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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...
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...


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...
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...
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...


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...
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...
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...
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...
Bridal Show
Jan Hardy of Flowers N Things arranges her display at the Rusk Bridal Show. The display for Flowers 'N Things is one of many exhibitors to...


Legislators tack on bill riders for train
Identical riders have been attached to finance and appropriation bills in the Texas Senate and the House of Representatives to fund the Texas State Railroad as a state park...
Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 2009 and United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter 2292 gathered at the Statute of John H. Reagan in Palestine to dedicate a new Texas Historical Commission marker. 40 attend dedication
Sons of Confederate Veterans Cross of Saint Andrew Camp # 2009 of Cherokee County was invited Saturday, March 10, by the United Daughters of the...


Ballots finalized for city, school elections
May 12 elections will be cancelled for the City of Alto, both Wells city and school, City of Gallatin, City of Reklaw and City of New Summerfield. When there is no...
18-year-old dies in 1-car accident
Randall Scott (Scotty) McDaniel, 18, of Jacksonville died Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident on FM 2138 at Maydelle. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by...