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Increased water, sewer rate tops Bullard agenda
An increase in water and sewer rates
is slated for discussion during Bullard City Council's
meeting Tuesday, set for 6 p.m. at 114 S. Phillips.
New mayor pro tem to be considered Tuesday
A new mayor pro tem could be appointed
Tuesday during the Jacksonville City Council's 6
p.m. meeting at the Norman Center Council
Cherokee County arrests
The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.
For the week of June 24 - June 30:
Beat the heat … Keep hydrated, listen to your body, avoid heat-related illnesses
The heat is on, and Cherokee County residents are reminded to use precautions to ensure they get through summer without putting their health – or their pets' – at risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging people to prepare for extreme heat this summer by staying cool, hydrated, and informed.
Don’t lose your freedom on 4th
Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America's freedom. However, folks should obey the laws during while celebrating, or it could mean serious penalties.
Got the flu? Whooping cough?
Do you have the sniffles? Or maybe a cough that just won't go away?
Summertime often makes those with allergies have cold-like symptoms, however getting the flu during the summer is also possible.
Family of late fireman donate to VFDs
The wife and daughter of a Rusk volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty 20 years ago recently donated items to two area fire departments.
Two-story house destroyed by fire
Jacksonville firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday night in the 100 block of Lloyd Street.
Jacksonville Fire Chief Brent Smith said the blaze was reported just before 10 p.m., with the two-story home was a total loss.
Longtime business owner Don Dacus dies
In 1968, Don Dacus moved his family to Jacksonville, leaving behind a job at the Houston Veterans Administration Hospital to take a leap into the unknown: Building and selling boats.
Independence Day events slated locally
Area residents will celebrate Independence Day in a variety of ways, including a traditional fireworks display at Lake Jacksonville and a Rusk parade.
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