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Ministry to move into ex-cotton gin site
A popular ministry for local teens is temporarily on hold as organizers renovate a century-old cotton gin building that will serve as its new home.
Bullard offers tuition-based pre-K program
Applications for a tuition-based pre-K program at Bullard Primary School will be accepted on March 3 on a first-come, first-served basis.
Kiwanis Club to hold clay shoot
An inaugural Kiwanis Shootout event will be held March 15 at Jacksonville's Mud Creek Park, and features a 10-station, 100-bird sporting clay shooting course.
Meeting scheduled to discuss watersheds
The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research invite residents in the Mud Creek and West Mud Creek watersheds to a public meeting to discuss a water quality project.
Construction underway at new Bacon Auto Country
Workers are preparing for the new Bacon Auto Country dealership in Jacksonville.
Excitement builds for Rusk library
Rusk residents are excited about the upcoming construction of the new library, according to a press release from Singletary Memorial Libray.
Longtime prez of JEDCO files for city council
Longtime JEDCO president Darrell Prcin has announced his candidacy for the Dist. 2 seat on the Jacksonville City Council.
Students travel to Katy, Klein to compete in contests
Students with the Jacksonville FFA travled to Katy at the end of January to compete in the Katy Invitational CDE judging contest.
Early voting begins Feb. 18
Early voting for the March primary in state and county races begins Tuesday, and continues through Feb. 28, according to the Cherokee County election department.
Officials prep for questions on Affordable Care Act rules
As a March 31 deadline for Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period looms nearer, Debbie Hamilton expects she'll hear questions about the 2010 Affordable Care Act on an even more frequent basis.
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