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BIRTH Kennison Taylor Rozelle
Jeff and Holly Rozelle of Rusk announce the arrival of their daughter, Kennison Taylor Rozelle, on April 26. She weighed seven pounds and one ounce. Grandparents are Susan...
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...
Fans will be available to needy persons
May is "Elder Awareness Month." May is also only a short time away from the sweltering East Texas summer. Unfortunately, pride prevents many of the elderly in the area from...
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....
Greg James, scholarship recipient Molly Miller James scholarship goes to Molly Miller
Molly Miller, 2007 Rusk High school senior is the recipient of the $500 Greg SFASU Scholarship. In making the announcement, Mr. James stated, "We...


Two-year old Ella Hoffman was the ambassador baby for the East Texas area during the March of Dimes' Walk America event. Ella was born 15 months premature on May 9, 2005. Ella's team raised more than $3,000 to go toward preventing premature births. Ella's Team raises $3,000 for March of Dimes fundraiser
The March of Dimes' Walk America event took place on April 21 at Nichols Green park in Jacksonville. The ambassador baby for the East Texas area...


l Visitors get up close and personal with an OH- 58 Kiowa helicopter, commonly called a "Huey" at last year's "Armed Forces Day" event at the Texas State Railroad. The Huey will be on display at the Palestine Depot during the state railroad's "Armed Forces Day" event on May 18-20. Armed Forces Day at TSR features Huey chopper
The Texas State Railroad will host its annual "Armed Forces Day" event May 18-20 on the grounds of the Palestine Depot. May 18 is set aside as...


Constitutional election set May 12
Texas voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment May 12 that will authorize the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount...
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Crowley of Rusk announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley, to Christopher Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Ford of Rusk. The couple will be married at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, in the Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Crowley-Ford


OLD PALESTINE CEMETERY NEWS
The Old Palestine Cemetery Working Fund has received the following memorials: Helen Pearman Jones for Jewell Jones, Kate and Sonny Pearman, Mary Stanley for Ruth Nelson and...
NEWS
School will sell surplus property on internet Rusk ISD will post a listing of property no longer necessary for district operations on the district website on Wednesday,...
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...


Rusk 5th grader goes to Alaska
A Rusk Intermediate School fifth-grader is heading to Alaska after being accepted into an ambassador program started by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s. Zachary...
Amy Halbert receives Press Women's award
Amy Halbert, a communications specialist for The Texas AM University System, was named a winner April 28 at the annual awards dinner during the 114th Press Women of Texas...
Mexican dancers perform at area schools
Young Audiences of Northeast Texas brought Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklorico to Rusk Intermediate and Rusk Junior High and Palestine first and second grades May 3 and to three...
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