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Penny Reynolds and Tara Crosby are preparing for the Rusk Chamber's first bridal show, scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at 517 North Main, across the street from the courthouse in Rusk. Bridal show plans underway
The first Rusk bridal show is planned for Saturday, March 24 at 517 North Main (old Baskins Building), across the street from the courthouse in...


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...


Sen. Nichols sponsors legislation to protect property owners,...
AUSTIN - State Sen. Robert This bill applies only to homesteads Nichols (R-Jacksonville) filed his first two bills this week in the Texas Senate. SB 575 reduces the...
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...


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...


Frank Bowden is Rotary speaker Jan. 24
Rotary treasurer -elect Marty Jackson was host at a full house with guests including Rotary International's District Gov. Jack McCullough and his wife Ella Ruth. Guest...
Karen and Brian Hogman of Tacoma, Wash. announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Heidi M. Hogman to Jacob K. Newman, son of Cathy and Rodney Newman of Rusk. The bride-elect is a Baylor University graduate and is currently employed by the State of Texas. Mr. Newman is also a Baylor University graduate and is currently self-employed. The couple will be married June 30 at the Rusk First Baptist Church. Hogman-Newman


TSR Friends consider KOA marketing plan
As the Friends of the Texas State Railroad mull ways to save the train, one of the constant efforts is to give the train as much publicity as possible. During their...
It's time to plant onions
If you talk gardening, and walk around an East Texas courthouse square you will hear a different onion planting date for every side of the square. There will likely be a...
GARDEN CLUB
Ollie Parrott spoke to the Rusk Garden Club Jan. 24 about the forests of East Texas. She gave a brief review of the many uses of wood and wood products, such as building...
ROTARY CLUB
Rotarian and Cooperative Extension Agent Rene' McCracken introduced her former manager, insurance agent and Jacksonville Rotarian, Brent Stahelin. He has been a field...
Top 10 Plato winners at Rusk Junior High School include in front from left, Samuelle Mercer, Anayely Villegas, Saydid Hernandez, Leoncio Rivera; in back John Burkhalter, principal and Alisha Martin, Diamonds Vandzandt, Sid Stafford, Sara Bradley, Kirten Galan, Melissa Williamson, teacher, and Hannah Sattler. Plato is a software tutoring program and these students were winners and among the first to finish the assignment. Top 10 Plato winners


Sheriff's deputies seize 21 pounds of Marijuana
Two Houston men were arrested and 21 pounds of a substance believed to be marijuana were seized during a midnight traffic stop just north of Rusk, Thursday, said Cherokee...
God, government, religion discussed at meeting
Charlie Burfoot introduced John Nickle who brought a program on "Patriotism and Morality." He said the U.S. Post Office has a new ordinance which does not allow for posters...
Eye bank training session set
An eye bank training session is planned for Feb. 14 in Midland to obtain information on eye screening to assist young people in communities who need glasses but cannot...
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