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Julian Willis hurls a discus during the Class A state track meet in Austin Friday. Willis hurled the discus 142'7" to finish 8th in the state. The Alto girls 400-meter relay team also competed in the state track meet, placing 7th with a time of 51.32. State track meet

Mary M. Beard of Tyler and James G. Thompson Jr. of Rusk will be married Saturday, June 2, at the Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler. Miss Beard is the daughter of Linda and Mike Beard of Jacksonville. Mr. Thompson is the son of Sharon and Jimmy Thompson of Rusk. Beard-Thompson

TNT camp scheduled in Rusk June 11-14
If there's a young person in your life who loves acting, this is for you. Thespian "n Training is a program open to young people entering first through ninth grades....
Greg James, scholarship recipient Molly Miller James scholarship goes to Molly Miller
Molly Miller, 2007 Rusk High school senior is the recipient of the $500 Greg SFASU Scholarship. In making the announcement, Mr. James stated, "We...

BIRTH Kennison Taylor Rozelle
Jeff and Holly Rozelle of Rusk announce the arrival of their daughter, Kennison Taylor Rozelle, on April 26. She weighed seven pounds and one ounce. Grandparents are Susan...
Fans will be available to needy persons
May is "Elder Awareness Month." May is also only a short time away from the sweltering East Texas summer. Unfortunately, pride prevents many of the elderly in the area from...
Two-year old Ella Hoffman was the ambassador baby for the East Texas area during the March of Dimes' Walk America event. Ella was born 15 months premature on May 9, 2005. Ella's team raised more than $3,000 to go toward preventing premature births. Ella's Team raises $3,000 for March of Dimes fundraiser
The March of Dimes' Walk America event took place on April 21 at Nichols Green park in Jacksonville. The ambassador baby for the East Texas area...

IKE FRAZER Frazer Realty honored
In recognition of outstanding sales achievement in 2006, United Country-Frazer Realty of Rusk, has been presented the company's President's Honor...

Constitutional election set May 12
Texas voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment May 12 that will authorize the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount...
Rusk 5th grader goes to Alaska
A Rusk Intermediate School fifth-grader is heading to Alaska after being accepted into an ambassador program started by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s. Zachary...
Melissa Bergemann Ruskite enters Miss Texas USA pageant
Melissa Bergemann will represent town in Laredo pageant Melissa Bergemann, 20- year-old daughter of Ana and William Bergemann of Rusk, will...

Greg James schedules A Million Thanks event
In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month and the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, Greg James Country Motors is joining an effort to help Americans say "thank...
Penny Reynolds trims a sock hop poodle skirt. Sock hop set at Sonic Drive-In
Plans are in the making for the May 26 Rusk Fair on the Square. Activities will launch the Rusk Fair on the Square when poodle-skirted women will...

l Visitors get up close and personal with an OH- 58 Kiowa helicopter, commonly called a "Huey" at last year's "Armed Forces Day" event at the Texas State Railroad. The Huey will be on display at the Palestine Depot during the state railroad's "Armed Forces Day" event on May 18-20. Armed Forces Day at TSR features Huey chopper
The Texas State Railroad will host its annual "Armed Forces Day" event May 18-20 on the grounds of the Palestine Depot. May 18 is set aside as...

NEWS
School will sell surplus property on internet Rusk ISD will post a listing of property no longer necessary for district operations on the district website on Wednesday,...