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Students pose with  members of the community modeling their ties after receiving awards for the Tacky Tie Contest Tacky Tie Contest
Business men and women in Rusk were sporting some very interesting ties on Thursday, May 3 as part of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce’s Tacky Tie...


Tanner Ezell (left) will be recognized as an Outstanding Conservationist for his Cattle & Hay Operation by Roland Adams (right), director of zone 2 of the Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District #427. Looking forward: Ezell following in footsteps of previous generation
For 62 years, beginning in 1957, the Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District has recognized local people in agricultural pursuits who...


Selden Farms Rolling Hills’ owners recognized as Outstanding...
“They say the longest journey begins with a single step; well, if that’s so, then we’re about 3 steps into it,” said Bryan Selden of Selden Farms...


The Alto High School Mean Sting Music Machine brings home a first place award for Out of Town Band after their recent trip to San Antonio where they marched in the Battle of the Flowers Parade. Mean Sting marches into first place award at Battle of the Flowers...
The Alto High School Mean Sting Music Machine (MSMM) received a first place award in the ‘Out of Town Bands’ category at the Battle of the ...


State Rep. Clardy’s office will be available for assistance in...
State Rep. Travis Clardy announced that a member of his district staff will be on hand Wednesday, May 9 at the following locations to meet one-on-one with constituents who...
Longtime Jacksonville educator killed in Monday night wreck
Former Jacksonville ISD teacher and principal Jean Mixon died Monday in a wreck. The wreck occurred on Monday around 5 p.m., Jacksonville Police Department told the...
Fatal crash in Anderson County
On May 01, 2018 Troopers responded to a one vehicle fatal crash on US-287 in Anderson County, 3.5 miles north of the city of Cayuga. Preliminary crash investigation...
Two Special Olympics Texas Competitions This Week: Cycling and...
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) will host two competitions this week in the East Texas area: Cycling and Track & Field. Friday, April 27: 5 to 9 p.m. Cycling Abe Martin...
Co B 1/52 Infantry 198th L.I.B. Americal Division reunion
Nine men who served in the 198th Infantry Brigade of the 23rd Infantry Division, more commonly known as the Americal Division, in Vietnam from...


Rep. Travis Clardy seeks nominee for Texas Armed Services Scholarship
State Representative Travis Clardy is now accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). Annually, every member of the Texas Legislature...
From left to right Livia Sessions, Madisyn Foster, Kennedy Foster, Noah Foster, Ella Kovacs, Laurie Gentry, and Meg Kovacs. Not pictured are John Wofford, Kara Wofford, and Sarah Wofford. Capturing Memories: Cherokee County 4H wins big at District 5...
Students from The Cherokee County 4H Photography Club recently participated and placed in the Texas 4H District 5 Photography Competition at...


Myrtis Watson celebrates 100th birthday
Myrtis Lee Watson celebrated her 100th birthday on April 22. A party was held on April 20 with her friends and family attending. Five generations...


6th Annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race
The 6th annual 1836 Chuckwagon Race will be held April 20-22 at the Diamond B Ranch in Neches. The event will include wagon races, live music, trail ride and will host a...
20th Annual Taste of Texas
The 20th Annual Taste of Texas event will be held April 19 from 5:30 p,m. to 7 p.m. at the Jacksonville High School cafeteria. Advance tickets are $12, at the door will...
Tickets on sale for CCT's 2017-18 season finale
Get ready for a rootin’-tootin’, rip-roarin’ good time during the Cherokee Civic Theatre’s final production of the 2017-18 season, Blazing Guns at...