Community

Jacksonville College’s Old Main was constructed in 1899 and razed in 1968 to accommodate modern structures. The Old Main bell was housed in the tower of the building. Homecoming 2018 at Jacksonville College
Homecoming 2018 is fast approaching at Jacksonville College. On Feb. 9-10, alumni and former students will once again gather to reminisce with old...


Congressman Hensarling Needs Your Help to Honor Veterans with...
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) is asking students across the 5th Congressional District to help honor the service and sacrifice of veterans by participating in the...
6th Grade, 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners. Top Row: Kevlynn Ford, Francisco Martinez and Ray Brummett. Bottom Row: Mariana Morin, Kaitlyn Hardy and Sarah Boudreaux. Rusk Junior High 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners


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,...
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....
Meals on Wheels Jan. 31 - Feb. 6
Wednesday: Chicken fried steak with gravy, au gratin potatoes, green peas with red peppers, dinner roll, sliced apples, milk Thursday: Hamburger on bun, hash brown patty,...
Dominy begins reelection campaign for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1
Republican Brenda Dominy has filed for reelection for the office of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1. “It has been an honor and I have been very...


Jacksonville resident Makes Dean’s List
Martin Melchor, of Jacksonville, majoring in recreation and sport management, was among 2,419 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s...
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.
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....
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday starting Jan. 20 and have free Vendor Booths. Fresh eggs, canned items, homemade salsa, crocheted items, handmade jewelry, homemade bath...
Friends of the Jacksonville Library Elected Officers
The Friends of the Library, elected officers for 2018 at their annual meeting on Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Jacksonville City Library. Pictured from...


Jacksonville Mayor named President of TML Region 15
On Thursday, Jan. 18, Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone was elected President of the Texas Municipal League (TML), Region 15. Pictured is Henderson...


Heritage Center Museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the museum...
Rusk Elementary School 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 2nd Grade - Carlin Allbright, Tyler Aston, Bryce Bostock, Ayden Bradley, Trevor Bray, Hope Brooks, Kate Brown, Shakailah Brown, Barrett Cahalane, Maggie...