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Rain, rain, go away… Events rescheduled, cancelled on account of rain
At least three events planned for Saturday, April 13, have been postponed or simply cancelled, thanks to the weekend’s forecast of severe weather. Officials with the...
Good Friday Closings
Good Friday falls on April 19 this year and many school districts and municipalities will be closed in observance of the holiday. School closings The Alto, Bullard,...
Rusk moves annual clean-up day to April 27
The city of Rusk’s annual city-wide spring Clean-Up Day has been rescheduled due to bad weather. City officials said the event will now be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.,...
Brian H. Cannon CCSO continues man hunt for Mt. Selman man
Mt. Selman resident Bryan Heath Cannon is still at large, according to reports from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. Cherokee County Crime...

Heritage Center to host fund-raising gala
It’s a “B-Bop Hop” Gala and the public is invited to help the Heritage Center of Cherokee County Museum achieve the goal of continuing to present...

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Softball sized hail fell in Alto while the rest of Cherokee County saw pea to golf ball sized hail over the weekend. Hail storms pelt east Texas
April showers brought lots of headaches to parts of Cherokee County over the weekend. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s...

AFSCME correctional officers from Palestine visit State Capitol to...
Local corrections employees from Palestine and the surrounding area visited with their State Representatives and State Senators in the State...

Local non-profits seeking gently used items, not trash
Spring has sprung, and that means lots of people are coming down with ‘spring cleaning’ fever. As citizens are cleaning out their spaces, local non-profits are asking...
Photo by Josie Fox
Judy Faye Garner, far left, accepts a check on behalf of the Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk on Tuesday, March 26. Presenting the check is City Manager Jim Dunaway and City Secretary Rosalyn Brown. City provides support to local entities
In the Feb. 26 Rusk City Council meeting, council members voted to provide funds to four civic organizations through a 380 agreement. The Tree of...

The long and winding road…
Local Relay event revs up with Survivor’s Dinner Local cancer patients, caregivers of cancer patients and survivors of the disease are invited to take the first of many...
Cherokeean Herald to hold forum for Rusk candidates
Ask, and you shall receive. The Cherokeean Herald staff has organized a public forum featuring the candidates of the city of Rusk’s mayoral and city council seat...
Bryan Heath Cannon, 33, of Mt. Selman BREAKING NEWS: Law looking for Mt. Selman man
Cherokee County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information on the whereabouts of Mt. Selman resident Bryan Heath Cannon, 33, of Mt....

Crime Stoppers making positive impact
Crime does pay – when you call the Cherokee County Crime Stoppers with tips that lead to arrests in ongoing investigations, that is. The state-sponsored Crime Stoppers...
Local law seeking support from citizens
Local law enforcement departments are actively working to strengthen their ties to their communities and are making it easy for their community members to meet them...
Cities receive grants from state departments
Two Cherokee County cities are able to upgrade their facilities, thanks to grants from two state entities. The city of New Summerfield was recently approved for a $275,000...