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Republican Club will meet April 2
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday April 2 at the Jacksonville Senior Citizen Center 302 S. Bolton, Jacksonville.The Honorable 369th District...
Commissioners hear plans for regional transportation
A group from the East Texas Transportation Coordination Steering Committee met with members of the Cherokee County Commissioners Court to discuss plans for upgrading...
Man volunteers as speaker
Woody Edmiston, an area author, has made himself available as a speaker for churches and civic clubs. Mr. Edmiston's latest book, "Fear My Space" deals with the problems of...
Rusk Athletic Booster Club will meet April 2
Rusk Athletic Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Rusk High School cafeteria. Several issues will be voted on, including election of 07-08 officers....
Rusk Rotary Club Golf Tourney is April 14
The Rusk Rotary Club's annual Memorial Golf Tournament, which benefits the Rotary Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, April 14 at the Birmingham Forest Golf Club in...
Rusk State Hospital resale shop is open 1st, 2nd Fridays
The Resale Shop operated by the Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc. is open 10 a.m. -3 p.m., at 545 Castner St, in Rusk on the first and second Friday of...
Alto Buyers Group sponsors team roping event
The Alto Area Buyers Group, a contribution group, will sponsor a team roping event Saturday, March 27. Books will open at 9 a.m. Roping will begin at 10 a.m. A concession...
Alto city clean-up slated
The City of Alto, Alto Lions Club and Alto Chamber of Commerce are having a city-wide cleanup day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 7. Orange vests can be picked up at the...
Proposed lake gets $5 million in participation funds
At a monthly meeting of the East Texas Regional Water Planning Group (Region I) last week, a spokeswoman from the Texas Water Development Board said that her agency has...
Wells community sunrise service is 7 a.m. April 8
A sunrise community service is planned for 7 a.m. Sunday, April 8, at the pavilion at the Wells Cemetery, with Calvary Baptist Church, Falvey United Methodist Church and...
Church on the Hill schedules Easter play
The Church on the Hill will present "By His Stripes," written and directed by the drama department, at 7 p.m. March 30 -31. The public is invited to attend.
Melissa Bergemann named to dean's list, receives scholarship
Melissa Bergemann, a junior at the University of North Texas, has been named to the dean's honor roll after completing the fall semester with a 3.8 grade point average. She...
Christian Writers slate meeting April 12
Martha L. Rogers, board president of the statewide Christian writers orgainzation will present "Everything I Need to Know About Christian Writing" at the 6:45 p.m. April 12...
Benefit for Ronny Gates is March 31 at Church of Christ annex
A benefit to help with medical expenses of Ronny Gates is planned for 4-8 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Rusk Church of Christ annex building. Persons may come and dine in...
Ballots finalized for city, school elections
May 12 elections will be cancelled for the City of Alto, both Wells city and school, City of Gallatin, City of Reklaw and City of New Summerfield. When there is no...