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Tickets go on sale for 'On Golden Pond'
Tickets for the Cherokee Civic Theatre production of "On Golden Pond" go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12 for patrons and 9 a.m. Monday Feb. 19 for the general public....
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...
February blood donors are eligible to win tickets
February blood donors to The Blood Center East Texas at 3520 N. University in Nacogdoches and 1607 W. Frank Ave., Suite 111, Lufkin, are eligible to win Houston Livestock...
Corry Lankford earns academic honors
Corry Lankford, son of Lindy and Tony Simms of Alto and Billy Lankford of Rusk, was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the president's...
2 Ruskites named to SFA president's honor roll
Two Rusk residents have been named to the Stephen F. Austin State University president's honor roll. They are Crystal Leigh Brown, majoring in communication disorders and...
Dr. Ross will speak for event
East Texas Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Tyler Public Library in the Taylor Auditorium to hear Dr. John Ross speak in conjunction with...
BIRTH
Donny and Tandi Dickey of Rusk announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel Thomas, at 8:35 a.m. Jan. 26 at East Texas Medical Center in Jacksonville. Nathan weighed six...
Cookie bouquets available to benefit Relay for Life
For those who want to support their local Relay For Life and show someone they care at the same time can send a Valentine cookie bouquet. The $15 bouquets contain two...
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...
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...
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...
Meeting scheduled for 11th grade students
Terri Daniel, Rusk High School counselor, will conduct an information meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 for 11th grades students and their parents. She will discuss...
A canister of live, wiggling worms survived the fiery crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia. The canister, which was part of a scientific experiment using microgravity, was recovered in East Texas. REMEMBERING COLUMBIA
Feb. 1 will be a day to pause and reflect - what was - and what was lost. Four years after the crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia, the nation...

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...
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...