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April 12 is last day to register to vote in city, school elections Local residents are reminded that April 12 is the last day to register to vote in upcoming city and...
Atoy Cemeteries Assn. meeting planned April 14
The annual meeting of the Atoy Cemeteries Association will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Atoy Cemetery Chapel. Those attending are asked to bring a basket...
Christian Writers slate meeting April 12
Martha L. Rogers, board president of the statewide Christian writers orgainzation will present "Everything I Need to Know About Christian Writing" at the 6:45 p.m. April 12...
TSR debate heard by Senate committee
AUSTIN - The Senate Committee on Natural Resources did not have enough members present to vote on a bill which would pave the way to privatize the Texas State Railroad....
It's time to plant for June 8 'best tomato' competition
The 2007 Best Homegrown Tomato Contest will award $150 to the Cherokee County grower or gardener who enters the best plate of three tomatoes. Also, the individual entering...
Rotary Club golf tourney scheduled for April 14
The Rusk Rotary Club's annual Memorial Golf Tournament, which benefits the Rotary Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, April 14, at the Birmingham Forest Golf Club in...
County clean-up is April 21
A county-wide clean-up day is Saturday, April 21. Dumpsters will be available at all four county barns and at the Cherokee County Airport from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sites will...
PHOTO:           TARA CROSBY The New Boom
Beneath the lofty boughs of East Texas pine, the Cherokee County soil sighs with the secret of untapped natural resources. The legendary Texas oil...


ET Genealogical Society meets April 14 in Tyler
East Texas Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Tyler Public Library in the Taylor Auditorium. Michael J. Vaughn will present a program...
Rusk church sponsors 'Ladies Day' event
Rusk Church of Christ will host a Ladies' Day from 9 a.m.-noon April 21. Diane Litton from Shiloh Road Church of Christ in Tyler will be speaker. Her topic is "If the Shoe...
Texas A&M Muster is April 21 at Cherokee County Electric Co-Op
Former Texas AM University students will assemble at 4 p.m. at the Cherokee County Electric Co-op, U.S. Highway 69 north of Rusk for the Aggie Muster. The event will honor...
Crop sign-up deadline extended
Sign-up deadline for the Direct and Countercyclical Program (DCP) of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) has been extended to Aug. 3, said county director John A. Raney. "The...
Drivers License renewals can be made in Rusk
Representatives of the Department of Public Safety Drivers License Division are in Rusk at the courthouse annex building, 201 E. Sixth St., on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The...
Wells adopts higher teacher salary schedule
For the first time in the school district's history, Wells ISD has been able to establish a compensation plan above the state minimum, said Superintendent Dale Morton. The...
KWRW-FM announces softball broadcast
KWRW 97.7 FM will broadcast the softball game between Rusk and Huntington at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5.