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Skunk hunting seminar slated for single women
A seminar designed for the single woman who is tired of catching skunks is planned for 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 3 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Entitled...
Class of '87 slates reunion June 23 at Hogg Park
The Rusk High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 20 year reunion Saturday June 23 at the Jim Hogg Park during the daytime hours and at the Woods, formerly Cherokee...
Alto youth baseball/softball/ t-ball sign-ups slated
Alto youth baseball, softball and t-ball sign-ups and try-outs will be held at 9 a.m. March 3 at the Alto Youth Baseball/ Softball Complex. Cost is $45 per child. Those...
Republican Club meets March 5
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday March 5 at the Hot Biscuit Family Restaurant 1407 E. Rusk, Jacksonville. Judge Bascom Bentley III of the...
Eagle cards go on sale
The Rusk High School Junior Class will begin selling Eagle Cards Feb. 27. Eagle Cards can be purchased for $10 from any member of the class. The Eagle Card is a discount...
JHS will perform Wizard of Oz this weekend
Jacksonville High School seniors will perform "The Wizard of Oz" this weekend. The musical performances will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. There is a...
Bridal show set March 24
Exhibitors are being sought for Rusk's first bridal show, planned for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the old Baskins building on the west side of the square in Rusk....
Rusk Rural Water slates annual meeting
The annual meeting of stockholders of the Rusk Rural Water Supply Corporation has been set for 7 p.m. March 6 at the corporation office, U.S. Highway 69 N in Rusk. Three...
J. CLEMMONS Seventh grader does well at Rusk Junior High
Jasmine Clemmons is a seventh grader at Rusk Junior High School. She is an honor roll student and has received certificates for exemplary behavior,...

Jacksonville man gets published
Arlyn Vierkant of Jacksonville has recently had a book published by PublishAmerica. The Turnip Truck Stops Here is a story of a turnip truck driver who searches for...
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. March 3 and April 21. These days will be reserved to devote three...
LARRY LONG Reception will honor Larry Long for 13 years of service
Cherokee County Teachers Federal Credit Union will honor Larry Long for 13 years of service from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 2. R e f r e s h -...

Nichols files bill to help control hydrilla
State Sen. Robert Nichols (RJacksonville) filed SB 825 which would permit the Texas Parks Wildlife department to address hydrilla and giant sylvania infestations of public...
A Texas Parks  Wildlife Department biologist holds a stringy tendril of hydrilla, which is choking many Texas lakes. PHOTO: TEXAS PARKS  WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT

THIS WEEK
THIS WEEK The Cherokeean Herald newspaper celebrated its 157th birthday on Feb. 27 "We are the oldest, continuously published weekly newspaper in Texas, and...