Outdoors

Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
Neches River Refuge Field Day
Friends of the Neches River Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite the public to a free Field Day at the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge from 1 - 4...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Gentle Yoga and Foraging
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site will present a Gentle Yoga and Foraging program on Saturday, March 4 with Yoga starting at 10 a.m. and the Foraging begins at 11:15....
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the Cherokee County Master Gardener’s Association as its newest member. The program is an educational, volunteer program offered by the AgriLIFE Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System.  The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout the community. For more information, contact Kim Benton at (903) 683-5416 or visit them at 165 E. 6th St., #104. Growing with the Chamber


Alto resident awarded Boy Scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout
Justin R. Birdwell pictured with his family, son of Wayne and Wendy Birdwell of Alto, has achieved Boy Scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout....


Customer Appreciation Ride
Mud Creek Off-Road Park will hold a Customer Appreciation Ride with free admission from Feb. 3 - 5. For more information contact (903)586-6972 or email...
December Program Schedule At Mission Tejas State Park
Saturday, Dec. 31, 10 - 11 a.m. Leave No Trace Photo Scavenger Hunt! Visitors can discover their inner explorer by hunting for items in the park and capturing them...
Cleaning up Storm Damaged Trees
High winds, ice and snow put tremendous pressure on trees growing near houses or power lines. With winter storms passing through the area,many may see damage to landscape,...
Decay can cause hazardous defects in trees
Tree failure is a major cause of residential property damage and the leading cause of power outages nationwide. There are many ways a tree can fail: an ice storm can...
SFA Gardens to host bulb hybridizer Brent Heath
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host a special presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Brundrett Conservation Education...
Building Upon the Legacy of Toyota Texas Bass Classic with New...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule features more exciting twists and changes than the world’s premier tournament circuit has seen in its storied...
Water Safety
Take Steps to Stay Safe Around WaterSwimming is the most popular summer activity. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate...
Top 36 anglers in the world to compete at Lake Ray Roberts
Frisco, TX (April 7, 2016) – As part of the 2016 Toyota Texas Fest presented by JBL (TTF), the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) will feature 36 of the world’s best...
Spring Break Trout Fishing at the Tyler Nature Center
ATHENS— Free fishing will once again be allowed at the Tyler Nature Center during our annual spring break trout event from March 7 through 10 (8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon)....
STILL TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR YOUTH & ADULTS
San Antonio, TX – The Texas Brigades program needs you! We are on the hunt for youth and adults that would like to be a part of a once in a lifetime opportunity as we...