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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...
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...
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...
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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...


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...
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...
TERRIE GONZALEZ COMMENTARY
The mighty are crumbling. At a Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee hearing by the House of Representatives April 10 in Austin, testimony on...


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....
Easter coverage appreciated
We appreciate that you mentioned the Wells Community Sunrise Easter Service. We had Patricia Sonnier, from the Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Ark., do a full costume...
Will Lake Fastrill flood historic sites?
Are there unique historical sites that would be flooded out if Fastrill Reservoir is built? I know La Salle's grave is around Alto somewhere, but since he followed Indian...
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STATE REP.CHUCK HOPSON Education bill isn't perfect, but it's an improvement
I voted for an amendment to increase public school employee pay and an amendment to prohibit the state from using public money to pay for private...