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Craft-Turney field personnel get ready to distribute bottles of water to customers affected in the do not use water notice issued by the TCEQ today.
Photo by John Hawkins BREAKING NEWS: TCEQ issues DO NOT USE alert for some Craft Turney...
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a “do not use water” notice to some Craft-Turney Water Supply customers. Officials warn...


USPS statement regarding recent delivery and processing interruptions
The Postal Service is committed to providing exceptional customer service. Additionally, the safety and security of employees, customers, and the mailstream is our top...
Case against city of Rusk filed, dismissed
Update/correction to print version: paperwork concerning the majority vote matter had not been presented to the Cherokee County District Clerk's office as reported in the...
***UPDATE**** Female found dead in Bullard
Approximately 8:30 a.m. Bullard Police received a call reporting a body had been found on Brentwood Drive with officials confirming the body found was dead at 12:15 p.m....
Breaking News: Body found in Bullard
Approximately 8:30 a.m. Bullard Police received a call reporting a body had been found on Brentwood Drive with officials confirming the body found was dead at 12:15 p.m....
UPDATE: Today's special Rusk meeting rescheduled
A special Rusk City Council meeting set for 5 p.m. today (Thursday, May 24) was canceled late Wednesday afternoon. The meeting was rescheduled for...


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wants to remind residents to be cautious when enjoying area lakes and rivers this summer. This week is National Safe Boating Week and the TPWD offers classes on boating safety and licensing. Visit the department’s website, www.tpwd.texas.org. Courtesy photo Nat’l Safe Boating Week reminds Texans to stay safe on the water
As part of National Safe Boating Week May 19-25, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) boater education and law enforcement staff are...


Primary runoff election results posted
As of 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, local election officials reported complete but unofficial voting totals in the primary runoff elections. Winners were: - Billy M....
510 county HS grads in the class of 2018
Cherokee County will witness a total of 510 students graduate from area high schools in May. Rusk graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, May 25 at 8 p.m. at Jim Swink...
Governor Abbott visits Nacogdoches for Lone Star Legislative Summit
The SFA campus was abuzz with energy on Friday when over 400 guests joined elected officials from various districts, business leaders, forward thinkers and community...
Something’s cooking: 4-H Food and Fashion Show contests
The Cherokee County 4-H Food Challenge was held Friday, January 12 at the Cherokee County Exposition Center. Teams of 4-H members have 40 minutes...


Humanitarian nature
Billy Bateman (right) received the Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award from the Chapel of the Four Chaplains national foundation. The award was...


Rusk citizen voices concerns about speeders on Hwy. 84 E
Rusk City Council meet Thursday, Jan. 11 for about 45 minutes taking care of the city’s business. The agenda only had four action items on it. The first item was to...
Now open
The new Truckerz Truck Stop, located on U.S. Highway 84 in Rusk, is now open. The store is owned by Yash Asarsa. Mr. Asarsa said he was looking...


A cool New Year: Celebrating 2018 in style!
Courtesy Photos: Edith Fudge Cherokee County welcomed 2018 in style – despite the cold temperatures – including the residents of Angelina House in...