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J. CLEMMONS Seventh grader does well at Rusk Junior High
Jasmine Clemmons is a seventh grader at Rusk Junior High School. She is an honor roll student and has received certificates for exemplary behavior,...


Catfish dinners will once again be offered for sale
The Shady Grove Church of God in Christ on Cherokee Street in Rusk will sell catfish dinners beginning Friday. Dinners will be offered for sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on...
February blood donors are eligible to win tickets
February blood donors to The Blood Center East Texas at 3520 N. University in Nacogdoches and 1607 W. Frank Ave., Suite 111, Lufkin, are eligible to win Houston Livestock...
Skunk hunting seminar slated for single women
A seminar designed for the single woman who is tired of catching skunks is planned for 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 3 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Entitled...
Rusk Rural Water slates annual meeting
The annual meeting of stockholders of the Rusk Rural Water Supply Corporation has been set for 7 p.m. March 6 at the corporation office, U.S. Highway 69 N in Rusk. Three...
Bridal show set March 24
Exhibitors are being sought for Rusk's first bridal show, planned for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the old Baskins building on the west side of the square in Rusk....
Church plans revival
The Atoy United Methodist Church will conduct revival services March 1-4. Services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday. Refreshments will be served...
Alto ISD sponsors open house on March 6
Alto ISD will sponsor its annual spring open house Tuesday, March 6. Parents and guardians are invited to visit with teachers at the elementary campus from 5:30-6:30 p.m.;...
Republican Club meets March 5
The Cherokee County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday March 5 at the Hot Biscuit Family Restaurant 1407 E. Rusk, Jacksonville. Judge Bascom Bentley III of the...
Alto youth baseball/softball/ t-ball sign-ups slated
Alto youth baseball, softball and t-ball sign-ups and try-outs will be held at 9 a.m. March 3 at the Alto Youth Baseball/ Softball Complex. Cost is $45 per child. Those...
Class of '87 slates reunion June 23 at Hogg Park
The Rusk High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 20 year reunion Saturday June 23 at the Jim Hogg Park during the daytime hours and at the Woods, formerly Cherokee...
Cancer education program slated with mammograms
The Texas Cooperative Extension and Cherokee County Health Department will present Hallelujah to Health breast and cervical cancer education program from 9 a.m.-2 p.m....
Eagle cards go on sale
The Rusk High School Junior Class will begin selling Eagle Cards Feb. 27. Eagle Cards can be purchased for $10 from any member of the class. The Eagle Card is a discount...
JHS will perform Wizard of Oz this weekend
Jacksonville High School seniors will perform "The Wizard of Oz" this weekend. The musical performances will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. There is a...
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NEWSSkunk hunting seminar slated for single women A seminar designed for the single woman who is tired of catching skunks is planned for 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday,...