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Photo: Josh Hubbard

Members of the Rusk Library Study Club share memories and laughs during their 115th anniversary party, held Oct. 4 at the Rusk Public Library. The club  officially started Oct. 4, 1902 when 15 single girls from prominent Rusk families met to plan a club “to study along specific lines and to gather and maintain a loan library.” The current president is Betty Townsend. Quick studies


The cast of Cherokee Civic Theatre’s Steel Magnolias – (seated) Sasha Cruz and Josie Fox and (standing, from left) Amy McCalister, Catherine Gaertner, Monica Kelley and Emilee Caldwell – is calling everyone to see their production this weekend! Performances are Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 13-15. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. For tickets, call (903) 683-2131 or visit cherokeetheatre.net. ‘Come sit by me!’ Steel Magnolias opens at CCT this weekend
The most highly anticipated play of the Cherokee Civic Theatre’s 2017-2018 season comes to the Main Stage of the historic Cherokee Theater in...


Solid numbers report to casting call at Cherokee Civic Theatre Sunday
Photos: John Hawkins A number of young men and women from Cherokee County and surrounding areas headed to the Cherokee Civic Theatre for a...


Engines’ birthdays
Photo: Aaron McCreight The Texas State Railroad celebrated the 100th anniversary of engine #30 (on right) and #28 (not pictured) last Saturday...


CCGS announces Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
Palestine Community Theatre Brings Awareness to Organ Donation
In an effort to bring awareness to the need for organ donation, Palestine Community Theatre (PCT) will present Sean Grennan’s “The Tin Woman” at the historic Texas Theatre,...
CCT’s Steel Magnolias hits the stage Oct. 7-8 and 13-15
The most highly anticipated play of the Cherokee Civic Theatre’s 2017-2018 season comes to the Main Stage of the historic Cherokee Theater in Rusk. “Steel Magnolias,” the...
Mrs. Laura Bush, Lake Livingston Friends of Reservoirs, Trinity...
Former First Lady Laura Bush joined senior officials from Lake Livingston Friends of Reservoirs (LLFoR), Trinity River Authority and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to...
“Elf, The Musical Jr.” Auditions
Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk is looking for approximately 25 male and female actors, ages 5-18, for this year’s Christmas production, “Elf, The Musical Jr.” Auditions...
Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane...
A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 at the Frank Erwin Center from 7 - 11 p.m. and broadcast on 11 TEGNA stations and stream...
Shake, Rattle & Roll – (in no particular order) Tavie Spivey, Brenda Spencer, LeAnn Bemis and Sissy Perry – will perform at the Cherokee Civic Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening. Advance tickets are $15; at the door tickets are $20. CCT will ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’ at Saturday show
RUSK – Cherokee Civic Theatre’s giving you a chance to rekindle your love affair with ‘America’s Sweethearts.’ Tickets are on sale now for an...


‘Logan Lucky’ a fast-paced, wild Southern crowd pleaser
Spud Nut, Logan Lucky (PG-13, 119 minutes) is a down home, heist comedy that uses some Hee-Haw type heroes to beat an unjust system. Channing Tatum and Adam Driver are...
Recent ‘Home Again’ home to 2-potato happy endings
Spud Nut, Home Again (PG-13, 97 minutes) is a female centric story that stars Reese Witherspoon as a 40-year-old mother of two daughters, who after 15 years of marriage,...
SFA’s University Series opens with Taylor 2 dance performance
The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts will open its 2017-18 University Series with a performance of New York City-based dance company Taylor 2 at 7:30...
Nutcracker Ticket Sales
Tickets to attend the Nov. 16 and 17 performances of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Stephen F. Austin State University were available for purchase by the...