Community

Jennifer Dover, center bride-elect of Joseph Eckel, was honored May 5 at a wedding shower. From left are Lacy Wade and Deanne Parker, sisters of the groom; Tern Eckel, his mother; Miss Dover; Sherry Dover, her mother; D'Ann Hassell, her sister; Shelby Hassell, her niece; and Diann Norton, the honoree's grandmother. Not pictured are Anne Beard, the honoree's grandmother; Lisa Sprayberry; sister of the groom-to-be; and Zana Garner, his aunt. Bridal shower honors Jennifer Dover
A bridal shower honoring Jennifer Dover bride-elect of Joseph Eckel, was held Saturday, May 5, at the home of Leslie Hassell. Special guests were...

A Rusk Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Platinum Elite Member Lexington Place Nursing  Rehabilitation was held last week. Surrounded by residents, chamber members and friends David Bilbo, administrator, cuts the ribbon, which is being held by Mayor Angela Raiborn and TDCJ Skyview- Hodge Warden Todd Foxworth. PHOTO: CONNIE BROWN New chamber elite member

Ernest Hudnall of Rusk presents a Southern Cherokee Federal Credit Union scholarship to his granddaughter, Julianna, daughter of John D. and Gay Hudnall of Fairfield. She graduated from Fairfield High School with a 5.11 GPA. Miss Hudnall is a member of the National Honor Society and received several scholarships. She will enter Texas AM this fall as a sophomore and will study for a degree in bio-medicine. Scholarship given

Oldies Radio personality Tara Crosby hands over four tickets to Schlitterbahn Water Park in New Braunfels, a value of $160, to Tomas Holguin and Natalie Beavers. Mr. Holguin won the tickets at a live remote at the Rusk City Pool last week. The Splash Day remote was sponsored by Citizens 1st Bank, Chapman's Pharmacy and Greg James Country Motors. Contest winner

LIONS CLUB
Several letters of appreciation were read at the May 24 Lions Club meeting. Sonny Adams, president, read a letter of appreciation to the club for their contribution to the...
M. BERGEMANN Ruskite will compete in pageant
Melissa (Missy) Nicole Bergemann will represent Rusk in the Miss Texas USA pageant this summer in Laredo. The pageant will be televised 8-10 p.m....

Kristi Vaught of Rusk and Frank Dobrovolny Couple tells wedding plans
Kristi Vaught of Rusk and Frank Dobrovolny of Smetana announce their engagement. They will be married June 23 in Jacksonville. Ms. Vaught is the...

DR. R.B. REDDY Cardiologist joins staff
Dr. Ravinder B. Reddy, board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty certification in cardiovascular disease, has joined the staff at...

CHEROKEE CIVIC THEATRE
The annual Cherokee Civic Theatre sponsored TNT camp began Monday with a waiting list for the three camps. The camp continues through June 23. Three companies composed of...
JERRY WISE Wells honor grads annnounced
Chase Dew with a 96.08 grade point average and Jerry Wise, 95.84 GPA, were named valedictorian and salutatorian at Wells High School graduation May...

NEWS
Hunter education course planned Aug. 7-8 The Cherokee County Farm Bureau will sponsor a hunters education course Aug. 7-8. The two day course will be conducted from 8...
The children of Pansy King of Rusk announce the marriage of their mother to Clifford Simmons of Jacksonville. The couple was married at 8 p.m. June 8 at Oakland Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. R.S. Dyess officiating. Mrs. Simmons is employed by Jordan Health Services and Mr. Simmons for PHC. Simmons-King

Rusk's new welcoming committee has met with local businesses to compile a program for home owners and renters. From left are Leslie Hassell, chairman; Connie Brown, Penny Reynolds and Teresa Langley. The committee and businesses are in the process of putting together information and discounts to help Rusk's new neighbors. Welcoming committee

Lions Club elects officers
Lion Dan West, who is chairman of the sight committee, reported at the April 5 club meeting that the income from White Cane Day Support for the Blind amounted to $216.41....
History of Lions Clubs given at recent meeting
New member Evelyn Stewart was inducted into the Rusk Lions Club April 12 by Artys Brown. A short history of Lions International, District 2 S-1 and the Rusk Lions Club was...