Education

Literary program success
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Alexander Decker upon earning his GED this month through the literacy program. He plans to pursue...


Living history: BH 2nd graders create ‘wax museum’
Photos: Lindsey McCalister, The Brook Hill School The Brook Hill Lower School second graders provided a trip through history on Friday for their...


SFA to host Showcase Saturday for Prospective Students
Future college students will have the opportunity to experience a taste of campus life during a free, action-packed open-house Saturday, Feb. 24, at Stephen F. Austin State...
Jacksonville Chamber Adopt-A-School Host 14th Annual Job Shadowing Day
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-a-School Committee hosted the 14th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 8. This yearly...


SFA School of Theatre hosts UIL One-Act Play Festival
The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre hosted the 2018 UIL One-Act Play Festival Thursday and Friday, Feb. 8 and 9, in Griffith...


2018 Master Gardener Training
Cherokee County Master Gardeners are member of the local community who take an active interest in fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening. Master Gardeners are...
SFA Accounting Students, Financial Advisors to offer Free...
Stephen F. Austin State University students in the Rusche College of Business are offering free tax-preparation services through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...
County residents Named to Dean’s List at SFA
To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled in 12 or more semester hours and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5. The following students have been named to...
County residents Named to Dean’s List
A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the...
County residents Graduate from Le Tourneau University
LeTourneau University held Fall 2017 commencement services recently for around 200 graduates who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Graduates with summa cum laude...
Congressman Hensarling Needs Your Help to Honor Veterans with...
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) is asking students across the 5th Congressional District to help honor the service and sacrifice of veterans by participating in the...
Texas Historical Commission January News Briefs
PRESERVATION SCHOLARS INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM THE TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION Applications are open now through March 16 for the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC)...
RJH 8th Grade, 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners. Back Row: Jorryn Anderson, Mason Blalock and Zane Lofton. 
Front Row: Sara Peace, Connor Thornton and Kara Wofford. Rusk Junior High 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners


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....
SFA History Graduate Student helps Create Index, Map of Local Cemetery
Heaven Umbrell was 10 years old when she helped her grandmother, a gerontologist, conduct research in cemeteries. Years later, Umbrell now brings her children along when...