 20. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of each...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Star Gazing
Join Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (SHS) for an evening of night sky stories and exploration on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Douglas (Doug) Parsons,...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
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.
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday starting Jan. 20 on the square and have free Vendor Booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry,...
County resident Named to Dean’s List
Bullard High School graduate named to Transylvania University Dean’s List for fall 2017. Makayla Dublin, a graduate of Bullard High School, was named to the Transylvania...
Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rotary Club of Rusk recently welcomed newest member Jami Hicks of the Children’s Clinic of Rusk. From left are Rotarian Tara Hoot, club...


Literary program success
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Alexander Decker upon earning his GED this month through the literacy program. He plans to pursue...


Women with Purpose
Planning continues for the Cherokee County Women With Purpose “Women who Give Back” luncheon, set for March 27. Committee members are, from left,...


Judge Janice Crosby Stone recently received teddy bears collected by the Kiwanis club of Jacksonville. Judge Stone has been giving bears to children that are adopted in her Court on National Adoption Day and throughout the year since she took office in 2015. Pictured are Judge Stone, Judy Batton and Nancy Washburn with the collection of bears. Judge Janice Stone receives donations for adoptions