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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...


JISD teachers of the year named
It was a night of acknowledgements and recognition at the Jacksonville ISD board meeting on Monday as the teacher of the year and the employee of the year were named....
Boyd stepping down as editor
Every journalist loves to write. But we never really write about ourselves. Sure, every once in a while, we write columns that let you into our day-to-day lives just to...
Jacksonville Middle School hits high notes during UIL competition
The Jacksonville Middle School choirs recently traveled to Carthage High School to compete in a two day concert and sight reading UIL contest. The...


A purposeful donation
Jessica Riner and Kim Dyess of Living Alternatives (shown center, displaying check) accept a recent donation from members of the Cherokee County...


Couple celebrates 60th Anniversary
Lee Ray and Ethel Best celebrated their 60th anniversary April 4, 2018.
April Meeting of The General J.L. Hogg SCV
In observance of April as Confederate History Month, the Hogg Camp will be meeting at the Singletary Memorial Library located in Rusk, on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m.,...
East Texas Hospitals Practice Mass Movement of Patients Across the...
Wednesday, April 18, all across East Texas, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and coordinating agencies will be working together to practice the triage and transfer of...
Spring Plant Sale
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, located at 1015...