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Thanks for help
Thanks again for helping make our Cherokee County Livestock Show a success. We thought you might like to know a little history of our organization. The National FFA was...
HIGH POINTS FROM EL CAMINO REAL
Folks along El Camino Real were plenty busy last week getting ready for the all important Mother's Day. The right gift had to be bought and lots of thought put into the...
College or no college
In just a few weeks, this year's crop of high school seniors will begin a new chapter in their lives. For many, college is right around the corner and in the fall they will...
Many thanks
On behalf of the Rusk Kiwanis Club I would like to thank Bob Francis Ford and all who made the Kiwanis Annual Garage Sale a success. This is one of two fund raisers...
TERRIE GONZALEZ Lake Fastrill is like the mythological Phoenix
Lake Fastrill is like the mythological Phoenix that dies in flames and rises again from ashes. Every time supporters of the Neches River Wildlife...


Thanks for introduction to the community
We would like to thank your paper for the informative article written by Gloria Jennings. We believe this was an excellent introduction of us to the community. We are...
Kindergartener is being bullied
My son is a kindergarten student at the Rusk Primary and has not been having a good school experience by far. All during this school year other children have been putting...
Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 3406 helps veterans, families
As our fiscal year comes to an end, the members of the Ladies Auxiliary to Cherokee County Memorial VFW Post 3406 would like to thank everyone in the community, as well as...
STATE REP.CHUCK HOPSON State representative explains position on school counseling, voting...
AUSTIN - State Rep. Harvey Hilderbran and I successfully amended House Bill 2136 which directs school counselors to report student referrals to...


Political Cartoon


Alto ISD explains lockdown
Many of you saw on television or heard that Alto Schools were in a "lockdown" Monday afternoon. This action was taken strictly as a precautionary measure, and lasted only a...
TALKING POINTS
I want you to know just a few of the things that our staff does "behind the scenes" to help our students succeed, and to let you know in advance that no matter what our...
Burglary victim applauds police
For anyone who has ever come home to find that a stranger forced his way in, walked around, rummaged through your house, and took things special to you, our hearts go out...
Website praised
Thank you so much for putting daddy's picture in the paper. You always find room for him. We really appreciate it and daddy gets a kick out it. I also wanted to tell you...
When did it become illegal to walk on public streets?
I am writing this letter to let the people of Alto know that within the last few weeks two police officers have stopped my 70 year old mother in Alto not once but twice....