Community

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...
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...
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

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.
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,...
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...

MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued through the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk, through Jan. 10 were: Frank McClain Jr. of Alto and Dorothy Perry of Tenaha; Marcus Posey and...
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,...