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Barbara Draper receives Special Olympics award
Special Olympics Texas has selected Barbara Draper as the 2006 Trainer of the Year. Ms. Draper has been involved in Special Olympics for more that 15 years and has...
'Dirty Work at the Crossroads' auditions slated
Anyone who would like to be a member of a cast of bumbling characters and enjoys hootin' and hollerin' is invited to the Cherokee Civic Theatre, 116 West 5th Street, just...
Alzheimer's support group will not meet in January
There will be no Alzheimer's meetings in January. They will resume Feb. 1 at Lexington Place (formerly Oak Park Care Center) in Rusk. For more information call Liz at (903)...
CHRIS DAVIS Citizen of the year highlights chamber banquet
County Judge Chris Davis will be the master of ceremonies for the 66th annual Rusk Chamber of Commerce banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the junior...


Curtis Hanson dazzles a group of children attending Lauren Gonzalez' third birthday party in 1988. Mr. Hanson is the state's newest multi-millionaire  after winning a scratchoff lottery game last week. Texas' newest multi-millionaire
A Gallatin man who is accustomed to making things disappear in magic acts found himself with a winning lotto ticket that will make money magically...


Dallas files lawsuit to stop Neches refuge
Claiming the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not adequately studied the environmental impact of designating the Neches River plain as a wildlife refuge, the City of...
Frosty weather lingers
Old man winter blew through East Texas Sunday night and left a palette of ice crystals dangling from trees. The storm was not as severe as...


Greg James hosts blood drive Jan. 17
A community blood drive will be hosted at Greg James Country Motors from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17. Representatives of Stewart Blood Bank will be at Greg James for...
MILITARY
Army Pvt. Hugh Ghormley has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and...