Education

Updated DPS Driver Handbook Now Available
Effective Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Driver Handbook was revised and transitioned to a printable, online-only format. Handbook revisions...
SFA interior design program partnering with Houston Community...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s interior design program is partnering with Houston Community College to collect supplies for students in HCC’s interior design program...
Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition Program
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise FundSM, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Friday, Sept. 1...
CPAs Available to Discuss Financial Recovery from Hurricane Harvey
Victims of Hurricane Harvey are just beginning to assess the financial damage caused from the weekend’s wind, rain and floods. The aftermath of a natural disaster can be a...
BBB: Set up a Disaster Plan for Your Business and Employees
Reacting to a natural disaster or emergency not only means ensuring the immediate safety of employees, but also planning how the business will continue to function in the...
BBB: National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month, a full month dedicated to encouraging the public to assess and prepare for local disaster risks and unplanned emergencies. In a...
Local Student Serves as Orientation Leader
Moira Debbs of Rusk, served as one of the University of Dallas’ 61 orientation leaders as the university’s largest freshman class in history moved in for the fall 2017...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk. This...
Rusk VFW sponsoring scholarship contests
The Rusk Veterans of Foreign Wars post is hosting the annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship program. The program is open to students in grades 6-8...
Jacksonville Literacy Council Graduate
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Pablo Suacedo upon earning his GED on Saturday, Aug. 26 and graduating on Tuesday, Aug. 29. He...


Houston-Area Technical Colleges Receive $200,000 in Educational...
Forty-nine students from seven Houston-area technical colleges and institutions received $200,000 in vocational scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for...
More than 1,000 staff members, community leaders and Jacksonville Education Foundation board members attended the JISD Convocation Aug. 18. In all, 17 classroom grants were given by the JEF, totaling more than $16,000. The 2017 theme at Jacksonville ISD is “Picture Perfect Year.” Picture perfect start: JISD kicks off year at convocation
Jacksonville ISD started off a “Picture Perfect Year” with the annual JISD Convocation event on August 18. More than 1,000 staff members,...


Region 7 Education Service Center announces 2018 Teachers of the Year
Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Rachel George from Marshall ISD and Kathleen Brown from Palestine ISD have been named Elementary and Secondary...
Arbor Day Foundation offers Tree-Care Booklet
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly...
DPS Reminds Drivers to Help Keep Children Safe As New School Year...
As we embark on the new school year, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for...