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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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Proposed lake gets $5 million in participation funds
At a monthly meeting of the East Texas Regional Water Planning Group (Region I) last week, a spokeswoman from the Texas Water Development Board said that her agency has...
Alto city clean-up slated
The City of Alto, Alto Lions Club and Alto Chamber of Commerce are having a city-wide cleanup day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 7. Orange vests can be picked up at the...
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...
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...
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...
Man volunteers as speaker
Woody Edmiston, an area author, has made himself available as a speaker for churches and civic clubs. Mr. Edmiston's latest book, "Fear My Space" deals with the problems of...
SARA REMPFER FOOTBRIDGE 4-H Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show


Commissioners hear plans for regional transportation
A group from the East Texas Transportation Coordination Steering Committee met with members of the Cherokee County Commissioners Court to discuss plans for upgrading...
Republican Club will meet April 2
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday April 2 at the Jacksonville Senior Citizen Center 302 S. Bolton, Jacksonville.The Honorable 369th District...
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...