Community

Gearld Pat and Shirley l Germany will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Saturday, June 14, from 2-4 p.m. at the Alto Community Fellowship. The event is hosted by their children, Tina Bobbitt, Tim Germany and Terri Sturrock. The Germany's other child, Tammy Germany, is deceased. Friends and family are invited to attend the reception. Couple plans 50th anniversary

COLLEGE NEWS
Ruskites graduate from SFA May 12 Graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University May 12 were Susie Ann Blackmon, BSIS in interdisciplinary studies; Jennifer D'Hazel...
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lee Parsons Parsons observe anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lee Parsons celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 1. Mr. Parsons and the former Letha Jo Monroe were married June 1,...

TNT camp scheduled June 11-23
The annual Cherokee Civic Theatre Thespian 'n Training camp has been scheduled for three age group beginning June 11. The grand finale showcase will be Saturday, June 23....
Davis signs a proclamation declaring May "Elderly Abuse Prevention Month." Watching are Tammy Mott and Anita Ocker, adult protection services investigators in the Rusk APS office. If abuse is suspected call (800) 252-5400. Last year service workers investigated more than 74,000 cases of which 52,000 cases were confirmed abuse in the state. To find out more on elderly abuse, neglect or exploitation visit www.everyonesbusiness. org. l County Judge Chris

Rusk Public Works technician Kelly Kelton fills the Rusk City Pool with water. The pool opens June 2, with Splash Day being held June 8. Rusk City Pool set to open June 2
The Rusk swimming pool will open June 2, with Splash Day being held June 8. "Splash Day is the big opening day for the pool," said Marks Lanham,...

Fair visitors line up for cold lemonade and various treats at a food booth. The Fair on the Square, held May 26 in downtown Rusk, featured a rock-climbing wall, free train rides on Charlie the Choo-Choo, a sock-hop, The Mr. and Miss 50s Pageant and food and vendors. This year's theme was the 1950s. Fair on the Square kicks off summer fun

What to know before you go
The summer schedule of the Texas State Railroad begins Friday, June 1, and will run Thursday thru Sunday for the months of June and July 2007....

MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through May 23 were: Victor Martinez and Jo Ann Martinez of Jacksonville; Roger Chitty and Hanna...
NEWS Tony Watson graduates
Tony Watson, son of Robert and Martha Watson of Terrell and husband of Rhonda Watson, received a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist...
Tamra Kindle of Stewart Blood Center oversees the donation of blood by Lexington Place employee Vivian Pope. The blood drive was held in observance of National Nursing Home Week. Blood is donated

Willard Creel k graduated Saturday night with the Alto High School Class of 2007. He was absent on picture day and his picture was not available for the graduation magazine. This photo was provided by his family. Alto High graduate

Cynthia and Joe Boatman Couple notes anniversary
Cynthia and Joe Boatman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 3 with family and friends at a reception at First United Methodist...

CHURCH NEWS
1st UMC slates Vacation Bible School The Rusk First United Methodist Church will sponsor Sky scouts summer vacation Bible school entitled "Lift off! Soaring to new...
SCV marker dedicated
Sons of Confederate Veterans Cross of Saint Andrew Camp No. 2009 of Cherokee County held their fifth annual Confederate memorial day ceremony Saturday, April 28, at the Old...