Misc

The engagement of Katy Massingill and Richie Geren has been announced. Miss Massingill is the daughter of Sarabeth and Richard Massingill of Rusk. Mr. Geren is the son of Marelia and Monte Geren of Whitney. She is a Rusk High School graduate and student at Tyler Junior College. He is a graduate of Community High School and Texas AM University. The couple will be married at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at Eagles Bluff Country Club in Bullard. Massingill-Geren

Ashley Clayton, bride-elect of Michael Todd Oliver, was honored at a miscellaneous wedding shower Saturday, March 31, at Rusk First Baptist Church. From left are Betty Oliver of Charleston, grandmother of the prospective groom; Edwina Oliver of Dallas, his step-mother; Cindy Cole of Jacksonville, his mother; Ashley Clayton of Rusk, the honoree; Carlene Clayton of Rusk, her mother; and Margaret Ashford of Maydelle, his grandmother. Wedding shower

The fern is believed earth's oldest plant
Ferns have been favored ornamental plants for generations. One of this country's forefathers, Thomas Jefferson, wrote about the ferns he observed in France in 1785. "Ferns...
The mutabilis rose is a plant from yesterday, still blooming today and is expected to be a part of the future. The plant's three color blooms make it resemble a plant covered with butterflies. It is a large shrub and grows to be seven by seven feet. Mutabilis rose given a 3 for 1 value
"Three for one" a sign with those words at a ladies shoe store will raise an eyebrow and likely produce the words "girl, can I find a value" on a...

MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Mushroom beef steak, scalloped potatoes, brussels sprouts, wheat bread, fresh melon, milk Tuesday: Roast beef Au Jus, baked potato, spinach, biscuit, fruited...
RUSK ISD
Monday, April 23 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Sloppy Joe or hamburgers, fries, pickles, fresh fruit, milk Junior High, High School Lunch: Sloppy Joe, fries, pickles,...
Julie Helm, Thomas Blakeley Helm-Blakely announce wedding plans July 28
The engagement and approaching marriage of Julie Ann Helm and Thomas Edward Blakeley has been announced. She is the daughter of Joy and Mike Helm...

The engagement of Samantha Nicole Smith and James Clyde Meador is announced by their parents, James and Barbara Taylor of Rusk and Robert Meador of Jacksonville and Brenda and Hubert Brumit of Rusk. They will marry April 13 at Jim Hogg Park. The bride-elect is a senior at Rusk High School and is employed with the Army National Guard. Mr. Meador is a RHS graduate and is employed as a welder at Martin Lake Construction. Smith-Meador

Easter animals can make children ill
Easter time is quite often when adults consider giving live animals to children. Some of these living gifts can actually make children ill. Young animals, especially chicks...
Calendar of Easter events
Rusk's annual egg hunt is April 7 The annual Rusk Easter Egg hunt sponsored by Brookshires Bros. and the Kiwanis Club is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at Jim...
The engagement and approaching marriage of Tiffany Jade Worsham and Steven Starkey has been announced. Miss Worsham is the daughter of Ren#233; Worsham of Maydelle. Mr. Starkey is the son of Cindy and Joel Starkey of Gallatin. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Sacred Heart chapel at Rusk State Park. Wedding vows set April 28

Marva Jean and Kenneth Acker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at Beall Chapel Church, 1861 S. Jackson, Jacksonville. Friends and family are invited. 50th wedding anniversary

Pastor DeClois Johnson and his wife, Gwen, will be honored on their eighth anniversary at the Linwood Baptist Church in Alto at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Chester Whitaker. Anniversary set

Mrs. Justin Lansdale Lansdale-Emerson vows spoken in Louisiana
Virginia Leigh Emerson and Justin Ryan Lansdale were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m., Dec. 23, at the First United Methodist Church in...

RUSK ISD
Monday, Feb. 12 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich or hamburger, fries, pickles, fresh fruit, milk Junior High, High School: Steak sandwich or hamburger,...