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PHOTO: ROBERT GONZALEZ A tall order
Corwin Tipton nears k the top of a new 100-foot studio-to-transmitter link tower owned by KWRW 97.7 FM AND KTLU- 1580 AM in Rusk. Tim Snider...

65 year pin
Burl W. Boggs, past master of Dixie Masonic Lodge No 272 in Troup, presents James M. Branham, right, with a pin and certificate of merit for 65...

Ribbon cutting
Ribbon cutting festivities were held recently by the Rusk Chamber of Commerce at the Best Golden China Buffet, 300 N. Dickinson Dr., next door to...

LIONS CLUB
President Vic Whadford announced that the Rusk Lions Club was a 100 percent club during the July 26 meeting of the Rusk Lions Club. Dan West was in ETMC Jacksonville and...
MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through July 25 were: Christopher Walley and Amanda Eden of Jacksonville; Charles Dunford and Brandi...
Registration planned at River of Life School of Ministry
Fall registration at the River of Life School of Ministry in Rusk is planned for 4-7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3. Morning classes will be from 7:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Monday through...
Science camps planned at Jim Hogg Park Aug. 14-15
Cherokee County extension office will sponsor two half-day science camps from 3 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 14-15 at Jim Hogg City Park for youngsters in grades...
Lee Etta Myers Alto woman observes 90th birthday July 14
Lee Etta Myers of Alto celebrated her 90th birthday on July l4. However, the celebrations began early on July 12 when Mrs. Myers' sister, Charline...

Kevin Stingley passes out "hot off the press" brochures on the Heritage Center of Cherokee County. Cherokeean Herald staff writer and photographer Leland Acker took the photos featured in the new brochure. Heritage Center gets new brochures
An excited Kevin Stingley called the Cherokeean Herald office last week and said, "I'm on my way over to your office, and I've got something...

Mayor Angela Raiborn k signs a lease agreement allowing the Rusk Chamber of Commerce to operate the Whitehead Heritage Park. Penny Reynolds, chamber president, offers $1 as the annual lease money. PHOTOS: CONNIE BROWN Caboose moves to park

Church slates concert
The "Prairie Wind," gospel singers will present a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Maydelle Assembly of God Church. The public is invited to attend.
HOPE sets lunch, learn event Aug. 17
The Texas Cooperative Extension and the Cherokee County Family and Consumer Sciences Committee will sponsor a lunch and learn event from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 at...
Shelly and Stephen Hughes and Kevin Dewbr#233; of Rusk announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, C.J. Dewbr#233;, to Jeremy Simpson, son of Judy and Harold Simpson of Rusk. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Salem Missionary Baptist Church. Dewbré-Simpson

Jim and Dorothy Slocumb of Dialville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday July 27. Their five children and 11 grand-children with their four great grand-children will join them in this celebration. Anniversary

Alzheimer's seminar set in Rusk
An educational seminar, "Alzheimer's: Knowledge Provides Strength and Power" will be held from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Cherokee County Electric...