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The roar of motorcycles will fill downtown Jacksonville this weekend during the 9th annual Thunder in the Pines event.
Group adopts portion of CR 3504
The Adopt a County Road Program has its first participants.
On Monday, Cherokee County Commissioners gave full approval to a request from Petty Estate Homeowners to adopt a portion of County Road 3504 as part of beautification program the court approved in February.
Dogwood Special Brunch Train to offer unique view of annual blooming trees
Texas State Railroad will launch its inaugural Dogwood Special Brunch Train, which departs from the Palestine Depot at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday,
Marshals snag man wanted on sex assault warrants
The U.S. Marshals Service tracked down and arrested 49-year-old Kevin Ray Morris of Jacksonville on three separate felony warrants recently, according to a news release from the Jacksonville Police Department.
Mini moos: Miniature cattle join junior livestock show
Although small in stature, they have become desirable for youngsters to care for, train and show. We are referring to miniature cattle. For the first time they will be among animals shown in the Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show in March.
Troup receives high ranking
Troup has been named as one of only eleven cities in the State of Texas to receive the Texas Comptroller's highest recognition for financial transparency, its Platinum Leadership Circle Award.
Family history fair slated for March 29
Looking for ways to improve research into your family tree? A group of experts leading Saturday’s family history fair at Jacksonville's First United Methodist Church can offer tried and true suggestions to those interested in preserving family history.
Lambs, miniature cattle set for show
Move over, bunnies – two new groups of animals have joined this year’s Junior Livestock Show.
Weight-loss contest aimed at students
Bigger doesn't always mean better – especially when it comes to a child’s weight.
That's why Jenny and Sterling Pratz, operators of Beyond Fitness Gym in Rusk, invited Rusk students to participate in the gym’s annual weight-loss competition.
County to hear request for road program
A county road beautification program recently adopted by Cherokee County Commissioners has yielded its first request: On Monday, Petty Estate Homeowners will ask commissioners' permission to adopt a portion of County Road 3504 during the court's regular session.
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