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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,...

C10 group purchases old Austin Bank building
A Circle of Ten, Inc. (C10), Board of Directors announces purchase of the Austin Building in downtown Jacksonville to start a small business and nonprofit incubator. C10...
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...
RUSK ISD
Monday, Jan. 29 Primary: Steak sandwich or hamburger, potato salad, pickles, fresh fruit, milk Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich or hamburger, fries, pickle, fresh...
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...
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

Lance Low, Alto High School junior, and his heifer, Fritzi's Promise win the 2007 Grand Champion Beefmaster category at the Fort Worth Livestock Show. From left are John Griffith, FFA advisor; Doug Husfeld, judge; Loren and Lindsey Gilmore, breeders; Lance and his parents, Paula and Randy Low. Winning heifer

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

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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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.
BIRTH
Sara Picard and Howard Thacker announce the birth of their son, Howard Isaiah Thacker Jr. at 9:28 a.m. Jan. 3 at East Texas Medical Center, Jacksonville. He weighed two...