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Dogwood blossoms are opening just in time for the annual Dogwood Trails Celebration in Palestine. Extra runs are planned at the Texas State Railroad, and many of the trips are already full. Local tourism gets boost with dogwood blossoms
The Texas State Railroad will be making extra train runs in celebration of the Texas Dogwood Trails Celebration in Palestine, said Debbie Dugan of...

Letter Sweater
Max Schochler of Rusk shows off his late father's letter sweater he earned in track at Southern Methodist University. His father, Harmon Schochler,...

Stock Show winner
l Cole Delaney, Jacksonville High School student, ties down a calf he caught during a recent Houston Rodeo Calf Scramble. He is an FFA Greenhand....

MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Sauerkraut and wieners, German potato salad, broccoli with cheese, whole wheat bread, cinnamon applesauce, milk Tuesday: Chicken strips with gravy, au gratin...
MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Mushroom beef steak, scalloped potatoes, brussels sprouts, wheat bread, apple, milk Tuesday: Barbecue pork on bun,, pork and beans, mixed veggies, onions and dill...
Mrs. Bill Bianchini Couple weds at Pollok
Kristi Nicole Selman and Bill Gregory Bianchini were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at O'Quinn Baptist Church in Pollok. The bride...

Bridal Show
Tara Crosby, a director for the Rusk Chamber of Commerce, puts the final touches on the bridal show guide to be given to those attending the first...

Thompson Oil's grand opening
Steve Thompson, owner of Thompson Oil, cuts the ribbon officially opening his store for business on U.S. Highway 69 and Bob Goldsberry as Penny...

MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through March 7 included: Harold Hines and Beverly Minter of Jacksonville; Randal Kennedy of Rusk and...
Blackwood
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Johnson of Wells announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Johnson of Lufkin, to James Blackwood of Lufkin, son of Mr....

Sheila Renee Aldava, Robert Daniel Sitton Couple will wed March 31
Sheila Renee Aldava and Robert Daniel Sitton will be married at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Lanes Chapel United Methodist Church in Tyler. The...

LANCE DEMENT 2 students win calves
Lance Dement, son of Nita Blankenship, and Garrett Lee Jones, son of Terrie Sadler, both member of the Rusk FFA, were among the Feb. 2 winners in...

'I love this town'
Roy Reynolds works on the "I love this town" series of cards produced from four historical sites in Rusk. The series came about after his wife,...

NEWS
Lon Morris professor receives appointment The Texas Commission on the Arts has appointed Peter Hoheisel, associate professor of philosophy and English at Lon Morris...
Christian writers blanket Texas
Since Maxine E. Holder came to East Texas to live in 1995, her Christian writers chapters have increased to seven. Holder founded Inspirational Writers Alive! (IWA!) back...