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CCHC stone cleaning event Friday morning The Cherokee County Historical Commission will demonstrate how to clean historic stones at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, located on...
Alto Elementary pre-K round-up and shot clinic April 4/Clinica de...
The Alto Elementary pre-K round-up and shot clinic will take place from 9 a.m.-noon April 4 at the Alto Elementary nurse’s office. This will be a come and go...
Commissioners discuss health care participation program
At Monday’s Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting, there were several items on the agenda dealing with Cherokee County’s participation in a County Health Care...
Jacksonville Public Library holds annual sale
Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library will hold the annual sale of accumulated books the second week-end in April. The sale will be on Friday, April 7 from 10 a.m....
Meals on Wheels March 29 - 31
Wednesday: Sante Fe chicken, Mexicorn grits, pinto beans, wheat roll, vanilla pudding, milk Thursday: Lemon pepper pollock, rotini pasta blend, rosy pears, wheat...
Cherokee County Historical Commission announces demonstration
The Cherokee County Historical Commission will demonstrate how to clean historic stones at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Road near 258 Old Salem Road, Rusk, from 9 a.m....
Jacksonville Rotary
The program chair for Wednesday, March 15, was Tammy Dennis (left). She invited rehab director Quinn Hall from Bonner Street Plaza to speak to the...


Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam
Tickets are on sale now for the Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam April 7 - 8 at Durango’s Canyon near Mount Enterprise. The event benefits the East Texas Food Bank...
19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will host the “19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville” on Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Jacksonville High School Cafeteria. ...
Tyler Azalea Disc Dog and Disc Golf Championship Promises Family...
There’s nothing like a day at the park – except when that day is filled with jumping disc dogs, their trainers and disc golf enthusiasts. On Saturday, April 1 at 9 a.m.,...
Rusk Garden Club honors March Yard of the Month
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Vic and Phyllis Heackley at 204 S. Barron Street as its March yard of the month. Pictured from...


Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association offering scholarship
The Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association (CCMGA) is offering one $500 scholarship to any member of the class of 2017 who is accepted to a college or university and...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Foraging Program
Caddo Mounds invites the public to foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1. Mark writes the Foraging Texas Blog,...
Military Care Package Collection
Lone Star Military Resource Group is currently collecting items for care packages to send to a military unit serving in the Middle East. The public is invited to join in...