Education

BBB: Robocall Self-Defense
If consumers are receiving an excess of computerized calls recently, they are not alone. A robocall is a phone call which uses a computerized autodialer to deliver a...
Lunch & Learn
Come join the Rusk Chamber of Commerce for the first quarterly Lunch & Learn,Thursday, Aug. 17 from noon-1 p.m. at the Rusk Library. Guest speaker will be Bob Goldsberry...
Over $1 Million Awarded to Four New College Credit for Heroes Programs
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently announced the award of $1.03 million to support four new accelerated certificate or degree programs through its College Credit...
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....
Jacksonville Chamber Back 2 School Fair for Jacksonville students –...
Time to think about back to School, the Back 2 School Fair’s 12th annual event is set for Thursday, August 3, from 4 – 7 p.m. in the John Alexander Gym, 811 Farnsworth,...
Stephen F. Austin State University students from the hospitality administration and filmmaking programs traveled to France to participate in the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. During their trip, students also visited the Château De Bellet vineyard. SFA students travel to France for Cannes International Film Festival
Stephen F. Austin State University students from the hospitality administration and filmmaking programs traveled to France in May to participate in...


2017 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year Announced
Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Lufkin ISD Superintendent of Schools, has been selected as the 2017 Regional...
Alto & Rusk Residents named to the Dean’s List
The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester: •Alto Kristen Kirkpatrick, Nursing; Christopher...
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...
Jacksonville Resident Graduates College
Jose Barrientos, a native of Jacksonville, received a MA-Music degree from the University of Iowa at the close of the spring 2017 semester. The University of Iowa is one...
Alto & Rusk Residents named to the Dean’s List
The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester: •Alto Kristen Kirkpatrick, Nursing; Christopher...
Structural steel beams are being placed this month as construction continues on the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building on the SFA campus. Officials said all projects are on schedule, and the building should be completed by fall 2018. Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building to be completed by fall 2018
Structural steel beams are being placed and foundational concrete poured as construction of the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building remains on schedule...


Junior Jacks theatre day camp at Stephen F. Austin State University is for children entering third through ninth grades. Information and a registration form can be found at theatre.sfasu.edu. Registration underway for Junior Jacks theatre day camp
Registration is continuing for Junior Jacks Theatre Camp at Stephen F. Austin State University. The popular two-week School of Theatre camp is...


Topping is for Ice Cream, Not Trees: Tree Topping Fiction vs. Facts
Definition: Tree Topping – the removal of main tree branches to stubs in either a straight-across hedge fashion or a complete delimbing of the tree, leaving only the main...
Alto & Rusk Residents named to the President’s List
The following students have been named to the President’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester: •Alto Angela Fletcher, Interdisciplinary...