County

Fundraiser for local family
Rusk natives Shawn and Kathi Davis are holding a fundraiser for Shawn Davis who recently had triple bypass open heart surgery and was diagnosed with diabetes in the...
Drivers Needed
Sarah Welch, the director of the Meals on Wheels program, is looking for volunteer drivers. “We need drivers, it doesn’t matter if they want to drive once or twice a month...
Shady Grove C.O.G. I.C. Church announces 1 year celebration
Shady Grove Church of God In Christ cordially invites the public to worship with them as they glorify God for Minister Oliver Sturns and Sister Sonya Sturns One Year...
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...
BMA Seminary’s Sixtieth Commencement
The Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary of Jacksonville, will hold its 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in the seminary’s Dorman...
Jacksonville Seniors receive Scholarship from Jacksonville Tennis...
The Jacksonville Tennis Association congratulates the two seniors on the JHS tennis team upon receiving JTA scholarships for how well they...


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.
33rd Annual Tomato Fest
Local farmers are busy getting ready by planting acres of the best tastin’ tomatoes for the upcoming 33rd Annual Tomato Fest in Jacksonville. Come join the celebration in...
Jacksonville Rotary
The Program Chair for Jacksonville’s Rotary meeting May 10, was Randy Gorham (right). His invited guest was Lee Traylor with Jacksonville...


NSDAR holds Spring Luncheon
The Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet for their spring luncheon at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Hong...
First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament
Benson Memorial CME Church of Jacksonville, Texas will host the First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 10 at the Cherokee Ranch Golf Club,...
County residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
The following county residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor...
Meals on Wheels May 10 - 16
Wednesday: Chicken strips with gravy, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, dinner roll, fruit parfait, milk Thursday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, Italian blend veggies,...
Jacksonville College students and sponsor Dr. Patricia Richey met with Senator Robert Nichols in Austin, to discuss the importance of the Texas Equalization Grant (TEG). Students from Jacksonville College visit Austin
Jacksonville College Government instructors, Mary Lewis and Dr. Patricia Richey, recently appointed eight students to serve as ambassadors to visit...


Pictured from left are Terri Underwood, Andy Calcote, Chairman, Rachel Thompson, Superior Health Plan, Byron Underwood, Past Chairman and Peggy Renfro,  President. Superior Health Plan to Sponsor Tomato Fest Photo Contest
Rachel Thompson with Superior Health Plan presented a $1,000 check to Andy Calcote, Chairman of the Chamber Board and Peggy Renfro, President of...