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Tamra Kindle of Stewart Blood Center oversees the donation of blood by Lexington Place employee Vivian Pope. The blood drive was held in observance of National Nursing Home Week. Blood is donated


TNT camp scheduled June 11-23
The annual Cherokee Civic Theatre Thespian 'n Training camp has been scheduled for three age group beginning June 11. The grand finale showcase will be Saturday, June 23....
Davis signs a proclamation declaring May "Elderly Abuse Prevention Month." Watching are Tammy Mott and Anita Ocker, adult protection services investigators in the Rusk APS office. If abuse is suspected call (800) 252-5400. Last year service workers investigated more than 74,000 cases of which 52,000 cases were confirmed abuse in the state. To find out more on elderly abuse, neglect or exploitation visit www.everyonesbusiness. org. l County Judge Chris


Rusk Public Works technician Kelly Kelton fills the Rusk City Pool with water. The pool opens June 2, with Splash Day being held June 8. Rusk City Pool set to open June 2
The Rusk swimming pool will open June 2, with Splash Day being held June 8. "Splash Day is the big opening day for the pool," said Marks Lanham,...


What to know before you go
The summer schedule of the Texas State Railroad begins Friday, June 1, and will run Thursday thru Sunday for the months of June and July 2007....


MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through May 23 were: Victor Martinez and Jo Ann Martinez of Jacksonville; Roger Chitty and Hanna...
NEWS Tony Watson graduates
Tony Watson, son of Robert and Martha Watson of Terrell and husband of Rhonda Watson, received a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist...
Willard Creel k graduated Saturday night with the Alto High School Class of 2007. He was absent on picture day and his picture was not available for the graduation magazine. This photo was provided by his family. Alto High graduate


Cynthia and Joe Boatman Couple notes anniversary
Cynthia and Joe Boatman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 3 with family and friends at a reception at First United Methodist...


CHURCH NEWS
1st UMC slates Vacation Bible School The Rusk First United Methodist Church will sponsor Sky scouts summer vacation Bible school entitled "Lift off! Soaring to new...
Monte Ethington cuts the ribbon during grand opening festivities for the addition of CellularOne to his business at Chapman's Drug. Holding the ribbon are PO Ford, Glenda Johnson, Mr. Ethington, Mayor Angela Raiborn and Bob Goldsberry. opening


Alto ISD buys new school bus
Lee Pearman and Jay Jones were sworn in as Alto ISD Board of Trustee members during Monday's regular meeting of the school board. Dr. Ray DeSpain, superintendent, wasted no...
The Wilcox family in 1957 Wilcox family gathers for 50th reunion
The Wilcox family celebrated its 50th family reunion April 27-28 at the old Bulah schoolhouse. The event began Friday, April 27, with some of the...


A member of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice work squad manicures the grounds at the Rusk City Pool and Rusk Civic Center. The swimming pool will have a "soft" opening June 2 with a grand opening June 8. The work squad is painting the bottom of the pool and continuing improvements to the facility. Pool perfect


Tomato Fest to feature new contests
Every year, thousands of people flock to Jacksonville for the annual Jacksonville Tomato Festival. Tourists who visit this year's festival, to be held June 8-9, will notice...