Outdoors

Caddo Mounds SHS announces Star Gazing
The public is invited to join in on an evening of night sky exploration. Mission Tejas State Park and the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site are joining forces to lead...
Caddo Mounds SHS and Mission Tejas State Park announce Park Hop &...
Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invite the public to a day of geocaching, a form of modern day scavenger hunting seeking hidden treasures...
Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers
CRUSHIN’ IT! Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers have been busy pulverizing sporting clays all over Texas this year. They had a great showing in San...


Master Gardeners spring conference this weekend
The Cherokee County Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring conference Saturday, March 11 at First Christian Church, 222 Beaumont St. in Jacksonville. Registration...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 11, 10 to 11 a.m. Sasquatch Survival Hike! Have the skills to survive in the wild? Could a Sasquatch live here in this forest? Learn the answers to...
Spring Garden Conference
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Garden Conference with registration starting at noon and the first program beginning at 1 p.m. on...
The Neches River Wildlife Refuge will hold a free Field Day in association with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The refuge is located on U.S. Highway 79 between Jacksonville and Palestine. The schedule includes a program about the refuge, guided walking tours in the forest and along the river and a crayfish net-dip. Attendees are asked to bring a camp chair. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Neches River Wildlife Refuge, the Texas Conservation Alliance, The Conservation Fund, Friends of the Neches River and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In case of bad weather, the event will be rescheduled. For more information, call (903) 391-2444 or (903) 714-0901. Neches Field Day Saturday


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,...
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