Schools

Alto Football Tickets
Alto ISD football tickets will go on sale to season ticket holders on Monday, Aug. 7. Only those people who held tickets last year may purchase tickets through Aug. 18. The...
Jacksonville Chamber Back 2 School Fair for Jacksonville students –...
Time to think about back to School, the Back 2 School Fair’s 12th annual event is set for Thursday, August 3, from 4 – 7 p.m. in the John Alexander Gym, 811 Farnsworth,...
2017 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year Announced
Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Lufkin ISD Superintendent of Schools, has been selected as the 2017 Regional...
Alto & Rusk Residents named to the Dean’s List
The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester: •Alto Kristen Kirkpatrick, Nursing; Christopher...
County Resident named to the Dean’s List
University of Alabama student Kara Michele Kuczkowski of Bullard, was named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2017. A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring...
Structural steel beams are being placed this month as construction continues on the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building on the SFA campus. Officials said all projects are on schedule, and the building should be completed by fall 2018. Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building to be completed by fall 2018
Structural steel beams are being placed and foundational concrete poured as construction of the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building remains on schedule...


Junior Jacks theatre day camp at Stephen F. Austin State University is for children entering third through ninth grades. Information and a registration form can be found at theatre.sfasu.edu. Registration underway for Junior Jacks theatre day camp
Registration is continuing for Junior Jacks Theatre Camp at Stephen F. Austin State University. The popular two-week School of Theatre camp is...


Alto & Rusk Residents named to the President’s List
The following students have been named to the President’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester: •Alto Angela Fletcher, Interdisciplinary...
Trustees approve bond sale results, hear several reports at meeting
The Jacksonville ISD school board is prepared to kick off the renovation of the Tomato Bowl and creation of a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) building at...
Ally Bernard is presented a check by Robert Selman of the Master Gardeners Association. Ally will attend Angelina College in Lufkin where she will major in animal science.  She is the daughter of Jennifer Bernard of Alto. Scholarship Awarded
Maya “Ally” Bernard, 2017 graduate of Alto High School. was awarded a $500 scholarship by the Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association. In...


SFA Rusche College of Business offers study abroad experiences in...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s Rusche College of Business offers students the opportunity to study abroad in France and Austria through...


County Resident named to the Dean’s List
Marydith Donnelly of Bullard has been named to the Deans’ List at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Donnelly, a...
Jonell Filtration Products Partners with Texas State Technical...
Jonell Filtration Products Inc. has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $210,320 Skills Development Fund grant from the...
South Texas College to Receive $223,109 in Jobs and Education for...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded South Texas College a $223,109 a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant. The grant will help the school district...
The Rusk Rotary Club Scholarships were awarded to, from left,  Grace Nimitz, Nicole Phifer, Caleigh Reese and Amy Hunt. RHS students receive scholarships during annual banquet
A number of Rusk High School’s seniors received scholarships to further their academic careers during the annual Rusk High School Scholarship...