Education

Rep. Travis Clardy seeks nominee for Texas Armed Services Scholarship
State Representative Travis Clardy is now accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). Annually, every member of the Texas Legislature...
JISD teachers of the year named
It was a night of acknowledgements and recognition at the Jacksonville ISD board meeting on Monday as the teacher of the year and the employee of the year were named....
Jacksonville Middle School hits high notes during UIL competition
The Jacksonville Middle School choirs recently traveled to Carthage High School to compete in a two day concert and sight reading UIL contest. The...


Forestry & Wildlife Field Day
Come learn about wildlife and forest management practices in the beautiful state forest. I.D. Fairchild State Forest Forestry & Wildlife Field Day on April 26, from 8:30...
Jacksonville College Civil War Demonstration
On Thursday, April 12, Jacksonville College History Instructor Brett Eckles will be hosting Clinton Kerr as he gives a demonstration of his Civil War reenactment at 11 a.m....
Rusk Junior High Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Sarah Boudreaux, Payton Brummett, Stevie Brummett, Nicole Burkhalter, Courtney Chandler, Charity Coutee, Madison Downs, Nyasia Glenn, Kaitlyn...
BBB to Host Secure Your ID Day in Tyler
Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas is part of an expansive network of local BBBs across North America that collaborates to produce this bi-annual shred day...
Best College Reviews ranks SFA’s Bachelor of Business...
Stephen F. Austin State University ranks as one of the top 50 universities in the nation for its Bachelor of Business Administration in economics, according to Best College...
Rusk ISD Career Technology Building Dedication
The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony for the Career Technology Building on Sunday, April 8, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Remarks made by local officials will open...
How to keep Cats out of your Garden Beds
Cats make for wonderful pets, especially those that are content with life indoors, where they can spend hours lounging on a windowsill watching the...


Gardening for Pollinators
Pollinators are all the “buzz” these days with a federal proclamation designating June 15-21 as National Pollinator Week. The focus of this event...


These Animals may help Your Garden
Planning and maintaining a garden requires a lot of effort, which can result in an aesthetically pleasing addition to the landscape. But that hard...


The Talon Point Players to perform their UIL One Act Play on April 5th
The Rusk High School theatre department, The Talon Point Players recently produced The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail by Lawrence and Lee, with...


JISD board approves 2018-19 dress code, recognizes Folden classroom
Students at Jacksonville ISD will soon have a few more options when it comes to their day-to-day wardrobe while on campus. During their monthly meeting Monday, the...
Jacksonville Chamber’s Agri-Business gives $3,000 in Scholarships...
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee presented three $1,000 scholarships during the Annual Junior Livestock Show and Sale,...