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Tree House restaurant to open in March
Occasionally, an idea will appear out of nowhere. Such is the case for Tomas Holguin of Rusk. Mr. Holguin had purchased a garage apartment to be moved, when he noticed the...
Fundraiser set for Jacksonville Olympic Center
Jacksonville will soon be home to the new East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Olympic Center when the Nan Travis Foundation successfully raises the funds, said Karen Adams of...
The Power to Choose
Residential customers in Rusk, Jacksonville and Alto have new options to consider in selecting an electric service provider. Reliant Energy of Houston began offering six...
Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department hosts Valentine dinner for 2
The Gallatin Volunteer Fire Department will host a Valentine dinner for two from 5-9 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Olde Store in Gallatin. Cost is $20 per couple or $10 for one...
Class reunion planned
The Rusk High School class of 1987 is currently planning its 20th reunion. Classmates who would like to take part in the planning or would like to leave their contact...
Alzheimer's support group meets 1st Thursday
The Alzheimer's support group local alliance meetings is scheduled for noon Feb. 1 at Southern Cherokee Federal Credit Union in Rusk. Lunch will be provided by Lexington...
Alto city administrator Ashley Judd resigns
Alto has a new city administrator as Ashley Judd announced her resignation during Thursday's special meeting of the Alto City Council. Ms. Judd said she has accepted a...
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...
Texas Parks  Wildlife Commissioner John D. Parker takes the podium at a town hall meeting on the Texas State Railroad last Friday in Jacksonville. Seated from left are Marie Whitehead, TSR Operating Authority (TSROA) member, State Rep. Chuck Hopson, State Sen. Robert Nichols and TSROA members Steve Presley, Bob Goldsberry, Charles Hassell and Dan Davis. 150 voice concerns about state railroad
Approximately 150 persons attended a Town Hall meeting at the Norman Activity Center in Jacksonville Friday night. The event was hosted by State...

State Rep. Chuck Hopson Committee assignments now complete
State Rep. Chuck Hopson (D-Jacksonville) and state Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) plan to set the "D" and the "R" aside during the current...

Bridal show planned for 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 Train building formerly the ETMC Olympic Center Building, 5th...
MARRIAGES
Marriage licenses issued in the office of Laverne Lusk, county clerk through Jan. 24 were: John Woodruff of Rusk and Amanda Kee of Jacksonville; Jerrick Skinner of Alto and...
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.
Elisabeth Avalyn Moore
Sean Daniel Moore announces the birth of his baby sister, Elisabeth Avalyn at 9:06 a.m. Jan. 12 at Arlington Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was...
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...