Education

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,...


Dean of Science & Math Department at SFA speaks to J’ville Rotary
Dr. Kimberly Childs, Dean of Science and Math Department at SFA, was hosted by Rotarian Tim McRae on March 7, to share what’s happening within her...


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....
20th Annual Taste of Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will host the “20th Annual Taste of Jacksonville” on Thursday, April 19, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Jacksonville High School Cafeteria. ...
UT Tyler Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List
In order to qualify for the university Dean’s List, a student must have completed 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit in the awarding semester...
UT Tyler Announces Fall 2017 President’s Honor Roll
In order to qualify for the President’s Honor Roll, a student must have completed, in one semester, 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit with a...
Awards Evening at Jacksonville College
Jacksonville College recently held an essay contest that was open to students in grades three through twelve. The contest was sponsored by the Barnwell Anderson Chapter of...
Tomato Grafting Workshop
More people are being attracted to Tomato Grafting. This approach can assist with soil borne disease and improve crop yield. Grafting allows gardeners to use scion plants...
‘Charmed’ show: Cherokee Charmers win in Galveston
The Cherokee Charmers proved over the weekend that hard work pays off – to the tune of 23 awards at Drill Team competition in Galveston. The squad...