Education

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...

RISD sets date for career, tech building open house
Rusk ISD is one step closer to opening the brand new career and technology building – and other area schools are taking notice. Superintendent Dr. Scott Davis told the...
One Region 7 Teacher of the Year will win a Brand new 2018 Honda...
Region 7 ESC (Education Service Center) is excited to announce that this year’s Teacher of the Year luncheon will include a special presentation to the 2019 Regional...
Texas Science and Engineering Fair Seeks Judges for 2018 Competition
More than 1,200 Texas middle and high school students will display their outstanding projects at the 2018 Texas Science and Engineering Fair. The Texas Workforce Commission...
Alto Elementary 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll Kindergarten - Jacquelyn Arreguinn, Wade Black, Adelyn Campa, Knox Collie, Emily Conley, Alex Contreras, Faith Davis, Lila Felder, Brantley Garcia, Janiah...
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Through the use of innovative technology efforts, prevention trainings and more, SFA’s Department of Public Safety provides police, parking, safety technology and emergency management services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SFA Ranked as One of the Safest Colleges in America
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety...

The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Kayleigh Cain upon earning her GED in February 2018 through the literacy program. She plans to enroll in summer school at Tyler Junior College. Free GED classes are offered to the public at 215-A E. Commerce, Jacksonville. Call (903)586-6125 for more information from program director Nancy Sonntag. Kayleigh Cain receives GED through Jacksonville Literacy Council