Front Page

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...
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...
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...
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...
Scenes such as this from the 2006 Gallatin Gopher Festival will be repeated this weekend as the community celebrates its third event. Visitors are expected from throughout the state. The annual Gallatin School reunion will be held Sunday. All proceeds will benefit the Gallatin Community Center. 3rd Gallatin Gopher Fest is this weekend
The third annual Gallatin Gopher Festival is planned for this weekend at the community center, FM 768 between Gallatin and Rusk. Festival...

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...
Sermon series underway
The April 15 message of the Rev. Ken Jones at Falvey United Methodist Church at Wells will come from John 21 and will be entitled "When the risen Christ comes looking for...
Veterans appreciation party
A special salute to all veterans is planned for 7-10 p.m. June 29, on the eve of Rusk's massive July 4th ceremony and parade. Another first for Rusk, the event will include...
Christian Writers slate meeting April 12
Martha L. Rogers, board president of the statewide Christian writers orgainzation will present "Everything I Need to Know About Christian Writing" at the 6:45 p.m. April 12...
Easter cold snap brings snow l Chris Davis hurried outside Saturday as an Easter snow blanketed the area. He tried to cover his recently-planted tomato plants to save them from a possible freeze. Temperatures hovered around 33 degrees, and experts believe that most plants will survive. Fruit, vegetable producers get steamed over Easter cold snap
East Texans were surprised to find snow falling on Saturday. While some enjoy walking in a winter wonderland, area farmers scrambled to protect...

UPCOMING
April 12 is last day to register to vote in city, school elections Local residents are reminded that April 12 is the last day to register to vote in upcoming city and...
Rotary Club golf tourney scheduled for April 14
The Rusk Rotary Club's annual Memorial Golf Tournament, which benefits the Rotary Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, April 14, at the Birmingham Forest Golf Club in...
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...
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...