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MEALS ON WHEELS
Wednesday: Pork cutlet with gravy, mashed potatoes, garden mixed veggies, dinner roll, banana pudding, milk Thursday: Lemon pepper chicken, broccoli and cauliflower,...
Winner gets Moody'
Vickey Johnson is the latest winner of the "Fun in the Sun" contest sponsored by the Southern Cherokee Federal Credit Union (SCFCU) and KWRW 97.7...

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...

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...
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

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

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...
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.
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...

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

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...

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...
Wells ISD forms PTA
Wells Independent School District Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is being formed for the 2007-08 school year. Bylaws of the Wells PTA are available for review in the...
Among the 19 participants in the Rusk Singletary Memorial Library Summer Reading Program are from left, Emily Marquez and Rachel Marquez; in back, Taylor Collins, Emmy Shaw and Connor Ellis. Winners include pre-school-first grade, Titus Ruth and Rayanna Ruth, 210 books; second and third grades, Nicole Phifer, 20 books and Michael Domingez, nine books; fourth and fifth grades, Rachel Marquez, 61 books and Katie Moore, 42 books. Readers' party

Texas National Bank on North Main street in Rusk recently celebrated "Customer Appreciation Day" by serving free hotdogs and drinks to their customers. Pictured are Toni Meador, Saundra Senesac, Sam Senesac and Lewie Byers. Mr. and Mrs. Senesac were the winners of the gas grill which was given away at the celebration. Customer Appreciation