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Texas State Railroad is up and running
The Texas State Railroad will be making runs on Saturdays in January and February. The train will depart from Rusk at 11 a.m. and will return at 3:30 p.m. The train will...
Relay for Life committee slates run for April 27
Date for the 2007 American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Cherokee County has been set for April 27, 2007 at Mauldin Field, Jacksonville High School. The date was set...
Writers plan meeting
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...
Meeting set Feb. 8 for RHS 11th graders
Thursday, February 8, Terri Daniel, Rusk High School counselor, will conduct an information night for 11th graders and their parents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. She will...
'Dirty Work at the Crossroads' auditions slated
Auditions for the Cherokee Civic Theatre last play of this season, "Dirty Work at the Crossroads" have been slated for Feb. 4-5 and 11-12. Director Jerry Parker will cast...
Women's tour group will be featured at Jacksonville church Jan. 27
Amen Sister Girlfriend Holy Water Revival is coming to Fellowship Bible Church, 1817 E. Rusk, St., Jacksonville,. Jan. 27. The nationally-known women's tour group includes...
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...
Alto observes School Board Appreciation Month
Promoters of public education in Alto are encouraging persons living in the Alto ISD to say thank you to school board members for their efforts in promoting the schools...
Group will be featured
Amen Sister Girlfriend Holy Water Revival is coming to Fellowship Bible Church, 1817 E. Rusk, St., Jacksonville,. Jan. 27. The event will be a one-day spiritual...
CLAYTON SCOTT Alto ISD celebrates school board appreciation month
January is School Board Appreciation month and the Alto ISD Board of Trustees feels appreciated. "We have good employees in this district," said...


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. Mar. 3 and April 21. These days will be reserved to devote 3 hours to a...
Rusk Citizen of the Year Ted Debbs is pictured with his wife, Sheilah. Mr. Debbs is superintendent at Rusk State Hospital. Ted Debbs named Citizen of the Year
Rusk State Hospital Superintendent Ted Debbs was named Rusk Citizen of the Year Saturday night at the 66th annual chamber of commerce banquet at...


Caddoan Mounds slates astronomy workshop
The astronomy workshop for beginners is designed to help new telescope owners get acquainted with both the telescope and night sky. Participants will learn to locate major...
Fund will benefit Ronny Gates
A Special Account has been set up at Texas National Bank for Ronny Gates and his family. Mr. Gates has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo surgery and chemotherapy...
Catfish dinner planned Fridays by Shady Grove Church
Catfish dinners are sold for $5 per plate at Shady Grove Church of God in Christ, at 600 Cherokee St., Rusk. Serving hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Meals include catfish,...
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