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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...
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...
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 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...
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...