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Walker Cemetery gets historical marker
The Cherokee County Historical Commission will dedicate an official Historic Texas Cemetery Medallion at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Walker's Chapel Cemetery. This will...
New Summerfield School News
NSISD would like to recognize the dedication of Mr. James Greenwood during his approximate 13-year term of service to our school board. When...


City votes to continue legal action to remove trailer park
Following an executive session Thursday evening, the Rusk City Council voted to continue with a lawsuit against former city manager Kevin Bowden and his father, W.R....
60th anniversary
J.D. and Hazel Jones Wright celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May 4. They were married in a home ceremony on May 4, 1947, in Port Arthur....


MEALS ON WHEELS May 21-25
Monday: Meatballs and gravy, buttered noodles, zucchini and tomatoes, garlic roll, orange and pineapple cup, milk Tuesday: Roast turkey with gravy, cut yams, cornbread...
Business of the Month banner was presented by the Rusk Chamber of Commerce last week to Mike Crysup, owner of Knox Ray Men's Wear. Accepting the honor were Mr. Crysup and his wife, Sissy. The two are surrounded by friends and representatives of the city and chamber of commerce. Business of the Month


RUSK ISD
Wednesday, May 16 Enchiladas,, refried beans, Spanish rice, fresh fruit, milk Thursday, May 17 Chicken pot pie,, steamed broccoli,, tropical fruit salad, French bread,...
Jerry D. Phifer and Jodie L. Spradlin, both of Jacksonville will pledge their commitment in a marriage ceremony at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at their home in Jacksonville. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. Spradlin-Phifer


Julian Willis hurls a discus during the Class A state track meet in Austin Friday. Willis hurled the discus 142'7" to finish 8th in the state. The Alto girls 400-meter relay team also competed in the state track meet, placing 7th with a time of 51.32. State track meet


New records room
Deanne Parker holds a pair of scissors to cut the cermonial ribbon celebrating the completion of a records room at the Anderson/Cherokee County...


Rusk City Pool will open June 2
The Rusk City Pool will open June 2. Hours are 12:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 12:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 12:30-6:30 p.m. Saturdays....
Starting Monday, first class stamps will cost 41 cents
The United States Postal Service has announced postal rates will increase across the board beginning May14. Rusk Postmaster Ron Williams said the increase is due to...
TNT camp scheduled in Rusk June 11-14
If there's a young person in your life who loves acting, this is for you. Thespian "n Training is a program open to young people entering first through ninth grades....
IKE FRAZER Frazer Realty honored
In recognition of outstanding sales achievement in 2006, United Country-Frazer Realty of Rusk, has been presented the company's President's Honor...


Tom Townsend is pictured in his Toyland Military Museum near Rusk. Salute to Vets set June 29
Once the word got out about the "Salute to Vets" party on Friday, June 29, East Texans began rushing in to do their part for this massive "thank...