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RUSK LIONS CLUB
The Rev. Jim Goforth presented a slide show program at the March 29 Rusk Lions Club meeting. The pictures were taken when his family resided in New York State, where he...
Sheriff deputies receive new weapons
Cherokee County Sheriff's Department received new weapons for its officers last week. Twenty-eight new Glock Model 22 semi-automatic .40 caliber guns were issued to...
Julie Odom, Melvin Levine Couple will be married April 15
Julie Odom and Melvin Levine will be married at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Elmwood Gardens in Palestine. The bride is the daughter of Amy and...


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Rusk ISD Wednesday, April 4 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Tacos or hamburger, lettuce and tomatoes, corn on cob, fresh fruit, milk Junior High, High School Lunch:...
Christian Writers slate meeting April 12
Martha L. Rogers, board president of the statewide Christian writers organization will present "Everything I Need to Know About Christian Writing" at the 6:45 p.m. April 12...
Rotary Club golf tourney scheduled for April 14
The Rusk Rotary Club's annual Memorial Golf Tournament, which benefits the Rotary Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, April 14, at the Birmingham Forest Golf Club in...
Gift shop features "I Love This Town" card series
The gift shop at the Texas State Railroad depot in Rusk offers the "I Love This Town" writing card series for resale. The four-card packs nostalgically picture some of...
The Rotary and Lions Clubs team up to display new club signs painted by inmate M.A. Venegas III. The Rusk Chamber supplied the paint materials and Skyview Hodge (TDJC) supplied the artist for the signs. They are located on U.S. Highway 84 E across from the Cherokee Animal Clinic. From left are Mark Birkelbach, Jim Netters, Sonny Adams, Gary Corley and Roy Reynolds. Welcome to Rusk


Rusk PD receives federal homeland security grant
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX- 05) has announced that $12,670 in federal funding will go to the Rusk Police Department as part of the Department of Homeland Security's...
Men of Power event scheduled at West Union Faith Ministry
Men of Power will attend a weekend event April 20-21 at the West Union Faith Ministry in Rusk. The church is located at Beale and Bradley Streets. The event will begin at 7...
Rusk State Hospital resale shop is open 1st, 2nd Fridays
The Resale Shop operated by the Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc. is open 10 a.m. -3 p.m., at 545 Castner St, in Rusk on the first and second Friday of...
Paige Penn of Rusk anxiously awaits her next turn during the Cherokee County Spelling Bee. Paige won third place at the regional spelling bee on March 17. 'Tumultuary' stumps Rusk's super speller
Paige Penn's trip to the regional Dallas Morning News/ESPN spelling bee in Carrollton on March 17 was not in vain. The Rusk Junior High...


Rusk, Jacksonville break with statewide trend, post lackluster...
Retail sales slipped in many Cherokee County cities when compared to the same period a year ago. Cuney's retail sales dropped almost 32 percent,...


County-wide clean-up day slated for April 21
Cherokee County Commissioners have slated a county-wide clean-up day for Saturday, April 21. Dumpsters will be available at all four county barns and at the Cherokee County...
Christian writers slate meeting April 12 in Jacksonville
Martha L. Rogers, board president of the statewide Christian writers organization will present "Everything I Need to Know About Christian Writing" at the 6:45 p.m. April 12...