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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...


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...
TSR photo wins award
This photograph of Engine 300 crossing the Neches River trestle of the Texas State Railroad recently won the "Best of Show" award in a photography...


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...


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...
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...


Broadcast keynote
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst addressed the annual Texas Association of Broadcasters luncheon in Austin Feb. 6. In his address Gov. Dewhurst discussed...


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...
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...
Hortons return home after long vacation
President Sonny Adams began the meeting by welcoming past president Cliff Horton and wife, Lucy, who have been on an extended vacation, back to the club. Charlie Burfoot...
Seminar set for women
A seminar designed for the single woman who is tired of catching skunks is planned for 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 3 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Entitled...
Appeals court upholds 2004 murder conviction
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin unanimously affirmed the conviction of Richard Aaron Cobb for the capital murder of Kenneth Vandever on Labor Day weekend in...
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...
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...
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...