Parade, other events canceled in Rusk
Several holiday events in Rusk have been postponed until next week due to inclement weather, according to the local Chamber of Commerce.
A memorial service for Lula Hamm, age 60, of Jacksonville, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Fellowship Bible Church on Hwy 79 in Jacksonville.
Nursery brings abundance of holiday plant to local area
Standing in the midst of a poinsettia-filled greenhouse at Color Spot Nurseries, two men work in tandem, carefully spraying adhesive on the plants' leaves that will hold fast an iridescent glitter being shaken upon them.
Area pastor announces bid for county commissioner
The Rev. Kenneth Cain of Jacksonville's Benson Memorial CME Church has filed to run as a Democrat for the Precinct 4 County Commissioner position currently occupied by incumbent Republican Byron Underwood.
Fletcher resigns county court seat
Craig Fletcher, whose seven-year career as Cherokee County Court at Law Judge includes helping tighten laws against violent sex offenders, intends to resign his position next week, officials confirmed Friday.
Verdict and jail sentence of House of Israel's Robert Fox overturned by court of appeals
Declaring the evidence "legally insufficient to support the conviction," the state's Sixth Appellate District Court of Appeals this week reversed Jacksonville House of Israel member Robert Fox's 2009 conviction for tampering with a government record — formally acquitting him of the charge.
A tip of the hat: Atwood presentation given at Kiwanis Club luncheon
The Atwood Hat Company tends to command a lot of respect. It's influence extends from the local home base in Frankston to as far away as Russia, Israel, France, England, Australia, Germany and beyond.
Winter weather hits area, caution urged
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to prepare for an arctic cold front expected to impact parts of Texas during the next few days, including the weekend.
Cherokee County native files for commissioner
Glyn Dotson has announced his candidacy for Cherokee County Commissioner in Precinct 4.
Rusk police officials search for suspect in store robbery
Rusk police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed the Pic-N-Pac, 1200 block of W. 6th Street, in Rusk on Tuesday.
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