Community

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


Living history: BH 2nd graders create ‘wax museum’
Photos: Lindsey McCalister, The Brook Hill School The Brook Hill Lower School second graders provided a trip through history on Friday for their...


HOPE, Inc. biannual fundraiser set for April 21
Plans are underway for H.O.P.E.'s biannual event, The Castle on the Lake fundraiser. The event is held every two years at the beautiful Castle on the Lake event center,...
Cherokee County Farm Service Agency accepting emergency...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Chris Lynn announced Feb. 9, that Cherokee County is approved to accept...
Jacksonville College Announces 2018 Homecoming King and Queen
On Saturday, Feb. 10, Judson Frazier of Elkhart and Allyson Hinds of Mansfield were crowned Jacksonville College’s 2018 Homecoming King and Queen...


Jacksonville Chamber Adopt-A-School Host 14th Annual Job Shadowing Day
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-a-School Committee hosted the 14th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 8. This yearly...


Jacksonville Rotary hears from Dr. Mike Miller
Rotarian Andrew Hawkes, (left) Chief of Police for JPD, hosted Dr. Mike Miller from Central Baptist Church to speak to the Club. Pastor Mike...


Clardy announces re-election bid
This week, State Rep. Travis Clardy officially filed to seek re-election to represent House District 11 in the Texas House of Representatives. “It...


Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rusk Rotary Interact team that recently took part in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program spoke to the Rotary Club of Rusk about...