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Jacksonville College is pleased to present the 2017 Homecoming Court. Pictured on the front row, from left are Homecoming Queen candidates Sidney Heyman, Abby Lykens, Brianna Perry, Katy Arbuckle and Olivia Day. On the top row, from left are Homecoming King candidates John Paul Allen, Nylan Yancy, Marcale Lotts, Felippe Decker and Diego Garcia. JC Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game on Feb. 18. Jacksonville College Homecoming 2017 activities announced
Jacksonville College will celebrate Homecoming 2017 on Feb. 17-18 on the JC campus and at various locations around Jacksonville. Alumni and...


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...
High school and college students invited to participate in UT...
Area high school and college students who are interested in learning more about medicine and scientific research are invited to apply for a month-long biomedical science...
Student earns GED
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Miss Katlyn Goodman of Dialville, upon earning her GED in February 2017 through the study program...


Key senator pitches four-year tuition freeze at Texas public colleges
Lauren McGaughy Austin bureau Tuition should be frozen at all Texas colleges and universities for four years, or at least until they can prove they deserve the price...
County residents make OU Dean’s Honor Roll
Students from 49 states, and Washington, D.C., are listed on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus honor roll for the fall 2016 semester. In most colleges, student must...
County resident named to University of Alabama Dean’s List
Kara Michele Kuczkowsi of Bullard, was named to The University of Alabama’s Dean’s List. A total of 11,758 students enrolled during the 2016 fall semester of UA were named...
Local students make Sam Houston State University’s President’s List
The students listed on the President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average in...
Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department schedule of events for...
The Jacksonville College Fine Arts Department has a wide variety of events scheduled for this spring. The public is invited to join students, faculty and staff in attending...
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce’s Adopt-A-School Committee hosted the 13th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 2. Students experience firsthand what it would be like to work in a career they are considering. 13th Annual Job Shadowing Day
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce’s Adopt-A-School Committee hosted the 13th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 2. This...


Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association offering scholarship
The Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association (CCMGA) is offering one $500 scholarship to any member of the class of 2017 who is accepted to a college or university and...
Jacksonville College Homecoming 2017 Schedule of Events
Thursday, Feb. 16 7:30 p.m. – Jaguar Capers Talent Show in Buckner Chapel Friday, Feb. 17 8 a.m.-5 p.m.– Bookstore Open 11:30 a.m. – Alumni Lunch in the JC Little...
Quick Hits: recap from last week
• Results from the girls’ division of the annual Rusk Invitational powerlifting meet, held Saturday. The Lady Eagles finished third while the Fightin’ Maidens finished...
Teams prepare for b-ball playoffs
As Cherokee County’s teams near the playoffs, squads from Rusk, Jacksonville, Alto, Wells, New Summerfield, Bullard, Brook Hill and Troup are searching to secure their...
The Rotary Club of Rusk recently sent four Rusk High School juniors to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp – Laney Birdwell, Bryanna Beam, Kylee Keith and Chase Seabourn. The group discussed their experience with the club. The four students are pictured with Rotary president Jaleea Hudnall. Rusk's youth leaders