Local News

Commissioners complete brief meeting Monday
Monday morning’s Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting may have been brief with only six items on the agenda but the business of the county was taken care...
Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the museum...
Fundraiser for local family
Rusk natives Shawn and Kathi Davis are holding a fundraiser for Shawn Davis who recently had triple bypass open heart surgery and was diagnosed with diabetes in the...
Summer Food Service Program
Alto ISD is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age and under regardless of race, color, national origin,...
First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament
Benson Memorial CME Church of Jacksonville, Texas will host the First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 10 at the Cherokee Ranch Golf Club,...
West Side Elementary Jacksonville’s Tomato Fest Top Tomato Poster Contest Winners
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce announces Top Tomato Poster Contest winners. Gene Brumbelow, owner of Dairy Queen located at 1501 S. Jackson is...


Church Plans Homecoming
Rocky Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Dialville on FM 1910, will be hosting a Homecoming at noon on Sunday, June 4. For more information call (903)795-3146.
Meals on Wheels May 24 - 30
Wednesday: Lemon pepper fish, boiled potatoes, spinach, wheat roll, apricots, milk Thursday: Oven fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, navy beans, wheat bread, rocky road...
Mr. George Western teaches GED math classes for the Jacksonville Literacy Council at 5:15 PM Tuesday and Thursday evening in a classroom at the Jacksonville College. Call (903)586-6125 to enroll for the free instruction. Jacksonville Literacy Council Offers Free GED Classes


The JISD boosters won the Spirit Stick award. Winners of the Corporate Spelling Bee 2017 hosted by Jacksonville...


Jarratt Cemetery holds Annual Memorial Service
The annual memorial service and business meeting of the Jarratt Cemetery Association will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 3 at Jarratt Cemetery. The cemetery is located on FM...
United Fund sets campaign goal
A goal of $111,000 to support 19 agencies, has been set by the officers and directors of United Fund of Cherokee County. The fund raising campaign, headed by Vance Royon,...
Jacksonville Council discusses grant program, zone changes
The Jacksonville City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 9 started off with special presentations. The first was for the Employee of the Month, awarded to Carol Rhymes and the...
Rusk Council reorganizes, talks land during monthly meeting
After the official canvass of the votes of the May 6, Mayoral and City Council Elections during the Rusk City Council meeting Thursday, May 11, the oath of office was...
New Summerfield High School seniors Romario Aguilar (second from left) and Wesley Stewart (second from right) both achieved the 60 credit hours of college coursework from Jacksonville College while meeting their requirements at New Summerfield High School. The duo will graduate from New Summerfield May 26 and from Jacksonville College in August. They are pictured with, from left, JC registrar Jodye Jay, president Dr. Michael Smith and academic dean Marolyn Welch. Dual threats: Stewart, Aguilar set to graduate from JC, NSISD
Just consider New Summerfield High School students Wesley Stewart and Romario Aguilar a couple of “dual threats.” The duo, both seniors at NSHS,...