Community

Co-host of the Podcast Six Pack Philosophy speaks to J’ville Rotary
Rotarian John Wilford delivered a thought provoking presentation on March 28th regarding the state of philosophy today and why we should care. John...

Deborah Burkett shares lost artwork from Lon Morris
Rotarian Oscar Medina hosted Deborah Burkett with the Cherokee County Historical Commission to speak about a recent trip taken to Conroe to recover...

Rusk Junior High Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Sarah Boudreaux, Payton Brummett, Stevie Brummett, Nicole Burkhalter, Courtney Chandler, Charity Coutee, Madison Downs, Nyasia Glenn, Kaitlyn...
BBB to Host Secure Your ID Day in Tyler
Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas is part of an expansive network of local BBBs across North America that collaborates to produce this bi-annual shred day...
Best College Reviews ranks SFA’s Bachelor of Business...
Stephen F. Austin State University ranks as one of the top 50 universities in the nation for its Bachelor of Business Administration in economics, according to Best College...
Director of Cherokee County Community Supervision and Corrections...
Rotarian Bruce Mehlenbacher (right) hosted Brandon Sheeley, Director of Cherokee County Community Supervision and Corrections Department, to give...

Rusk Public Library receives Family Place Library Grant; joins FP...
Rusk Public Library has received a Family Place Library Grant- Building Foundations for Early Learning along with a stipend from The Tocker Foundation to cover all travel...
Five Cherokee County women were honored as “Women Who Give Back” during a March 27 luncheon sponsored by Cherokee County Women With Purpose. The luncheon was held at the Norman Activity Center. From left are Jasmine El-Moatassem, Kris Sturrock, Dr. Deborah Burkett, Amy Rinehart and Hallie Peoples. ‘Women who give back’ honored at luncheon
JACKSONVILLE – Five area women were recognized for their contributions to Cherokee County communities during a March 27 luncheon at the Norman...

News
Rusk Library to celebrate National Library Week The Rusk Public Library, 207 E. 6th St., will celebrate National Library Week April 9-13 with several events. At 10 a.m....
Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. Meeting
The annual meeting of the Atoy Cemeteries Association Inc. will be held Saturday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the Atoy Cemetery Chapel. Everyone is invited to come and...
Walk Like MADD
Everyone is invited to join this Saturday, April 7, at Kilgore College as they Walk Like MADD to end impaired driving and support the victims of this 100% preventable...
Nichols’ 5 Cents: liquor laws, Lone Star Legislative Summit
On April 21, 1836, Texans fought and won the Battle of San Jacinto to defend Texas independence. After this victory, Texas became fully independent from Mexico. While the...
Rusk ISD Career Technology Building Dedication
The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony for the Career Technology Building on Sunday, April 8, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Remarks made by local officials will open...
CCGS announces Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, April 9, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
Alto Elementary student Angelina Lindsey, a 10-year-old fourth grader, placed first with her entry in the conservation poster contest sponsored by the Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District. She is pictured with teacher Amanda Low. Land stewards to be recognized at Soil and Water banquet
“No civilization has outlived the usefulness of its soils. When the soil is destroyed, the nation is gone,“ said philanthropist Lloyd Noble who...