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Shannon Snowden and Trey Crosby were married March 22 in Palestine. The bride is the daughter of Martha and Bobby Snowden of Lufkin. Mr. Crosby is the son of Fay and Bill Hudson of Alto and Cindy and Dean Crosby of Palestine. The bride is employed by TDCJ in Palestine and her husband is employed with TXU, Palestine. Crosby-Snowden


18 historic sites may go to THC
Eighteen state historic sites, which include the Caddoan Mounds and Mission Tejas, may soon be transferred from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to the Texas...
MEALS ON WHEELS
April 16-20 Monday: Oven fried chicken, seasoned yellow squash, okra and tomatoes, wheat bread, orange, milk Tuesday: Turkey and cheese sandwich, lettuce, tomato, onions,...
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...
Ruskite's daughter named to recent honor
Kayla Mae King of Ada, Okla., daughter of Lynnette King of Ada and Ricky King of Rusk, will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook. She...
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...
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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 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...
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


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...
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,...


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...
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...
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...