Misc

A brief history of Veterans Day
On June 28, 1919, in a small French village, about 16.5 kilometers outside Paris France, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending WWI. As an armistice had stopped all...
ETGS announces Meeting
All the News That’s Fit To Print, (and a Lot Wasn’t), 19th Century Secular and Religious Newspapers The Star, The Globe, The National Enquirer have nothing on the...
Church holds 2nd Annual Widow’s Banquet
On Saturday, Oct. 21, Reklaw Baptist Church held their 2nd Annual Widow’s Banquet. The speaker was Shirley Bailey and the special music was...

Church announces Revival
There will be a revival at Trail to Christ Cowboy Church on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1030 a.m. and Nov. 12 - 17 at 7 p.m. with evangelist Herman Cramer.
Pie Baking Contest
Bring the best pie and an appetite for a pie. Participants get to taste all the pies, too. The pie baking contest will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2. Pie entry...
Alto Trick-or-Treat
Downtown Alto on Tuesday, Oct. 31 the ghouls and boils will be out and Alto EDC are going to trick and treat them! Any fun, safe and family friendly participation is...
3rd Annual El Camino Real de los Tejas Festival
Travel back in time on the historical Camino Real de los Tejas. Enjoy food, fun, pioneer skills, presentations, crafts, music, native plant hikes, archeology month...
Designer Purse Bingo
The 1st Harvest of Hope Designer Purse Bingo will be held at the Rusk Civic Center Saturday, Oct. 28. Vera Bradley, Coach, Michael Kors, Dooney & Bourke, Brighton, G by...
Garth Brooks Ticket On Sale Rescheduled
The Garth Brooks ticket on sale has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec.1. Moore than 20,000 tickets total for the two RODEO HOUSTON Gatrh Brooks concerts will be available...
Halloween Carnival
The Rusk Senior Finale Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4 - 10 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29, from 1 - 4 p.m., at the Rusk High School cafeteria. The...
Bluebonnet 4-H hosts Haunted House
On Oct. 27 and 28 the Bluebonnet 4-H Club Queen’s Candidate is hosting a haunted house from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Ponta Community Center located near the intersection of...
2nd Annual St. John’s UMC Pumpkin Patch
The pumpkin patch was opened on Sept. 24 and will remain open until Oct. 31, located at 2020 Beaumont Street, Jacksonville (behind Tractor Supply). On Monday-Saturdays the...
Jacksonville’s annual “Trunk or Treat”
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and downtown merchants plan annual “Trunk or Treat” set for Monday, Oct. 30. This year’s event will be downtown on Commerce and Main...
2nd Top Guys Wear Pink
Aaron Low from Texas AgriLife, Rusk City Manager, Jim Dunaway; Brian Nichols, New Summerfield Superintendent and Wells Superintendent, Jim Moore are this year’s...
Cowboy Carnival
The Trail to Christ Cowboy Church located at Highway 79 toward Palestine is having a Cowboy Carnival. The Carnival begins on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4 - 8 p.m. Free...