Community

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...


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...
2018 Master Gardener Training
Cherokee County Master Gardeners are member of the local community who take an active interest in fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening. Master Gardeners are...
SFA Accounting Students, Financial Advisors to offer Free...
Stephen F. Austin State University students in the Rusche College of Business are offering free tax-preparation services through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...
County residents Named to Dean’s List at SFA
To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled in 12 or more semester hours and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5. The following students have been named to...
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,...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 7 - 13
Wednesday: Beef stroganoff with noodles, Brussels sprouts, bread pudding with pineapple, saltine crackers, English pea salad, milk Thursday: Hamburger steak, herb roasted...
Championship Bull Riding coming to Lufkin
Championship Bull Riding will be rolling into town for the CBR Big Tex Agriplex Bull Bash with some of the top riders and bulls in the world on Saturday, Feb. 17. The top...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Presents A Rocking Night with The...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is pleased to announce that The Guess Who, the Canadian rock legends with more than a dozen Top 40 hits to their...


Ribbon Cutting & Open House at the Children’s Clinic of Rusk
The Children’s Clinic of Rusk will host their ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to...


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,...
County residents Named to Dean’s List
A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the...
CCGS announces Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
On Sunday, Feb. 11, join family and friends at a reception honoring Carmen Dotson on the occasion of her 99th birthday. The reception will take place in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church in Rusk from 2 - 4 p.m. No gifts, please. Dotson Celebrates 99th Birthday