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Arbor Day Foundation offers Tree-Care Booklet
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly...
National Day of Prayer set for May 4
The annual National Day of Prayer is set for May 4 and the Rusk Ministerial Alliance will hold an event on that day at the Cherokee County Courthouse in Rusk. The group...
Social Security announces new online service for replacement Social...
The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Texas available through its my Social Security portal at...
Campaign for Cursive launches annual cursive writing contest in USA...
The annual Cursive is Cool contests are presented by the Campaign for Cursive, a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) on National Handwriting...
Forever Stamp price increased
Forever Stamps were created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 2007. They are non-denominational First Class postage, which means that they can be used to mail...
East Texans Arrested on Federal Violations
TYLER, Texas - U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that five individuals have been arrested following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern...
Malteser International Americas Issues Hurricane Preparedness  Tips...
MIAMI -- With experts predicting a more active hurricane season this year, the Miami-based global humanitarian organization Malteser International Americas has released a...
Twelve Texas Veterans to be Inducted into In Memory Program
Ceremony in Washington, D.C. will honor Vietnam Veterans who sacrificed after the war endedWashington, D.C. – More than 300 Vietnam veterans, including James Austin Ansley,...
Federal Jury Convicts Former Pharmacist in Hydrocodone Scheme
SHERMAN, Texas – A 51-year-old former pharmacist has been convicted of drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales...
FBI Searches for “Bad Hair Bandit” Crime Stoppers Offers a Reward...
(DALLAS, TX) – The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a serial bank robber dubbed the “Bad Hair Bandit,” who is believed...
Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 Resurrected At The Behest Of Major...
Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 Resurrected By U.S. Representative Curbelo At The Behest Of Major AirlinesCongress About To Reverse Critical Consumer ProtectionAmendment...
What They Are Saying About Gov. Abbott’s Call For A Convention Of...
What They Are Saying About Gov. Abbott’s Call For A Convention Of States“A Glimmer Of Hope For Constitutional Conservatives” . . . One Of The Most Articulate Speeches” . ....
Lias commissioned for new composition celebrating centennial of...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Stephen Lias, professor of composition in the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music, has once again been commissioned to write a new...
MADD and Nationwide Urge the Public to Plan Ahead this Holiday...
TYLER (Nov. 16, 2015)– In advance of the holiday season, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)® and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide are launching the 29th annual Tie...
Texas A&M Prof Aids In Discovery Of New Human Relative Species...
COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 10, 2015 – A discovery of several ancient skeletons in a South African cave is being hailed as a new species of human relative and could provide...