Education

College Students Receive $1.2 Million Scholarship Bonus From The...
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently recognized the achievements of 94 current junior and senior Show Scholars by presenting them with a $4,000 scholarship bonus,...
JISD Evening With Our Stars Thursday evening
The Jacksonville Education Foundation will host the sixth annual “Evening With Our Stars” event on Aug. 10, 2017 at the Legacy in Jacksonville. ...


Texas CPAs offer tips on back-to-school expenses
Texas Society of CPAs offers tips and suggestions to save money when back to school shopping. •Take advantage of tax-free weekend. The 2017 Tax-Free holiday for Texas is...
Jacksonville College Fall 2017 Registration
Open registration for the Fall 2017 semester at Jacksonville College is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 and Monday, Aug. 14. On these two registration days,...
JISD’s Avera appointed to state school district police org.
Bill Avera, Jacksonville ISD Chief of Police and Emergency Manager since 2016, was appointed fourth vice president of the Texas School District Police Chief Association...
Courtesy Photos: Rachel Robinson
The Jacksonville FFA was well-represented at the 89th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi July 10-14. Jacksonville FFA represents at 89th State FFA Convention
On July 9, 13 members of the Jacksonville FFA traveled to Corpus Christi to join more than 12,000 members for the 89th Texas FFA State Convention. ...


Recently, four Rusk FFA members attended the annual FFA Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. Representing Rusk were Jett Jenkins, Judson West, Elijah Russell and Emmy Shaw. They were accompanied by Ag teacher Andy Tiner. Young leaders


University of Texas Tyler announces Spring 2017 President’s Honor Roll
The University of Texas at Tyler has named 570 students to the President’s Honor Roll for the 2017 spring semester, President Michael Tidwell announced. In order to...
University of Texas Tyler announces 2017 Spring Dean’s List
The University of Texas at Tyler has named 412 students, as well as 76 pharmacy students, to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester, President Michael Tidwell...
Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Pollard United Methodist Church 3030 New Copeland Road Tyler on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for...
DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat Tips help residents...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat...
SFA’s online master’s degree program in early childhood education...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s online master’s degree program in early childhood education has been ranked among the top 10 best online programs in the nation for...
Alto ISD board approves drug testing policy, meets HS principal
The Alto ISD school board met Alto High School’s new principal, then approved a new district drug testing policy during their monthly meeting Monday. Prior to the start of...
Alto native and former Texas FFA officer Creager Davis salutes the crowd during the 89th annual Texas FFA State Convention, held July 10-14 in Corpus Christi. Davis recently finished his term as state vice-president with the Texas FFA. The FFA effect: state officer Creager Davis discusses how FFA,...
Imagine this: a 13-year-old kid with an extremely heavy accent that has never really seen life outside of his small town of Alto, Texas. Now...


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...