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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...
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...
Romantic ride scheduled for Texas State Railroad
An evening of romance can be captured on the Texas State Railroad on Saturday, April 21. The Friends of the Texas State Railroad is sponsoring the Texas State Railroad...
Alto investigates billing problems
If not for the billing problems with the water and gas systems, Alto would be a peaceful place. Inaccuracies due to meter reading difficulties surfaced during Monday's...
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...
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...
LMC Dance team, cheerleaders sponsor clinic
The Lon Morris College Dance team and Cheerleaders will hold a dance and cheer clinic Saturday, April 14, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Smith Gymnasium on campus. The clinic...
Texas A&M News
Three Rusk residents were among the 3,560 Texas AM University students receiving diplomas in December. They were April Nicole Pepin, Bachelor of Science Health; Collin...
Grand Jury indicts 13
The Cherokee County Grand Jury returned 13 indictments when it met in March. Among those indicted were: +George William Gossett, 21, of Henderson, charged with failure to...
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...
WIC help is available
A program designed to assist women, infants and children (WIC) is available to low income Rusk citizens. WIC assists pregnant, postpartum and breast-feeding women, as well...
Cherokee students named to SFA dean's list
Cherokee County residents named to the Stephen F. Austin State University dean's list include: from Alto, Luke Alan Johnson majoring in pre-medicine, Tad Evans Scott...
Commissioners seek new grant
Approximately 30 Cherokee County residents met with Bob Bass of the Austin Law Firm of Allison Bass in the county courtroom April 4 to discuss bringing the county road map...
Spring clean-up in Rusk will be April 28, May 5
Rusk spring clean-up days have been scheduled for 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, April 28 and May 5 at the city barn on U.S. Highway 69 and Conley Park. The dumpsters are only...
Veterans appreciation party
A special salute to all veterans is planned for 7-10 p.m. June 29, on the eve of Rusk's massive July 4th ceremony and parade. Another first for Rusk, the event will include...