Education

Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation Launches...
The Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation (ICUTF) is partnering with the Texas Success Center at the Texas Association of Community Colleges and College...
Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Green Acres Baptist Church 1607 Troup Highway on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members...
New Grants Program Seeking To Assist Innovative Young People
While there are any number of scholarship programs to help students afford college, a new grant program instituted by the Hunter Brooks Watson Memorial Fund is now offering...
Jacksonville Beekeepers Meeting announced
There will be a Jacksonville Beekeepers meeting at the Jacksonville library from 10:30 - noon on Saturday, Oct. 21. The meeting is open to anyone that would like to learn...
Dr. Shellie O’Neal to Speak at Jacksonville College
Jacksonville College is pleased to invite the community to the 42nd annual Manley Lecture at 11 a.m. on Oct. 25, in Buckner Chapel on the...

Jacksonville Chamber Adopt-A-School Awards Drivers
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-A-School Committee, Bill McRae Ford and members of the community helped raise $6,000 at the recent Ford...

Two groups of choir students made trips to the Houston area to offer aid to the cleanup and restorations efforts. The team’s efforts included the removal of sheetrock, clearing walls of wet insulation, removal of appliances, cabinet demolition and the application of mildewcide. Jacksonville College Students Minister Following Hurricane
In response to the devastating effects of hurricane Harvey, over 100 Jacksonville College students and employees received training from the...

Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at State Farm 1401 S. Main, Lindale on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for...
The Rusk FFA served the Cherokee County community with their annual “Week of Service,” held Sept. 25-29. Above, members cut blue jeans to create shoes for Sole Hope, which is a program that sends shoes to Uganda to protect against the Chigoe flea. Living to serve: Rusk FFA celebrates Week of Service
The Rusk FFA kicked off the year with their “Rusk FFA Week of Service” which was held September 25-29. The week consisted of various service...

Shared services, shared hearts
Rusk Mayor Angela Raiborn, in association with Rusk State Hospital and the Cherokee County Shared Services Arrangement, proclaimed October National...

Photo: LeAnn Jones County's home sweet Homecoming 2017 in Alto
Alto High School will celebrate Homecoming festivities at 7 p.m. Friday as the Yellowjackets (1-4) take on the Joaquin Rams (4-1) in Alto’s...

County's home sweet Homecoming 2017 in Rusk
Photos: M&M Photography Emily Boales was crowned 2017 Rusk High School Homecoming Queen during Rusk’s game against Madisonville Friday night....

Rusk Homecoming Friday
Photo: Tara Tatarski From left, Kristin Tugwell, Laney Birdwell, Emily Boales and Joy Bradley are the 2017 Rusk High School Homecoming queen...

The Rusk High School Leo Club has adopted an elementary school in Rockport that was devastated by Hurricane Harvey.  At Friday night’s Rusk Homecoming game, they will be collecting school supplies and monetary donations to help that school reopen.  Paper, notebooks, pencils, backpacks or anything else a student might need in elementary school are desperately needed.  Leo Club members will be at the gate to receive donations.  From left are RHS Leos Cheyenne Adams, Alexis Marburg, and Mary Mott. Rusk Leos collecting at HC

The Rusk High School Homecoming court includes freshmen duchesses Carson Trawick, Miranda Morin and Makayla Dowling. Rusk High School announces Homecoming court