Community

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...
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,...
Ball registration planned
Rusk Baseball and Softball Association will conduct registration for summer ball from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 3 and March 10 at the baseball field. Summer ball...
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


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)...
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...
County-wide clean-up day slated for April 21
Cherokee County Commissioners have slated a county-wide clean-up day for Saturday, April 21. Dumpsters will be available at all four county barns and at the Cherokee County...
MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through Feb. 21 were: Hermit Castleberry and Felicia Upshaw of Jacksonville; Eric Luce of Frankston...
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...
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...


35th annual FAM tour visits Rusk
The 35th East Texas Familiarization (FAM) Tour kicked off Feb. 7 from Dallas for an eight-day swing through the cities and attractions of the region. Twenty-six cities,...
Skyview-Hodge offenders work on new windows at Rusk City Hall. The prison inmates have been involved in renovation work at the facility for the last few weeks. Room with a View


"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...


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