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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


Brookshire Bros. announces new changes in management
Brookshire Brothers Ltd. announced a restructuring of company leadership. Jerry Johnson, former chief administrative officer, will become president and chief executive...
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...


Health department will provide free flu shots in mass vaccination...
The Public Health Preparedness team and volunteers of Cherokee County Health Department (CCHD) will have a mass vaccination drill from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 24 at...
GENE EVANS Lon Morris honors alums
Recognizing their long-standing loyalty to Lon Morris College, the LMC Ex-Students' Association honored two individuals as Distinguished Alums...


The little train thinks it can
Owners/operators of Rio Grande Pacific based in Fort Worth toured the facilities of the Texas State Railroad in Rusk and Palestine Feb. 7. They...


State Rep. Chuck Hopson (DJacksonville) recently heard testimony as a subcommittee member of the Health and Human Services committee. This panel was by-passed by Gov. Rick Perry, who issued an executive order requiring girls to obtain a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Legislature caught off guard by HPV order
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry's executive order requiring girls to obtain a new vaccine at the age of 12 before they become sexually active caught...


Trawick-Rosales
Betty and David Trawick of Rusk announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sandy Diane, to Angel Isaac Rosales, son of...


Business of the Month
Wallace-Thompson True Value Hardware has been named Rusk business of the month for February. The family owned and operated business has served Rusk...


BIRTH
Jake Allen Clark Jennifer Martin and Jeremy Clark announce the arrival of their son, Jake Allen Clark, Feb. 9 at Palestine Regional Hospital. He weighed five pounds and 13...
New manager welcomed
Cherokee County Farm Bureau board welcomed its new agency manager Bobby Myers Jan. 9. Mr. Myers has been an insurance agent with Farm Bureau for 11...


District Gov. Dr. Bonita Lowrie was welcomed to the Feb. 9 Rusk Lions meeting. From left are Alicia Oliver, Region VII chair; Ike Daniel; Ardys Brown, district chair for sight conservation and work with the blind; James (Sonny) Adams, president; Bobby Burch, secretary; Vic Whadford; District Gov. Dr. Lowrie; Dan West; and Billy Watson. District Gov. Dr. Bonita Lowrie visits club
Zone chairman Alicia Oliver introduced 2-S1 District Governor Dr. Bonita Lowrie. Dr. Lowrie has 55 Lions Clubs to supervise. She visits each club...


MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Stir fried chicken with rice, oriental medley veggies, fortune cookie, wheat bread, cherry cobbler, milk Tuesday: Seafood creole, steamed rice, creole corn, tossed...