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MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through Feb. 7 were: Ester Reggie and Donna Higbee of Rusk; Thomas Sides, of Alto and Rhonda...
District Gov. Dr. Bonita Lowrie was welcomed to the Feb. 9 Rusk Lions meeting. From left are Alicia Oliver, Region VII chair; Ike Daniel; Ardys Brown, district chair for sight conservation and work with the blind; James (Sonny) Adams, president; Bobby Burch, secretary; Vic Whadford; District Gov. Dr. Lowrie; Dan West; and Billy Watson. District Gov. Dr. Bonita Lowrie visits club
Zone chairman Alicia Oliver introduced 2-S1 District Governor Dr. Bonita Lowrie. Dr. Lowrie has 55 Lions Clubs to supervise. She visits each club...

State Rep. Chuck Hopson (DJacksonville) recently heard testimony as a subcommittee member of the Health and Human Services committee. This panel was by-passed by Gov. Rick Perry, who issued an executive order requiring girls to obtain a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Legislature caught off guard by HPV order
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry's executive order requiring girls to obtain a new vaccine at the age of 12 before they become sexually active caught...

BIRTH
Jake Allen Clark Jennifer Martin and Jeremy Clark announce the arrival of their son, Jake Allen Clark, Feb. 9 at Palestine Regional Hospital. He weighed five pounds and 13...
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...
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...
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...
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

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...
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...
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...
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

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...
RUSK LIONS CLUB
Bobbie Burch and Amy Derrington announced that Greg James Country Motors and employees were to sponsor a barbecue lunch Jan. 16, to raise funds for Rick Perry, an employee...
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...