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Commissioners seek new grant
Approximately 30 Cherokee County residents met with Bob Bass of the Austin Law Firm of Allison Bass in the county courtroom April 4 to discuss bringing the county road map...
Atoy Cemeteries Assn. meeting planned April 14
The annual meeting of the Atoy Cemeteries Association will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Atoy Cemetery Chapel. Those attending are asked to bring a basket...
Cherokee students named to SFA dean's list
Cherokee County residents named to the Stephen F. Austin State University dean's list include: from Alto, Luke Alan Johnson majoring in pre-medicine, Tad Evans Scott...
Texas A&M News
Three Rusk residents were among the 3,560 Texas AM University students receiving diplomas in December. They were April Nicole Pepin, Bachelor of Science Health; Collin...
Grand Jury indicts 13
The Cherokee County Grand Jury returned 13 indictments when it met in March. Among those indicted were: +George William Gossett, 21, of Henderson, charged with failure to...
LMC Dance team, cheerleaders sponsor clinic
The Lon Morris College Dance team and Cheerleaders will hold a dance and cheer clinic Saturday, April 14, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Smith Gymnasium on campus. The clinic...
Alto investigates billing problems
If not for the billing problems with the water and gas systems, Alto would be a peaceful place. Inaccuracies due to meter reading difficulties surfaced during Monday's...
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...
Drivers License renewals can be made in Rusk
Representatives of the Department of Public Safety Drivers License Division are in Rusk at the courthouse annex building, 201 E. Sixth St., on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The...
Texas A&M Muster is April 21 at Cherokee County Electric Co-Op
Former Texas AM University students will assemble at 4 p.m. at the Cherokee County Electric Co-op, U.S. Highway 69 north of Rusk for the Aggie Muster. The event will honor...
WIC help is available
A program designed to assist women, infants and children (WIC) is available to low income Rusk citizens. WIC assists pregnant, postpartum and breast-feeding women, as well...
Crop sign-up deadline extended
Sign-up deadline for the Direct and Countercyclical Program (DCP) of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) has been extended to Aug. 3, said county director John A. Raney. "The...
JP Morris cleans up his docket
Justice of the Peace James Morris, Precinct 3, has instituted a program, "Justice and Mercy," designed to dispose of old cases in his court. From April 1-May 31, fines will...
Food service certification school planned for June 5-6
Texas Cooperative Extension will offer a food protection management certification class for restaurant owners and managers. The class will be held 8a.m. to 5p.m. Tuesday...
Romantic ride scheduled for Texas State Railroad
An evening of romance can be captured on the Texas State Railroad on Saturday, April 21. The Friends of the Texas State Railroad is sponsoring the Texas State Railroad...