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Registered sex offenders' information released
The Cherokee County Sheriff 's Department has released the names of the registered sex offenders living in Cherokee County. According to the departments records, there are...
Alto Middle School students who placed at the district UIL academic meet are (front row from left): Kassandra Guerro, Regina Flowers and Breanna DeSpain. Second row: Shaquavia Breedlove, Jarrett Shaw, Gerald Salzarulo, Gedarcius Martin, Adam Davis and Scott Cox. Back Row: Kayla Simpson, Amber Ross, Renee McDonald, Dominique Finley, Daniel Ball, Taylor Kessinger, Rhett Gresham, Katina Sturns and Kierra Heart. Alto Middle School students place in UIL Academic meet
The Alto Middle School UIL academic team recently competed in the district meet. The one-act play team, consisting of Renee McDonald, Daniel Ball,...


MEALS ON WHEELS
Wednesday: Braised beef tips with rice, seasoned green beans, copper penny salad, cornbread, hot peach cobbler, milk Thursday: Chicken and sausage jambalaya, chuckwagon...
Directors for the Rusk Chamber of Commerce include in front, Toni Meador; first row from left, Ted Debbs, Leslie Hassell, Glenda Long, Penny Reynolds, Angela Raiborn, Suzann McCarty and Anita Woodlee; middle row, Buz Parrish, Tara Crosby, Walter Preble, Judy Fay Garner, Teresa Langley, Roy Reynolds, Greg James, Sarah Welch and Kenneth Welch; back row, Mike Crysup, Mike Murray, Charles Hassell, Gary Epperson and Robert Gonzalez. Not pictured are Robert Corbell, Sue Gilchrest, Stephanie Caveness and Laila McCalister. Rusk Chamber directors


MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Country meatballs, noodles with gravy, zuchinni and tomatoes, garlic bread, pineapple tidbits, milk Tuesday: Chili with tomatoes, pinto beans, garden salad,...
Mayor Suzann McCarty swears in Rusk Volunteer Fire Department officers from left, Wayne Morgan, chief; Thomas Parsons, chaplain; Jack White, first assistant chief; Roy Wilkinson, fire marshal; Terry Phillips, assistant fire marshal; Neill Holcomb, treasurer; Donald Lankford, second assistant chief; David Trawick, reporter; and Jeremy Driver, secretary. Fire department officers


Republican Club slates meeting for Feb. 5
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 5 at the Hot Biscuit Family Restaurant 1407 E. Rusk in Jacksonville. There will be installation of...
LIONS CLUB
President Sonny Adams opened the meeting with the recognition of guests, Kayla Ballew, Alyssa Ballew, Elizabeth Oliver and Kathryn Keeling. He showed the Rusk High School...
Catfish dinner planned Fridays by Shady Grove Church
Catfish dinners are sold for $5 per plate at Shady Grove Church of God in Christ, at 600 Cherokee St., Rusk.Serving hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Meals include catfish,...
Music degree received at ET Baptist University
Derrick Dewayne Shears of Rusk received a Bachelor of Music for all level of music education at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall Saturday, Dec. 16.
RUSK ISD
Monday, Jan. 22 Primary: Sloppy joes or hamburger, potato salad, pickle spears, fresh fruit, milk Elementary, Intermediate: Sloppy joes or hamburgers, fries, pickle...
Yellowjackets plan reception Jan. 25
A reception for the Alto Yellowjacket football team will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Alto High School cafeteria. Athletes will be presented their UIL state...
Ruskite graduates from Northwestern State
Rusk native, Jena Garbutt, graduated from Northwestern State University, with honors, on Dec. 15, 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood...
KEN RAWSON Calvary schedules revival
Revival services are planned Sunday, Jan. 21-Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 449 W. Sixth St. in Rusk. Services are 11 a.m. and 7...


Toney Brothers will sing at Rusk church
The Toney Brothers will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, Rusk. For more information, call Odis Bryan, pastor, at (936)...