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February blood donors are eligible to win tickets
February blood donors to The Blood Center East Texas at 3520 N. University in Nacogdoches and 1607 W. Frank Ave., Suite 111, Lufkin, are eligible to win Houston Livestock...
Caddoan Mounds to hold formal tours
Formal museum and trail tours will be held at Caddoan Mounds State Historic Site beginning at 9 a.m. March 3 and April 21. These days will be reserved to devote three...
J. CLEMMONS Seventh grader does well at Rusk Junior High
Jasmine Clemmons is a seventh grader at Rusk Junior High School. She is an honor roll student and has received certificates for exemplary behavior,...


Alto youth baseball/softball/ t-ball sign-ups slated
Alto youth baseball, softball and t-ball sign-ups and try-outs will be held at 9 a.m. March 3 at the Alto Youth Baseball/ Softball Complex. Cost is $45 per child. Those...
BRIAN BASSE Rusk school teacher is arrested
Brian Edward Basse, 34, of Rusk has posted bond and been released from the Cherokee County Jail. Mr. Basse, a Rusk High School social studies...


l U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas) is welcomed to Rusk by high school student, Lucas Turner. Rep. Hensarling visited with local residents Thursday morning in the county courtroom. Hensarling blames U.S. Congress for budget deficit
U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas) discussed federal spending with constituents Thursday morning in the county courtroom at Rusk. He was at the...


A Texas Parks  Wildlife Department biologist holds a stringy tendril of hydrilla, which is choking many Texas lakes. PHOTO: TEXAS PARKS  WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT


Cancer education program slated with mammograms
The Texas Cooperative Extension and Cherokee County Health Department will present Hallelujah to Health breast and cervical cancer education program from 9 a.m.-2 p.m....
Eagle cards go on sale
The Rusk High School Junior Class will begin selling Eagle Cards Feb. 27. Eagle Cards can be purchased for $10 from any member of the class. The Eagle Card is a discount...
Republican Club meets March 5
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday March 5 at the Hot Biscuit Family Restaurant 1407 E. Rusk, Jacksonville. Judge Bascom Bentley III of the...
Catfish dinners will once again be offered for sale
The Shady Grove Church of God in Christ on Cherokee Street in Rusk will sell catfish dinners beginning Friday. Dinners will be offered for sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on...
Skunk hunting seminar slated for single women
A seminar designed for the single woman who is tired of catching skunks is planned for 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 3 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Entitled...
Class of '87 slates reunion June 23 at Hogg Park
The Rusk High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 20 year reunion Saturday June 23 at the Jim Hogg Park during the daytime hours and at the Woods, formerly Cherokee...
LARRY LONG Reception will honor Larry Long for 13 years of service
Cherokee County Teachers Federal Credit Union will honor Larry Long for 13 years of service from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 2. R e f r e s h -...


Rusk Rural Water slates annual meeting
The annual meeting of stockholders of the Rusk Rural Water Supply Corporation has been set for 7 p.m. March 6 at the corporation office, U.S. Highway 69 N in Rusk. Three...