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North Cherokee Fire Department slates fish fry
The North Cherokee Fire Department will sponsor its second annual fish fry fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. April 28 in the family center of Taylor's Chapel Church on Highway 135...
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...
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...
Sermon series underway
The Rev. Ken Jones, pastor of the Falvey United Methodist Church began a new series of sermons, "They Received Him Gladly" March 25. The March 25 sermon centered around...
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...
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...
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...

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...
REP. HOPSON Chuck Hopson gives update on state legislation to Democratic Club
State Rep. Chuck Hopson, DJacksonville, presented an update on activities of the 80th legislature at the 9 a.m. Saturday meeting of the Cherokee...

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