County

Commissioners clear up bill issues; approve tax roll items
“Bills, bills, bills” were once again a question brought up during the consent agenda portion of the Cherokee County Commissioners court meeting on Monday, Aug. 14. Just...
Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Congratulations to Gray’s Automotive in Rusk for being voted as Business of the Month for August by the Rusk Chamber of Commerce. Stop by and see Jody and his crew for all automotive needs. They have a paint and body shop too. Call (903) 683-4797. Rusk Business of the Month


Dick Stone (right) welcomed two new members to the Jacksonville Rotary Aug. 2.  They are Jacksonville Police Chief Andrew Hawkes (left) and JISD Police Chief Bill Avera. The Jacksonville Rotary Club meets at noon on Wednesdays at Sadler’s Restaurant. For more information about joining Rotary, please contact Nancy Nesselhauf at nancy@bakerinstx.com. Jacksonville Rotary Club


ETMC Mobile Mammography Unit comes to Alto
ETMC mobile mammography unit will be in Alto Aug. 10, to provide screenings for women ages 35 and over. We need the public’s help to spread the word. If any ladies in the...
Bull Nettle Festival
Mt. Selman announces it’s annual Bull Nettle Festival Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. On Friday, there will be a barn dance from 7 to 11 p.m. with dinner and an...
Eyeglasses, cases needed at Rusk State Hospital
There is an ongoing need for used eyeglasses and cases at Rusk State Hospital. Persons with used eyeglasses are asked to contact Community Relations at (903) 683-7327.
Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the museum...
Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Military Care Package Collection
Lone Star Military Resource Group is currently collecting items for care packages to send to a military unit serving in the Middle East. The public is invited to join in...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Cherokee County Department of Public Health Receives National Award
The Cherokee County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) received the 2017 Local Health Department of the Year Award (medium category) Wednesday, July 12, evening from the...
Jacksonville Rotary welcomes State Rep. Travis Clardy
State Representative, Travis Clardy (center), of the Texas House District 11 was invited by David Butler to be the guest speaker for the June 28,...


Meals on Wheels July 12 - 18
Wednesday: Chicken salad sandwich, honeydew, fruit cocktail, oatmeal raisin cookie, milk Thursday: Tortellini with cheese, Monaco veggie blend, squash medley, garlic...
County Resident named to the Dean’s List
University of Alabama student Kara Michele Kuczkowski of Bullard, was named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2017. A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring...