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Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Tubman’s bravery showcased in SFA’s Children’s Performing Arts Series
The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will celebrate Black History Month Thursday, Feb. 1, with performances of the Virginia...
Persall - Shipley Wedding Announced
Shanna Shipley and Kevin Persall would like to announce their upcoming wedding. Shanna is from Tyler and is the daughter of Mike Shipley of Tyler...


Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets 2nd Tuesdays
The Cherokee County Quilt Guild meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Rusk civic center. The morning meeting is from 10 a.m.-noon. Club project “Sew Day” for...
7th Annual Men’s Chili Cook-off
Calvary Baptist Church in Rusk is having their 7th annual Men’s Chili Cook-off Saturday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. Donations are for the benefit of the Rusk...
Meals on Wheels Jan. 24 - 30
Wednesday: Chicken pot pie, new potatoes, seasoned carrots, wheat crackers, applesauce, milk Thursday: Sausage and pinto beans, steamed rice, turnip greens, cornbread,...
Free Online Course Opportunity at BMA Seminary
The free course for Spring 2018 will be Introduction to Christian Ethics -CE111cf. Course Description Ethics deal with the process of determining what is right and wrong...
Spring Garden Conference
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, Feb. 10, “The Birds and The Bees.” Speaker - Greg Grant will present,...
Wilson Welch shows off his miniature snowman built during last week’s freeze. The residents of Angelina House got together to create miniature snowmen during the cold spells. “The residents enjoyed seeing making some of Texas’ smallest snowmen,” said Edith Fudge of Angelina House. “Sometimes, it’s the smallest things that can bring the biggest smiles.” Snow fun: Angelina House residents enjoy winter weather


Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rotary Club of Rusk named the Rusk Chamber Christmas Parade committee Citizens of the Month for December. From left are Montie Sunday, Cristin...


Bringing home heavy metal
The Jacksonville High School ag mechanics show team traveled to the Fort Worth Stock Show and brought home several awards. The team won a first...


Jacksonville Women’s History Event committee plans March 27 event...
JACKSONVILLE — Plans are underway for this year’s local Women’s History Event honoring five outstanding Cherokee County women “Who Give Back.” “It is important to our...
Rusk Rotary Minute
The Rotary Club of Rusk made it a Merry Christmas for a number of Rusk families. Over the holiday season, the club provided baskets filled with...


Henleys to celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary Sunday afternoon
McDonald Henley and Frances (McGaughey) Henley wed on Jan. 18,1958. They were married in Frances parent’s home in Alto.  Their first home as a...


Hawkes announces candidacy for county Republican chair
Tammy Hawkes filed for ballot placement and announced her candidacy for the Cherokee County Republican Chairperson position. The primary...