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RUSK LIONS CLUB
The Rusk Lions Club met June 28 for the installation of new officers. The Mexican dinner was catered by Fran Birmingham. Ike Daniel offered the invocation; Jim Cromwell...
Rusk football tickets go on sale Aug. 13
Season football tickets for Rusk Eagle football are currently being offered to last year's season ticket holders. Tickets will go on sale Aug. 13 to the general public....
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Church plans revival Revival services are planned for 7 p.m. July 19-23 at the Church on the Rock, 903 E. 9th St. in Rusk. Benny Brooks will speak on July 19; Leslie...
American Heritage Railways official discusses Thomas the Tank Engine
Officers, directors and committee chairs of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce hosted a dinner meeting Friday night at the home of Roy and Penny Reynolds. Special guest and...
Historical preservation workshop planned at Palestine Aug. 4
The City of Palestine Historical Landmarks Commission will sponsor a free workshop for owners, contractors, tenants and those interested in old houses and buildings. The...
Birmingham celebrates Family Golf Month
The USGA has designated July as Family Golf Month. To help support this on a local level, Birmingham Forest Golf Club has planned several events. Throughout the summer,...
Registration planned at River of Life School
Fall registration at the River of Life School of Ministry in Rusk will be held from 4-7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3. Classes are from 7:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Monday through Friday and...
A giant crane visited k Rusk two weeks ago when a new heating and air conditioning system was installed at the county courthouse. The old unit was lifted and lowered to the ground and a new unit put in its place. The new system was included in this year's budget and was planned. The unit was purchased from Johnson Controls of Shreveport, La. and cost $145,541. Courthouse activity continued as usual with patrons and employees bearing the disadvantages of the heat. Big crane makes courthouse delivery


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Dialville school reunion will be July 14 The annual Dialville School reunion will be Saturday, July 14, at the Jacksonville High School cafeteria. Visitation will begin...
Revival slated at Mt. Hope
Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be in revival July 16 through July 20. Services will begin each night at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Brother Bob Goodnight will be the...
Alto establishes court security fund
The Alto City Council met for several hours Monday evening in executive session to discuss the employment of an employee for the utility department. After reconvening 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...
MEALS ON WHEELS
Monday: Meat loaf with tomato gravy, macaroni and cheese, seasoned green peas, wheat bread, apple, milk Tuesday: Stir fried pork, stir fried rice, oriental medley veggies,...
TASK retest, makeup dates announced
Rusk High School TASK exit level retest and makeup dates have been announced. English/ language arts tests will be given Tuesday, July 10. Math tests will be given...
1st Lt. David Shanks, officer in charge of Regimental Combat Team 2's Route Clearance Platoon, conducts a debrief following a recent mission in Dulab, Iraq. A San Antonio native, who grew up in Rusk, he is part of the RCT-2 Route Clearance Platoon. It is their mission to minimize the number of improvised explosive devices along vehicles' routes within the Denver area of operation. PHOTO: CPL. ADAM JOHNSTON Ruskite, 1st Lt. David Shanks, featured in Marine Corps News
David Shanks, a San Antonio native, who grew up in Rusk, was recently featured in Marine Corps News. 1st Lt. Shanks is a 1995 Rusk High School...