Viewpoints

Museum thanks supporters
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County would like to thank all supporters who have helped get the museum up and running again in the past few years. We have had over 1,000...
TERRIE GONZALEZ We all live in the same (earth) village
My nine-year-old neighbor pulled and tugged his little sister's red wagon across the acre of land that separated our two houses. The stake-style...


Puppies and kittens multiply by 'nines and tens'
Maybe they aren't called ca"nines" and kit"tens" for nothing. Dogs and cats can reproduce at an amazing rate. Consider this: One pair of unsterilized cats, together with...
SCENEin Passing
We are indebted to longtime friend, Ricky Richards, for this high note from his family's recent travels. With spouse Cindy and daughter Ashlen,...


Political Cartoon


The Green l family is now five generations with the recent birth of Jamarria Brooks. Her mom, Sharenza Green (left) sits with Camille Green, Rosie Mae Skinner and Moonie Green. HIGH POINTS from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real who got a head start on their gardens this year were sweating whether a frost was coming on Sunday night. I was one of...


A heartfelt 'thank you'
The Cherokee County PALS organization would like to thank the following companies for their generous donations: Cherokee Ice, Discount City, Wal-Mart Supercenter,...
VIEW from the top
A philosopher once said, "It takes a village to raise a child." While this seems to be a good thought, and the local communities do a good job of...


'Gotcha education' is wrong
I would like to express my appreciation to Dr. Jim Largent for his article in the latest copy of the Cherokeean Herald where he states, "Texas practices 'Gotcha...
The truth about 'Consequences'
Thank you to the Rusk Volunteer Fire Dept. and other organizations who helped coordinate and present "consequences" to the juniors and seniors of Rusk High School. As...
Superintendent says thanks
I want to thank the Rusk Fire Department and all the local agencies who participated in the "Consequences" program at our high school last week. Also, to our Rusk High...
Suzanne McCollum captured a cross in the sky on Easter Eve. She called the imagery a "blessing that I feel God blessed me with." God's miracle revealed in Easter Sky
It was March 22 around sunset on a beautiful "Easter eve." I was in my country home preparing to eat my evening meal alone, for my husband was out...


Cartoon


Livestock show was a big success thanks to volunteers
The Cherokee Livestock Association would like to extend a big thank you to the following people that spent many long hours in getting the show data put into the computers...
TERRIE GONZALEZ COMMENTARY Getting in 'show-shape'
The Will A. Lewis Exposition Center in Jacksonville has never looked better than it does now. For the 59th time, a legion of volunteers, youth,...