Education

County residents Graduate from Le Tourneau University
LeTourneau University held Fall 2017 commencement services recently for around 200 graduates who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Graduates with summa cum laude...
Congressman Hensarling Needs Your Help to Honor Veterans with...
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) is asking students across the 5th Congressional District to help honor the service and sacrifice of veterans by participating in the...
Texas Historical Commission January News Briefs
PRESERVATION SCHOLARS INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM THE TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION Applications are open now through March 16 for the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC)...
6th Grade, 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners. Top Row: Kevlynn Ford, Francisco Martinez and Ray Brummett. Bottom Row: Mariana Morin, Kaitlyn Hardy and Sarah Boudreaux. Rusk Junior High 2nd Quarter Citizenship Winners

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....
SFA History Graduate Student helps Create Index, Map of Local Cemetery
Heaven Umbrell was 10 years old when she helped her grandmother, a gerontologist, conduct research in cemeteries. Years later, Umbrell now brings her children along when...
Jacksonville resident Makes Dean’s List
Martin Melchor, of Jacksonville, majoring in recreation and sport management, was among 2,419 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s...
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....
Rusk Elementary School 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 2nd Grade - Carlin Allbright, Tyler Aston, Bryce Bostock, Ayden Bradley, Trevor Bray, Hope Brooks, Kate Brown, Shakailah Brown, Barrett Cahalane, Maggie...
Free Online Course Opportunity at BMA Seminary
The free course for Spring 2018 will be Introduction to Christian Ethics -CE111cf. Course Description Ethics deal with the process of determining what is right and wrong...
Bringing home heavy metal
The Jacksonville High School ag mechanics show team traveled to the Fort Worth Stock Show and brought home several awards. The team won a first...

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...
Rusk Junior High School Honor Rolls for 2nd Nine Weeks
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Kaleb Baldwin, Timothy Bouford, Payton Brummett, Stevie Brummett, Nicole Burkhalter, Matthew Bush, Courtney Chandler, Charity Coutee, Zoe...
Rusk Intermediate School Honor Rolls for 2nd Nine Weeks
All A Honor Roll 4th Grade - Ariel Bentley, Keagen Blackmon, Dax Blankinship, Brooklynn Brawner, Shemariah Brown, Briley Cain, Julian Carreon, Kenzy Chandler, Riley...
Alto Middle School 3rd Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade – Allieanna Durrett, Oscar Gonzalez, Luis Rangel and Kayleigh Ranniger. 7th Grade – Campbell Bailey, Kyndall Dixon, Jackson Duplichain, Mason...