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The Cherokeean Herald is looking for a few good cooks.
The Cherokeean Herald is cooking up a fun, new contest for our readers and subscribers. With the holiday season fast approaching, many are on the lookout for that new...
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Tx A&M Forest Service and Tx Parks & Wildlife Department teamed up Oct. 27 and 28 to sponsor the 7th annual Youth Hunt at I.D.Fairchild state forest.  Twelve hunters ages 8 to 15 from Texas and Oklahoma had the opportunity for hands-on instruction and experience.  Pictured (in no particular order) are Jeremiah Adams (10), Gavin Glover (10), Carson Wilson (15), Dante Letteri (9), Jakob Hardy (10), Caison Matney (12), Kelton Whisenhunt (14), Justice Kessel (9), Maryanna Ebert (9), Blake Casper (13), Triston Metreyeon (10) and Tristen Taylor (9). 7th annual Youth Hunt held at I.D. Fairchild Oct. 27-28
Just west of Maydelle this weekend 12 young hunters participated in the 7th annual Youth Hunt, held Oct 27 and 28 in the 2,800 acre I.D. Fairchild...


Jeanie Selman Former Alto employees plead guilty to theft by public servant
A pair of former Alto city clerks pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft Monday in the Cherokee County 2nd District Court. Jeanie Mignon...


RSH gears up for splashing, dashing and paint soaked fun
On Friday, Oct. 26 the grounds of the Rusk State Hospital turned into a challenging obstacle course as participants and clients geared up for the...


Rock the Vote! Get some lunch! FUMC-Rusk offering annual spaghetti...
The time is nigh to make your voice heard – and get a tasty chicken spaghetti lunch. The 2018 general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....
Progress in Craft-Turney water supply issues TCEQ continues...
While the do not use order has been lifted for Craft Turney Water Supply Corporation’s customers, state and corporation officials continue to work together to determine the...
Reklaw, New Summerfield VFDs maintaining smooth sailing for...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the fourth in an ongoing series spotlighting local fire...


Alto PTO to hold Fall fest, health fair
Autumn is officially here, and the Alto Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization is celebrating with a fall festival and health fair to support the district’s students’...
October is National Fire Prevention Month: West side of Cherokee...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the third in an ongoing series spotlighting local fire departments through the...
Circus Saurus comes to Rusk
With the dawn of a new day comes a new era under the circus big top and those that were once extinct will emerge once again right before your eyes. Carson & Barnes Circus...
Small business workshop set for Oct. 25
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce, along with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) from Tyler, will host a free workshop for small business owners on Thursday, Oct. 25...
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Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department members prepare to attack a house fire in Cherokee County in 2011. October is national Fire Prevention Month: Gallatin, Rusk VFDs...
Editor’s note: Cherokee County is home to 11 fire and volunteer fire departments. This is the first in an ongoing series spotlighting local fire...


River Run ATV Park presents the 2018 Muddin’ for a Cure event
The fight against breast cancer is getting dirty this weekend. River Run ATV Park presents its annual Muddin’ for a Cure event, to observe national Breast Cancer Awareness...
Immediate Do Not Use Order issued by Craft-Turney Water Supply ...
October 3, 2018 Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has instructed Craft-Turney Water...
First ever Nicky Wheeler Bull Riding competition set
Rodeo fans might have noticed a name change to one of this year’s local annual bull riding events. That’s no mistake – the annual Bull Bash Revolution event has officially...