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Benefit for Ronny Gates is March 31 at Church of Christ annex
A benefit to help with medical expenses of Ronny Gates is planned for 4-8 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Rusk Church of Christ annex building. Persons may come and dine in...
Sorority plan spring portrait fundraiser
Omicron Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will present its 2007 Spring Portrait fundraiser at the Footbridge Garden Park, March 31 and April 1 and 7. Interested persons may...
CHRIS DAVIS Judge Davis appointed to water group
Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis was appointed this month as a member of the governing board of the East Texas Regional Water Planning Group...


SARA REMPFER FOOTBRIDGE 4-H Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show


Couple killed in rollover wreck
A one-vehicle accident on FM 241 claimed the life of an Alto couple over the weekend. Jimmy Lee Campbell, 58, and Joanne Long Campbell, 65, both of Alto, were pronounced...
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...
REP. HOPSON Chuck Hopson gives update on state legislation to Democratic Club
State Rep. Chuck Hopson, DJacksonville, presented an update on activities of the 80th legislature at the 9 a.m. Saturday meeting of the Cherokee...


Rusk Rotary Club Golf Tourney is 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...
State hospital patient escapes
A patient who walked away from Rusk State Hospital broke into two local businesses, said Rusk Assistant Police Chief Roy Cavazoz. Mr. Cavazoz said the patient broke into...
Woody Edmiston shows a copy of his book, "Why Parents Should Fear MySpace," during a visit to a local park. Mr. Edmiston's adopted son committed suicide due to his experiences on MySpace. Grieving father warns parents of Internet's 'dangerous gateway'
American culture is changing faster than parents can imagine. As a result, phenomenal things arise often without parental detection for years. Such...


Rusk Athletic Booster Club will meet April 2
Rusk Athletic Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Rusk High School cafeteria. Several issues will be voted on, including election of 07-08 officers....
Church on the Hill schedules Easter play
The Church on the Hill will present "By His Stripes," written and directed by the drama department, at 7 p.m. March 30 -31. The public is invited to attend.
Alto Buyers Group sponsors team roping event
The Alto Area Buyers Group, a contribution group, will sponsor a team roping event Saturday, March 27. Books will open at 9 a.m. Roping will begin at 10 a.m. A concession...
Wells community sunrise service is 7 a.m. April 8
A sunrise community service is planned for 7 a.m. Sunday, April 8, at the pavilion at the Wells Cemetery, with Calvary Baptist Church, Falvey United Methodist Church and...
Melissa Bergemann named to dean's list, receives scholarship
Melissa Bergemann, a junior at the University of North Texas, has been named to the dean's honor roll after completing the fall semester with a 3.8 grade point average. She...