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The engagement of Megan Melissa Leone and Clint Anthony Perry, both of Houston, has been announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gene and Shelley Leone of Wake Forest, N.C. The future groom is the son of Ronald and Maryanne Perry of Killeen. A May 2008 wedding is planned. Leone-Perry


RUSK LIONS CLUB
President Sonny Adams read a letter from District 2S-1 President Dr. Bonita Lowrie who acknowledged the pleasure of meeting with the club last week. She said that the fun,...
Donkey basketball slated March 10
Rusk State Hospital employees and Rusk High School seniors will be featured in a Buckeye Donkey Basketball Show at 7 p.m. March 10 at Rusk High School. The event is...
Debra Dominy was honored with a reception Friday at Austin Bank. Mrs. Dominy left the bank to accept a position with Edward D. Jones in Palestine. From left are Rick Waldrup, regional vice-president of Austin Bank; Mrs. Dominy and Ronny Lee, Austin Bank director. Farewell party


MEALS ON WHEELS
Thursday Meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, green peas with onions, whole wheat roll, chocolate pudding with marshmallows, milk Friday: Chopped pork steak with gravy,...
Fund continues to benefit family of Ronald Toles Jr.
Funds are being sought to help with expenses incurred by the family of Ronald Toles Jr., 12, who died Feb. 20. The child's grandparents are Martin Lusk of Maydelle and...
NEWS
Volunteers are sought Volunteers are needed at East Texas Medical Center Rusk. Persons interested in becoming a volunteer may contact Becky Ford, clinic manager, at (903)...
Workers with Sonrise Designs place a boulder in the ground at the Footbridge Park in Rusk, continuing the landscaping project initiated by Margaret Perkins. The landscaping company, owned by Scott Davis, has taken several boulders from the foothills of the Ozark Mountains and is placing them in the park to add to the beauty of the area. Between a rock...


"On Golden Pond," the Cherokee Civic Theatre's upcoming production will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24 and 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at the theater in downtown Rusk. Cast members include in front from left, Dan Trent, Minette Satterwhite Trent and Castanga George Elledge; in back, T.J. Marquez, Mathew Pyle and PO Ford. PHOTO:      PENNY REYNOLDS On Golden Pond' opens Friday night
The Cherokee Civic Theatre will present "On Golden Pond" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23- 24 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. Tickets can be...


MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through Feb. 14, were: Rickie Willis Jr. of Jacksonville and April Palmer of Frankston; Antonio Neal...
k Pam Buckingham, left, is adult Sunday school teacher and Mildred Brown, right, is vice-president of the women's mission and head of the music department. PHOTOS BY LAURENCE        JONES Linwood Missionary Baptist
Members of the Linwood Missionary Baptist Church at Alto take their name seriously. The church missionary minded and projects are directed that...


Shiloh will be in concert at Rusk First Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. The group came together 10 years ago out of the same church and choir ministry. During the ministry life of Shiloh, they have had the opportunity to perform and minister to hundreds of thousands of individuals nationally, as well as internationally. They have completed their seventh recording project. For additional information contact First Baptist Church, (903) 683-5494. Shiloh is coming to sing


Emadean and Joe French of Maydelle recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married Feb. 9, 1957, in Rusk. Their children include Doug and Paula French, Dale and Sarah French and Deanna Cox. Grandchildren are Brandon, Ashley, Brittany, Robert and Katy. 50th anniversary


Rusk High School Alumni Association board members include in front from left, Patricia Merchant, Freddye White and Donald Allen; second row, Jim Lovelady, Marla Kozlovsky, Wilma Sue Crippen and Reta Dyess; back row, Ann Doggett, Mary Madden, Ann Russell, Donald Woodard, Judy Garner and Linda Derrington. Several board members are not pictured. Rusk High School Alumni Association board members


Trains and flowers go together at the Texas State Railroad between Rusk and Palestine. With the approach of March comes thoughts of warmer weather and spring flowers. Riding the nostalgic rails of this historical railroad provides a splendid vantage point from which to view enchanting trees scattered through the woodlands. For reservations and more information call (903) 683-2561 or (800) 442-8951. Train ride