Education

Alto Football Tickets
Alto ISD football tickets will go on sale to season ticket holders on Monday, Aug. 7. Only those people who held tickets last year may purchase tickets through Aug. 18....
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...
Local students achieve academic honors at Sam Houston State University
The students listed on the Dean’s List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, are undergraduates who have achieved a grade point average of at...
Local students named to President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State...
The students listed on the President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average in...
Rusk School Board sets proposed tax rate, meeting
The Rusk ISD School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28 to discuss the district’s budget and proposed tax rate, any budget amendments and campus plans. The proposed...
Courtesy photos: Kim Herman
The Wells FFA officer team recently returned from the 89th State FFA Convention in Corpus Christi, as well as from their annual officer retreat in advance of the start of the school year. The officers are president Tyler Smith, vice-president Kaitlin Smith, secretary Carson Hopper, treasurer Caitlin Herman, reporter Brett Grogan and sentinel Kaitlynn Upshaw. Wells FFA makes history at 89th State FFA Convention


Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone (middle) and Cherokee County Court-at-Law Judge Janice Stone (right) were recognized as Influential Indians during the annial Jacksonville Education Foundation “Evening With Our Stars” event Aug. 10. They are pictured with daughter Julie Harvey. Jacksonville ISD honors its stars, Influential Indians, Aug. 10
The Jacksonville Education Foundation hosted the 6th annual “Evening With Our Stars” event on August 10, 2017 at the Legacy in Jacksonville. JEF...


BMA Seminary Announces the Fall Free Online Course
BMA Seminary has consistently focused upon helping students grow in their abilities to make disciples in obedience to Christ’s Great Commission and would like to expose...
BBB: Be on the Lookout for Scams which Target College Students
As first year college students go through a lot of growing pains, they face new challenges and opportunities. From figuring out which major to choose, learning how to...
UT Health Northeast to Host Cystic Fibrosis Education Day
UT Health Northeast will host a Cystic Fibrosis Education Day on Aug. 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, located...
Summer Reading Program
Rube Sessions Library in Wells will begin the 2017 Summer Reading Program on July 25 with registration throughout the day. The program runs from July 25 through Aug. 17 for...
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...
SFA collaborates with Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota to...
For several years, Stephen F. Austin State University faculty members in the James I. Perkins College of Education, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, and...
East Texas Beef & Forage Seminar
On Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the Cameron-J Jarvis Troup Municipal Library, 102 S. Georgia St., will be the East Texas Beef &Forage Seminar. Worth two CEU hours for current TDA...
SFA Music Prep announces Open House
The Music Preparatory Division of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Music Prep...