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Meeting scheduled for 11th grade students
Terri Daniel, Rusk High School counselor, will conduct an information meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 for 11th grades students and their parents. She will discuss...
Writers plan meeting for Feb. 8
The regular monthly meeting of the Inspirational Writers Alive will be held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8th in the Activity Building, First Church of the Nazarene, corner...
Walter Cronkite Texas, the State of Springs to air Feb. 15
In parts of Texas, springs have ceased flowing. Aquifers are increasingly scrutinized by regulators and irrigators who nervously watch well pumps...


Valentine dinner slated
The Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department will host a Valentine dinner for two event at the Olde Store from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. Cost is $20 per couple or $10 per...
Corry Lankford earns academic honors
Corry Lankford, son of Lindy and Tony Simms of Alto and Billy Lankford of Rusk, was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the president's...
5th travel trailer added to Main Street property
The saga of the Main Street recreational vehicle park continues with the addition of a fifth travel trailer to the four already situated on the lot. The property is owned...
Fundraiser set for Jacksonville Olympic Center
Jacksonville will soon be home to the new East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Olympic Center when the Nan Travis Foundation successfully raises the funds, said Karen Adams of...
Tree House restaurant to open in March
Occasionally, an idea will appear out of nowhere. Such is the case for Tomas Holguin of Rusk. Mr. Holguin had purchased a garage apartment to be moved, when he noticed the...
The Power to Choose
Residential customers in Rusk, Jacksonville and Alto have new options to consider in selecting an electric service provider. Reliant Energy of Houston began offering six...
Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department hosts Valentine dinner for 2
The Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department will host a Valentine dinner for two from 5-9 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Olde Store in Gallatin. Cost is $20 per couple or $10 for one...
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...
2 Ruskites named to SFA president's honor roll
Two Rusk residents have been named to the Stephen F. Austin State University president's honor roll. They are Crystal Leigh Brown, majoring in communication disorders and...
Class reunion planned
The Rusk High School class of 1987 is currently planning its 20th reunion. Classmates who would like to take part in the planning or would like to leave their contact...
Texas Parks  Wildlife Commissioner John D. Parker takes the podium at a town hall meeting on the Texas State Railroad last Friday in Jacksonville. Seated from left are Marie Whitehead, TSR Operating Authority (TSROA) member, State Rep. Chuck Hopson, State Sen. Robert Nichols and TSROA members Steve Presley, Bob Goldsberry, Charles Hassell and Dan Davis. 150 voice concerns about state railroad
Approximately 150 persons attended a Town Hall meeting at the Norman Activity Center in Jacksonville Friday night. The event was hosted by State...


Elisabeth Avalyn Moore
Sean Daniel Moore announces the birth of his baby sister, Elisabeth Avalyn at 9:06 a.m. Jan. 12 at Arlington Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was...