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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,...
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...
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...
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...
Volunteers are sought
Volunteers are needed at East Texas Medical Center Rusk. Persons interested in becoming a volunteer may contact Becky Ford, clinic manager, at (903) 683-3604.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Town hall meeting scheduled in Jacksonville
Residents are invited to comment and ask questions at a town hall meeting scheduled to discuss the future of the Texas State Railroad. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m.,...
Texas State Railroad Operating Agency holds first meeting
The 80th session of the Texas Legislature convened Jan. 9 at the sound of the gravel. The sound signaled numerous committees to action whose goal is to save state parks. A...
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...


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...


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...
Republican Club will meet Feb. 5 at Hot Biscuit
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at the Hot Biscuit Family Restaurant, 1407 E. Rusk, in Jacksonville. New officers to be installed...