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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...
ETMC plans blood drive April 6 in Rusk
ETMC, in partnership with Stewart Blood Center, will hold a blood drive at ETMC Rusk Express Care from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 6. Stewart Blood Center will give away...
Derek Crisp of Alto FFA sold his market steer medium class for a total of $6,808.50, including add-ons, getting the highest price ever paid for a livestock project. Derek won last year, making this his second year to win that honor. Historically, market steers in the heavy class draw the highest dollar amounts, making this year's sell a unique event. Alto FFA had several winners in this year's livestock show. SHOW-STOPPERS


Congressman will discuss taxpayer's bill of rights
Congressman Jeb Hensarling will discuss the American taxpayer's bill of rights in Rusk and Jacksonville next week. Rep. Hensarling will speak at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April...
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...
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....
Rusk considers new ½-cent sales tax designation
Directors of the Rusk Economic Development Corporation (REDCO) met Monday to explore options to change the way the half-cent sales tax is spent in Rusk. Currently, the...
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...
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 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...
UPCOMING
ETMC, in partnership with Stewart Blood Center, will hold a blood drive at ETMC Rusk Express Care from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 6. Stewart Blood Center will give away...
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...
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...
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...
Rusk State Hospital resale shop is open 1st, 2nd Fridays
The Resale Shop operated by the Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc. is open 10 a.m. -3 p.m., at 545 Castner St, in Rusk on the first and second Friday of...