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Thanks for nothing
I wanted to extend a thank you to the person(s) who helped themselves to our lawn equipment. Thank you for putting a huge damper on my daughters' gardening projects by...
Bird population is plummeting
A new analysis by the National Audubon Society reveals that populations of some of America's most familiar and beloved birds have taken a nosedive over the past 40 years,...
Relay for Life expresses gratitude to the community
I am writing on behalf of the organizing committee to express our thanks for your Cancer Fact Sign sponsorship of the 2007 Cherokee County Relay for Life. We are so proud...
Texas Legislature passes bills that impact East Texas
There were a number of issues passed into law by the 80th legislature directly affecting East Texas. Friends of the Neches River and Save Texas Parks were involved in the...
Jim Hogg Historical Park, Rusk Photos


Cartoon


ELIZABETH GUINN Graduates, have a 'wonderful wonderful'
Good evening family, friends, teachers, administrators, and graduates. Thank you all for coming out tonight. Graduation is finally here. I have...


KINSEY GRESHAM 'Let your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles'
Well guys, we did it. Welcome to graduation. Now that I officially have the floor, good evening graduates. It just so happens Mr. Scallon does not...


Dallas' land grab uses circuitous strategy
Dallas justifies its land grab for new East Texas reservoirs by claiming there will be "13 million residents" in another 50 years. During the 20th Century, Dallas grew...
JAYANNA MAGRUDER Rusk High School valedictorian challenges graduates to strive for...
As I look into the crowd tonight I am pleased to see so many familiar faces-family, friends, faculty, and of course, the Rusk High School Class of...


RAY DESPAIN Best way to describe Alto ISD's accomplishments: 'What a year!'
The 2006-07 school year at Alto ISD has been one of many accomplishments. Student enrollment numbers and student attendance percentages are both...


Political Cartoon


Purple potties a big success
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Relay for Life purple potty. The purple potty was used as a fundraiser to help flush out cancer. It started at the...
Never a bank behind a hearse
Have you noticed how much greed is in this country? The cost of living is pitiful, as well as rent, doctor visits, medicine, food and gasoline headed to $4 a gallon after...
No quick solution for gas prices
Across the 5th Congressional District, families have probably been wincing again with each trip to the local gas station. Higher gas prices make it more expensive for...
Jacksonville Chamber
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